“Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?”

“Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?”

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October 4, 2016

Hi IL, We are a couple in our 60’s and we really have our heart set on moving to a beautiful beach with a nice relaxed lifestyle. We have a reasonable social security and will not need to be spending money on a car and it’s running costs. We have been looking at all your Read more...: “Where can we live our dream by the beach on $2100 a month?”

What is required in order to apply for the permanent residency visa in Mexico?

What is required in order to apply for the permanent residency visa in Mexico?

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September 22, 2016

I am an IL subscriber, have attended a conference and have visited several countries. I need information on Mexican permanent visa. I know you can apply for permanent residence and skip temporary status. But what is required regarding how much time needs to be spent in Mexico? We stay for 13 weeks each year, plan Read more...: What is required in order to apply for the permanent residency visa in Mexico?

Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?

Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?

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September 22, 2016

I am interested in finding a home or condo in Belize and wondered if the condos have elevators in them on Ambergris Caye. Also is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 and is general day to day living affordable in this area? Caren Ann Kuffner – Belize Correspondent Caren, Read more...: Is it possible to find 2 bedroom 2 bath Condos for under $100,000 in Ambergris Caye, Belize?

Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?

Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?

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September 22, 2016

What resources would you recommend to find short term rentals (1-3 months, furnished) in Arequipa, Peru? We are interested in exploring the area as a retirement possibility, but don’t know where to look. Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru? Thanks! Diane Steve LePoidevin – Peru Correspondent Hi Diane, This Steve LePoidevin, Read more...: Where Can I Find Short Term Rentals in Arequipa, Peru?

Are There Low Cost Apartments Available for Rent in Boquete, Panama?

Are There Low Cost Apartments Available for Rent in Boquete, Panama?

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September 22, 2016

I’m a single, 72 year old woman living strictly on my Social Security income of $1,400.00 per month. I’m currently renting a Section 42 studio apartment for $443.00 per month. It’s a decent apartment that isn’t rundown but it’s decidedly very small and plain. Your literature indicates that one should be prepared to pay $650.00 Read more...: Are There Low Cost Apartments Available for Rent in Boquete, Panama?

Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?

Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?

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September 21, 2016

Hello: I am interested in moving to Vietnam. I am looking for info on gaining my visa and residency for the country. Is the process difficult? What is the best way to get my move to Vietnam started? Thanks, Arnold Wendy Justice – Vietnam Correspondent Dear Arnold, Thanks so much for your question. It sounds Read more...: Is the Visa and Residency Process Difficult For Vietnam?

“Is there any security measures expats should take when living overseas?”

“Is there any security measures expats should take when living overseas?”

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August 31, 2016

“Is there any security measures expats should take when living overseas?” I’ve always loved the idea of moving overseas but personal security has always been an issue for me since I was held at gun point when I was a younger man. What are the safest destinations to retire for an older expat and what Read more...: “Is there any security measures expats should take when living overseas?”

What country would be best for an english speaking 50 something year old African American woman to live better in?

What country would be best for an english speaking 50 something year old African American woman to live better in?

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August 24, 2016

I am interested in relocating to a different country. i have lived in United States my entire life, yet my heart has never really been here. Being an African american i love my African culture yet i’m also native american. What country would be best for an English speaking 50 something year old African American Read more...: What country would be best for an english speaking 50 something year old African American woman to live better in?

“Help finding long term housing on the West Coast of Nicaragua?”

“Help finding long term housing on the West Coast of Nicaragua?”

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August 19, 2016

I am looking for long term housing on the West Coast of Nicaragua, possibly San Juan del Sur but open to other locations. However, searching RE websites seems to only provide vacation rentals, i.e., daily, weekly, monthly at very high rates. I would like to retire there and have a budget of $1500 – $2000 Read more...: “Help finding long term housing on the West Coast of Nicaragua?”

“Which country would you recommend for a golf loving retiree?”

“Which country would you recommend for a golf loving retiree?”

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August 19, 2016

Hi, I am always surprized that there is never any mention of the game of golf. Many retired people love this wonderful, social, healthy game yet I never see it discussed. Which South American country would you recommend for the ‘golf nut’??? Larry Jason Holland – Roving Latin America Correspondent On Mexico’s Riviera Maya you Read more...: “Which country would you recommend for a golf loving retiree?”