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How to plan your retirement in Baja Sur: See an inspirational story for yourself

If you’re ready to stop dreaming and start planning your retirement, consider Baja California Sur in Mexico.  There, you’ll find amazing towns like Cabo San Lucas and La Paz, just two hours north.  Therefore, check out this latest episode of The Nick Fong PODCAST to learn how and when the best time is to start that new adventure.

Today, Nick Fong, the founder and broker of the number-one real estate brokerage in all of Mexico called Ronival Real Estate Joins Brighton West who knows exactly how to make that happen.  Now, uncover how to become an ex-pat and retire in Baja California Sur.  Watch the video to see Nick and Brighton talk about how Brighton did it.  Then, see how things work in Mexico.

Continue reading to uncover more about the amazing journey of retiring in Baja Sur.

Brighton West’s amazing story and background

In the video, Brighton West explains how he and his wife firstcame to visit La Paz.  After arriving, they quickly purchased a home there after falling in love with La Paz and the first home they toured.  As Brighton tells Nick, he uses his YouTube Channel, Almost Retired in Mexico, to reveal the amazing facts about the area along with his adventures there.  Also, he reveals how to become an ex-pat and how things work in Mexico to educate his followers.

After living in La Paz for almost two years quite happily, Brighton now has quite a story to tell.  To begin, he spends his winters in La Paz and his summers in Portland, OR.  When Nick asks Brighton about where he’s originally from, Brighton says that he’s lived in many places in the United States, as he details this during their interview.

Just prior to the pandemic hitting, Brighton and his wife had decided to visit La Paz.  This was after reading a blog post about it.  And, they already had some interest in Mexico after visiting some towns like Tijuana and Ensenada just south of the border.  Therefore, they went down to La Paz for a three day trip.

Once they arrived in La Paz, they “hired” an agent from Ronival Real Estate to tour some homes there – he called this a “free tour.”  Surprisingly, Brighton and his wife quickly fell in love with the first home they looked at.  Then, the submitted an offer just before they left – the process began!

How Brighton purchased a La Paz home

In the PODCAST interview, Nick asks Brighton to tell his audience about his personal experience buying a home in La Paz.  In response, Brighton reveals to Nick that once they fell in love with the first home they walked through, they submitted their offer before heading back to Portland.  From Portland, they went back and fourth a few times to get the price right.  Then, their offer was accepted and they closed the deal from Portland.

Interestingly, the pandemic hit hard right after they finalized their purchase.  After that, the value of their new home rose quickly – it “skyrocketed” according to Brighton.  Now being two years later, Brighton reveals that their home value has now doubled.  Today, they really love their home and spend every winter there in La Paz.

La Paz in Baja Sur REVEALED

In La Paz see that this city truly has it all, and as such, it is also an excellent place to live! Find the perfect place to live in one of the communities in La Paz and enjoy the beaches at the same time.  First, La Paz is the largest city and also the capital of Baja California Sur, in Mexico.  Some of the main attractions include the long Malecon overlooking the incredible Sea of Cortez and the bars and restaurants where you’ll taste the world-renowned local cuisine.

La Paz is a culturally-filled city with almost 500 years of history.  It’s a big city with plenty of fun and entertainment. Discover there many exciting places to explore.  For example, you will find the Cathedral of Our Lady of La Paz, an impressive building dating from the 19th century.  Or, if you enjoy nature, La Paz also has a whale museum, the largest and most important in the region. In this post, we are going to talk about the fantastic communities in La Paz, and also the incredible beaches that you’ll find when you decide to move to this city!

Listen to the full episode also on Apple

And Spotify!

Baja California Sur real estate

Many Americans, Canadians, and people from other countries choose to make Los Cabos and other magical towns in Baja California Sur, Mexico, their home or vacation home. Discover how to purchase your dream home in Baja. Make an appointment with the top Real Estate Broker in Baja: Nick Fong, featured on HGTV’s Beachfront Bargain Hunt.

Since 2010, Ronival has been helping clients find the best homes in Cabo and throughout Baja California Sur. And, they’re highly-skilled negotiators that’ll get you the best price. Whether you plan to buy a property or quickly sell your Baja real estate, they’ve got you covered!

If you’d like to take a tour of a property in Cabo or anywhere else in Baja California Sur, just click CONTACT to inquire. Or, call directly at 619-831-2000. Ronival will be happy to answer your questions You can also schedule a time to show you around this breathtaking location.

Ronival on YouTube

See Nick Fong in action on his RonivalYouTube Channel. Find his videos on the Rovival VLOG, where you can read a short, yet in-depth post. Below is an example of one of Nick Fong’s Ronival videos:

Thank you for reading How to plan your retirement in Baja Sur: See an inspirational story for yourself. Be sure to read other posts about Cabo and Baja California Sur on the Ronival blog. There, learn about the many wonderful aspects of Baja California Sur, Mexico, from blog posts like this.

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