As you begin your search for the perfect paradise property, it can become overwhelming with all that the Riviera Maya (and namely the close to the beach locations) has to offer. From the nice yet “distant” older communities of southern Playa Del Carmen or the overpriced and self-important feel of “out of the way” … [Read more...] about AWA… not your ordinary Playa Del Carmen Condo
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Tulum… one of the fastest growing cities in the Riviera Maya, boasts such wonders and world famous Ceviche, award winning beaches, ancient Maya archaeological ruins and a culture and building plan that prides itself on a respect for nature and eco-friendly approach to expansion; all while holding onto and embracing the … [Read more...] about Eden Zama: Heads above the rest
It is no secret that real estate in Mexico is cheaper! With that being said, it is completely normal for someone to dream of having a bigger home with a smaller amount of money. But in some cases the budget doesn’t quite meet the expectation of the clients dream. Homes in Playa del Carmen, and throughout the … [Read more...] about Buying on a Budget Tip – Small Spaces!
Now, it's pretty much a given that some time before you sign the deed and take possession of your new condo in Mexico, you'll find out how much HOA (home owner association) fees for monthly maintenance and use of common areas are. However, my advice is this: check these fees sooner rather than later. The last … [Read more...] about When Choosing Your Condo, Don’t Forget to Check the HOA Fees!
Many Americans are looking for a way to live more affordably, more in touch with nature, in closer contact with a real, neighborly community. Recently, I saw this option – a community of tiny urban homes in Washington D.C.: Or, you could choose to live in a home near the beach in Tulum: There are also … [Read more...] about Living More Naturally & Affordably: Tiny Houses in DC vs Homes in Tulum
Great news for anyone who likes to travel to Yucatan: In order to encourage foreign tourism visits to Yucatan and to obtain a greater economic benefit to the state, the Tax Back program will be established in Merida. ... The president of CANACO, Jose Manuel Lopez Campos, highlighted the benefits … [Read more...] about Yucatan Offers Tax Back on Vacation Packages
When you're searching for your dream home in Playa del Carmen, or other parts of Mexico, it's easy to get very excited about the beautiful beachfront condo or colonial mansions you can now afford. But at the same time, it's good to keep this basic budgeting tip in mind: Buy slightly under your budget, … [Read more...] about Mexico Real Estate Tip: Buy A Little Lower Than Your Budget
Here at Top Mexico, we're always telling you that living in Mexico can help you keep your retirement savings intact. Today, I want to stack this claim up against some hard facts. As you're about to see in the nice infographic below, the top expenses that are draining boomers' savings – student debts, health care, … [Read more...] about What’s Really Hurting Your Retirement Savings? Can Mexico Help??