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by woodchuck
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:59 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Expat relocation advice
Replies: 0
Views: 572

Expat relocation advice

In the last two (2) years, my Peruvian wife & I have researched & visited offers of land - outside of the general Lima area - for our pet sanctuary. We now feel we have a good general knowledge of prices in these areas & have contacts there. If you are looking for any amount of land - 1,...
by woodchuck
Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:58 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Land in Caraz (plus home ok)
Replies: 1
Views: 460

Land in Caraz (plus home ok)

I have friends from Colorado that are expert mountain climbers. They are seeking to purchase land (and a possible home) in Caraz. They have a budget of 120,000 soles plus more if they borrow from their retirement plan. If anyone has any info to share, this would be greatly appreciated. Happy New Yea...
by woodchuck
Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Manufactured housing
Replies: 5
Views: 988

Re: Manufactured housing

My interests are in "trailers" also, due to the transportation issue.

Happy New Year to everyone.
by woodchuck
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Manufactured housing
Replies: 5
Views: 988

Manufactured housing

Does anyone have information concerning manufactured housing in Peru? Years ago, people referred to these houses as "trailers", but they have come a long way. What companies offer MH's in Peru? What are the average costs for a 2 bedrooms, 2 baths model? Are there any issues with transporti...
by woodchuck
Wed Dec 30, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Establishing Credit in Peru
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Re: Establishing Credit in Peru

I do believe the OP has yet to be answered.
"What are the good credit cards to apply for?"
Best wishes & Happy New Year to everyone.
by woodchuck
Sun Dec 20, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: There's A China Virus Vaccine!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2140

Re: There's A China Virus Vaccine!!

This post is very convoluted & even talks about guns (not on topic). I am posting about 69roadrunner's post "calm yourself, the virus will pass." That's what Donald Trump said some 11 months ago & look where the U.S. is. CA has more deaths than in entire countries! I feel there is ...
by woodchuck
Sun Dec 20, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Online sellers in Peru?
Replies: 0
Views: 497

Online sellers in Peru?

How many online sellers are there in Peru?
I use Mercado Libre a lot, but I am told there are others.
Who are these other online sellers & what are their reputations?
Thank you in advance for your help.
Happy Holidays & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: What does Peru need?
Replies: 36
Views: 3651

What does Peru need?

I am talking about other business and/or services in other countries.
Best wishes & stay safe.
Merry Christmas to all.
by woodchuck
Thu Dec 10, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Recommended restaurants in Lima
Replies: 7
Views: 1007

Re: Recommended restaurants in Lima

Good idea.
Best wishes & stay safe.
Merry Christmas
by woodchuck
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Purchase a home & land in Cajamarca
Replies: 3
Views: 620

Re: Purchase a home & land in Cajamarca

Thanks for the info.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Purchase a home & land in Cajamarca
Replies: 3
Views: 620

Purchase a home & land in Cajamarca

I have friends from northern NY who want to relocate to Peru. They are looking at places in Cajamarca that are: 1. Warm & sunny at least most of the year 2. Some land (2,000 m2 +) to grow their own food 3. Possibly small stream or pond 4. Fair price Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank yo...
by woodchuck
Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Changing $$ to soles
Replies: 1
Views: 508

Changing $$ to soles

We are purchasing a home where the $$ is seldom used; they would prefer soles for the transaction. Any advice how to exchange a significant amount of dollars to soles? Would the "cambio offices" be interested in participating; how about select banks? What can we do to not encounter much of...
by woodchuck
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best small businesses in Peru?
Replies: 2
Views: 524

Best small businesses in Peru?

What are your opinions about BEST small businesses in Peru?
Best = most profitable for the investment & time required to administer.
Small = business can be run with 1 owner and 5 employees or less.
Feel free to PM me.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Best wishes & stay safe. :D
by woodchuck
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: House &/or land in Churin area (hot springs)
Replies: 1
Views: 530

House &/or land in Churin area (hot springs)

My Peruvian wife & I would like to purchase a house and/or land in the Churin area for possible future tourist development of the hot springs. Almost any situation considered. Thanks in advance for your help. Best wishes & stay safe. :D
by woodchuck
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: House &/or land in Churin area (hot springs)
Replies: 0
Views: 548

House &/or land in Churin area (hot springs)

My Peruvian wife & I would like to purchase a house and/or land in the Churin area for possible future tourist development of the hot springs. Almost any situation considered. Thanks in advance for your help. Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Best small businesses in Peru?
Replies: 2
Views: 581

Best small businesses in Peru?

