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Investing in Mexico: Risk or opportunity? Jeffrey Steele

Whether it's an exclusive, modern hotel on a beach, a boutique hostelry built into a 17th Century hacienda, or a simple bed-and-breakfast in a beguiling resort town, you're likely to find prices and packages more affordable these days.

Mexico is always less costly for Americans, given its proximity to the U.S., but fits budgets even better today, given the recent publicity it has unfairly endured.

What's true of hotels is also likely to be true of airfare, restaurant meals, tour plans and all-inclusive deals. For a holiday that's truly easy on the wallet, there may never have been a better time to consider Mexico than right now. read more

Your vacation home in Mexico can make money for you Mexconnect Staff

  A winter condo in Palm Beach, a vacation house at Lake Taho or a summer cottage in the country… How about a beautiful villa on the beach in sunny Mexico? Who doesn't like to get away for extend... read more

Mexico real estate: timeshares J. Brad Grieve

This may not sound like a Mexico real estate or home maintenance issue, but I thought my experience was worth sharing. Recently, my wife and I purchased a Mexico vacation package offered by our bank. A... read more

Money matters in Mexico Marvin West

Money matters — in Mexico just as elsewhere. It is important to have some.
Want a cost-of-living yardstick? Use Washington or New York or San Francisco or London or Tokyo.
Mexico costs less. How much depends on interests, habits, choices, activities, guest lists and how hard you hit topes. . . read more

Short-term cell phone in Mexico for only $14 US Richard Ferguson

Have you ever wanted a cell phone in Mexico, but did not want to pay big money for the privilege? Even if your current cell phone company would arrange for your phone calls to your stateside cell phone number to ring your cell phone in Mexico, would you want to pay international long distance charges on every local call that you make or receive? Do you want to be able to save money on phone calls to the USA? read more

The Lake Chapala real estate market J. Brad Grieve

Between 2003 and 2006 , the average sale price of Mexico real estate in the Lake Chapala area increased by approximately 69%. read more

The impact of currency exchange rates on your Mexican property Thomas Wright

There is a way to protect yourself from currency fluctuations that may increase the cost of your property. The worldwide foreign exchange market is huge, with average daily turnover totaling approxima... read more

Wealth Julia Taylor

Am I richer or poorer in Mexico? I'm certainly richer in gratitude. The simple fact that everything is not as easy as it was before makes me better at appreciating what I have. When I first moved... read more

The Impact of Currency Exchange Rates on Your Mexican Property: What to look out for and how to protect yourself Thomas Wright

There is a way to protect yourself from currency fluctuations that may increase the cost of your property. The worldwide foreign exchange market is huge, with average daily turnover totaling approx... read more

Gulp! The ATM Gulped My Credit Card! What Now? Melville King

Years ago at my car bank in Texas, the befuddled ATM swallowed my credit card. I immediately pushed the call button and told the teller answering that the machine wouldn't give me my card back. She sai... read more

Have You Ever Lost Your Bank? Melville King

Here in Jerez de García Salinas, Zacatecas, México, on a bright, clear, sunny Saturday of October, I walked past my bank on the way to the post office.I was very happy to notice that crews were repla... read more

Mexico Economic Updates September 2006 Tony Burton

Rapid GDP growth According to the Finance Secretariat and the National Statistics Institute (INEGI), the nation's GDP rose 4.7% in the second quarter (compared to the equivalent period of 2005) to a r... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - February 2002

Table of Contents A SPECIAL REPORT - ELECTRICITY - Installed Capacity Rising Rapidly ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - July 2000

CONTENTS: NATIONAL ELECTIONS REFLECTING ON SEVENTY YEARS TRUCKS GET ACCESS TO U.S.? ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report March 2004

Table of Contents Investing remittances in Mexico BBVA offer for Bancomer Simplifying regulations ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report December 2002

Table of Contents GREENSPAN ON MEXICO PRESIDENCY OF APEC NEW U.S. AMBASSADOR ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report June 2003

Table of Contents RISK RATING AT HISTORIC LOW SCOTIABANK BUYING INVERLAT DEFLATION ... read more

Setting up a business in Mexico

Ownership of Equity. Types of Companies. Company Formation. Starting Operations. read more

Mexican trusts Raoul Rodriguez-Walters

MEXICAN TRUSTS WHAT IS A MEXICAN TRUST? PARTIES TO A MEXICAN TRUST PURPOSES OF MEXICAN TRUSTS ... read more

Mexico real estate: where there's a will there's a way Raoul Rodriguez-Walters

What's the Plan Man? We all have a "Plan" that distributes the property we own when we pass away. The difference is that some of us are familiar with our plan, others are not. Those with foresight hav... read more

U.S. tax obligations related to the sale of Mexican real estate Raoul Rodriguez-Walters

"How can I obtain a capital gains, or homestead, tax exemption on the sale of my Mexican real estate?" is one of the most frequently asked questions by expatriate residents of San Miguel when they cont... read more

Uncle Sam has something to say about your Mexican home Raoul Rodriguez-Walters

Like many a traveller, you've come to Puerto Vallarta, let's say from from Portland, Oregon, looking for an escape from the cold and the office. A little romance in a tropical paradise would be nice to... read more

Mexican taxes: here, there, taxes, everywhere Raoul Rodriguez-Walters

Everyone involved in real estate has heard the adage "Location, Location, Location." While undoubtedly this saying has a lot of truth to it, no less true is the following: "Taxes, Taxes, Taxes." Consid... read more

Vazquez Hermanos Circus Hank Duckman

Israel Gonzalez, of the circus family known as the Kaylicoas, is the tightrope walker of the Vazquez Hermanos Circus. He also performs an act of gymnastics, balancing on alternating hands, and breezes ... read more

Lloyd Mexico Economic Report April 2005

Table of Contents Inflation continues to fall New banks Bank associations merge ... read more
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