View from a home in Puerto Vallarta

The Impact of Money Laundering Laws on Mexico Real Estate

The impact of money laundering on Mexico real estate transactions is the result of numerous laws that were passed after the September 11, 2001...
beach

Take the Expats In Mexico Survey 2021  

It’s January and time once again for our annual EIM survey. This year, our study focuses on moving to Mexico. For all of you...
Cabo San Lucas

There Are Some Things We Miss About Living in the U.S.

In my last blog I gave you my top 10 list of all the things we love about living in Cabo. It was easy!...
Sailboats La Paz, Mexico

Will 2021 Be a Better Year than 2020?  

Will 2021 be a better year than 2020? It wouldn’t take much to surpass the abysmal year most of us have just struggled through....
church

St. Joseph Is the Model for Mexican Masculinity

St. Joseph is the model for Mexican masculinity although mentioned only eight times in the New Testament. Prior to the late medieval period, Church...
Piñatas at Christmas in Ajijic, Mexico

The Mexican Christmas Holiday Is a Time for Joy  

The Mexican Christmas holiday is a time for joy for both Mexicans and expats. The time before Christmas day is very special in Mexico...
Benito Juarez Monument

2020 Social Progress Index Shows Mexico in the Top 40 Percent

The 2020 Social Progress Index shows Mexico in the top 40 percent of 163 countries studied globally. The index is the most comprehensive measure...
old town

Do Not Take Fair Market Value for Granted in Mexico  

Those of us living in Mexico who are from other parts of North America often assume that fair market value in real estate is...
traditional meals for Christmas in Mexico

A Small Taste of Pátzcuaro Activities That Lie Ahead

There is so much going on during these next two months!  Let me give you a small taste of Pátzcuaro activities that lie ahead.The...
Walls Murals in Mexico

Cultural Differences Between North Americans

The three countries that make up North America are physically close, but cultural difference between North Americans are based on much different history and...