What are your opinions about BEST small businesses in Peru?
Best = most profitable for the investment & time required to administer.
Small = business can be run with 1 owner and 5 employees or less.
Feel free to PM me.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Favorite place to vacation?
Replies: 4
Views: 719

Re: Favorite place to vacation?

I have 2 favorite places:
1. The Churin (hot springs area)
The hot water is great for aches & pains plus is very therapeutic.
2. Ozapampa area
I love all the green landscapes of the many farms; recommend taking the area tours
Oxzpampa is small & very clean; they appreciate your business.
by woodchuck
Sun Nov 15, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Bolivia connections wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 1535

Re: Bolivia connections wanted

Thanks to everyone for replies.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Favorite place to vacation?
Replies: 4
Views: 719

Favorite place to vacation?

Good morning everyone.
Where is your favorite place to vacation in Peru.
What reasons cause you to choose this location?
Thanks in advance for your opinions.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Bolivia connections wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 1535

Re: Bolivia connections wanted

That the person(s) are familiar with business practices in Bolivia; even just living there would be beneficial.
by woodchuck
Tue Nov 10, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Bolivia connections wanted
Replies: 9
Views: 1535

Bolivia connections wanted

Looking for a future business partner that resides in Bolivia or has connections in Bolivia.
No investment necessary or wanted.
You can submit your qualifications to my PM.
Thanks in advance; stay safe.
by woodchuck
Tue Nov 10, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: ADOBE homes?
Replies: 13
Views: 1820

Re: ADOBE homes?

Good info; thanks Alan.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Knowledgeable person for real estate in Oxapampa
Replies: 0
Views: 703

Knowledgeable person for real estate in Oxapampa

Knowledgeable person(s) to search for homes in the Oxapampa area. Specifically, homes that are not online as we already have access to these listings. Our budget is 120,000 soles plus I have a guaranteed pension from the US. ***Also, a person with a truck going to Oxapampa to move our things from Hu...
by woodchuck
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Cottages are still available.
Replies: 0
Views: 652

Cottages are still available.

DASHA - We still have for sale 2 cottages in Huaral. We are using the bigger one to live in year-round & the smaller one to rent. Approx. 85 m2 & 60 m2 with private pool, bar-b-que area, kids play area, etc. Prices $23,000 and $19,000. We need more space for our animal rescue. With 50% cash,...
by woodchuck
Wed Nov 04, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: some advice requiered to USA citizen expat living in the Peru
Replies: 7
Views: 1362

Re: some advice requiered to USA citizen expat living in the Peru

Good info Alan.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: raw cacao
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: raw cacao

Thanks for your help Sam.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: The First Electric Bus made in Laitn America is in Peru !
Replies: 36
Views: 3107

Re: The First Electric Bus made in Laitn America is in Peru !

I apologize for this poster that routinely forgets the rules of this forum - "btw" be civil.
by woodchuck
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: raw cacao
Replies: 2
Views: 604

raw cacao

I seek help finding where to purchase - raw cacao.
Any help would be appreciated; I live in Huaral but can travel.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Sat Oct 31, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: AMERICAN COMPANY HIRING EXPERIENCED SALES REPS (START NOV 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 953

Re: AMERICAN COMPANY HIRING EXPERIENCED SALES REPS (START NOV 1)

JP, that makes no sense!
This is an offer to solicit potential customers - BY PHONE.
I have a dedicated phone to the US & the experience you require.
Is this some sort of DISCRIMINATION???
by woodchuck
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Jobs in Peru
Topic: AMERICAN COMPANY HIRING EXPERIENCED SALES REPS (START NOV 1)
Replies: 3
Views: 953

Re: AMERICAN COMPANY HIRING EXPERIENCED SALES REPS (START NOV 1)

Be careful!
I had a bad experience with this company a month ago.
The "jp" in the link stands for Jesus Perez; never returned my numerous emails.
Stay safe.
by woodchuck
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Cottages are still for sale.
Replies: 1
Views: 522

Cottages are still for sale.

DASHA - We still have for sale 2 cottages in Huaral. We are using the bigger one to live in year round & the smaller one to rent. Approx. 80 m2 & 60 m2 with private pool, bar-b-que area, kids play area, etc. Prices $23,000 and $19,000 Will have pictures soon. We need more space for our anima...
by woodchuck
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru did it again ! First Exporting Country of BlueBerries Arandanos in the World
Replies: 16
Views: 1756

Re: Peru did it again ! First Exporting Country of BlueBerries Arandanos in the World

Plaza Vea has a good pancake mix that is reasonably priced.
Blanca Flor - 720 g.
Enjoy & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Tue Oct 20, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Transferring $ from U.S.
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Re: Transferring $ from U.S.

