mexico living

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  • how to find a REAL real estate agent in mexico

    how to find a REAL real estate agent in mexico

    The sad truth is people in Mexico do not have to have a license to sell real estate. Now, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a legal real estate organization or that there are no licensed agents. It simply means…

  • it’s officially the f-season here in mexico

    It’s not what you’re thinking. Well, it’s unlikely to be what you’re thinking. The f-season, as I like to call it, means fleece and flannel. It’s that time of year again when temperatures drop and having these two things makes…

  • five quirky things to know about living in mexico

    If you’ve only ever been a visiting tourist, you probably do not know how different this country really is from the rest of North America. Here are a few quirky things you should know about living in Mexico. A large…

  • we’re in the green but still wear our masks

    According to our Secretary of Tourism, the state is experiencing a high rate of tourists given it’s what is considered, a low season month. Generally, the month of October is spent watching the NOAA since it’s the middle of hurricane…

  • our love-hate relationship with the coconut tree

    One of the headaches of living in Mexico is the constant garden maintenance. Whether you have a full yard of greenery or a few pieces of decorative trees at the edge of your property, anticipate maintenance as a year round…

  • looking for lots of land. what an experience!

    What a two weeks! I’ve been out and about searching for real estate agent help as well as the actual real estate itself. How frustrating! First, the agent I made contact with who said “I’d be happy to help you”,…

  • one of my hardest living in mexico lessons: the critters!

    This article took awhile because I had to find a few photos that I knew I’d taken, but had “filed” away. The reason they were tucked away is because they’re not photos I wanted to come across by accident, but…

  • it’s going to be a long summer

    I’m just going to say it and get it over with. I’m too old for this stuff! I think hurricanes and other disastrous equivalent storms are for the young(er) at heart…or for storm chasers (regardless of age). Of the 13…

  • traveling to mexico during the covid pandemic

    I get a lot of questions about traveling to Mexico during this really loooooong, ongoing covid pandemic. The main questions are usually what the rules are (in general) and if tourists have to wear their mouth masks on the beach.…