Thinking of Moving to Ecuador? Take this Short Quiz (#43)


1. What is a standard rate for a lawyer here in Ecuador?
2. What’s a mixto and when are they particularly helpful?
3. One Expat buys only an oven for their apartment. Another buys a normal stove with an oven. Why the difference?
4. An expat needs to get their pet to a vet. How hard are vets to find here? What might be the most difficult part of the visit?
5. What is a “vigilante civil” and who cares?

0. Strongly recommend going to
1. Probably best to go to
2. Consider going to
3. 50/50
4. You might be ok without
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Stay tuned for more questions in a few days.

Rick Ochoa

Blue Box

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