Parque Central Square in Leon, Nicaragua
Parque Central Square in Leon, Nicaragua
Parque Central Square in Leon, Nicaragua

Moving to Nicaragua Guide

By Betsy Burlingame

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Summary: If you're thinking about moving to Nicaragua, you must read these 13 things to know before moving to Nicaragua. Expats offer realistic and honest advice about cost of living, learning the language, poverty, renting vs. buying and much more.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Some of Betsy's more popular articles include 6 Best Places to Live in Costa Rica, 12 Things to Know Before Moving to The Dominican Republic and 7 Tips for Obtaining Residence in Italy. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.


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May 28, 2017 11:48

I have been living in Nicaragua for 9 years and the information in this article is right on. One thing that was not mentioned in the article is I do not recommend shipping your belongings here in a container. There are many problems and months before you get your things. If you have your residency your belongings are duty free, but their are some hidden costs and lots of headaches.. Most everything one needs can be purchased here.

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