Living in Mexico

Tips for the Conscientious Traveler

Being a conscientious traveler takes a little effort and some extra planning. The environment is a great concern for all…

Tipping Points

The bellman carried your 50 lb suitcase to your room. You finished an amazing meal on La Quinta. The dive…

Insuring Your Peace of Mind

You came, you saw, you stayed! Now that you’re here, you’ll find you’re in great company as over one million…

Ask Allan: Changes to CFE Meters Heating Things Up

Allan responds to a question about the recent changes to digital meters by CFE that coincide with a rate increase…

Why You Should Get a CURP

When you’re living in Mexico, there are a few documents that you can and should obtain in order to make…

The Rise of the Digital Nomad

A look at the transient, laptop-based workers who work remotely from Playa del Carmen Welcome to the Age of Digital…

Must Do’s For Buying Safely in Mexico

Fear is one of the main turn-offs for people who have never purchased property in Mexico, but the good news…

Tips for Making a Wish List

Wishes can be ambiguous, so if you really want to find your perfect home, you need to be very specific…

Ignorance Isn’t Bliss

When investing in real estate, ignorance isn’t bliss. Purchasing a property is a big step, and you need to prepare…

Ask Allan: Show Me the Money?

Hi, Allan.  I have been approached by a broker looking to sublet my two-bedroom condo. He is promising me a…