Real Estate in Chile
By Betsy Burlingame
Last updated on Nov 27, 2021
People living in Chile offer advice about real estate. How do you find a home in Chile? Should you buy or rent? What is the cost of housing?
How do I find a place to live in Chile?
We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:
"There are two ways to live in Puerto Varas: in town or out of town in the parcelas. There are a lot of parcelas neighborhoods to choose from, but they all have excellent spacious houses on large pieces of land. Our neighborhood has a (private) dirt road and all of our neighbors are professionals. We feel pretty safe even though we are 3 miles from town as the crime is low and law enforcement is good. Plus, all of the neighbors are constantly in touch via whatsapp,"
said another person in Puerto Varas.
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