People also ask

  • Should I rent or buy a house in Mexico?

  • Renting a Home In Mexico. Many expats advise that anyone moving to the country consider renting a home in Mexico for a few months before making a final decision to buy a home or sign a long-term rental agreement.

  • How do I find a rental property in Mexico?

  • Searching for a rental usually begins online. Virtually every major city in Mexico with a sizeable expat population has websites that cater to expats looking for homes, condos or apartments to purchase or rent. Craigslist is also available in 16 cities in Mexico and has both homes to purchase and rent.

  • Where are the best places to rent a vacation rental in Mexico?

  • Vacation rentals are most popular in the international beach resort cities such as Puerto Vallarta, Los Cabos and Cancn. Six-month contracts can be found anywhere in Mexico but are most prevalent in the popular expat centers like San Miguel de Allende and Lake Chapala where many snowbirds come to spend time away from the long winters up north.

  • How much does it cost to live in Mexico?

  • In Mazatln, a 2,000 sq. ft. home can range anywhere from US$1,200 to $2,000, depending upon neighborhood and other variables, such as furnished or unfurnished. Further south in historic Oaxaca, a similar home could be rented for US$1,500, unfurnished. Farther west in Los Cabos, be prepared to pay between US$2,000 and $2,500.