How to Buy Belize Real Estate
Simple does not imply Easy
How To Buy Belize Real Estate is a simple process. However simple does not imply easy. It is highly recommended that you ALWAYS use a professional REALTOR to purchase property anywhere in the world.
This is why I started Rainforest Realty! I was almost taken advantage of and did not appreciate the lack of integrity that I experienced as an Expat Moving to Belize. So I was challenged by some friends of mine to provide an avenue so people like myself could move to Belize without the stress and lack of integrity that I experienced in this process.
I grew up with my Mom as a Real Estate Broker in the Washington DC area. Although I never planned on having a real estate business in Belize, I sure know how a customer focused, integrity based business helps people meet their goals. After my experience in Belize with purchasing real estate, it was obvious to me that starting this business would be a great benefit to both the locals who want to sell their real estate and the Expats Moving to Belize who want to purchase Belize Real Estate.
Why use Team Rainforest Realty as YOUR “Buyers Agent”?
The service structure for a Buyers Agent is to show buyers all possible listings from other cooperating brokers as well as all other sources, such as for sale by owners when available. Then, we assist the buyer with evaluation and negotiation and advocate in the buyer’s best interests throughout the real estate transaction. Not all real estate companies are full service organizations. Some will only show you their own listings of which they represent the sellers.
1. Rainforest Realty is a team of professional REALTORS and Certified International Property Specialist guiding you through the process of purchasing real estate abroad.
2. Team Rainforest Realty will SERVE YOU not sell you. Your interest becomes our interest. We work on your behalf throughout the entire purchasing process.
3. We assure through our process that you are purchasing a legitimate and titled property.
4. We have a team of professionals that can help you with more than the purchase of real estate abroad such as relocation, off-shore/international banking, insurance abroad, expatriate taxes and other important concerns when investing in another country.
5. Team Rainforest Realty will sign a contract with you to show you we are serious about taking care of YOUR interest.
How to Buy Belize Real Estate: Basic Steps
1. Contact my team, Rainforest Realty, to get started. Use the form above for your convenience.
2. Schedule a visit to Belize – Team Rainforest can help you with your plans.
3. Work with Team Rainforest to schedule your property viewings.
4. Once you find the area and property that meets your goals, then its time to place an OFFER TO PURCHASE.
5. Once Offer to Purchase is accepted by all parties, then the initial investment is placed into the lawyers escrow account with the retainer fee to begin the title search process.
6. When the title is found to be clear, then the lawyer will alert all parties and the closing process will begin.
7. Once balance of funds are sent to escrow account and paperwork is all signed, the property is closed
8. The property is now the new owners and the lawyer files the transfer paperwork with the Lands Department in Belize.
9. New owners are now on record at the Lands Department owning the title of the property. However you will not receive a paper copy of the title for a few months. It will be mailed out once fully processed.
10. If you decide you want to purchase an additional property or a friend or family member decides to join you in Belize, then let us know and we will successfully help with the purchasing process again.