Tag Archives: Dominican Republic

Why I Became A Real Estate Agent

“Do what you love.” How many people can actually have the opportunity to do that?

Yet that is exactly what I have done. I started working in Real Estate after several years in another field. I have grown to love it, and to love the opportunities it has given me to help people in Punta Cana. Continue reading Why I Became A Real Estate Agent

Buyer’s Lack Knowledge in the Punta Cana Market

For many people, buying a Punta Cana property is a once or twice in a lifetime experience. Clients must rely upon local agents, and never realize how much they are losing, as they do not know what goes on ‘behind the scenes’. Continue reading Buyer’s Lack Knowledge in the Punta Cana Market

The Ways I Handle a Competitor Who’s Trying to Bring Me and my Real Estate Business Down in Punta Cana

If your competition isn’t playing nice, (and most of us in business in Punta Cana are used to this) you don’t have to lie down and take it. Here are some ways to fight back when the going gets tough. Continue reading The Ways I Handle a Competitor Who’s Trying to Bring Me and my Real Estate Business Down in Punta Cana

Relocating to Punta Cana With School-Aged Children

Relocating to another country is an exciting prospect, with a wealth of new possibilities and adventures awaiting you. It can be daunting, though, and sometimes frightening for families. Your children’s reaction to moving to another country could be massive enthusiasm and excitement or a complete rejection of the idea and an unwillingness to leave their old life and friends behind. Continue reading Relocating to Punta Cana With School-Aged Children

Maybe You Can Own a Punta Cana Vacation Home After All

Many people dream of sitting on their veranda, sipping tall drinks while watching the sun go down in a tropical paradise such as Punta Cana. Many immediately tell themselves it’s a pipe dream, assuming that the cost of an island home is out of their reach.

Not necessarily. Continue reading Maybe You Can Own a Punta Cana Vacation Home After All

Getting a Second Home loan in the Dominican Republic

I’ve been getting a lot of calls from people confused about the regulations around home loans in the Dominican Republic. A lot of people are confused about what they can or cannot do here, so I want to make a few things clear. Continue reading Getting a Second Home loan in the Dominican Republic

The Locals Always Know Better

Recently I had an experience with an estate agent visiting Punta Cana from Canada. She claimed to be taking a tour of the area to refer interested clients. She was friendly, courteous, and took lots of detailed notes on our closing procedures and taxes. Continue reading The Locals Always Know Better

Burning Out Under The Burning Sun

“Burnout in Punta Cana?!? Impossible!”

That’s probably what most people think. After all, living in a slice of tropical paradise with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters sounds about as relaxing as can be. Continue reading Burning Out Under The Burning Sun