San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico:  2011 3rd Quarter Market Report

It’s time again for my quarterly real estate report and the news continues to remain positive!  This past quarter 14 more sellers and buyers were able to move forward to pursue new adventures.  San Carlos continues to attract Mexican Nationals, Canadians, and Americans as well as others from around the world.  I cannot count how [...]

San Carlos Pueblo Escenico Initiative

This Initiative requests that the Sonoran State Government create the new designation of Pueblo Escenico for San Carlos based on our natural scenic beauty and the importance of creating and maintaining San Carlos in an environmentally clean and visually pleasing manner. We are proposing that San Carlos become the first State  community awarded this designation [...]

Big Ideas for Small Room Design in San Carlos, Sonora

As I have quoted many times before, small is the new big and this is especially true when many people search for their second or often, third home in Mexico.  I recently had the opportunity to stage a small condo on the beach here in San Carlos.  This studio unit , with a gorgeous view [...]

An Unbeatable Combination:  San Carlos, Sonora & Chilko Lake, British Columbia

Watching the Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Vancouver, British Columbia from my home in San Carlos, Sonora reminded me that I have found an unbeatable combination.  Vancouver’s motto is “where the mountains meet the sea,” and we refer to San Carlos as the city where “the desert meets the sea.”   My Canadian home is at [...]

San Carlos, Sonora February 2010 What You Get For....

San Carlos Golf Course What:  A two-bedroom two-bath Spanish charmer located on the San Carlos Golf Course. How Much:  $319,000 Size: 2,400 sq. ft. usable Setting:  Situated on the 16th fairway of the 18-hole Roy Dye Designed Golf Course El Tesoro, the treasure is the perfect name for this charming home within the gated community [...]

Tidbit, My Mexican Muse

Last spring my heart was yearning to share love and the object of my affection arrived in the form of a Mexican rescue puppy.  I turned on my laptop one morning and saw an ad on our local community board for “Tidbit.”  Needless to say, I fell in love immediately and called the people that [...]

2010 Winter Olympics in San Carlos, Sonora

This youtube video brought tears to my eyes and it makes me home sick for my other home, Canada.  This Friday I will be hosting family visiting from British Columbia to watch the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics hosted by the gorgeous city of Vancouver.  I admire people that have a dream and [...]

Holland America Arrives in Guaymas, Sonora!

My family, visiting from British Columbia, Canada and Calgary, Alberta really enjoyed the festivities provided as a welcome for the   Holland America cruise line passengers today in Guaymas.  By the looks of the streets around town the passengers were out enjoying their 9-hour port of call.  From Mexican Mariachi bands to local shrimp tacos they [...]

Guaymas, Sonora Pearl Farm

There is nothing that makes a Scottish person more stubborn then telling them that something is impossible.  With the last name of McLean, trust me I know! This was the case with Douglas McLaurin, co-owner of the Pearl Farm in Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico.  While working on a class project during his studies in Biochemistry Engineering [...]

This home has everything you desire in Mexican resort style living.  Located within the lovely gated community of the Royal Golf Club and situated on the 16th fairway this home has gorgeous outdoor living that expands to the grounds of the golf course and includes the adjacent lot. Lush landscaping surrounds the refreshing pool and [...]