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How to Apologize in Mexico

To apologize is part of our everyday life. We do things without thinking, we make mistakes, or we forget important things. So, learning how...
Day of the Dead in La Paz, Mexico

Expats In Mexico Celebrates Cinco Años

Today, Mexico’s Independence Day, we are celebrating the 211 years since Father Hidalgo, a Catholic priest in the tiny town of Dolores, Guanajuato, inspired...
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Best Lake Chapala Options for Your Pet

For many who have chosen Lake Chapala for retirement residence, our four-legged companions have become family members. Medical research has confirmed that a dog...
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Taxes Sellers Must Pay on Mexican Real Estate  

A frequent question I get is what taxes sellers must pay on Mexican real estate. Here is a listing of your tax obligations if...
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Country Life in San Miguel de Allende

In the middle of July about 7:30 in the morning, I was driving through the village of Atotonilco. It was just coming alive with...
Huatulco Harbor in Oaxaca

Oaxaca Is Still Not Out of the COVID-19 Woods

I am now back in Puerto Escondido after nearly two weeks visiting family and friends in Texas and spending a week in Oaxaca de...
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How to Navigate Buying Real Estate in the Restricted Zone  

Those of you who are thinking about purchasing property in Mexico should understand how to navigate buying real estate in the restricted zone, which...
Plaza Grande in Patzcuaro, Mexico

I Am Blessed to Live in Magical Patzcuaro  

I am blessed to live in magical Patzcuaro. I have a new doggie named Lia, which in my world means a morning and an...
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Condo Life in Los Cabos  

Welcome to the second edition of my three-part series about condo life in Los Cabos.  Questions regarding purchasing a condo in Cabo continue to...
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The Language, Practices and Laws of Buying Real Estate in Mexico  

If you are planning to purchase property, you should be acquainted with the language, practices and laws of buying real estate in Mexico.To get...