The Real Estate Agent of Curacao tells: How to buy property on Curacao as a Foreigner
THE REAL ESTATE AGENT OF CURACAO TELLS: How to buy property on Curacao as a Foreigner
Are you dreaming of buying a house on Curacao? If so, you are probably wondering if it is even possible for foreigners to buy property on the beautiful island of Curacao. The answer is yes! While it may take some extra effort, there are several ways for foreigners to purchase real estate in Curacao. Keep reading to learn more about how you can make your dream of owning property in Curacao come true.
The first thing to know is that while it is legal for foreign nationals ( except people from The Netherlands) to purchase property in Curacao, there are certain restrictions for staying at your property for a certain period of time. The government is facilitating new buyers from abroad with the so called investors permit. You can read all requirements and what it would mean for you in our blog about the investors permit here. For the purchase of the property alone there is no restriction other than what all buyers need to provide like official identification, a source of funds and a proof of address.
So now you know that it is very easy to buy property on Curacao, it’s time to start looking at properties! There are several different types of properties available in Curacao, from beachfront villas and luxurious apartments to cozy bungalows and spacious family homes. Depending on your budget and preferences, you should be able to find something that suits your needs perfectly.
Another important factor when considering purchasing property in Curacao is making sure you understand all of the local laws and regulations regarding the possibilities of renting it out. Not in all neighbourhoods this is allowed. When renting out don’t forget that you have to pay taxes. You can read more about this subject in our blog here.So it is very important to make sure that you have a trusted real estate agent who can help guide you through the process and ensure everything goes smoothly. They will help you chose the right notary for example. Something that is obligatory on Curacao. Also it is important to have your realtor guide you through the invoice of the notary, to explain whats is on it and are the buyers cost correctly calculated.
Buying property on Curacao can be a great investment opportunity as well as a way to enjoy life on one of the Caribbean’s most beautiful islands. With proper research and preparation, overseas buyers can easily find their dream home or vacation destination without having to worry about breaking any local laws or regulations. So what are you waiting for? Get started today! Buying property on Curacao has never been easier! Take a look what we have to offer online or contact us for our silent sale listings.
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