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Real Estate in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jul 05, 2023

Summary: Expats and retirees talk about real estate in Zihuatanejo, Mexico? How do you find a home in Zihuatanejo? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?

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How do I find a place to live in Zihuatanejo?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"Finding a place to live in Zihuatanejo, involves several steps. First, you need to determine your budget and what type of accommodation you're looking for. This could range from a small apartment to a large house, depending on your needs and financial situation. Next, you should research the different neighborhoods in Zihuatanejo to find one that suits your lifestyle and preferences. Some people might prefer a quiet, residential area, while others might want to be closer to the city center with its shops, restaurants, and nightlife. Once you have a good idea of what you're looking for, you can start your search. There are several online real estate platforms that list properties for rent or sale in Zihuatanejo, such as Vivanuncios, Inmuebles24, and Zillow. These websites allow you to filter your search based on location, price, size, and other features. In addition to online searches, you might also want to consider hiring a local real estate agent. They can provide valuable insight into the local market, help negotiate prices, and guide you through the legal process of renting or buying property in Mexico. Visiting Zihuatanejo in person before making a decision is also highly recommended. This allows you to see the properties in person, get a feel for the different neighborhoods, and meet potential landlords or sellers. It's also a good opportunity to check out local amenities, such as supermarkets, schools, and healthcare facilities. Finally, once you've found a place you like, make sure to thoroughly read the rental or purchase agreement before signing. If you're not fluent in Spanish, it might be worth hiring a translator to ensure you fully understand the terms and conditions. Remember, finding a place to live in a new city or country can take time, so it's important to be patient and not rush the process," said one expat who made the move to Zihuatanejo.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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