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In Mexico, Trey Speegle Built a Home that Flows Naturally

A talk with artist Trey Speegle and architect Erik González about one of Mérida's most talked-about new homes.

Hidden Mérida: New Book Explores Yucatán’s Reawakened Residences

Yucatán’s ‘forsaken, decaying ruins, remnants of an illustrious past ... are awakening from a centuries-old siesta,’ says Susana Ordovás

Is This the Most Luxurious Mansion in Mérida?

A French-style mansion reminiscent of Versailles is on the market in Mérida for just over 50 million pesos — or around US$3 million.

Where to Buy Small Pillows With Big Impact

For our first shopping outing, let’s start with some basics. What’s the most important element of a room? What makes it successful?  Well, suffice it...

Showcase of Homes Tour

The 13th edition of the BAI Showcase of Homes opens doors to six private houses for four hours. Tickets to the self-guiding tour (800...

See Inside ‘Casa China,’ Which is on the Market for 40M...

An iconic Chinese-themed house in Col. México is on the market. Its real estate listing offers a glimpse of what's inside the flamboyant green...

To the manor born in García Ginerés

Now on the market is a dreamy and magnificent 8,000-square-foot French Colonial Art Nouveau mansion in Mérida’s most desirable neighborhood. It is a five-minute...

Mérida’s real-estate prices still soaring to new heights

Mérida's Centro and North remain the priciest areas in the city, but prices are spiking everywhere.

Building a home in Yucatán? Advice from a 2nd-generation Yucatecan architect 

Jorge Alberto Mijangos Loeza of Constructora Mijangos spots trends as well as red flags.

Classic beauty, inside and out, at the Art House

From the sidewalk, the Art House makes a grand first impression. Once inside, it continues to impress, over and over.  But let’s first go back...

New York fashion designer Jenne Maag’s Centro home will always be...

Texas-born Jenne Maag is known in the fashion world for her eponymous SoHo boutique. A lesser-known project of hers began almost 20 years ago...

2022 Showcase of Homes unlocks the doors to private spaces

The 12th edition of Fundación BAI’s Showcase of Homes will be more spectacular than ever.  Yucatán Magazine, among the event’s sponsors, got a peek at...

Deborah LaChapelle masters the art of conjuring cloud-like hues that look...

After two decades in Mérida, her homes are among the most distinctive around. They are richly styled, embrace available materials and connect to their surroundings.

An unbelievable oasis awaits in the heart of bustling Centro Histórico

Get away from it all just two blocks from Mérida’s main square.  But you need a real casona — a grand home in the city...

Jaw-dropping extravagance at every turn in this private Itzimná sanctuary

A rare, artisanal retreat beckons on a quiet street in Mérida.

Casa Quadro: A chef’s kitchen inside, and Mérida’s top restaurants around...

This turnkey modern house in Mérida's popular Santa Ana neighborhood has everything covered

At Binomio Taller, everything is in harmony

Architects started work on Casa Encanto before the property is even purchased.

Carlos de la Barrera — international experience and local expertise

Architect Carlos de la Barrera is well known in Mérida for projects that blur the line between interior and exterior and challenge established ways of doing things locally. 

Walking tours of Mérida homes and gardens begin anew

The MEL House and Garden Tour was forced to cease last year, but they begin again Tuesday, Nov. 23 and continue weekly until spring....

Why expats like to play ‘Name That House!’

It’s not a quiz show — it’s a phenomenon that occurs a lot in Mérida, and perhaps other cities in Latin America as well, where expats have fixed up their dream retirement home and as the final touch on their restoration place a plaque on the wall next to the entryway that says “Casa Flores” or some such thing.

Preview: The BAI Showcase of Homes gets personal for 2021

This year, nobody has to schedule their flights to Mérida around Fundación BAI's big fundraiser.

Colonial new to the market is large, luscious and unspoiled

Mérida Living has just listed its largest property in the Centro, a large and unspoiled treasure on Calle 47. Villa 47 starts at 13.5...

Yucatán’s new high-cost apartment trend and housing crisis

Historically, apartment living has been relatively uncommon in Mérida, with the majority of new towers and condominiums having been built in the last decade.

Casa Cocodrilo: A welcoming home with all the amenities

Casa Cocodrilo is a spacious, bright, airy, colonial-era home in Merida's bustling Centro Histórico. Elegant and welcoming, Casa Cocodrilo embraces you immediately as you...
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