Everything is on sale in Mexico right now. The US dollar is 20 to 1 for the peso. The Canadian is 15.6 to one today. So, if you are thinking about buying something big, like a car..or remodeling...or…a house or condo…...Now is the time.
To buy a car, you need a curp card. To get a curp card you need to have a visa that is a residence visa, as opposed to the one you receive on the airplane. To receive a residence visa you need to go to your local consulate in your country of origin. Here is the page with the information you will need.
You do not NEED to own property, but if you do, it is an advantage. So, come on down ...life is still wonderful in paradise….