Celebrating Mother's Day at Lake Chapala, Mexico

May Means Mother’s Day at Lake Chapala

May is our hottest and driest month of the calendar year. Most folks look for shelter indoors midday and reach for chilled liquid refreshments...
View of a beachside home in Puerto Vallarta

How the Notary System Works for Home Buyers in Mexico

If you plan to purchase property here, you will need to know how the notary system works for home buyers in Mexico, and also...
May religious festivals in San Miguel de Allende

May Continues Religious Observances in San Miguel de Allende

The month of May continues religious observances in San Miguel de Allende that date back to the arrival of the Spanish in the 16th...
Beach in Huatulco, Oaxaca

Semana Santa in Puerto Escondido  

As we begin to emerge from the pandemic in Mexico, one of my great joys was observing Semana Santa in Puerto Escondido for the...
Marina at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

How to Navigate the Offers to Purchase Process in Mexico  

The real estate business is hot right now with many new buyers coming into the market, so this is a good time to review...
Terrace view from home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Differences Between Expats Who Rent or Own Homes

Hopefully by now many of you have read our recent article, “Cost of Living Is the #1 Reason Expats Live in Mexico.” Since we...

The Best President of Mexico

Behind every great country there are always great women and men. In our country, that great man was Benito Juárez, considered the best president...
Beach in Los Cabos, Mexico

Los Cabos Has a Lot to Offer Expats in Mexico

Located at the most southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, Los Cabos has a lot to offer expats in Mexico: It’s easy to get...
old town

What You Need to Know About Real Estate Taxes in Mexico

The U.S. tax filing deadline is about six months away, so let’s talk about what you need to know about real estate taxes in...