Why Seniors Buy Mexican Real Estate in Puerto Vallarta and the Bay of Banderas In Spite of Issues
1. All have major health care options in their home countries. There is no expectation that they will receive these national health plans in Mexico. However, most have the option to buy insurance here or pay for medical treatment and continued care in Mexico. They have the option for traditional medical procedures with the private hospitals and physicians, as well as alternative care including Chinese medicine, natural remedies, and homeopathy treatments.
2. They have the luxury of various lifestyle choices.
3. Paying estate taxes is not an issue to some of the seniors, but all are aware and understand tax costs.
4. The Bay’s climate and elevation at sea level has a lot to do with health and psychological choices of these seniors. Who wants to be sick in a cold or rainy climate? Humans respond to the health benefits of sunshine, and mineral- laden sea water. Clear skies, frequent breezes and contact with nature, consciously or not, create strong impulses to live here in Vallarta and other locations in Nayarit and Jalisco.
Harriet Cochran Murray, Director of Cochran Real Estate, is a seasoned Real Estate professional both here in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and in the United States. Harriet has served in many capacities as a board member for the local Real Estate Association AMPI (AMPI is the national association of real estate professionals). She is also a member of FIABCI, NAR in the United States and a proud member of CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist), a designation of NAR. Harriet’s expertise and experience in the Real Estate and especially in the Mexican market makes her Viewpoint blog articles both informational and intriguing. Harriet is a Buyer’s Agent who specializes in getting the best deal on the right property for her clients. Click HERE to view Cochran Real Estate Listings.