Wednesday, January 21, 2015

10 Reasons to Live in Mexico

Everyone knows that Mexico is one of top destinations in the world for vacationers. They flock here for the beautiful tropical beaches and gorgeous weather but did you also know that many people are choosing to live in Mexico. These people are looking for an active, more fulfilled, affordable lifestyle that they can’t get in the United State or Canada but can be gained through living in Mexico. Here are the top ten reasons to live in Mexico:
1.       Beaches: Mexico is full of stunning, tropical beaches with white sand, turquoise blue water and swaying palm trees. Simply put, Mexico is gorgeous!

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2.       People: Mexican people are some of the friendliest people in the world. There is always someone ready to lean a hand, give you directions, say hola or just smile at you on the street. Mexican people go out of their way to make you feel welcome in their country.

3.       Culture and History: Mexico is culturally and historically rich. Mexico is also home to many fascinating archaeological and historical sites scattered throughout the country. Mexico has a strong ancestry, rooted deeply in religion with traditions passed down from generation to generation.
4.       Weather: Nearly perfect weather year round…yes please!

5.       Food: Mexico is a passionate country with passionate food. Mexicans throw their heart and soul in to everything they do, especially their cooking. They use only the freshest ingredients, flavorful seasoning and intense spices in their dishes. This diverse country, features traditional dishes unique to each region.

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6.       Safe: Mexico is very safe. For example, the Yucatan State with its award winning beaches and ancient Mayan ruins, has a lower homicide rate than the U.S. rural states of West Virginia, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming, North Dakota and several others.

7.       Close: Mexico offers many direct flights from the United States and Canada. Mexico is close to home, and your friends and family can visit in just a few short hours.

   Cost of Living: On average, Mexico is 40% cheaper than the United States. In Mexico, you will save on everything such as groceries, restaurants, movies, cable, water, gas and car insurance just to name a few. The cost of living is incredibly low in Mexico.

9.       Medical: Expect to pay 60% - 80% less in Mexico for medications, doctor visits, hospital stays and private health insurance. Also, there are quality medical care facilities and hospitals in all major cities and tourist destinations. There is no need to go without the medical care you need because you can’t afford it.


10.   Real Estate: The real estate options are endless in Mexico. Additional, the prices on real estate properties, property taxes, HOA fees and insurance is lower than what you would expect to pay in the United State or Canada.

So, are you sold yet? Maybe someday soon you too will call Mexico your home!
Now if you have any question about living in Mexico or any of the TOP MEXICO REAL ESTATE properties we have listed in Playa Del Carmen, the Riviera Maya or anywhere throughout Mexico, please feel free to contact any of our TOP MEXICO BUYER’S RERESENTATIVES and we will be glad to help you find your very own piece of paradise.
And remember, here at TOP MEXICO REAL ESTATE…
We make it happen!
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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Original Series: “Mi Casa es tu Casa with Thomas Lloyd”

The Top Mexico Channel premiered the pilot episode of their new original series “Mi Casa es tu Casa with Thomas Lloyd” this past week. It was a huge success, receiving rave reviews.
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"Mi Casa es tu Casa with Thomas Lloyd" is an original series that showcases real people from the United States, Canada and different parts of the world as they take on their international adventure in search for the perfect real estate property and neighborhood in the Riviera Maya, Mexico. With the help of real estate expert Thomas Lloyd, president and CEO of Top Mexico Real Estate, the viewer will learn real tips about the real estate process in Mexico, from buying to investing and everything in between. "Mi Casa es tu Casa with Thomas Lloyd" is sure to be an adventure of a lifetime as our guest move from their native country and into the Mexican home of their dreams.
The fastest growing genre of television programming in the United States and Canada is lifestyle and real estate shows. The Top Mexico Channel realized that Mexico was missing a promotional outlet that could solely promote real estate in Mexico. So they crafted “Mi Casa es tu Casa with Thomas Lloyd”, perfectly blending Mexico real estate with Mexico lifestyle. The reason for creating this show was not only to entertain, but to also educate guests on the “ins” and “outs” of how to safely buy real estate in Mexico.
The first season will have 11 episodes, with a new episode airing every two weeks on the Top Mexico Channel. “MI Casa es tu Casa” will be filmed entirely in the Riviera Maya and is the very first television series solely dedicated to promoting, and selling, the Riviera Maya. The show will not only promote Real Estate throughout the region, but also its’ unparalleled tourism.
In the first episode, “Golf Living in Paradise”, guests John and Lydia, who are both avid golfers are looking to call the Riviera Maya their “home course”.  With the help of real estate expert Thomas Lloyd, John and Lydia begin searching and ultimately find the perfect “fairway paradise” home they’ve been looking for.
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Join the John and Lydia on their journey in search of the perfect paradise property and stay tuned for more episode of “Mi Casa es tu Casa with Thomas Lloyd” on the topmexicochannel.com.




