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i want to retire in medellin

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i want to retire in medellin

how much will it cost me or how can i live with ony 1800 per month

Bogota, Colombia
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1. Re: i want to retire in medellin

It depends on what you're looking for.Do you want to rent or are you planning to buy, what sort of life style do you want?Colombia is not cheap anymore so factor medical/ food/rent into your monthly costs.Smaller towns will eat up less cash than city life.There are also other factors to consider when retiring in a new country( taxes/visas).

Here's a good place to help you do your home work.

Good Luck!


Medellin, Colombia
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2. Re: i want to retire in medellin

All depends on your lifestyle - $1800/month is a lot of money to most Colombians but you will have to live like a Colombian - if you want to transport your gringo lifestyle you will need more.

The average Colombian makes between 600K to 1 million pesos per month - about $300-600 - but they of course all have family and family helps when one is in need.

Services & healthcare is cheap in Colombia along with locally grown vegtables and fruits - gas, cars, clothes, electronics and processed foods can be expensive

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