Relocate – retire in the beautiful Dominican Republic.
If you dream of a life on a tropical island, look no further. Relocate and retire in the Dominican Republic.
Direct, daily air service from the USA and Canada as well as from Europe is well established, serving several major international airports. The climate is perfect for warm nights and warmer days. Constant trade winds blow from the east all year bringing an ideal mix of abundant sunshine and adequate rain. The island nation is large and diverse with lovely beaches and lush, green mountains.
The government of the Dominican Republic encourages foreigners to relocate and retire in this wonderful country. Labor is inexpensive and a great choice of building materials and skilled contractors means that a fine choice of tropical homes in a variety of settings is available. Want to start a business in paradise? Hundreds of opportunities await the new resident from agriculture and dairy farming to manufacturing in the numerous free zones. The stable, friendly government of the Dominican Republic welcomes entrepreneurs.
For those interested only in staying for a few weeks or months each year, no special permits are needed. If the intention is to work, start a business, relocate – retire for long periods, foreigners may easily obtain residency in the Dominican Republic. The process is fairly simple. The applicant will need an original birth certificate, valid passport, good conduct police report from their home country and a simple medical exam performed in the Dominican Republic. Approval takes a couple of months.
Once the approval is given, a legal resident may work and conduct business without restriction. A legal resident passes quickly through inbound immigration and pays no tourist fees. And once established, the legal resident may import personal and household items, including an automobile, without paying duty. There are reputable customs agents who will speed the process for the new resident, saving time and money.
The Dominican Republic is an interesting mix of the traditional and the modern. Fiber-optic lines have been installed nationwide, ensuring up to date internet, phone, and TV service. Cell phone towers are located near every population center and the most modest beach bar will have good Wi-Fi. Shopping for basics is easy. Supermarkets filled with fresh produce, bread, meats, and fish as well as goods from all over the world will be found in every tourist destination. International restaurants, lively nightlife, and specialty shopping are abundant.
When it comes time to shop for a home, the choices are many. From modest mountain villa to ultra-modern condo projects, the new resident wishing to relocate or retire in the Dominican Republic will find it all. There are well-established communities of smaller homes, reasonably priced, with nearby beaches and other amenities. Condo projects are available in many locations including direct beachfront. A luxury villa equal to anything in Atlantic Florida or the South of France may tempt the resident. Perhaps a few hundred acres of lush farmland high in the green hills overlooking the sea will appeal.
Whatever the reason for coming, it is certain that you will love your new home. The welcoming people and ideal climate will entice you. All you need is here…and more.
Condo and townhouse prices in a new gated residential development in Sosua on the north coast of the Dominican Republic are starting at US$ 39.500 for a 1 bedroom condo and $145,000 for a townhouse. A common area for the condos and the townhouses will be built with a BBQ pit, a common swimming pool, and a covered event/activity space.
Alternatively, live in a new beachfront, Victorian-style condo complex next to the sparkling waters of Sosua Bay.Two and three bedroom units range from US$ 286,000 and US$452,000. The property is interlaced with gardens and palm trees. It is close to downtown with its restaurants, bars, discos, casino, shops, and supermarkets.
The Perfect Cottage is a one-bedroom, cathedral-ceilinged, one acre + charmer located smack-dab on the seaside hills of Cabrera, one of the lushest areas of the Dominican Republic. It is virtually one of a kind. Usually, these properties are the domain of six and ten bedrooms, sprawling villas. Not here.
It is ideal for the person who wants relocate or to retire in the Dominican Republic, perhaps a budding Hemingway or Jack London. Alternatively, build a large home on the remainder of the site. Priced at: US$ 550.000