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Legalities

 

The number 1 rule to buying a property in Caribbean is to make sure you have a lawyer. You
wouldn’t buy a property in the UK without a solicitor would you? Within this area we have a
selection of articles that relate to the legal facets of property in The Caribbean.
 

Visas and permits for the Caribbean

The Caribbean is made up of many islands, all of which have something special to offer visitors and migrants alike. Most foreigners moving to the Caribbean, retire there, taking advantage of its relaxed pace of life, warm weather and glorious scenery. It is rare for any non-Caribbean nationals to find work in the countries because they tend to employ nationals to complete jobs. A non-national may sometimes be considered for roles which cannot be done by a national of  More...


Tips for renovating in the Caribbean

Admit it: your dream home is a traditional plantation house tucked into a hillside amongst banana trees and with views of a sparkling blue sea… Sounds idyllic and there’s one destination famous for this type of property – the Caribbean. Some of the most stunning homes in the Caribbean are wooden plantation homes – the ones with those gorgeous verandas – brought back to life so they retain all their original features but have mod cons subtly incorporated  More...


Buying land to build on in the Caribbean

The Caribbean covers a vast area and includes many different islands, all of which have their own rules and regulations when it comes to foreigners buying property there. This article will focus primarily on Barbados as an example, however if you are planning on buying land or property anywhere else in the Caribbean, then it is really important that you do your research beforehand. It has never been easier for foreign nationals to buy property in the Caribbean, as the majority of the  More...


Lessons to be learned: a buying story from the Caribbbean

The Caribbean is renowned for its laid back-way of life, fresh food, music, and friendly people; not to mention the gorgeous tropical climate. The Caribbean is the ideal place to retire to, as there are not many jobs to be found there, but in terms of quality of life, there is a great deal on offer! John and Maggie Jacobs were enjoying retired life when they began to get itchy feet. They didn’t want to spend their days growing old in the UK and they felt they  More...


Finding a good solicitor in the Caribbean

When people move to the Caribbean it is for the relaxed way of life, the hot and tropical climate, and the friendliness of the people who live there. Moving house will always be a stressful time; however there are things you can do to alleviate some potential stresses that can occur when the correct information is not given to people. It is common to hear horror stories about people who have had their dreams of a move abroad shattered by con men, faulty documents and above all,  More...


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