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by mem
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Buying a car for 12mil without a bank account
Replies: 52
Views: 1322

Re: Buying a car for 12mil without a bank account

I am kinda in dilemma between choosing a mazda 3 sedan and hyundai accent sedan. You inputs about these 2 cars would enlighten me a bit. Here's the list of strongest selling cars in Chile, meaning you'll have no problem servicing these anywhere in the country. http://www.emol.com/noticias/Autos/201...
by mem
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Electricity costs out in the country
Replies: 13
Views: 410

Re: Electricity costs out in the country

We have two passive solar hot water heaters on top of the house. Each is 250liters, one is for the kitchen and two baths and the other is for the master bath. When there is enough sun its awesome. Can take silly long hot showers with no problem of running out of hot water and its hot hot water. The ...
by mem
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Electricity costs out in the country
Replies: 13
Views: 410

Re: Electricity costs out in the country

I did the calculation on the total bill divided by the total KwH's..so it looks like most of us are paying about the same around 130sh. Yeah its not great considering thats like about 21cents USD per KwH and i hear other places in the world are getting in the range of 8-13 cents USD per KwH. Im doin...
by mem
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Electricity costs out in the country
Replies: 13
Views: 410

Electricity costs out in the country

Im out in the country in region 9, caburgua area Im paying around 135 CLP per KwH. What are you other country dwellers paying per KwH? With all these solar and hydro electricity projects that Chile has going on...are we going to see decreasing costs for electricity per KwH any time soon or even midt...
by mem
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Amazon Web Services has chosen Argentina... NOT!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 478

Re: Amazon Web Services has chosen Argentina... NOT!!!

Yes, I think Chile could be one of the best places for companies to setup datacenters, even if its just a disaster recovery datacenter. The thing that seems to trip people up is the fear of earthquakes. Living far inland, I am less worried about earthquakes here than I was in the US. In the US a 6+ ...
by mem
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Rain
Replies: 27
Views: 1217

Re: Rain

No shortage of rain in araucania. Id say its raining around 60 -70% of the time. Massive rain. I know cause I look for the sunny days for a nice hot passive solar shower without having to use the gas califont
by mem
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: Dentists / Dental Implants
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Dentists / Dental Implants

We found a great dentist. Fillings (without mercury) are 50k. Cleanings/xrays are 80k. Havent needed a crown yet so not sure. The dentist is very professional, quite excellent compared to US dentists
by mem
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Chile Residency, Citizenship, tourism and Criminal records
Replies: 14
Views: 2212

Re: Chile Residency, Citizenship, tourism and Criminal records

It was a reckless driving misdemeanor due to excessive speed
by mem
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Chile Residency, Citizenship, tourism and Criminal records
Replies: 14
Views: 2212

Re: Chile Residency, Citizenship, tourism and Criminal records

Does anyone know if a US misdemeanor counts or will show on a criminal background check for purposes of chilean immigration? I have a family friend that wants to move to chile but has a misdemeanor from 6 years ago in the US and is concerned it will torpedo his immigration application
by mem
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Chile's Place in Latin America
Replies: 215
Views: 6107

Re: Chile's Place in Latin America

Downloaded the full document. Pure propaganda bullshit. For instance they rank cuba, a military dictatorships, as less militerized than chile. How hell do you come up with that, by any bench mark? Then there is a pile of countries, that are ranked as more piecfull than chile, that are only ranked t...
by mem
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Transferring money
Replies: 39
Views: 6844

Re: Transferring money

Chilean banks are now closing accounts and denying transfers to crypto-currency exchange companies: http://www.biobiochile.cl/noticias/economia/negocios-y-empresas/2018/03/26/dos-bancos-arremeten-contra-las-criptomonedas-y-asociacion-bitcoin-chile-acusa-boicot.shtml Technically it was 2 or 3 banks ...
by mem
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: International Wire transfer to CL and "full names"
Replies: 10
Views: 431

Re: International Wire transfer to CL and "full names"

I might try that...banco estado atm withdrawl fee just went up to 4900 pesos from 4000.