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Find your perfect property. If you need help finding the perfect property or want to try before you buy, fill out The Overseas Guides Company property resource form. You’ll be able to get information about properties (to rent and/or buy) from a variety of estate agents or request The Overseas Guides Company Resource Team to help you out.

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Letting your second home

Do you own a second home in the Caribbean and have decided - or for financial reasons, need - to rent it out? If so, our 5-point checklist should help you get started and begin generating some rental income. 1) Check regulations and complete the necessary paperwork. Confirm with your municipality and development whether your property is eligible to be rented out. Popular tourist destinations often have local laws prohibiting or limiting the rental of  More...


What to expect from an agent in the Caribbean

The Caribbean is made up of different islands, each with its own jurisdiction and ways of doing things. You should also be aware that the development of different countries in the Caribbean can greatly influence the property industry with regards to standards and the way agents work. Generally speaking the sale of property in the Caribbean is on the rise, with more people looking to invest, as well as migrate. The first step is to decide which island you want to buy on,  More...


Tips for viewing property in the Caribbean

The Caribbean has always been a popular destination for those looking for a warmer climate, slower pace of life and generally more relaxing lifestyle. It doesn’t matter whether you are buying in the UK or the Caribbean, you should always view the property before you buy it. Not doing so is a good way to end up with a house that is very disappointing and probably needs a lot of work doing to it to bring it up to the standard you might expect. Legal proceedings are also bound to be  More...


Estate agents in the Caribbean – how they work

The Caribbean is made up of many different islands, so this article will give a broad overview of the way in which estate agents work across the Caribbean. There may be differences in specific countries so it is always best to ask if you are not sure, before you commit to an agent. You should also be aware that the development of different countries in the Caribbean can greatly influence the property industry with regards to standards and the way agents work. Generally speaking  More...


Property types and areas

The Caribbean doesn’t have a ‘style’ per se, rather, they build what they can afford. It can be a conflicting image visiting a Caribbean island, as you may be walking through villages with wooden huts on minute, and looking in awe at magnificent mansions the next. Houses are built based on financial situations, weather conditions and land location. The Caribbean really does have housing of every kind, from forest shacks, wooden houses, villas and mansions and  More...


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