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Licenciado Luis Miguel Serrano places a sign on his property: This lot is NOT for SALE. Why go to all that effort? I suspect that sometime in the past, some rascal "sold" this lot to a gullible buyer, leaving Luis Miguel to fight off a bogus claim. Either that, or as an attorney he's seen enough such shenanigans that he prudently protects himself against phony real estate agents by posting his land. A confluence of unsophisticated buyers and murky titles provides opportunities for fraud. The safeguards I relied on in the USA—title insurance, escrow accounts, licensed realtors—are unavailable here. Resolving... Continue »
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In ongoing Christmas cheer mode: My son in law caught this lovely Christmas scene on his cell phone camera as we were walking to dinner the other night: Continue »