Antigua Real Estate
For anyone who’s ever dreamed of living on a tropical island Antigua real estate has something for everyone. Whether you have a few thousand for a timeshare, or a few million for a luxury villa Antigua is a great place to look.
Oprah Winfrey has an estate, Eric Clapton has an estate and a rehab clinic, and Robin Leach calls Antigua home for part of the year too. So you know you’ll be in good company if you purchase a piece of Antigua real estate.
If you’ve done some research you’ll probably have taken a look at Barbados. Like Antigua there is a strong British influence but unlike Antigua prices are in the stratosphere. Antigua real estate prices are where Barbados was about 15 years ago. So if you’re looking for an island with beautiful beaches, friendly people, lot’s of good restaurants, a great coral reef for diving and some of the best sailing in the Caribbean then you need to put Antigua high on your list.
Antigua real estate is a great investment whether you’re planning on relocating permanently, looking for a vacation property or an investment property. There are number of real estate agents who can guide you through the intricacies of purchasing property and show you a broad range of properties depending on your price range and unique needs.
In order to purchase Antigua real estate property, as a non-national buyer you must first obtain permission from the government. This is basically a formality but it can take up to six months to get the approval. Government ministers I spoke to said it should not take this long and are looking to speed up the service, but currently be aware it does take a while
From timeshares to one-bedroom apartments to superb luxury beachfront villas, Antigua real estate has something for everyone. For a tropical island home, whether for a few weeks a year or the rest of your life, with steadily increasing prices Antigua real estate is a risk free investment in!
If the place is good enough to vacation to time and time again, why not take the first step to living the life of your dreams and make an investment in your own piece of Antigua real estate?
Buying real estate in Antigua is not difficult but there are things you need to be aware of. For a complete guide to buying and selling real estate in Antigua order a copy of the Caribbean Real Estate Guide (Available soon).