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Real Estate in Placencia, Belize

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Mar 10, 2023

Summary: The average cost of a nice 2 bedroom home in Placencia, Belize is around $200,000 USD. A nice 3 bedroom home in Placencia is around $300,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as air conditioning, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. Some homes may also include a private pool or outdoor living space. Foreigners are allowed to own property in Placencia. However, they must obtain a permit from the Belizean government in order to do so. The best way for an expat to search for a home to buy in Placencia is to use a real estate agent or search online for listings. It is also important to research the local market and neighborhoods to find the best deals. The most desirable neighborhoods in Placencia are those that are close to the beach, have access to amenities such as restaurants and shops, and offer a safe and secure environment. Some of the most popular neighborhoods include Maya Beach, Plantation, and Seine Bight.

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How do I find a place to live in Placencia?

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 Placencia is to contact a local real estate agent. They will be able to provide you with a list of 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 Placencia, Belize, or ask around in the local community for recommendations," remarked one foreigner who made the move to Placencia.

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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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