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An Expat Talks about Moving to Mexico City, Mexico

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Mexico City

Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.

I would of brought the following: My own bed, Pots & Pans, My Tool Box.

The items I would of left at home are: My Cell Phone, 2 of the 3 TV's I brought, and my Stereo

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What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?

Look and look and look for the right place. There are thousands of them around. Spend at least 1 full week just lookiing before you choose.

What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?

We live in an apartment. Everyone that we know that are Expats live in an Apartment

How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?

We had a company help us find housing. Only to find out that every place she took us was either her's or a friend. We moved 1 year later. We now live in an Apartment that is about 2500 sq foot. Great view, close to the shopping mal l, etc.

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Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?

Thank god the company pays for it. The cost for an apartment is anywhere from $1,800 usd to over $5,000 usd. We are currently paying $3,800 per month utilities included

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guest
Sep 29, 2010 22:56

You base all of Mexico on Tijuana? That's ignorance defined.

guest
May 24, 2013 15:17

How do I find a place to rent in the country close to Mexico City

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