I am very happy to answer this question because the police in Portugal are not corrupt at all. There is no corruption on that level in Portugal. I would highly recommend that people do not try any Latin American o... Read more
In general, vacation rentals in Placencia go anywhere from US $100 to significantly more. The range is from a good inventory of low-end hotels, motels, hostels, or eco-resorts that are inexpensive all the way to well-... Read more
The coast of Nicaragua that stretches north and south from San Juan del Sur presents marvelous rental opportunities and you may want to try renting a few places before investing. The south beaches have a serenity and ... Read more
The Chapala lakeside area has many options to choose from for rentals. They range from nightly to long term. I will use US dollars when referring to prices. Nightly rentals can be found at hotels... Read more
NO! and this is a resounding NO.
The water (tap water) in San Miguel de Allende contains high concentrations of arsenic, fluoride, mercury and other toxic elements. Teeth and bone become f... Read more
At this time apartments are available at much lower rates than they were two years ago. A one-bedroom apartment, walk-in closet, full kitchen with stove, frost-free refrigerator, tankless hot water at all valves... Read more
This is my 2nd time to Boquete Panama and there are definitely mosquitoes here during rainy season. I have needed my mesh tent over my bed and use of repellent all day and night. Even the locals are complain... Read more
An English-speaking doctor is only one important factor to consider in terms of access to health care.
Other important things to consider ARE:
1. Finding a doctor that kee... Read more
The price of food in San Miguel de Allende is so much less expensive than in the US.
One of the first things that I noticed when I moved here almost 10 years ago was how good everything tasted.&... Read more
The cost of living in San Miguel varies as it does in any town/city.
If you want to live within walking distance of the jardin (the very epicenter) it is going to be more pricey, of course. ... Read more
In the current market of 2019, housing market is such that it might be wise to purchase a home versus building since the home values have had a significant drop due to political unrest of 2018. Rental market is tenant... Read more
Due to the political unrest that started in 2018, the housing market has seen a drop in value from 30 to 50 percent. We are starting to see a steady but slow growth in real estate purchase from SJDS to Granada and Leo... Read more