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…

Podcast 007: Exploring the Condo Market: Pre-construction to Resale Options

Podcast 007: Exploring the Condo Market: Pre-construction to Resale Options

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico, hosts Risa Morimoto and Taniel Chemsian dive into the intricacies of the condo real estate market in Mexico. They discuss the popularity of condos among baby boomers and generation X individuals who are looking to downsize and simplify their lives. They also highlight that not all cities…

Podcast 005: Buying Real Estate in Mexico

Podcast 005: Buying Real Estate in Mexico

In this episode of Dream Retirement In Mexico, our host Taniel Chemsian shares insightful advice on investing in real estate in Mexico. Key points discussed include the importance of keeping an open mind, connecting with reputable agents and attorneys, conducting due diligence, considering trust banks, understanding the differences in escrow, setting proper expectations, and consulting…