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Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic


Educational System in the Dominican Republic

By Betsy Burlingame

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Summary: The one tip that you hear expats living in the Dominican Republic repeatedly sharing with newcomers is not to buy a home when you first move to the Dominican Republic. Rent for a few months or longer so that you have time to find the right neighborhood. Give yourself time to ensure that the Dominican Republic is right for you for the long term. If you've already taken time to do those things and are ready to take the plunge and become a property owner, here are tips about buying a home in the Dominican Republic.

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About the Author

Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


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