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#490912 - 05/15/14 12:25 PM Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed  
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Ltdplus9 Offline
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Hi All,

I'm considering an Ambergris pre-construction condo transaction that has some interesting nuances associated with the purchase agreement; specifically with the land. I believe proper due-diligence would require involving a lawyer. Anyone have any recommendations? Thanks!

#490939 - 05/16/14 05:20 AM Re: Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed [Re: Ltdplus9]  
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Try contacting Ryan Wrobel who now has an office here in San Pedro.

Doing the proper due diligence on these types of purchases is critical as it should provide you with all the information so that the decisions you make are based on the facts. There is almost always some element of risk in a pre-construction environment but the reward should take that into account.

Talk to realtors in the area where this development is going to happen and see if they have any feedback about the developer and any projects done in the past. Reputation is everything in a small town.

Good luck.

#490959 - 05/16/14 09:05 AM Re: Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed [Re: TravelinMan1]  
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Wilfred Rhaburn Offline
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Ryan Wrobel

Ryan J. Wrobel, J.D., LL.M., C.L.E.
Attorney-at-Law & Notary Public
Wrobel & Co., Attorneys-at-Law
115 Barrack Road, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 420
Belize City, Belize
Tel: +501-223-1013
Fax: +1-917-591-5875[/size]
*Admitted in Belize, Jamaica and New York

Wilfred Rhaburn, CPA
#490977 - 05/17/14 03:54 AM Re: Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed [Re: Ltdplus9]  
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Chris Offline
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If you can indicate which development you're considering perhaps there are those of us who would not mind pointing you towards or away from it given our experience on the island.

#490998 - 05/17/14 06:25 AM Re: Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed [Re: Ltdplus9]  
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Scuba do Offline
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You should take Chris's advice Ltd, it will be current and truthful

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care
#491000 - 05/17/14 06:49 AM Re: Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed [Re: Ltdplus9]  
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Inplub Offline
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I can second that ask Chris.

#491053 - 05/19/14 09:56 AM Re: Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed [Re: Ltdplus9]  
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Ltdplus9 Offline
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I'm hesitant to mention any names or companies at this time but I have reached out to Ryan. All the players seem credible and reputable. This is my first intl real estate transaction and I think I'm just a little more risk adverse (read as "scared") than others. Thanks all for the input.

#491058 - 05/19/14 12:37 PM Re: Real Estate Lawyer Recommendation Needed [Re: Ltdplus9]  
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Ryan Wrobel is a respectable attorney and I have found him to be very thorough and forthright.

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