Season 1, Episode 6 (July 16, 2020): Mazatlán, Mexico isn’t just an expat oasis. The locals love it too. Laura Sentz takes us on an audio tour of this Pacific Coast beach town that’s so more than just a tourist destination. Now a permanent resident, Laura has been vacationing and living in Mazatlán for nearly 30 years, including a stint as a bar and restaurant owner. If you’re thinking about moving to Mexico or retiring in Mexico, check out everything Mazatlán has to offer. Listen on iTunes.
Season 1, Episode 5 (July 8, 2020): If you’re still living in the states but curious about what it takes to buy a home in Mexico, then tune in to this interview with Jim Dobson-Kelley of Coldwell Banker in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Jim tells us how to start a property search, what to consider, what to watch out for, and even how to use your property to make extra money as a vacation rental. Includes information on Mexican Trusts, Wills, and Real Estate strategies. Listen on iTunes.
Season 1, Episode 4 (June 22, 2020): Getting Residency in Mexico – Temporary and Permanent Residency with Adrian Vela, Immigration Specialist. Have you ever wondered what is required to become a resident of Mexico? It may be easier than you think. Today we’re talking to Adriana Vela, an immigration specialist based out of Playa del Carmen, Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. Adriana is originally from Argentina. She met her husband in Buenos Aires. He was from Boston. As a compromise, they chose to retire in Mexico. After a long career working as an immigration specialist for a law firm, Adriana has struck out on her own. Today, she helps expats from Canada and Mexico understand the residency requirements and assists them in completing the immigration process. Listen on iTunes.
Season 1, Episode 3 (June 17, 2020): Today we’re in Guadalajara, Mexico – one of the true centers of Mexican art and culture. Join us as we take an audio tour with New York native turned Mexican expat Caroline Bembia. Caroline moved to Guadalajara to join the city orchestra as the principle harpist after only one quick visit. She admits that before her audition, she’d never even heard of Guadalajara, but after nearly three years living and working there, she’s come to love this vibrant mecca of music and art. Listen on iTunes.
Season 1, Episode 2 (June 16, 2020): For over 70 years, San Miguel de Allende (SMA) has been host to U.S. and Canadian expats looking for a better way of life. Located in the heart of Mexico, SMA is full of rich history and culture. Local real estate agent Daniel Ortiz (Coldwell Banker SMART) takes us on an audio tour of the town as well as the real estate market – talking trends, neighborhoods, pricing, and more. Listen on iTunes.
Season 1, Episode 1 (June 9, 2020): Author Travis Scott Luther interviews Robert Phelps from Global Mortgage. Robert shares how someone from the U.S. can find financing for a primary or second home purchase in Mexico. The lending world was rocked during the 2008-2009 mortgage crisis and Mexico was no exception. We get a history of home lending over the last 10 years as well as insider tips on what to look out for when buying a home in Mexico. Listen on iTunes.
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