Embassies

U.S. Embassy in Mexico, Paseo de la Reforma 305, Colonia Cuauhtemoc, 06500 Mexico City; tel. +52 (555) 080-2000, ext. 0 (consular services); email: acsmexicocity@state.gov; website: http://mexico.usembassy.gov/.
Mexican Embassy in the U.S., 1911 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20006; tel. (202) 728-1600; website: http://embamex.sre.gob.mx/eua/.

Canadian Embassy in Mexico, Schiller 529, Colonia Bosque de Chapultepec (Polanco) Delegación Miguel Hidalgo, 11580 Mexico City; tel. +52 (555) 724-7900 (reception) or +52 (555) 724-7900 (consular services); email: mex@international.gc.ca; website: www.canadainternational.gc.ca/mexico-mexique/index.aspx.

Mexican Embassy in Canada, 45 O’Connor St., Suite 1000, Ottawa, Ont. K1P 1A4; tel. (613) 233-8988; email: info@embamexcan.com; website: http://embamex.sre.gob.mx/canada.

Expat Resources

Mexico in general There is lots of information about Mexico on the internet. Here are a few general-information sites that we’ve found reliable:
www.mexicodaily.com.
www.mexonline.com.
www.mexicoweb.com.mx.
www.virtualmex.com.

Ajijic/Lake Chapala

The Lake Chapala Society, 16 De Septiembre #16A, Ajijic; tel. +52 (376) 766-1140; website: www.lakechapalasociety.org.Founded in 1955, the services provided by the Lake Chapala Society contribute significantly to the ease of living here.

Other helpful information about living and traveling in the Lake Chapala area can be found on these sites:
www.mexico-insights.com.
www.chapala.com.
www.lakechapalaguide.com.
www.amigosdelago.org.

San Miguel de Allende

For information about San Miguel, start with:
www.portalsanmiguel.com.
www.sanmiguelguide.com.

Puerto Vallarta area

For information on the Puerto Vallarta area, here are a few sources:
www.visitpuertovallarta.com.
www.puertovallarta.net.
www.allaboutpuertovallarta.com.
www.banderasnews.com

Pacific Coast

For information about Huatulco and Manzanillo:
http://magazine.mx/huatulco.html.
www.huatulco.com.mx.
www.tomzap.com.

Mérida and Environs

Yucatán Today, Calle 39, #483 interior, entre 54 y 56 Centro, Mérida, Yucatán; tel. +52 (999) 927-8531; website: www.yucatantoday.com – a free monthly magazine published in English and Spanish by Judy and Juan Mier y Terán. It includes notes about expat activities, recommendations for the best places to eat and visit, and lots of ads that will help connect you to any service you might need.

Online, look for Mérida- and Yucatán-related information at:
www.yucatanliving.com
www.travelyucatan.com.

Caribbean Costa Maya

For information about the Costa Maya:
www.bill-in-tulsa.com.
www.xcalak.info.

Health Insurance Companies

Bupa México, website: www.bupa.com.mx.

MetLife Mexico, website: www.metlife.com.mx.

Monterrey-New York Life, website: www.monterrey-newyorklife.com.mx.

Grupo Nacional Provincial, website: www.gnp.com.mx.

Immigration

Instituto Nacional de Migración, website: www.inami.gob.mx.

Real Estate Contacts

For information on real estate developments across Mexico, contact International Living’s preferred real estate advertiser:

Pathfinder International, email: info@pathfinderinternational.net; website: www.pathfinderinternational.net.

Note: The following information is organized by general geography: Central Highlands, Baja California (Norte and Sur), the Pacific Coast, and the Yucatán Peninsula.

Central Highlands

Lake Chapala
Coldwell Banker Chapala Realty, Hidalgo #223, Chapala, Jalisco 45900; tel. +52 (376) 765-2877; website: www.chapala.com/chapala/realty.html.

Lake Chapala Real Estate, Marvin Golden and Barbara Mercik; email: info@choosechapala.com; website: www.choosechapala.com.

Ajijjic Rentals & Management, Calle Colón #1, Ajijic, Jalisco 45920; tel. +52 (376) 766-1994 or (877)-613-5985 (from the U.S. and Canada); website: http://ajijicrentalsandmanagement.com/contact/.

Access Lake Chapala, Calle Morelos #13A, Ajijic, Jalisco; tel. +52 (376) 766-3654; website: www.accesslakechapala.com.

San Miguel
Calderoni Properties, Zacateros # 21, Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700; tel. +52 (415) 154-8164 or +52-1 (415) 153-5417; Vonage: (713) 589-9911; email: info@calderoniproperties.com; website: www.calderoniproperties.com.

Colonial Real Estate, Correo Street #3., Main Square, San Miguel de Allende; tel. +52 (415) 154-4971 or (415) 154-1972; website: www.colonial-realestate.com.

Realty San Miguel, Hernández Macías, 101 (just off Pila Seca), Centro, San Miguel de Allende; tel. +52 (415) 185-8311 or +52 (415) 185-8407 and (214) 550-4898 (in the U.S. and Canada); email: info@realtysanmiguel.com; website: www.sanmiguelrealestate.com.

RE/MAX Colonial, Recreo #14, Colonia Centro, San Miguel de Allende 37700; tel. +52 (415) 152-7363 and (512) 275-6303 (in the U.S.); email: mail@realestate-sma.com; website: realestate-sma.com.

