The south coast of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

What You Need to Know About Escrow in Mexico

Escrow as we know it in the U.S, and Canada is not required in Mexico. The choice to use escrow is negotiated between buyer...
Landmark Parroquia De San Miguel Arcangel cathedral

El Centro Is the Heart of San Miguel de Allende  

Always at the top of the list of places to visit in Mexico and the world, San Miguel is indeed a very special place....
Beachfront property in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Can Expats Own Beachfront Property in Mexico?  

Can expats own beachfront property in Mexico? No, but they can purchase a fideicomiso trust, which can be renewed every 50 years.A client who...
Woman beautiful sunset

The San Miguel de Allende Real Estate Market  

The San Miguel de Allende real estate market came to a grinding halt on January 1, 2019, almost as if brakes were applied. The...
Beautiful ladys celebrating Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe

Oaxaca Ranks as the Best City in the World  

Mexico scores an embarrassment of riches in this year’s “Top 25 Cities in the World” list chosen by the readers of the upscale travel...
Flowering trees at Lake Chapala, Mexico

The Summer Rainy Season at Lake Chapala  

I grew up in Northwest Missouri where summer meant hot and humid weather. July and August were the "Dog Days" of summer, and when...
Banderas Bay in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Thinking of Buying a Pre-Construction Condo in Mexico?  

Thinking of buying a pre-construction condo in Mexico? Real estate here is mainly cash-only, so there are a few things you should know about...
Parroquia Archangel church

Traveling in a Time of Pandemic

I am happy to report that traveling in a time of pandemic is still possible. We left Oaxaca City by car for San Miguel...
Condo pool in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

9 Tips for Successful Condo Living in Mexico

For most of you who have owned single-family homes, buying a condominium is a new experience.  This type of ownership gives all owners the...
"Vochol" on display at the Folk Art Museum in Mexico City

The VW Beetle Brings Out Creativity in Mexican Artists  

The VW Beetle brings out creativity in Mexican artists and has inspired people all over the world to paint it with wild colors and...