Podcast 60: Retiring in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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Located in Mexico’s central highlands, San Miguel de Allende is one of the top retirement destinations for foreigners. The perfect spring weather, vibrant expat community, artistic scene and deep culture are only some of the reasons why San Miguel is so popular. Our guest today is real estate agent Veronica Alvarado. She shares everything that makes San Miguel de Allende a great place to retire. There’s so much information in this episode about rental properties, transportation, healthcare, food, and culture in San Miguel de Allende that you don’t want to miss. 

What’s in this episode?

0:00 What’s in this episode?

1:32 Sights and smells of San Miguel de Allende 

2:37 Transportation to the nearby main cities

3:35 Weather in San Miguel

5:53 How to get to San Miguel from abroad

7:03 Rental market and housing

8:54 Seasonal or long term rentals

9:43 Purchasing properties: Condos and homes

9:58 Popular neighborhoods for foreigners

10:57 Cost of properties 

11:52 Purchasing furniture

13:05 Are properties furnished

13:38 Healthcare

15:21 Public transportation

16:10 Food shopping 

17:23 What makes San Miguel unique

What you will learn:

  • What makes San Miguel de Allende different from other cities
  • What the weather is like in San Miguel
  • All about the rental market and the cost of properties
  • All about health care, transportation, and food 
  • What makes San Miguel unique


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