This new construction home has all the charm of a Mexican Hacienda.  Architectural details are remembered throughout this 3,000 sq. ft. two-bedroom, two-bath home.  A self-contained and separate casita is ready for live in help, family, and friends or use it as a rental unit.  Vaulted ceilings, two fireplaces, outdoor sport court, RV parking & [...]

This new construction home has all the style and finish details of the finest resort communities.  This 2,200 sq. ft. home is situated on the 3rd hole of the San Carlos Golf Course and  is a golfer’s dream.  Three bedrooms and three baths provide comfortable living for you and your family or guests.  The open [...]

This two-bedroom, two bath home was constructed with quality and creativity in mind.  Gorgeous views from every window of the Sea of Cortez and Tetakawi Mountain from the expansive terraces.  This is the ideal home for entertaining your family and friends.  This home captures the charm of Mexican coastal living and offers every comfort and [...]

10-Day Sea of Cortez Cruise

It’s that time of year again when voyagers set sale for the sunny ports of Mexico!  Holland America is offering two Sea of Cortez sailings this year that include our own beautiful Guaymas and San Carlos, Sonora.  The first departure date is February 5, 2010 from San Diego and will dock in Guaymas on [...]

36 Hours in San Carlos, Sonora

Many of you might be familiar with the trend that “small is the new big, “ well, San Carlos is right in style! This Sea of Cortez jewel is home to about 7,500 people, many expats and also as a get-a-way for Mexican Nationals who reside in the larger cities of Hermosillo and Obregon. What [...]

San Carlos, Sonora Real Estate Licensing

I’m a fan of continuing education in fact; I went back to school as an adult to earn my degree in interior design. So, when the State of Sonora enacted Law 150 in 2006 that required licensing for all real estate professionals I was not opposed to heading back to the classroom. The classes were [...]

Oregon Ducks in San Carlos

My brother, an avid Oregonian Duck’s fan is visiting me at my home in San Carlos, Sonora. This is play off season and he was wondering if there were any sports bars in San Carlos where he could go watch the game on a big screen television. Well, as is usually the case here…you can [...]

San Carlos Shrimp Festival

Residents and visitors of San Carlos and Guaymas, Sonora enjoyed one of the many benefits of living on the shores of the Sea of Cortez this past Saturday.    Although the Sea of Cortez boasts 800 species of fish, the focus this weekend was on shrimp.  The shrimp industry is big business in this part of [...]

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Building in Mexico

When I tell people that I have built two homes in San Carlos a conversation usually ensues that involves questions about what it is like to build in Mexico and how much it costs.  I am familiar with building and remodeling in the U.S. and Canada and I have found some things similar and others very [...]

Hotel Playa de Cortes

When friends and family come to visit me in San Carlos for the first time, I take them on a tour of the area. The tour includes many points of interest in both San Carlos and Guaymas, and one of my favorite locations to share with them is the Hotel Playa de Cortes. The Southern [...]