Podcast 029: Exploring Puerto Vallarta’s Neighborhoods: A Guide to Retirement and Real Estate Investment

Podcast 029: Exploring Puerto Vallarta’s Neighborhoods: A Guide to Retirement and Real Estate Investment

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, hosts Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian take you on a virtual tour of Puerto Vallarta’s neighborhoods, highlighting the real estate opportunities in Fluvial, the Romantic Zone, and the Marina area, while also sharing insights into the 2023 and 2024 real estate markets. Additionally, Risa and Taniel…

Podcast 025: Snowbirding in Mexico: A Guide to Visa, Accommodations, and Living Costs

Podcast 025: Snowbirding in Mexico: A Guide to Visa, Accommodations, and Living Costs

In this episode, Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian provide a comprehensive guide for long-term snowbirding in Mexico. They cover essential topics such as visas, accommodations, and living costs, offering valuable insights and practical tips for a successful and fulfilling experience. Their discussion emphasizes the importance of thorough planning and consideration of various aspects, including financial…

Podcast 024: Insider Insights: Living and Retiring in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico’s Best City with Carolina Sanchez

Podcast 024: Insider Insights: Living and Retiring in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico’s Best City with Carolina Sanchez

In this episode of the Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto interviews Carolina Sanchez, a real estate agent in San Miguel de Allende. Carolina shares her personal background, growing up in Mexico and later moving to the United States before ultimately deciding to return to her roots in Mexico. She explains why San…

Podcast 016: Insider Tips for Buying Property in Mexico: What Every Buyer Should Know

Podcast 016: Insider Tips for Buying Property in Mexico: What Every Buyer Should Know

In this episode of Dream Retirement in Mexico, hosts Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian provide valuable insight for prospective buyers interested in purchasing property in Mexico. They stress the importance of considering rental potential when making a purchase as this is a common way for people to make income while they are not staying at…

Podcast 015: Purchasing and Renovating Your Home in Oaxaca, Mexico with Suki Tranqille

Podcast 015: Purchasing and Renovating Your Home in Oaxaca, Mexico with Suki Tranqille

In Episode 15 of the Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto chats with guest Suki Tranqille to discuss their experiences and lessons learned during their journey of moving and buying property in Oaxaca, Mexico.  Suki shares advice and cautionary tales about working with architects as contractors, emphasizing the importance of separate architectural plans…

Podcast 014: Relocating to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico with Michelle Wedderburn

Podcast 014: Relocating to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico with Michelle Wedderburn

In this episode of the Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, Risa is joined by guest Michelle Wedderburn to discuss the process of moving abroad and settling in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Michelle emphasizes the importance of self-assessment, urging listeners to prioritize personal preferences and internal factors over the cost of living. She recommends visiting…

Podcast 013: Discovering Mérida: A Charming City with Affordable Healthcare and Convenient Transportation Options with Nicholas Sanders

Podcast 013: Discovering Mérida: A Charming City with Affordable Healthcare and Convenient Transportation Options with Nicholas Sanders

In Episode 13 of the Dream Retirement In Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto chats with Mérida real estate agent Nicholas Sanders to discuss various aspects of retiring or living in Mérida. The episode covers a range of topics, including real estate prices, popular neighborhoods, financing options, and transportation. Nicholas provides insights into different areas for…

Podcast 011: Uncover Your Perfect Retirement Haven: The Charm and Convenience of Puerto Vallarta

Podcast 011: Uncover Your Perfect Retirement Haven: The Charm and Convenience of Puerto Vallarta

In Episode 11 of the Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, hosts Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian discuss the popular neighborhoods for expats to live in Puerto Vallarta (PV). They start by describing PV’s location in the state of Jalisco on the west coast of Mexico, nestled in the center of Banderas Bay, which offers breathtaking…

Podcast 009: Renting in Puerto Vallarta: A Guide for Foreigners Looking for a Dream Retirement

Podcast 009: Renting in Puerto Vallarta: A Guide for Foreigners Looking for a Dream Retirement

In Episode 9 of the Dream Retirement in Mexico podcast, host Risa Morimoto talk with guest Alma Pietra, an rental agent in Mexico. Alma shares her insights and advice for renting properties in Mexico. Alma discusses the negotiation process and highlights the importance of good communication between tenants and owners. She emphasizes the importance of…

Podcast 008: Insider Tips for Buying Property in the Riviera Maya with Susana MacDonald

Podcast 008: Insider Tips for Buying Property in the Riviera Maya with Susana MacDonald

In today’s episode, Playa Del Carmen based real estate agent Susana MacDonald shares her firsthand experiences and insights on real estate opportunities in Cancun, Puerto Morelos, Playa Del Carmen, and Tulum. Susana takes us on a journey through these vibrant and picturesque areas highlighting the stunning ocean views, the booming rental market, and the unique…