Living Lake Chapala

hey guys i just read that article on basaseachic water fall. where is it exactly? any information would be appreciated. Lake Chapala Real Estate you can get back to me there …. thank you very much. Carl replies:  Since this is your first post here I’m going to try to avoid being cranky but…. as I said in my post about using the forums, that is the place to post your questions — and that is the place where you […]

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Mexico Property Ownership Change?

BY DAVID AGREN The News (Mexico) A new proposal in the Senate would lift rules that prohibit foreigners from buying property in the nation’s coastal and border regions. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Mario López Valdez of the Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, aims to boost foreign investment by scrapping constitutional prohibitions against non-Mexicans owning property within 50 kilometers of a coastline and 100 kilometers of the border. To read the complete text of this article, click the link below:  […]

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Guaymas & San Carlos, Sonora

I was a bit surprised at the lack of current (and credible) information on the cost of living in Guaymas but my search did turn up at least very good resource, which is the first in the list below. Most of the other sites I found on Guaymas and nearby communities (especially San Carlos) seem to be more interested in selling real estate than anything else

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Retire In Mexico: Where Do I Start?

I don’t believe in wasting words but I have to admit that questions as abrupt as this one from “M.W.” have a tendency to grate on my nerves. The subject line of the email said “Retirement In Mexico” and the entire text of the message was simply, “Please e-mail me the details and costs.” No offer of a free cup of coffee or even a suggestion that this person might have read our book, much less purchased it. I guess […]

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Doing Business in Baja, Mexico

I’ve just been reading an interesting article in the Mexico Matters newsletter by Jose Perez called “Baja California Real Estate, a Retrospective 1984 – 2008”. The title is quite a mouthful and so is the article. Mr. Perez is an American investment consultant who lives in northern Baja. He has strong feelings about living and doing business in Mexico and isn’t timid about speaking his mind.

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Shed A Tear For Robin?

Our hearts go out to poor Robin, stuck in her huge house near the beach in Mexico, forced to answer questions from jealous gringos about what it is like to live in a huge house near the beach in Mexico. The suffering! Got Questions About Mexico? Why I’m Ignoring Your Email By Robin Noelle At the end of the summer I moved in to a massive house. My house has four bedrooms, two kitchens, and three bathrooms. It’s big. Before […]

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Links & Discussion at BajaSunDog

Don Humphrey, “SunDog”, has left a couple of comments here with links to his site. Don has quite a list of Mexico resources that are worth checking out. Carl “You are invited to join my south of the border group IT IS 100% FREE And you can unsubscribe any time you like. This is a group for those that live in Mexico, travel to Mexico, or are interested in Mexico and would just like to learn more about it. Post […]

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Navy vet: live comfortably in Mexico?

Dave U. writes: Hello, folks. I’m glad I happened on your web site – or at least a site that allows communications with you. I am a 65 year old retiree with total monthly pensions of $2750, including Navy, social security and a small VA disability. Judging from your online articles I gather my retirement is enough for me alone to live comfortably most anywhere in Mexico. My first question is whether that amount is sufficient for two to live […]

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