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Real Estate in Gambia

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Nov 21, 2023

Summary: An expat looking to buy a home in Gambia should start by researching the local real estate market. They should look for reputable real estate agents and brokers who can help them find the right property. Expats should also consider their budget and the type of property they are looking for. Homes in Gambia typically include basic amenities such as running water, electricity, and air conditioning. Some homes may also include a pool, garden, or other luxury features. Foreigners are allowed to own property in Gambia, but there are some restrictions. For example, foreigners are not allowed to own land in certain areas, such as near the coast. Additionally, foreigners must obtain permission from the Gambian government before they can purchase property.

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How do I find a place to live in Gambia?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"One of the best ways to find a place to live in Gambia is to contact a local real estate agent. They will be able to provide you with information about available properties in the area and can help you find the perfect place to call home. Additionally, you can search online for rental listings in Gambia, or ask friends and family who may already live in the area for recommendations," remarked one member in Gambia.

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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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