Real Estate in Ivory Coast
Last updated on Mar 13, 2023
Summary: An expat looking to buy a home in Ivory Coast should start by researching the local real estate market. They should look for reputable real estate agents and brokers who can provide information on available properties and help them find the right home for their needs. Foreigners are allowed to own property in Ivory Coast, but they must obtain a permit from the Ministry of Interior and Security. Homes in Ivory Coast typically include amenities such as air conditioning, hot water, and internet access. Many homes also have private gardens, balconies, and terraces. Some homes may also include a swimming pool, a garage, or a security system.
How do I find a place to live in Ivory Coast?
We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:
"If you are looking for a place to live in Ivory Coast, there are a few options available. You can search online for rental properties, or contact a local real estate agent who can help you find a suitable place. You can also look for furnished apartments or houses for rent in the major cities such as Abidjan, Bouaké, and Yamoussoukro. Additionally, you can look for shared accommodation with other expats or locals. Finally, you can also look for short-term accommodation such as hostels or guesthouses," said one expat in Ivory Coast.
What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Ivory Coast?
About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
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