What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
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
An Expat Shares What it's Like Retiring in Lake Chapala, Mexico
A retiree who has lived all over the world as a house sitter, talks about packing up and making the permanent move to Lake Chapala, Mexico. She had been there many times before and is thrilled she finally made the move - she appreciates the lower cost of living, expat community, close proximity to Guadalajara.