The Space for Expatriates
I shouldn’t admit to this, much less blog about it, but in the interest providing more information about the cost of living in Los Cabos I finally can comment on the cost of auto maintenance. For those who don’t know me personally, I drive a bright blue PT Cruiser. It has been such a wonderful car that, although in my profession it is customary to change cars every year or so, I just can’t give it up. It has been perfectly trouble free, which means that it hasn’t asked for…Continue
Posted on August 14, 2013 at 1:33pm
Referring someone to one of my blogs on how the trust system works, I realized how far they’d have to page through to get there. So, it’s time to revisit how we hold title in Mexico. And, for the regulars, I’ll add an update on what is currently happening in Congress about changing…Continue
Posted on July 15, 2013 at 3:02pm
One of the many pleasures of my job is helping new residents get oriented. This is most important for clients who are moving here to live full time; folks buying vacation homes have property managers. But if you’re here full time you’ve got to learn where and how to pay bills, where to shop for groceries, and many other day to day details. So, as soon as they get here I like to take some time out of the office, put them in the car with a map and something to write on, and we…Continue
Posted on July 6, 2013 at 10:59am
First, the good news: the real estate market in Cabo is HOT HOT HOT!
Second, the not so great news for sellers: there is still a ton of inventory out there at prices we haven’t seen since the early 90’s. So the competition is incredibly fierce.
Some sellers are offering…Continue
Posted on June 22, 2013 at 10:07am
Living in Los Cabos: Whale Watching
We went whale-watching last week with friends; we were lucky enough to find one who seemed to enjoy being the center of attention. Whale-watching is one of my favorite things to do in Cabo. The whales are here from roughly December to March. The tours are quite reasonable, and although they can’t guarantee you’ll see a whale it is almost impossible not to have a great time. If you go, please use one of the professional charters who will…Continue
Posted on March 2, 2013 at 11:38am