Monday, December 1, 2014

Renting or Buying Real Estate in Mexico, What is Better for a Foreigner?

Renting or buying? Many foreigners moving to Mexico ask themselves this question. Experts in relocation and expat websites always suggest visiting a place first, make sure you like your new area and get used to your new life before jumping into buying real estate in Mexico.

Renting or Buying in Mexico: 5 Advantages of renting

1. Forget about the upkeep, it is your responsibility to look after the place; but serious problems like changing the water heater, wiring or plumbing problems, are the owner’s responsibility.

2. Renting a property in a tourist area gives you freedom, you can often rent a property for just a week, a year or anything in between. But you might pay inflated prices during mid and high season.

3. There is some financial flexibility when renting a property. If you runs into financial trouble, it is easier to reduce your monthly expenses.

4. Gives you mobility: If you do not like something like a neighbor, the area or your building, you can go to the end of your contract. You just need to find a new place and move.

5. Renting can save you some headaches, after all you are living in Mexico; when things happen more slowly than back home you can expect repairs to take forever, good thing you landlord has to deal with all the hassle.

Renting or Buying in Mexico: 5 Advantages of buying

1. You will feel that you have a roof for you and your family, also the prices of property in touristic areas are always on the rise; so you are building equity faster than back home.


2. It gives you stability and options. Having a permanent residence allows you to live in it full time or part time and rent it out as you choose. Making your life easier, allowing you to come and go as you like.

3. Could represent tax savings, in some countries if you are a permanent resident in a foreign country your taxes will decrease, the same with property taxes; which are dramatically lower in Mexico.


4. As an owner you can have the house of your dreams, you are completely free to pick out every detail to your specify taste like color, furniture and lighting.


5. Building credit history, if you get a mortgage to pay for your new home this benefit your credit history in the new country. Even if you pay in cash, owning a property always gives financial institutions the feeling of stability on your part.


Now if you have any question about this or any of the TOP MEXICO REAL ESTATE properties we have listed in Playa Del Carmen, The Riviera Maya or anywhere throughout Mexico, please feel free to contact any of our TOP BUYER’S REPRESENTATIVES and we will be glad to help you find your very own piece of paradise.


And remember, here at TOP MEXICO REAL ESTATE…


We make it happen!


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Modern Caribbean Dream Home in Progreso, Yucatan - Casa Deco



This beautifully remodeled home is in the quaint beachfront town of Progreso, Yucatan. Progreso is about 30 minutes away from the colonial city of Merida; besides the city's famous colonial charm, it is the largest city on the Yucatan Peninsula, offering all services, modern stores, shopping centers, sports complex, excellent hospitals and much more only a short drive away.

Progreso is a small town that combines the charm of Mexican colonial style with Caribbean relaxation and comfort.  Casa Deco offers a beautiful hybrid of colonial and contemporary style ideal for comfortable living.  The rooftop offers views of the sea, only a short block away!

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