Kelly Hayes-Raitt traded Los Angeles for a small lakeside town in Mexico and life out of a suitcase — and she’s planning on retiring that way.

“I love my house in Santa Monica, but I don’t see myself living there again,” the 56-year-old writer said. “I’m not sure I can afford it.”

She house sits for an expatriate couple, spending half the year in Ajijic, Mexico, just south of Guadalajara.

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Source: CNBC