Life In Guanajuato
02-25-2018, 06:24 PM,
Life In Guanajuato
Hello all:

I cam edown to Guanajuato this past January and literally fell in love with the place and the people. I even met up with three realtors to look for a home. I have a private sale possibility, too. All signs point towards "Yes for GTO".

However, I thought I might as some of you for your input on two questions.

First, are there any serious snags about buying a home if you do it carefully and with the right Notario Publico?

Second, is GTO enough of a City to keep a person interested and active and socialized with local people and gringos for many years?

I am expecting to begin to stay there three or four months during our Nordic Winter and probably get to half time here and half time there. I already speak enough Spanish to feel comfortable in superficial situations. I love the friendliness of the people and La Cuidad es la joya ende toto de Mexico. Mi opinion. Que piensa, usted?

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02-27-2018, 09:43 PM,
RE: Life In Guanajuato
All I can say is that we have a much busier, enjoyable, and fulfilling social life in GTO than we ever did in the States. There are options for activities nearly every day here.
02-28-2018, 08:52 PM,
RE: Life In Guanajuato
Hi James,

I've been living here full-time since 1991, worked full time for 24 of those years, and have been happily retired for over 2 years. Now that I'm retired I have even more time to enjoy this city and travel within Mexico.

I know several friends, including me, who bought homes without any problems.

I believe that the more Spanish you learn, the more you will fit in, feel like a part of the city, make Mexican friends, and enjoy living here.

If you use Facebook, check out the Guan What page I started where we list all (well, we try to list them all) the cultural and academic events happening here. With all of these things to do, in addition to about a dozen other local festivals during the year, you'll never be bored!


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