Mexico isn’t as cheap as it use to be. Yet you can still do seaside coastal living for $1000 a month (one-person) $1200 is much easier and $1500 is excellent. Of course these estimates increase for couples. Mexico is home to millions of American expats spread out around the country. The most popular expat communities are generally located in
Best Mexico Interior Cities to Retire
Best Beach Towns to Retire in Mexico
Best Border Cities to Retire in Mexico
The smaller fishing villages is where you can find great rental prices. Hot water may not always be available, but when it’s warm outside, who needs hot water? Affordably priced apartments are usually labeled rustic or Mexican style. Small Mexican towns within 10 to 15 miles from major tourist resort areas, appear to be safe and have the lowest rents. Most apartments, condos, and apartments have iron gate security regardless of the income level of the neighborhood. All areas around the Banderas Bay have been deemed safe. This is the Puerto Vallarta area, where many different communities of expat from all over the world live..
In Mexico, if illness visits you, you probably won’t die if you have $500 to $1000 in a self-funded health insurance acco8unt. However, if you have major illness and no insurance, you could bite the dirt unless you can last through a flight back to the States. This is a reality which very few people talk about. If you opt for full-time residency within Mexico, your health insurance is included. Of course they make sure you have enough money to support yourself before they grant you full-residency status.
Reliable Web Resources
Forbes List of Best Places to Retire in 2015 – pretty much the same for 2016
Cost of Living in Mexico (Video – Real Expat) Editor’s Recommendation
Facebook Group – Expats in Mexico
Books on Retirement in Mexico