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Real Estate in San Ignacio, Belize

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By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Apr 17, 2023

Summary: The average cost of a nice 2 bedroom home in San Ignacio, Belize is around $150,000 USD. A nice 3 bedroom home in San Ignacio is around $200,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as air conditioning, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. Some properties may also include a pool, outdoor patio, and/or a garden. Foreigners are allowed to own property in San Ignacio. 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 San Ignacio is to use a real estate agent or search online. There are many websites that list properties for sale in San Ignacio. The most desirable neighborhoods in San Ignacio are Santa Elena, Bullet Tree Falls, and San Antonio. These neighborhoods offer a variety of amenities such as restaurants, shops, and parks. They are also close to the city center and offer easy access to the rest of Belize.

How do I find a place to live in San Ignacio?

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

"One option for finding a place to live in San Ignacio is to search online for rental listings. Websites such as Craigslist, Belize Real Estate, and Belize Property Center offer a variety of rental listings in the area. Additionally, you can contact local real estate agents or property management companies to inquire about available rental properties. Additionally, you can also look for "For Rent" signs in the area or ask around in the local community for potential rental opportunities," explained one expat living in San Ignacio, Belize.

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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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