• 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…

  • looking for lots of land. what an experience!

    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”,…

  • can foreigners get a mortgage in mexico?

    can foreigners get a mortgage in mexico?

    Many Americans and Canadians looking to move to Mexico are under the impression they can 1) just pick up a job and start working and 2) get a mortgage to buy a property of their choice. In both instances, the…

  • how to find a place to live in mexico

    how to find a place to live in mexico

    Looking for an apartment or house to rent can be a bit daunting. Especially if you don’t speak Spanish. The absolute best way to find an affordable place to live is by walking around. Yes, you read correctly. By walking…

  • the two main types of home living styles in mexico

    the two main types of house living styles in mexico

    Whether an apartment (departamento) or house (casa), there are really only two main types of living styles around Mexico. They being private gated and non-private gated. This may sound simple, and that’s because it is. From someone who has lived…

  • living in cancun, mexico

    You may have noticed my mentioning I live in Mexico. This is true. More than a decade ago, I moved to Cancun, the popular tourist destination along the country’s east Caribbean side. I lasted a year-and-a-half before moving further south…