Can you believe that 2023 is already here? Time is flying faster than ever and many people are re-evaluating their priorities. Have you been pondering a move to Mexico? If so, you aren’t alone. More and more Americans and Canadians have decided to move to Mexico and buy beachfront real estate. When compared with similar properties in the US or Canada, beachfront properties are great quality and better priced, too. It makes sense to invest in real estate whether you want a vacation home or full time abode. For example, beachfront real estate in Mexico is still affordable when compared to beachfront homes in the US or Canada. At Villa La Estancia, we have luxury beachfront residences in two of Mexico’s top destinations, Cabo San Lucas and the Riviera Nayarit. If you want to enjoy a higher quality of life, keep reading below for more move to Mexico tips.

Move to Mexico Tips (2023 Update):

Tip #1: Prepare Immigration Documents

Many people move to Mexico because they love the relaxed lifestyle. Plus, Mexican culture is unique and exciting. However, before you begin your adventure, make you properly prepare your immgration documents ahead of time. To start with, there is residency paperwork that must be completed ahead of time before you leave your home country. To start, make an appointment with the Mexican consulate in your area. They can help guide you on how to proceed. Based on your income level, you can either apply for the standard tourist visa or a permanent resident visa if you qualify. Remember, it is required to have your residency paperwork in order before you arrive in Mexico. Once you have been issued a residency visa, you are able to finish the process when you arrive in Mexico. It’s the first step to a smooth transition to your new life.

Mexican Flag, with passport and plane

Tip # 2: Don’t Bring Too Much

Next, some people that move to Mexico really overdo it and bring way too much stuff with them. Theseday, the majority of modern conveniences are now available in Mexico, especially in tourist destinations such as Cabo and Riviera Nayarit. Similarly, many people end up discovering they don’t want or need many of the items that they were used to having in the States or Canada. Moving to Mexico also entails adapting to their culture and relaxed lifestyle. There is less of a focus on material goods and a good quality of life takes precedence. As a result, you will find that quality time spent with friends and family is way more important than any material goods. As a result, it’s best to pack lightly and you can begin living a more simple and carefree existence. Plus, you can always help the local economy and buy any missing items you need to complete your home in Mexico.

Tip #3: Invest in Real Estate

Paper house with umbrella on the beach

In Cabo and the Riviera Nayarit, Villa La Estancia is a top choice for expats who want a vacation home or second home in paradise. Our modern hotel-condo concept property is super luxurious. Also, our homeowners love that they have VIP access to world class resort amenities, concierge services, and onsite restaurants, too. That way, everyday at your vacation home or second home in Mexico feels like a dream. Also, if you buy a standalone property, you’ll have to deal with upkeep and repairs. On the contrary, if you buy Villa La Estancia residences, our hard working maintenance team and housekeeping staff handles it all for you. That way, you can plan your day around what you want to do instead of having to deal with repairs and other mundane tasks. Right now, a limited number of private beachfront residences are still available for sale.

Do you want to move to Mexico? It really is a great place to live whether you want to vacation on a regular basis or move there full-time. In both Cabo and the Riviera Nayarit, there is so much to do. Both locations have excellent climates and there are tons of outdoor activities, too. The beaches are beautiful, and there are lots of great restaurants, shopping, art galleries and more. Plus, if you end up wanting to live full time in Mexico, quality healthcare is affordable. Remember, plan ahead and have your immigration paperwork ready before you leave. Also, if you want to invest in beachfront real estate, Villa La Estancia beachfront residences are solidly constructed and elegant. Are you ready to live your best life? If you are, contact us at Villa La Estancia today and make your dreams a reality!