San Carlos, Sonora 2010 Real Estate Summary!

Well, here we are at the end of another year and, what a year it has been!   As the clock strikes midnight tonight it is a good time to decide who we wish to become in the New Year and how we wish to create positive changes in our world.  After all, it does start [...]

Driving to San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

I often get asked what it is like to drive to San Carlos from the U.S. and having recently made the trip (for about the hundredth time) I thought I would provide a review of the drive as a sample. Most people coming to San Carlos arrive in Phoenix and then continue their road trip [...]

Christmas in San Carlos, Mexico

I had lunch the other day with an American gentleman who had just returned from his annual family Thanksgiving holiday in Mexico.  It reminded me that many people have family traditions that include joining together at a family home or a favorite family hotel.  And, often these homes or holidays that envelop your family and [...]

Small Design Solutions for Carefree Living!

Can you imagine living in an 89 square foot home?  Well, I couldn’t either until I watched this YouTube video.  This designer provides an appreciation for small living and takes it to a new level! This home is all about efficiency which is a must in 89 square feet however, the designer did not sacrifice [...]

Living the

For the past five weeks I have been in Portland, Oregon (my, how this city has grown up!) for personal and business reasons.  As I go about a typical day, I meet many people and the fact that I live in Mexico often arises in conversation.  The response is so fun because people love Mexico; [...]

San Carlos Real Estate:  The Heat is On!

We have seen from the first two quarters of 2010 that the real estate market in San Carlos is on the upswing…and in a big way!  In the 1st quarter of 2010 we saw sales increase by 38% from 2009 and, real estate sales doubled in the 2nd quarter!  We are anticipating a big increase in [...]

Homes as Nest Eggs Back in Vogue

Real Estate is still a sound investment. Just when you thought investing in real estate was old news…guess again.  I just finished reading an article about the real estate market in Munich, Germany and real estate sales in this area are up 10% .  The article stated that real estate sales are up because of [...]

San Carlos, Sonora:  2010 2nd Quarter Market Report

Those of us who live in San Carlos already understand the quality of life that she provides; we enjoy the benefits of small town living with big city amenities.  Within minutes of our homes we can be on the beach, playing a round of golf, or hopping on a boat to go fishing or racing with [...]

The Colors of Mexico in San Carlos, Sonora

Paseo Alegre  is aptly named because a drive along this “Happy Path” is a joy to behold.  I came across this little lane recently and felt compelled to take out my camera and capture the personality that this color infused block of homes provides. I am a fan of energetic and bright colors and that [...]

Five Palms Restaurant, San Carlos, Sonora:  Breaking Records Against All Odds

When owner Nino Aidi told his friends and business associates that he was going to extend his Five Palm Restaurant chain to San Carlos they told him he was crazy.  They told him that this was too risky and the timing for opening a new restaurant wasn’t good however, they forgot that Nino loves the [...]