What Makes Puerto Vallarta Quaint?

Quaint, as defined by Webster and others, means unusual or old fashioned in a pleasing way, with a charming old fashioned quality, or oddly picturesque. Some will say that Puerto Vallarta is a quaint or picturesque city due to the thousands of whitewashed villas, condos, and other buildings nestled among the Sierra Madre hillsides surrounding Banderas Bay along the Pacific Ocean coastline. Others might attribute the quaintness of Vallarta to the many nearby inlets and coves where the old fishing

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Looking for the Best Place in the World to Retire?

Looking for the Best Place in the World to Retire?

By Jim Scherrer During the past 26 years, International Living magazine has calculated its Annual Global Retirement Index; a resource intended to assist retirees and future retirees in evaluating and comparing the world’s most popular retirement destinations. It is based on a number of criteria, giving various weights to each, depending on its importance to retirees. Listed below are those criteria considered with their individual weighting: Cost of Living—20% Health Care—20% Special Benefits—20% Real Estate—15% Entertainment, Recreation, and Culture—10% Climate—5%

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Where Exactly is Margaritaville?

Where Exactly is Margaritaville?

Retirement in Puerto Vallarta–Where Exactly is Margaritaville? By: Jim Scherrer Before deciding whether or not we want to retire to Margaritaville, we must ask, where in the world is Margaritaville? Where exactly was Jimmy Buffett when he got wasted away, searchin’ for his lost shaker of salt? He was probably in Mexico because he picked up a new tattoo; a real cutie, a Mexican beauty! It must have been a pretty nice place in Mexico because even though he didn’t

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Use a Buyer’s Agent When Purchasing Real Estate in Mexico

Use a Buyer’s Agent When Purchasing Real Estate in Mexico

So, you’ve reached a point in your life where you think that you’ve learned a little about business, finance, contract negotiating, real estate, etc. and have at least a layman’s knowledge of law pertaining to each. Being that savvy, you might also be aware of the incredible retirement locations and values south of the border; furthermore, you might even be considering Mexico as your retirement destination. If so, you might as well forget everything you’ve learned and leave your law

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