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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