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This Month's Featured Properties

Beautiful, quality homes in the most loved neighborhoods. Ask Michaela to show you one of these gems and begin living the life you deserve.

Take a FREE Tour and Discover!

We offer a FREE tour of the neighborhoods from Chapala to San Juan Coasala.. Discover where things are and where you might want to live.

Looking For A House RENTAL?
For rent sign, Lake Chapala
For rent sign, Lake Chapala

For rent sign in Spanish, Ajijic
For rent sign in Spanish, Ajijic

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House for Rent sign, Ajijic, Mexico

For rent sign, Lake Chapala
For rent sign, Lake Chapala


If you are looking for a long term rental, look no further!

Here is our #1 blog on how to find rentals in Ajijic. It lists every rental agency, real estate company, Facebook Page, Spanish website and so much more! ALL the information is HERE for YOU!  (for rentals over a month to a year)

Plan Your Retirement In Lake Chapala

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Elderly Woman at Gym

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Going for a Run



Over 100 blog articles packed full of information about visiting and making the expat transition to Mexico. This is your ONE STOP shop for expert advice on; Finding Rentals; Pros and Cons; Cost of Living; Buying & Selling Real Estate; Things to Do; Building; Surviving the Hot Months; & So Much More.....

 Retirement Seminar  
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Ormond terrace view


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Ormond terrace view
Ormond terrace view


It's often been said that visiting a place is way different from living in a place. Take our week long seminar and find out what it takes to move to and live in Lake Chapala.

We'll take you on tours of all the areas lakeside, you'll meet with a doctor, immigration lawyer, mover, rental specialist, real estate agent and more, so you can learn first hand what it's like to live in Lake Chapala.  In-house classes on a variety of topics such as internet & cell phone services, shopping online, home maintenance and so much more!

Looking For A Vacation Rental?
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If you are looking for a short term vacation rental then check out our new Facebook Page "Lake Chapala Vacation Rentals" or contact us and inquire about our Luxury Studio Apartment.

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If you are contemplating buying a home in Lake Chapala then this comprehensive Ebook is a must. Don't make expensive mistakes!

What this Ebook is all about and why you must have it

This Ebook covers all aspects of buying a home in Lake Chapala.


Chapter 1: Pros & Cons to Buying a Home

Chapter 2: Types of Homes Available in Lake Chapala

Chapter 3: Pros & Cons to Purchasing in a Gated Community

Chapter 4: Evaluating a Home

Chapter 5: Buying Property: Purchasing Considerations

Chapter 6: Household Water: The Vital Resource

Chapter 7: Picking a Great Real Estate Agent & Company

Chapter 8: After the Purchase: Maintaining a Home

Chapter 9 FAQ to Purchasing a Home in Lake Chapala

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Information on what it's like to live in Lake Chapala. Featured homes, expat interviews and video of various communities.  We've got it all for you!  Subscribe and enjoy our videos as our YouTube Channel grows through 2021.

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Just  Contact Us  and let us know when you would like to chat and by what method and we'll set up a time.

We also provide virtual home tours so if you have a home you would like to see then let us know!

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Now with over 1200 Followers you can join our community and keep up with what's happening in Lake Chapala and Mexico by "Liking" or "Following" our Page.


I post about what it's like to live here, current events, important information on housing, rentals, sales, immigration, healthcare, building, buying, selling, how to bring your pets to Mexico, moving, and so much more.

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Lake Chapala Real Estate

One visit to our little paradise can change your life forever!

We are the largest real estate broker in Lake Chapala and we have over 100+ listings for you to view. As a member of the Chapala Association of Realtors and the MLS, we can show you any house available on the market. Ask today!


Village Estate, Ajijic, Mexico
Lake Chapala view of Mt. Garcia
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Lomas de Ajijic community, Mexico
Ajijic house, Mexico
Raquet Club, Lake Chapala, Mexico
La Christina, Ajijic, Mexico
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West Ajijic house, Ajijic, Mexico