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kombutz replied to the thread La Paz forum? on the Mexico forum on July 21, 2014:
Oregon2Mexico initially posted:
Hello Everyone! This is my intro on the forum. My husband and I are planning to move to the La Paz area next summer, for our retirement years. Is there a specific forum for La Paz, Todos Santos and Cabo? I would first like to ask seasoned expats in Baja Sur, if the area is reasonably safe. Then I'd like to know if La Paz is a good choice for expats, as opposed to Cabo or Todos Santos. We will be looking to buy a small home with a garden and perhaps a guest cottage, and would like to begin talking about affordable areas that are close to a nice beach. I will also want to start gathering information on how much it will cost to employ a housekeeper 3 times a week, and a gardener. And will be be advised to ship our furniture and appliances down from Oregon? And how can we transport our four pets? We may plan a short visit in August, and we'd love to meet up with expats for coffee or margaritas. So if you'd like to mentor us, please send a private message and we can make some plans. Also, is there a Newcomers Club in La Paz or Cabo? Thank you all! I look forward to your thoughts! Mary and Paul
kombutz replied on July 21, 2014 with:
Greetings! I am also very interested in information about the Los Cabos, La Paz area. Very interested in relocating there. Thanks to any expat in these areas for any information about life in these areas.
erink65 replied on July 21, 2014 with:
We are also interested in any info and corresponding with folks there. TIA!
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lhopkinsmex replied to the thread Going to Lake Chapala/Ajijic on the Mexico forum:
conamor initially posted:
We plan to be in the Lake Chapala area for 3 weeks this Aug. & are looking for a centralized B&B or small hotel that we can use as a base to explore the possibility of living in this area permanently. Any suggestions, anyone?
lhopkinsmex replied on July 21, 2014 with:
I was just down there 2 weeks ago and stayed in Casa Flores on Zaragoza street in Ajijic. Very nice, good breakfast to order, terrific owner/operators, and an easy walk to the Plaza. I recommend them.
Ramzfan replied on July 12, 2014 with:
When we first visited Ajijic, we rented a house online. It turned out to be a great decision, as it gave us more of a feel as to what actual living would be like down there.
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SharkBite posted Bringing Household Inventory on the Mexico forum on July 21, 2014:
I'm crossing with my household inventory in a 22' cargo trailer. I have my stamped inspection from the Consulate. Does anyone have advice on whether I should use Downtown Nogales or Mariposa crossing?
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inky313 replied to the thread Need Apartment For Rent In Mexico on the Mexico forum on July 21, 2014:
globalracks initially posted:
I will be visiting the Puerto Morelos, Mexico area at the end of July for 30-60 days. I'm looking for a clean furnished studio/1 br apartment with hot water, air condition, good high speed internet, a decent kitchen and a terrace with a decent view. It would be great to find an apartment within walking distance of a grocery store. My budget is 2,500 - 4000 pesos per month. Your tips, thoughts & comments are appreciated thank you.
inky313 replied on July 21, 2014 with:
That will be tough to find, the closest thing I can think of of is the Eden Departmentos but pretty sure it is over 6000 month. http://puertomoreloseden.com/ you might be able to find something in the colonial in that price range but would have to give up the AC, hot water and view.
mm2634 replied on July 16, 2014 with:
I highly recommend IPM I worked for them for years and have an unbelievable resource for finding the safest properties very reasonable. http://www.investmentpropertiesmexico.com/home check out the website.... If you have any questions about city, shopping etc they know it all... Good Luck
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Cozumeldeb replied to the thread Moving to Lake Chapala area on the Mexico forum on July 21, 2014:
Smilestospare initially posted:
My husband and I want to move to this area in 2016. He is bilingual and I am not. Are there any places to help locate work? We are not planning on retiring , but want t start enjoying the life that this part of the world offers. Are there many job opportunities in this area? I have been searching on google without much luck. Any pointers about planning our transition?
Cozumeldeb replied on July 21, 2014 with:
I agree with earlier poster..spend 4+ months renting in an area your are considering..you may also want to travel in other areas..talk with the people you meet, get a real idea of the pros & cons..and their are both living in MX..need to dial back expectations is #1, not a bad thing..but we Americans are prone to faster action than exists down here. We love it, but we only stay 5-6 months during winter then head back..to the good ole USA. Best of both worlds in my opinion.
Cozumeldeb replied on July 21, 2014 with:
I agree with earlier poster..spend 4+ months renting in an area your are considering..you may also want to travel in other areas..talk with the people you meet, get a real idea of the pros & cons..and their are both living in MX..need to dial back expectations is #1, not a bad thing..but we Americans are prone to faster action than exists down here. We love it, but we only stay 5-6 months during winter then head back..to the good ole USA. Best of both worlds in my opinion.
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boston05 replied to the thread Private schools playa del Carmen on the Mexico forum on July 20, 2014:
boston05 initially posted:
Is there any good private schools in the playa del Carmen area , does anyone have children attending ? Any info costs etc . Any info appreciated
boston05 replied on July 20, 2014 with:
Hi Does anyone on this Mexican Forum have any information on private schools in the Playa Del Carmen
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mwlegeros posted Need to interview Expat parents in Mexico on the Mexico forum on July 20, 2014:
As part of the International Education program certificate, I looking for expatriate parents who would be willing to share their decision making process in selecting an International School. My cohorts and I are working in other countries in coordinating data as part of small research exercise. The purpose of this exercise is to describe the decision-making factors for K-12 School Selection of Expatriate Parents.
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Dodiax posted Appliances to buy? on the Mexico forum on July 19, 2014:
Hi, We will be moving to DF, Condesa, in mid-august. We need to buy all appliances. If you have them for sale please contact me! Thx Dodi a
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Shellyclark2002 replied to the thread MOVING TO SAN MIGUEL FROM PANAMA on the Mexico forum on July 17, 2014:
jmarie initially posted:
We are going to be moving to San Miguel de Allende from Panama. Does anyone know the answers or a good forum to look at for the following? How to bring personal goods into Mexico? Easiest way to ship into Mexico? What are the do’s and don’ts of bringing goods into Mexico?
Shellyclark2002 replied on July 17, 2014 with:
San Miguel has a very extensive and involved expat community. There are several forums that are well monitored and full of helpful information and helpful people. Try the SMA Civil List, SMA Coollist and SMA Rental. People are quite ready to help. You can research topics online once you become a member. Good luck. I love San Miguel. Shelly
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Austintatious replied to the thread cancer hospitals and breast cancer services on the Mexico forum on July 14, 2014:
RubyCalle initially posted:
I would like to do research on top practicioners in the field of breast cancer in Mexico. Can anyone help me with a website or a direct link to a reseach organization or support organization where I can find info out on doctors with this speciality. Are they only located in DF or are there other centers for cancer treatment and research in Mexico? Mucho gracias.
Austintatious replied on July 14, 2014 with:
Google: Gerson Therapy just across the border from San Diego in Tijuana.
RubyCalle replied on July 14, 2014 with:
thanks... that is good to know. I have done google searches and am aware YellowPages can be a source too. I just know there a specialists everywhere.... you just have to locate where they are practicing. thanks
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