Real Estate in Negombo, Sri Lanka
Last updated on Feb 01, 2023
Summary: The average cost of a nice 2 bedroom home in Negombo, Sri Lanka is around $50,000 USD. A nice 3 bedroom home in Negombo is around $70,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as air conditioning, hot water, and a kitchen. There are no restrictions on foreign ownership for properties in Negombo. An expat should search for a home to buy in Negombo by researching the local real estate market, visiting the area, and speaking with local real estate agents. The most desirable neighborhoods in Negombo include Katuwapitiya, Kochchikade, and Negombo Town.
How do I find a place to live in Negombo?
We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:
"One way to find a place to live in Negombo is to search online for rental listings. You can also look for classified ads in local newspapers or on websites such as Craigslist. Additionally, you can ask around in the local community for recommendations. You can also contact real estate agents in the area to help you find a suitable place to live," explained one expat living in Negombo, Sri Lanka.
What is a typical expat home or apartment like in Negombo?
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