A living room in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

How a Simple Product I Found Can Make Your Life Easier  

This article is about how a simple product I found can make your life easier. It is called Apponwall, a product invented in Sweden...
lake Chapala

2020 Census Data Shows the Lake Chapala Area Is Growing  

The government of Mexico’s just released 2020 census data shows the lake Chapala area is growing along with the greater Guadalajara metro area, located...
Bar in Puerto Vallarta

Expat Rental Income in Mexico Will Be Taxed Beginning This Year

The ability to pocket undeclared income in Mexico is going away. Based on new tax law changes by the Mexican government, expat rental income...
coast

The Eerie Solitude of Puerto Vallarta

The eerie solitude of Puerto Vallarta, and the rest of Mexico, is a chilling reflection of a world under siege by a pandemic. Just...
beach

Coming Home to Puerto Vallarta

After nearly seven delicious years of living in Puerto Vallarta, I left my home in Mismaloya in 2009 to live once again in California’s...
Luxury home in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Escrow in Mexico – A General Overview and Common Questions  

Put simply, escrow is used to make sure the funds of a real estate transaction change hands at the moment of a closing. That...
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Something All Expats in Mexico Should Know About

Here’s something all expats in Mexico should know about if you have a dormant bank account in the U.S.: if you don’t claim your...
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How “To Get” Somewhere in Mexico: Part One

In English, when it comes to get, you get a lot of things. The verb “to get” is one of the most used verbs...
Puerta Vallarta Malecon

Another Time, Another Place: Puerto Vallarta in 1976

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about Puerto Vallarta bursting at the seams during the long weekend holiday honoring Mexico’s beloved Benito Juarez....
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How the Mexico Real Estate Buying Process Works

We are experiencing an increase in sales in the Bay of Banderas area this year, so now seems to be a good time to...