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The Top 11 Reasons to Invest in Belize
Viewed 12440 times since Wed, Nov 6, 2013
Stability Belize has a stable, democratic government, the economy in Belize is stable and balanced, the currency is pegged to the US dollar, the legal system is based on the British legal framework, and Belize is still an independent member of the Br... Read More
Where can i go to look for real estate?
Viewed 10382 times since Thu, Dec 7, 2006
When it's time for you to purchase real estate for investment or retirement, don't gamble- consider the security of doing business in a country with English as it's official language- the contracts you sign are in English, and you will be subject to ... Read More
How to Buy Property in Belize
Viewed 8223 times since Tue, May 20, 2014
For anyone looking to buy property in Belize, this guide gives a first class starting point Steps 1 Why Belize? 2 Belize is the only English-speaking country in Central America and has retained strong links with the UK.The country still recognises... Read More
Five Things You Must Know Before Buying Property In Belize
Viewed 6821 times since Mon, Aug 15, 2011
Buying property is always a stressful process and can be even more so when purchasing in a foreign country. However, Belize is part of the British Commonwealth with a legal system that shares the same British common law as does Canada and the United ... Read More
How to get building permits in Belize
Viewed 6545 times since Sat, Jan 4, 2014
The building season for many foreign investors in Belize starts now. We have compiled this information that may be useful for those first time builders in Belize. The info has been vetted by the Central Building Authority prior to its release. If you... Read More
I was in Belize for the first time a couple months ago, and my wife and I are thinking of purchasing a property in Ambergris Caye where we could live for several months of the year. I spoke to a bank in my city, and they told me they will not give a
Viewed 4939 times since Sun, May 27, 2012
"If I cannot make my payments for some reason and the Belize Bank takes my property, can they also take my assets in Belize (or in Canada)? " No, they can’t. But, don’t make the mistake of signing over any U.S. based property to the ba... Read More
StrataTitle - What is it, and how is it applied?
Viewed 4581 times since Mon, Oct 24, 2011
You are probably familiar with the concept of  “Title” ….. so what is “Strata Title”? Essentially, Title to land is documentation of ownership of a defined piece of earth.      Strata Title is a tit... Read More
Insuring Your Property
Viewed 4171 times since Mon, Oct 24, 2011
Property Insurance - What is available, what does it cost? Good insurance coverage is available in Belize. There are several companies from which to choose, and naturally the policies vary a bit company by company. The commentary below is a overview... Read More
Building permits on Ambergris Caye: What are the requirements for building on Ambergris Caye? Permits, time constraints, can we be our own builder and can we bring our own plans from a USA certified architect?
Viewed 3814 times since Thu, Jan 1, 2015
You will need a building permit.  Complete plans are to be submitted to the local housing authority for review, after which permits are issued.   Go to the Town Board and ask for zoning and other conditions that affect your area before desi... Read More
Can you get property insurance on a wooden house on the Caye? If so, through which company??
Viewed 390 times since Thu, Aug 30, 2018
RF&G won't insure wooden structures on the Caye, some have contents insurance thru RFG if it was grandfathered in from a longstanding policy, if you let it lapse, you won't get insurance again. Very few insurance company insure wooden s... Read More