Guanajuato
Casa Solaris (Gerardo Araujo), Calle del Sol #15, Guanajuato; tel. +52 (473) 734-0880 or +52 1 (473) 107-3754; email: casa.solaris@live.com.mx; website: www.realestateinguanajuato.com.mx.

The Pacific Coast

Puerto Vallarta
Coldwell Banker La Costa, Local 24, Calle Ancla, Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco; tel. +52 (322) 223-0055 for Marina Vallarta office, +52 (322) 222-2604 for Old Town Vallarta office, and (866) 978-8060 (toll-free from the U.S.); website: www.cblacosta.com.

PV Realty, Av. de México 1320, Puerto Vallarta, tel. +52 (322) 222-4288; email: info@pvre.com; website: www.pvre.com.

Tropicasa Realty, Púlpito 145-A, Olas Altas, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 48380; tel. +52 (322) 222-6505 and (866) 978-5539 (toll-free in the U.S.) or (888) 420-0966 (in Canada); email: info@tropicasa.com; website: www.tropicasa.com.

The region’s multiple listing service can also be very helpful. The website is mlsvallarta.com.
Manzanillo
Candy King Real Estate, Avenida Lázaro Cárdenas 795, Las Brisas, Manzanillo, Colima 28210; tel. +52 (314) 334-2712 or (877) 701-5892 (toll-free); email: info@CandyKingRealEstate.com; website: www.manzanillopacificrealestate.com.

Manzanillo Real Estate Professionals, Boulevard Miguel de la Madrid 14540-1, Santiago, Colima; tel. +52 (314) 334-6050; website: www.manzanillorealestate.com

Yucatán Peninsula

Campeche
MBuenfil Bienes Raices, Calle 10, #133, Barrio de San Francisco, Campeche, Campeche 24010; tel. +52 (981) 811-7066; email: mbuenfil@hotmail.com; website: www.mbuenfil.com.

Mérida and the Gulf Coast of Yucatán
Mérida Homes Real Estate, Calle 64 #400-B x Calle 45 y 47, Centro C.P. 97000 Mérida, Yucatán; tel. +52 (999) 928-9009 and +52 (999) 129-3815; website: www.meridahomes.com.

Mexico International, Calle 29 #80 x 12 y 10, Col. México, Mérida 97125; tel. +52 (999) 920-6856; email: miguelsmexico@gmail.com; website: www.mexintl.com.

Real Estate Yucatán, Mérida; tel. +52 (999) 944-1315; email: gabriela@realestateyucatan.com; website: www.realestateyucatan.com.

Tierra Yucatan Real Estate, Mérida; tel. +52 (999) 923-7615; email: jen@tierrayucatan.com; website: www.tierrayucatan.com.

Cancún

Cancun Bienes Raices, tel. +52 (998) 898-1240 and +52 (998) 898-1241; website: www.cancunrent.com.

Century 21, Plaza Solare Local #204, Avenida Bonampak and Sayil, Sm 6C, Cancún; tel. +52 (998) 267-7811; website: www.c21playa.com.

Puerto Morelos and Playa del Carmen

Playa Real Real Estate, Calle 12 Norte con 5a Avenue #221, Apt 1, Playa del Carmen 77710; tel. +52 (984) 873-0447 or +52 1 (984) 156-2469; email: info@playareal.com; website: www.playareal.com.

Cozumel

Cozumel Living, Calle 23 Sur #1488 at the end of 15 Avenue bis, Cozumel; tel. +52 (987) 869-2345 and +52 (987) 869-0476, or (214) 230-6601 (in the U.S.); email: nancy@cozumelliving.com; website: www.cozumelliving.com.

RE/MAX Complete, 10 Avenida South between 17 and 19, Cozumel 77600; tel. +52 (987) 869-1234 and (877) 833-3419 (toll-free from the U.S.); email: info@cozumelforsale.com; website: www.cozumelforsale.com.

Tulúm

Playa Real Realtors, Calle 12 Norte con 5a Avenue #221, Local 2, Playa del Carmen 77710; tel. +52 (984) 873-0447; website: playareal.com.

Costa Maya

The following are real estate brokers that regularly deal in sales and rentals at Mahahual, Chetumal, Lake Bacalar, and other areas of the Costa Maya:

Bacalar Properties, Bacalar; tel. +52 1 (983) 102-0852; email: stevenbacalar@gmail.com; website: www.bacalarproperties.com.

Mexico International, Calle 29 #80 x 12 y 10, Colonia México, Mérida 97125; tel. +52 (999) 920-6856; email: miguelsmexico@gmail.com; website: www.mexintl.com.

Playa Real Realtors, Calle 12 Norte con 5a Ave. #221, Local 2, Playa del Carmen 77710; tel. +52 (984) 873-0447; website: www.playareal.com.

Relocation Services

International Sea and Air Shipping, tel. (866) 780-3768 (toll-free); website: www.internationalmoving.com.

Mexico Forwarding, Post Office Box 2025 (78551), 2404 Wilson Road,
Harlingen, TX 78552;
tel. (956) 440-0634 or (800) 684-3894 (toll-free); email: mexico@mexico-forwarding.com; website: www.mexico-forwarding.com.

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