When people consider buying Mexico real estate, at first they will probably think of the many stereotypes out there about Mexico – a drunk man with a pancho on, asleep, leaning back on a cactus with a bottle of tequila in his hand, a rebel carrying two pistols, wearing a large sombrero and a big smile on his face that … [Read more...] about Mexico Real Estate – Enjoying Modern Conveniences & Comforts in an Old Country – Part I
Last week, I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with one of Riviera Maya's leading minds regarding environmental and conservation programs. Playa del Carmen properties are located along some of the worlds most beautiful beaches and coral reefs. With some simple planning, the community can coexist and help … [Read more...] about Playa del Carmen Properties Coexisting with the Coral Reefs? Chat with Riviera Maya Environmentalist Paul Sanchez
Owning a Puerto Vallarta Beachfront condo, with the amazing views, and the cool ocean breezes is a very fun way for keeping cool on hot blistering summer days. Another way to keep your temperature down is to lock all the doors and windows, crank up your air conditioner and chill-out in a catatonic bliss as you dream … [Read more...] about HAVING A PUERTO VALLARTA BEACHFRONT CONDO AND OTHER WAYS TO KEEP COOL IN THE SUMMER
Typically as part of the closing process on your Puerto Vallarta home, the utilities will be changed over to your name. If not, ask the previous owner to sign a letter authorizing this action and then register the change with the corresponding utility. Your electric bill will come every second month, and your … [Read more...] about How do I pay my bills for my Puerto Vallarta Home?
Owning Mexico homes just got a whole lot easier down in the Playa del Carmen real estate region. Fiber optics have been functioning in our area for many years, but the benefits or some of the advantages of having the high speed internet have taken a few years to be introduced. Non-Mexicans owning Mexico homes … [Read more...] about Administering Mexico Homes Just Got a Lot Easier with On-Line Electric Bills
The weather in Yucatan is Tropical. Welcome to life in the tropics If you are looking for real estate in Yucatan it gets hot and gets humid Hurricanes are common on the Caribbean side of the peninsula but much less so on the Gulf Coast Tropical weather can be severe However, the temperature does not get below freezing … [Read more...] about The Yucatan Real Estate Climate
As we approach the fall season, a new cost per kilowatt for electricity goes into affect here in Mexico Now this is a normal procedure as the CFE (Comision Federal de Electricidad) has two tariff rates depending on the time of the year Many new owners of second homes down here in Mexico are unaware of such changes, and … [Read more...] about Retiring in Mexico: How Expensive Are the Electric Bills
OK, now you have your Mexico Paradise Real Estate You have either received physical possession or have received legal possession or maybe both, and your next challenge... How do you get your Mexican Property Set up with an account in your name at the Electric Company CFE (Comision Federal de Electricidad) … [Read more...] about Mexico Electric Utilities: How to Set Up Your Meter or Change Owner