January 2019

A Snapshot of Daily Life in the Tropical Paradise That Is Belize

By | 2019-01-29T10:57:52+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Blog|

What is life like in Belize? Well, it's a lot different than life in the United States, but in a good way. For one thing, there are no traffic jams or headaches dealing with crowded streets. Gasoline is expensive, so most people prefer to get around by bicycle, bus, or golf cart. In fact, there's not a single stoplight in [...]

Can Americans Buy Property in Belize?

By | 2019-01-29T10:59:16+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Blog|

The short answer is: yes! Belize has a very welcoming attitude towards foreign investment, and American property owners have all of the same rights as locals do, including the right to sell, buy, or rent property anywhere in the country. Belize is rapidly becoming one of the hottest foreign markets for retirees, dream homes, and [...]

At Last: Luxury Belize Condos at Prices Investors Can’t Ignore

By | 2019-01-26T20:30:36+00:00 January 26th, 2019|Blog|

Developer Mark Leonard never grows tired of being asked his opinion on why the Belize real estate market picking up steam. As the developer of Belize's Cerros Sands community, where luxury seafront condominiums are available at awesome prices, his standard reply is to trot out this list of reasons, all of which are committed to memory: -It takes [...]

The Gastro Guide to Belize

By | 2019-01-25T13:43:39+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Blog|

Fried chicken is a staple ingredient in Belizean cuisine Whether it’s your first time traveling to Belize or you’re a seasoned holidaymaker in this beautiful country, you’ll soon discover that food here is a delight for all the senses. Belizean cuisine features a real medley of flavors, with traditional dishes incorporating Mayan, Spanish, [...]

Why Canadians Should Move to Belize Right Now

By | 2019-01-29T10:48:49+00:00 January 25th, 2019|Blog|

Whether you're reaching retirement age or are just looking for a great place to begin a new life, Belize is increasingly becoming a popular destination for Canadian expats. As a former British colony, English is the official language, so you'll never have to worry about communicating with the locals or reading the street signs. And [...]

Tax Benefits of Moving to Belize

By | 2019-01-29T10:57:31+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Blog|

Although most people move to Belize in order to enjoy the good life in a stupendously beautiful Caribbean setting, it must be said that there are also some very attractive tax benefits when you relocate to Belize. The government of Belize has a strong commitment to banking privacy, leading many people to call it a [...]

Risks of Buying Property in Belize

By | 2019-01-15T10:45:30+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Blog|

Risks of Buying Property in Belize When it comes time to think about buying property in an overseas location like Belize, it's normal to be cautious. There's always someone who wants to separate a fool from his money, and it's never easy to negotiate different rules and laws in a foreign country. The good news [...]

Working in Belize: What Expats Need to Know

By | 2019-01-15T10:49:29+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Whether you're interested in becoming employed in Belize or setting up your own business, it's not easy to find information online. But the good news is that Belize welcomes foreigners, including those who want to work or set up a business. In this article, we'll tell you everything you need to know about working in [...]

What Does It Cost to Retire in Belize?

By | 2019-01-15T10:48:51+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Blog|

With airfare to Belize getting cheaper all the time thanks to increased competition from major airlines like Southwest, Delta, Air Canada, United, American Airlines, and WestJet, it's no surprise that more and more people are considering moving to and investing in Belize. But how far will your dollars go if you do choose to retire [...]

Buy Belize Real Estate in Corozal District in 2019

By | 2019-01-14T21:57:32+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Blog|

For a taste of everything Belize has to offer, expats, retirees, and investors alike are heading straight to the Corozal District - the northernmost district in the nation. The district, which is home to around 35,000 people, shares a long border with Mexico's Quintana Roo state and was once the heart of Belize's sugar growing industry. Since then, the region has been transformed into [...]