Tag Archives: International Housing

Our Schengen Debacle – A Tale from One of Our Readers

We are usually very aware of visa issues. But because we were spending only a month in each European country that we were visiting, including a non-EU country, we assumed visas would not be an issue. Continue reading

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Single Black Female

Where are the best places for single black females to retire overseas? Continue reading

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I Am a Happy, Homeless Pet and House Sitter

Who wouldn’t like to travel and have FREE accommodation? Continue reading

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Buying and Selling Real Estate (Foreign or Domestic) from a Tax Perspective

In this article, we discuss U.S. expats and real estate. The most frequently asked questions on this topic include: (1) what are the tax implications when buying foreign real estate? (2) I still own real estate in the U.S. – what are the key issues to consider? Continue reading

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Is Chapala, Mexico the Place for You?

We once rented a beautiful place – spacious, sunny, all new appliances and fit our every need — except one of the neighbors had a yelping uncontrolled dog and she fed 15 feral cats… which made living there very uncomfortable! Continue reading

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Is House Sitting for You?

I am very interested in this housesitting, anywhere. Is this “club” yours? Tell me more. Continue reading

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Rising from the Ashes to Newfound Freedom

Sometimes retirement doesn’t come in a neat package – it can be thrust upon us in the disguise of uncomfortable circumstances. This is what has happened to you and we invite you to look at this as a great opportunity to reinvent yourself. Continue reading

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Important Steps to Finding Your Trusted House Sitter, Part II

In Part I, I spoke about how to list your home, whether or not to have a vehicle available to your sitter and how trust is a priority on both sides when finding your perfect sitter. These are my tips this week. Continue reading

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

 Guest blog post by Kevin Knox Kevin is a semi-retired coffee taster and buyer, world traveler, gourmand and student of yoga and meditation. He and his wife, Erin, currently spend their time between San Miguel de Allende, and Chapala, Mexico. To … Continue reading

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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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