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Relocation
Samantha Ross

Moving to Los Cabos

Should I ship my personal goods to Mexico? If you are considering purchasing or renting a home in Mexico, the one question you every ex-pat considers is whether it is best to pack

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Relocation
Samantha Ross

Residency in Mexico

When you vacation in Mexico, you are issued an FFM (Forma Migratoria Múltiple) document at the point of entry into Mexico. The FMM document allows entry into Mexico for up to 180 days.

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Home Services
Dean Short

TV Services in Los Cabos

Let’s just say that Canadians and Americans love their television.  In Los Cabos we take comfort in getting some kind of TV from home and watching all the programming our friends are watching

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Food, Sun & Fun
Samantha Ross

Our Favorite Los Cabos Restaurants

Having lived in Los Cabos for seven years now we have assembled a list of our favorite restaurants.  While not a Top 10, more like a Top 20 including our favorite stops on

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Home Services
Dean Short

Water Supply in Los Cabos

Water supply is a popular subject of conversation particularly in the Cabo Corridor area of El Tezal.  Most Americans and Canadians are used to the water supply to their home being “ON”.  Few

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Living
Samantha Ross

Healthcare in Los Cabos

When relocating to Cabo, one of your biggest concerns is likely to be healthcare. You might wonder if medical care in Los Cabos is state of the art, how available specialists are, and

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Real Estate
Dean Short

Securing your Ocean View

If having an ocean view is essential, you want to do your best to get the most value for the expenditure.  There are many properties out there where the listing is saying the

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Living
Samantha Ross

Bed sizes in Mexico

When you move to Mexico, most people typically bring sheets that fit your bed home, but they may not fit your new bed here. Why? Mattress sizes differ from country to country, and

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Living
Dean Short

Los Cabos Annual Property Taxes

Annual property taxes are relatively low here in Los Cabos.  While inexpensive to most it is still important to understand how they are derived and to make sure you are being charged correctly.

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Real Estate
Samantha Ross

Pre-construction – Risks & Rewards

Given the limited resale inventory levels Cabo is experiencing and the boom in construction, buyers are starting to strongly consider pre-construction as an option when looking for their perfect Cabo home. Pre-construction can

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Real Estate
Dean Short

Los Cabos Luxury Real Estate Guide

Luxury awaits you at Lands End Los Cabos Luxury Real Estate Guide Our Luxury Real Estate Guide is a top-down look at luxury real estate in Los Cabos. Use this guide to find luxury

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Relocation
Samantha Ross

Los Cabos Relocation Guide

Our relocation guide assumes that you have decided if you are renting a home or buying a home and the many nuances of that come from the buying process.   In this guide we

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Living
Samantha Ross

What time is it in Cabo?

Time Zones are different in Mexico Within the Los Cabos area, Cabo San Lucas and San Jose Del Cabo are located at the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula, in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur

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Jefe & Solly at El Thule
Dogs
Dean Short

Having a Dog in Cabo

Reading this you’re either a pet lover who loves this kind of story or you’re someone who is interested in adopting a dog in Los Cabos and maybe doesn’t know where to start.

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Living
Dean Short

Mail Services and Freight Forwarding

For any ex-pat used to everyday living at home, Mexico will give you some challenges.  Some things folks are all very much used to is getting mail delivered at home and getting their

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Real Estate
Guest Author

How Seller Financing is secured in Mexico

If you are considering offering or entering a Seller financed agreement to sell or purchase a property in Mexico, these are the two most common methods of structuring the agreement to offer protection

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Home Services
Dean Short

Internet, Land Lines & Cell Phones

Sorting out phones and internet is an early priority once you’re living in Cabo.  It can be a challenge to get yourself setup and satisfied as you were back home.  Having a local

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Living
Dean Short

Spanish, Communication & Networking

Don’t know Spanish? Many locals speak English, Google translate gets better all the time and it’s rather easy to learn enough everyday Spanish to get by.  Then you need to do some networking,

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Hefe at Playa Las Viudas
Beaches
Jefe & Solly

Cabo’s Dog Friendly Beaches

As dogs we love going to the beach. Lots to see, lots to smell, other dogs, sand to roll around in and the ocean surf to play in. Here are all the Jefe

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CFE
Dean Short

Paying your CFE Bill

So you have your first CFE bill and you’re trying to figure out how am I gonna pay this?  In this blog we explain your options! Please note if you are after the “Limite

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Real Estate
Dean Short

Buying Property in Mexico

Our Online Tutorial Do you have that favorite spot in Mexico?  Cervezas, tequila, sunshine, ocean breezes, breathtaking views?  Wherever it is in Mexico our online tutorial can help you understand what you need

