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5 Most Popular Places To Live In Mexico As An Expat

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Confidential Reader,

With anything in life, the easiest option isn’t always the best. In fact, it almost never is.

But, for North Americans considering your options overseas, “closer than ever” Mexico breaks this rule.

It’s hard to find fault with a country that offers a wide range of lifestyle options (from jungle to beach to mountain living)… has an infrastructure that continues upward (you can travel cross-country by luxury coach very affordably)… and where English has become an official second language (helping to bridge the gap until your Spanish is up to scratch)…

And, let’s not forget the present currency situation. For years, the Mexican peso stood at 10 pesos to the Greenback. Today, at 17 pesos to US$1, it feels like everything is half price.

With so much opportunity in the country, it can be difficult to decide where to settle. But, since an estimated 2.2 million expats (from North America and Europe) are official residents in Mexico today, it’s helpful to take a look at where they’ve chosen to call home.

Here’s a quick profile of the big five—the most popular areas that expats in Mexico choose to Continue reading

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To The Beach And Beyond: The Best Places To Live In Mexico

9 Best Places To Live In Mexico

Looking back at our Live and Invest in Mexico Conference last week, what blew most of our attendees away was the wide range of attractive living options. More than I’ve seen in any other place in Latin America. And all at an affordable price.

In most of the countries we talk about, there is usually one stand-out place. Sometimes, two…

When we talk about Colombia, for instance, Medellín comes out tops. In Dominican Republic, it’s the Samana Penninsula. In Belize, it’s a toss-up between the Cayo and the Cayes.

But in Mexico, there are so many top options for living and investing on the table that it’s hard to pick a winner.

If you were with us in Tulum last week, you’re probably still reeling from the action. (If you weren’t, you can get the full story here.)

Here, in summary, are just some of the places we highlighted: Continue reading