Despite housing crunch, boomers still buying in Mexico

Flexible down-payment programs help many seal the deal

The baby boomer generation continues to drive the search for second homes, not just in the United States but in Mexico and throughout Latin America as well.

According to a new survey from the National Association of Realtors, vacation- and investment-home sales declined with the overall market in 2007, but still accounted for 33 percent of all existing- and new-home sales.