If you’re considering a move to Mexico as a resident or
the owner of a rental property, there are many factors to
consider. Here are some of the most important.
;e U.S. dollar remains high against the Mexican peso,
resulting in good bargains in real estate and a relatively
low cost of living.
When traveling from the U.S., a person can simply drive
In many countries, it’s hard to ;nd English-speaking
across the border and continue on their way. ;is is an easier
and more practical method than ;ying since you can bring
many of your possessions with you in the car. By driving
across the border, you can also bypass the costly import fees
and the time required to ship a car and household goods by
container. On top of that, you can avoid sending nervous pets
by air and simply keep them in the back seat of your car. Even
when using a mover, your household goods will arrive faster
by land than when shipped by a sea container, which o;en
takes weeks or even months. What’s more, Mexico o;ers new
residents duty-free importation of their household e;ects.
lawyers, doctors, or dentists, but in Mexico, it is common
for professionals to be able to converse in English. Similarly,
tradespeople, retailers, and those in the tourist business are
THE LARGEST EXPAT DESTINATION IN THE WORLD
by Willam Burr
There are many good reasons for investing in Mexico, almost too many to list in a short article. But, taken together, these advantages account for the fact that more than one million Americans now call Mexico home. It’s easily the biggest expat destination in the world, and for good reasons.