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Oxapampa

Postby woodchuck » Sat May 16, 2020 12:15 pm

We have two casitas in Huaral.
One is to live in and the other to rent to pay for the expenses of our pet sanctuary.
We have outgrown our space & am considering buying a home & land in Oxapampa.
Can any expats share their opinions on Oxapampa - please?
It would be great to talk to some expats that are actually living in/or have lived in Oxapampa.
Thanks for your help.
Stay safe!


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Re: Oxapampa

Postby Alpineprince » Sat May 16, 2020 1:00 pm

Never lived there, but have Family there, and visit frequently. Great Place along with Pozuzo!
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Re: Oxapampa

Postby woodchuck » Sat May 16, 2020 3:12 pm

Would it be ok to talk to your family briefly?
This is a big decision for us as we have invested a lot of money in Huaral.
Thanks for your response.
A "PM" would work best for us.
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Re: Oxapampa

Postby samthesham » Sun May 17, 2020 12:55 pm

woodchuck wrote:We have two casitas in Huaral.
One is to live in and the other to rent to pay for the expenses of our pet sanctuary.
We have outgrown our space & am considering buying a home & land in Oxapampa.
Can any expats share their opinions on Oxapampa - please?
It would be great to talk to some expats that are actually living in/or have lived in Oxapampa.
Thanks for your help.
Stay safe!


You didn't list a price for the casitas.
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Re: Oxapampa

Postby Alan » Sun May 17, 2020 1:00 pm

woodchuck wrote:We have two casitas in Huaral.
One is to live in and the other to rent to pay for the expenses of our pet sanctuary.
We have outgrown our space & am considering buying a home & land in Oxapampa.
Can any expats share their opinions on Oxapampa - please?
It would be great to talk to some expats that are actually living in/or have lived in Oxapampa.
Thanks for your help.
Stay safe!


We spent a few days there last year. The city hosts a fairly large music festival every year. I remember thinking that it would be a nice place to live. Organized, clean, and plentiful, cheap food. I was told that it is becoming an "in" destination, which is pushing up prices. Downside is that you need to drive out on a pretty funky, twisty road. All paved though.
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Re: Oxapampa

Postby woodchuck » Fri May 22, 2020 12:31 pm

Alan, your evaluation is 100% correct IMO.
The CoVID 19 virus has made sellers a bit more inclined to accept discounted cash offers.
My only concern is the very high humidity (90%) many months of the year.
The music festival is always scheduled during the best months weather-wise.
Thanks for your feed-back & stay safe.
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Re: Oxapampa

Postby Slippin' Jimmy » Fri May 22, 2020 2:24 pm

woodchuck wrote:Alan, your evaluation is 100% correct IMO.
The CoVID 19 virus has made sellers a bit more inclined to accept discounted cash offers.
My only concern is the very high humidity (90%) many months of the year.
The music festival is always scheduled during the best months weather-wise.
Thanks for your feed-back & stay safe.


The perceived humidity level in Oxapampa, as measured by the percentage of time in which the humidity comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable, does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining a virtually constant 0% throughout.

https://weatherspark.com/y/22337/Averag ... Year-Round
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Re: Oxapampa

Postby Alan » Sat May 23, 2020 12:53 pm

I had no idea about those humidity levels! Sounds like you'd need a set of gills during the worst months.

Gives credence to the adage of renting before buying.
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Re: Oxapampa

Postby woodchuck » Mon May 25, 2020 6:18 pm

Slippin' Jimmy offered a great report on the weather in Oxapampa.
It shows the humidity levels are rarely (if ever) in the 90% range.
You have to realize this is the "high jungle" and most of us are not used to this type of weather
Stay safe.

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