We’re no longer “wanna-be” expats, in our own minds at least. But we’re not actual expats, either. We still live here in the northeast, not quite ready to leave our old lives behind.
We’ve put our money where our mouths are and have each bought properties. Melissa found a real gem. It’s a little far from our East Santa Ana location, but we can walk there in 10 minutes, I’d guess. She’s near Santiago park, much closer to the Merida English Library and LA 68. As a real estate pro, she was able to communicate with her real estate agent (they aren’t Realtors, technically, down in Mexico) to get what she wanted at a great price. She’s accomplished one thing we haven’t yet. She has been able to actually sleep overnight in her own property, something [Read more…]