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CFE
Dean Short

Understanding your CFE Bill

Understanding your CFE bill is the first step in managing your electricity costs.  After reading our Guide to Understanding your CFE Bill you should be well on your way. CFE may use different

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CFE
Dean Short

CFE’s DAC Rate

People often move into their home in Mexico and begin living like they might at home in the US or Canada.  One expectation few have is the impact of not paying attention to

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CFE
Dean Short

CFE and Credit

Many people end up being concerned about having the bill in their name or not in their name if you have just sold your property.  The fear and concern comes from home in

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Living
Dean Short

Grocery Shopping in Los Cabos

Grocery shopping in Los Cabos is great.  There is a wide variety of options for filling your cupboard and stocking your fridge.  In this blog we tell you all about what’s out there

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Living
Samantha Ross

The Gringo Gazette

Extra, extra, read all about it! If your missing your newspaper fix while you are on vacation in Los Cabos, look no further than the Gringo Gazette. Found outside most bars, restaurants, and

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Living
Samantha Ross

Getting Around Los Cabos

Once you arrive in Cabo, you have many options for getting around. How you choose to do that depends on what you are planning on seeing and doing while you’re here. Most hotels

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Food, Sun & Fun
Guest Author

What to Do, Eat, and See in the Cabo Corridor

Turquoise oceans, rugged cliffs, cactus-studded hills, luxury resorts, world-class cuisine, and adrenaline filled activities… These words aptly describe the Cabo Corridor in Mexico. Are you ready for the vacay of a lifetime? Well, you’re not

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Food, Sun & Fun
Guest Author

How to Have the Perfect Vacation in Cabo

When people are naming dream vacation spots, the name Cabo often comes up. With the area’s stunning waterfront views and rock formations, it’s easy to see why this has become such a vacation

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Real Estate
Dean Short

Villa La Estancia 1708

Your place in paradise! Enjoy amazing ocean views and 5-star resort amenities! Spend 1/8 of the year in sunny Cabo at Villa La Estancia. This is an amazing 7th floor 2100 sq. ft,

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Food, Sun & Fun
Guest Author

Top 10 Hidden Gems in Los Cabos

Mexico has long been a hot destination for travelers. While you may first think of places like Cancun and Tulum, Los Cabos has also became popular. In fact in 2017 the city enjoyed

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Real Estate
Guest Author

The Ultimate Los Cabos Homebuyer Guide

In 2014, the sale of vacation homes rose by 57% in the US. Over 1 million vacation properties were sold on that year alone. One of the most popular tourist destinations for vacation rentals in the world,

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Food, Sun & Fun
Dean Short

Margaritas!

You’ve been to Cabo and had the Margaritas.  You live in Cabo and love the Margaritas.  Now it’s time to step out and bring that part of Cabo home!  Every host has that one

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Food, Sun & Fun
Guest Author

When is the Best Time to Visit Cabo San Lucas?

Cabo San Lucas welcomes around 3 million tourists every year. The number of people flocking to the Mexican municipality is growing year by year. It’s no wonder you’re considering buying your second home in

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Food, Sun & Fun
Guest Author

8 Best Restaurants in Los Cabos

You love surf and turf, and a great taco. You’re all in for luxury with a bit of comfort, too.   Basically, you’ve fallen under the spell of Los Cabos.  We can’t blame you, especially once

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Real Estate
Samantha Ross

3 Reasons Your Home Isn’t Selling

A home languishing on any real estate market is one of life’s more frustrating ordeals, particularly if it’s in a destination location like Los Cabos.   It’s especially hard if you’ve owned the home

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Living
Samantha Ross

Getting to Los Cabos

Getting to Los Cabos is fast and easy.   There are many direct flights arriving in Cabo from both Canada and the United States 7 days a week, all year round. The Los

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Real Estate
Samantha Ross

Your guide to The Ventanas

Four elegant master planned communities with full amenities The Ventanas are four of Cabo’s most popular and sought after gated master planned communities offering some of the best views of the  iconic Arch,

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Real Estate
Samantha Ross

Pros and Cons of For Sale By Owner

So you want to sell your property. You talk to local Realtors and discover that their commission for selling your property can be as high as 10%. On a $250,000 property, that’s $25,000

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Living
Dean Short

Why Choose Los Cabos

You’ve heard about the place, mostly by its abbreviated name “Cabo”.  You’ve heard about Sammy Hagar’s Bar, the Cabo Wabo Cantina.  You’ve heard about Cabo as a celebrity destination for people like Jennifer

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