Fonatur issues alert for fraud in the sale of land in CIP Huatulco


Huatulco Oaxaca

• Real estate companies offer extensions of land without having the permits of the corresponding authorities

• Any person caught committing fraudulent actions will be reported to the Attorney General’s Office.

The National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism (Fonatur), calls on the population to avoid being victims of fraud or participating in illegal acts, since it has been detected that various companies commercialize land or projects in the Comprehensively Planned Center (CIP) Huatulco, without the authorization or required opinions from Fonatur and/or the local authorities.

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Being a CIP, there is a defined land use; Likewise, it has been detected that individuals carry out supposed transfers of ownership without owning the surfaces, endangering the tenure rights of those who buy.

Those who carry out fraudulent sales, transfer of rights, or supposed domain transfers, will be reported to the Attorney General of the Republic. The above includes the land in the Bajos de Coyula and El Arenal areas.

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Fonatur urges those interested in acquiring a property in Huatulco, to verify the legal background and that the real estate development project of their interest has the approval of Fonatur and thus provides that investors have legal certainty about the property.

To check that the project in which you want to invest in Huatulco has the corresponding authorizations from Fonatur, you should contact the email and/or call 55 5090 4200 ext. 4490.

To securely acquire land at the Fonatur CIPs, contact at 55 5090 4200 ext. 4266 or to at 55 5090 4200 ext. 4373.

Source:, Tribuna Informa Huatulco

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