Afraid You’ll Miss North America? You May Be Able to Have It All !

May 14, 2011

Here’s a quote I found on line
. "My wife and I retired in 2003 at the ages of 54 and 53, respectively. We moved to San Antonio Tlayacapan on Lake Chapala in Mexico in 2005.
Two years ago, we bought a house in La Manzanilla del Mar on the Tenacatita Bay, just a three-minute walk from the beach. It is now our primary residence. We have also kept our $320-per-month, two-bedroom rental in Chapala.
We sublet the house to an American snowbird for 6 ½ months a year. The rent covers more than 10 months of our costs each year. We think that we are living the ideal life, splitting our time between the ocean and the largest lake in Mexico." -Jonathan P., 60
US NEWS World Report )October 20, 2010
You may not be able to have a mansion at each place, but for some people having several nice places makes for a more stimulating, interesting, lively lifestyle.
I’m personally not there yet, but hope to be. I have a home in North Texas and a home here at Lake Chapala. I live at Lake Chapala and just visit my Texas home.
I’m always glad to get to North American and I’m always glad to return here to Lake Chapala.
Next, even though we’re just a 5 hour drive from  Mexico's Pacific Beaches, I it would be great to have a home on or near the beach too.
More and more of our my clients are opting for this lifestyle.
What’s Your opinion? What’s Your Dream?  
Share it with us in the comments section, below….
But, remember myself and the rest of the Dream Team are all about making Your dreams come true if they might involve a home here in the Lake Chapala. Mexico area.
So, if you want to know more about living, working, and playing at Lake Chapala (Chapala, Ajijic, San Antonio Tlayacapan, San Juan Cosala, Jocotepec or any of the developments, towns or villages along the North shore just drop me an e mail to
Please put “Lake Chapala Infoin the subject line and it will help me find your e mail quickly so I can respond to you right away.
All for now. Siempre tu amigo,


  • Seniorkentie

    Hi, Sid, After checking Google info, it reaffirms what I had learned back in school days: Mexico is considered to be a part of North America by most peoples. So, therefore, relocating to Lake Chapala, folks are still “technically” living in North America, just another Country within N.A. Yea!

  • Judith Cronin

    Sid, tell me about La Reserva – good and bad. Is it true that a 24-room hotel is being built there?

  • Sid Grosvenor

    Hi Judith,

    La Reserva has plans for a hotel, an upscale restaurant, a Club, a marina and more.

    A very wise man once told me “Buy what you see”. That being said, the developers have a good reputation, have built other developments and so far have given good value.

    There will be several sections for La Reserva in vrious price ranges. On a recent trip there one of their reps told me that people who buy a home now (some are finished and ready) that they will include a membership in the club which I was told would have a very high membership fee.

    I hope and expect that they will be successful.

    Tu amigo, Sid

  • Sid Grosvenor

    I usually refer to North Americans as being from the USA or Canada, but yes Mexico is part of North American.

    Then there’s Central American and South America. SO, I guess we could refer to the people who live there as Americans too.

    I doubt if it will be in my lifetime but I believe eventually the all three North American Countries will become one.

    People are voting with their feet now. People from the US an Canadian are going South and the Mexicans are going North.

    You may be for it or against it, but it’s certainly happening.

    Tu amigo, Sid

  • Jacklyn Llewicki

    Hello my future Friends, I am on my way to Lake Chapala and I would appreciate your help to locate a little place to call my own for 3 weeks, while I discover your Paradise.
    I am a nice senior lady, born in Paris, France, live in New York quite a while and in Los Angeles and San Diego today.
    I am very much interested in natural healing, I was a massage therapist and I do many different Hands on Healing methods…sewing and many different hobbies…

    Love and Light,


  • Sid Grosvenor

    Hi Jacqueline, Thanks for your post. I predict you will fall in love with Lake Chapala.

    I’ve just sent you an e mail with some info on our airport. I’ll have one of our team to
    contact you by e mail with more information very soon. to answer your questions.

    All for now, Tu amigo, Sid

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