WorldRemit.com has an online promo where you get your first three (3) transfers free. There are limits (less than $5,000) each time that you can send. I like that their conversion rate to soles is very good (today 10-20 - 3.59 soles to $1). Be careful, their consumer rating are NOT GOOD (added 10-26...
by woodchuck
Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Transferring $ from U.S.
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Re: Transferring $ from U.S.

What is the "best" way to transfer dollars from the U.S. to Peru? I am most interested in the cost factor on $15,000 - $20,000. This topic has been posted previously, just seeking any new info. I have previously used Xoom; posibly there are better options. Best wishes & stay safe. Aski...
by woodchuck
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Transferring $ from U.S.
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Transferring $ from U.S.

What is the "best" way to transfer dollars from the U.S. to Peru?
I am most interested in the cost factor on $15,000 - $20,000.
This topic has been posted previously, just seeking any new info.
I have previously used Xoom; posibly there are better options.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Buying bulk used clothing from U.S.?
Replies: 2
Views: 669

Buying bulk used clothing from U.S.?

My wife is interested in purchasing bulk used clothing from the US. Her store will be located in the Churin area of Peru. I read some time ago that importing used clothing in bulk is not permitted in Peru. I am confused as I see used U.S.clothing for sale at various locations. I am forced to buy U.S...
by woodchuck
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Agriculture contact in Boliva?
Replies: 1
Views: 645

Agriculture contact in Boliva?

I am trying to get info on a product (similar to flaxseed) grown in Bolivia.
I seek an agriculture contact in Bolivia where supposedly this product thrives with the rich soil.
Thanks for your help.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: MRI prices in Peru
Replies: 5
Views: 952

Re: MRI prices in Peru

Thanks everyone for the info.
Yes, you do have to have a doctor's prescription to get an MRI.
Stay safe.
by woodchuck
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: MRI prices in Peru
Replies: 5
Views: 952

MRI prices in Peru

Has anyone had a recent MRI here in Peru?
What was the cost for the procedure & where was it performed?
Thanks in advance for your help.
Fell free to PM me if you prefer.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Peru did it again ! First Exporting Country of BlueBerries Arandanos in the World
Replies: 16
Views: 1756

Re: Peru did it again ! First Exporting Country of BlueBerries Arandanos in the World

I have noticed that the availability & price of blueberries is excellent compared to several years ago.

Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Thu Oct 08, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: EXCON 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 954

Re: EXCON 2020

What is the theme of Excon?
Thanks.
by woodchuck
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Picoy (thermal springs of Peru)
Replies: 4
Views: 820

Re: Picoy (thermal springs of Peru)

Let's be serious - please.
The commission will be based on how useful the information is & if it results in a sale.
by woodchuck
Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cambio
Replies: 4
Views: 892

Re: Cambio

Thank you windsport for your inciteful explanation.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Expat Conversations
Topic: Picoy (thermal springs of Peru)
Replies: 4
Views: 820

Picoy (thermal springs of Peru)

Does anyone know how I can get information about land and/or houses available in Picoy or the immediate area? Will pay a commission for useable info thst results in a sale. Thanks.
by woodchuck
Thu Oct 01, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cambio
Replies: 4
Views: 892

Re: Cambio

Thanks Alan for your info.
by woodchuck
Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Cambio
Replies: 4
Views: 892

Cambio

Today I exchanged dollars for soles and received 3.58 soles for each dollar.
I have 2 questions:
1. Will this good exchange rate continue?
2. What is causing the exchange rate to continue higher?
Thanks to all, best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Wed Sep 23, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Injured shoulder
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Re: Injured shoulder

May I ask if the injury was a rotator cuff?
If you prefer, you may DM me.
Thanks for the info.
by woodchuck
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Injured shoulder
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Injured shoulder

I injured my rotator cuff/shoulder & need some info on doctors who can help me.
I always believe a sincere/legitimate reference is better than advertising.
Also if you or others you know have had a bad experience.
Thanks in advance for you help & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Wed Sep 16, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Getting your Peruvian Driver´s License
Replies: 17
Views: 4181

Re: Getting your Peruvian Driver´s License

Thanks Alan,
I may have misunderstood what my friend told me.
Best wishes & stay safe.
by woodchuck
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Expat Information
Topic: Getting your Peruvian Driver´s License
Replies: 17
Views: 4181

Re: Getting your Peruvian Driver´s License

A friend told me you do not need a drivers license if your personal car is a- moto.
Doesn't make sense but who knows what the laws are in Peru.
Best wishes & stay safe.

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