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April 2012 Blog Posts (11)

An Historic Los Cabos Business

A Birthday and Executive Changes at The Settlement

Company®.

By John K. Glaab, CIPS

Mexico’s oldest escrow and title company, The Settlement Company, opened its doors on May 1, 1991. Since then it has served the real estate industry and clients from many parts of the globe. The company’s original office was in a land mark building with a wrap around verandah, on one of the highest points of land in San Jose del Cabo. In 2000, the company moved its main…

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on April 30, 2012 at 10:28am — No Comments

Living in Los Cabos: Are You Ready To Sell? Or Just Wasting Time?

Living in Los Cabos: Are You Ready To Sell? Or Just Wasting Time?

 

It’s been a frustrating week, and I may as well vent. I’ve got two clients, both have listed their homes with me to sell and both are completely preventing me from getting that job done. Argh! So, on the off chance someone…

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Added by Carol Billups on April 28, 2012 at 10:35am — No Comments

What Not to Wear to a Church in Mexico

Almost any type of clothing is acceptable when attending a church service in Mexico, be it for a wedding, funeral, baptism, quince años, or any other mass.  One key, however, is knowing the tradition of the city, town or village in the interior of the country, and being sensitive to the cultural class of the Mexican individual or family extending the invitation.

The Tourist or Expatriot as Invited Guest to a Mexican Mass in a Church

Tourists vacationing in Mexico, and to…

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Added by Alvin Starkman on April 25, 2012 at 2:45pm — No Comments

NAFTA News Please Scroll Down

NAFTA works is the newsletter published by the Mexican NAFTA team in Washington, D.C. Below is an important message from the team.

                   

  
   
                                     
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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on April 13, 2012 at 7:53am — No Comments

Living in Los Cabos: Getting Complacent?

Living in Los Cabos:  Getting Complacent?

 

When we first moved to Los Cabos full time our soon-to-be-ex property manager took the time to make sure we knew all about the ins and outs of maintaining a home here. One of the stronger suggestions was that on January 1, or shortly thereafter, we…

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Added by Carol Billups on April 11, 2012 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Flying to Oaxaca from All Points in the US & Canada Easier and More Comfortable Than Even

Here's a link to my new article about flying into and out of Oaxaca, from most cities in the US and Canada, made easy and comfortable with the Star Alliance network and most important, the United Club:

http://alvinstarkman.suite101.com/united-airlines--air-canada-make-flying-to-oaxaca-mexico-easier-a405470

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed &…

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Added by Alvin Starkman on April 8, 2012 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Living in Los Cabos: Just Catching Up…

Living in Los Cabos: Just Catching Up…

 

It’s been a little while since I’ve had time to blog, what with work, whale watching in Mag Bay, a quick trip to the States and a short deadline on a magazine article about Cabo’s real estate scene. Not to mention some complicated real estate transactions.…

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Added by Carol Billups on April 6, 2012 at 2:29pm — No Comments

Mexico's Strong Economy

Maritime Signs of Mexico’s Bustling Trade Activity…Kansas City Southern Railway has announced construction of the largest marshalling yards in Latin America. It will be on the  Isla La Palma in the Port of Lazero Cardenas, Michoacan. Recently a high tech aduana (Customs clearing) system was inaugurated at that same port. A new container port has also been opened. The Mexican President of KCS said, “In spite of the global economic crisis, container shipments in and out of Mexico have…

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Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on April 4, 2012 at 9:05am — No Comments

Mezcal Production and Agave Espadín in Oaxaca as Green & Sustainable

Here's a link to my latest article about mezcal in Oaxaca and sustainable industry in Mexico:

http://www.casamachaya.com/1/category/mezcal%20sustainabilityca787a7f6c/1.html

Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast (http://www.oaxacadream.com)

Added by Alvin Starkman on April 3, 2012 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Primavera 2012 in Playa del Carmen (PCM)

Playa del Carmen, Mexico is usually the type of place you visit because it's warm and sunny and synonymous with beach parties. April, however,…

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Added by George Puckett on April 3, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Why you should not take expat city price indexes too seriously

One World Supermarket

If you are considering moving from one part of the world to another it’s very likely…

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Added by George Puckett on April 2, 2012 at 2:41am — No Comments

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