The Bahamas Real Estate Market Report: Prices & Trends in 2019

The Bahamas Real Estate Market Report: Prices & Trends in 2019

The Bahamas is well-known around the world as an attractive location for foreign investors. Its stable economy, relative wealth and favorable tax laws make it a safe and relatively easy-to-enter market for those with money to invest.

But is the Bahamas real estate market as good as it sounds?

While investment funds in The Bahamas attract attention around the globe, the country’s real estate market is sometimes overlooked. There is, however, definitely opportunity here — especially if you’re interested in establishing a presence in the country.

Today I’ll give you a brief overview of some of the current Bahamas real estate prices and trends, as well as looking at where some of the best opportunities in the country’s real estate market lie.

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Trusted Property Management in The Bahamas

Trusted Property Management in The Bahamas

Buying a rental property — or multiple rental properties — is a great way to establish a presence in The Bahamas and generate some passive income at the same time.

Of course, if you don’t intend to live in the country, you’ll have to outsource the task of managing your properties and liaising with your tenants to another person or company.

Today, I’m going to take a look at the role of property managers for Bahamian rentals. We’ll examine how to find a Bahamas property management team you can trust, and what to expect in your role as landlord.

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Finding Property for Sale in The Bahamas

Finding Property for Sale in The Bahamas

Buying real estate in The Bahamas can be appealing for a variety of reasons. The weather is typically pleasant, the people are friendly, and the country’s tax laws are very appealing to many foreign nationals. 

Although The Bahamas is a relatively small country, geographically it includes over 700 islands and keys. So before you can find property for sale in The Bahamas, you have to pin down what you’re looking for.

In this post, I’ll examine the advantages and disadvantages to real estate for sale in different areas of The Bahamas, as well as the various types of property you can buy and the processes and legal requirements associated with each.

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Commercial Real Estate in The Bahamas

Commercial Real Estate in The Bahamas

The Bahamas is the third-wealthiest country in North America, behind only Canada and the United States. The country’s wealth, stability and favorable taxation system makes it a popular choice for investors around the world — including those seeking to purchase real estate.

The Bahamas commercial real estate market offers many opportunities for the savvy investor, but as with any major purchase, it’s essential to do your homework first.

In this post, I’ll examine both the benefits of and requirements for purchasing commercial real estate in The Bahamas and offer you some tips on what to look for when you start shopping.

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Your Guide to Buying a House in The Bahamas

Your Guide to Buying a House in The Bahamas

There are plenty of great reasons to consider buying a house in The Bahamas. 

The islands enjoy better weather than most of the world. The people are friendly — just ask the thousands of expats who call The Bahamas home — and the lifestyle is relaxed. There are numerous tax advantages to Bahamian residency and buying property in The Bahamas can be the first step toward citizenship — and help you fast-track the application process.

Of course, buying real estate in The Bahamas is a major commitment. Although the Bahamian real estate market is considered relatively stable, prospective buyers should always exercise due diligence before any significant purchase (especially if that purchase is in a foreign country).

In this guide to buying Bahamas real estate, I’ll take you through some of the most important considerations and provide some useful advice and resources to make your purchase straightforward and free of unexpected surprises.

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Where to Find Bahamas Houses to Rent

Where to Find Bahamas Houses to Rent

The property market in The Bahamas has been slowly inching upwards in recent years as the demand for luxury homes in particular increases. Whether you’re looking for an extended holiday, a second home for regular getaways, or somewhere to live while taking advantage of a business opportunity, it’s essential to do your research before you commit.

Securing a rental property in The Bahamas doesn’t have to be challenging. The Bahamian government is relatively welcoming to foreign visitors and investors. And although renting a property does preclude you applying for a Home Owners card, it does offer the freedom to get acquainted with this tropical archipelago before committing to a specific area.

In this post, I’ll discuss a few things you need to know about Bahamas real estate rentals, including the best locations, the types of properties available and what to expect when renting a home.

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