Category Archives: Housing

Mexico Retirement Locations – Comparing San Miguel de Allende to Chapala, Part I

I’m hearing from more and more people who’ve heard about but not visited either San Miguel de Allende or Lake Chapala, asking for information and advice, so I thought I’d offer some impressions. Continue reading

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Retirees Find House Sitting Opens the Door to a New World

Recent press releases highlighting the travels of retiree house sitters are showing that becoming a senior is not a ticket to boredom, or a sedentary lifestyle. Retirees from around the world are finding HouseCarers.com to be the key that opens the door to unique, authentic and free travel to destinations that they had once only dreamed about. Continue reading

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Do House Sitters Really Guarantee “Peace of Mind?” – A Home Owner’s Perspective

I’m so convinced and passionate about this amazing concept that I need to share my experience with home owners. I promise you’ll wonder why it took you so long to discover what I’ve known for five wonderful years – House Sitters really DO guarantee peace of mind. Continue reading

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Moving from Stuck to a World of Yes!

Every once in a while, it strikes us how circumstances can be rearranged in the most creative of ways to make a dreary life into one that is extraordinary. Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons To “Sit” through Retirement

If you would like to add travel to your retirement lifestyle, try house sitting. This professional house sitter offers 10 Top Reasons to do so. Continue reading

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Traveling? Find Someone to Look after Your Home and Pets Cost-Free

Planning a vacation or a longer trip away can throw up a few dilemmas. Leaving your home empty could be a security issue and if you have pets, who will care for them. Try this win win solution. Continue reading

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Lodging and Local Happenings in Panajachel

Are you renting an apartment for this long stay. Would you mind revealing how much you pay per month and I would love to hear how the expat community, and you, are involved in local happenings. Continue reading

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Affordable Beach Places to Stay in Mexico

We stayed in the older, colonial section of town in Mazatlan which was close to the beach, and we paid $5 a night for our hotel. Today, that same room with Wifi access runs about $12 a night when you stay multiple nights. Continue reading

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Move to Mexico? $2k a Month?

Dear Billy & Akaisha, My wife and I have become enamored with the idea of moving to Progresso, MX when we are retired (5 more years for me). We are very much homebodies, that like to eat the local cuisine … Continue reading

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Single Traveler Lodging Question

Hello Billy and Akaisha, I’ve had a brief look through your guide so far and one thing that caught my eye was that you appear to have both couchsurfed and stayed in hostel dorms. Want to change your life? Make … Continue reading

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