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Real Estate in Santiago, Chile

William Russell
William Russell
William Russell
William Russell

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Feb 07, 2023

Summary: The average cost of a nice 2 bedroom home in Santiago, Chile is around $200,000 USD, while a nice 3 bedroom home is around $250,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as air conditioning, stainless steel appliances, and updated bathrooms. Some may also include a balcony or terrace. There are no restrictions on foreign ownership for properties in Santiago. Expats should search for a home to buy in Santiago by researching the different neighborhoods and areas, looking at listings online, and visiting the properties in person. The most desirable neighborhoods in Santiago include Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura, and La Reina. These areas are known for their high-end shopping, restaurants, and nightlife. They are also close to parks, public transportation, and other amenities.

How do I find a place to live in Santiago?

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 Santiago is to use online resources such as websites like Airbnb, HomeAway, and Craigslist. Additionally, you can also search for local real estate agents who specialize in helping people find homes in Santiago. Additionally, you can also look for local newspapers and magazines that list available properties for rent or sale. Finally, you can also ask friends and family who live in Santiago for recommendations on where to look for a place to live," remarked one member in Santiago.

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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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