Introduction to the British Virgin Islands
The British Over Seas Territory consists of 60 different islands and cays. Our country’s real estate portfolio is filled with luxury and development opportunities. Most of the property on sale in the BVI are high-end homes, Rental Villas and gated community luxury lots. Occasionally you can find an island for sale or a hotel. It is one of the World’s leading and most secure Offshore Financial Centres. Most of our companies have offices in Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands, and the UK. Which would allow foreign investors to easily make transactions between territories for the purchase of Real Estate? The BVI is also known for its ability to attract the world’s wealthiest individuals. The BVI has been voted number one or in the top of the world’s most beautiful places and home of the world’s most beautiful beaches year after year. The BVI is a very diverse community. Our four main islands, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke are filled with Real Estate opportunity. New property owners in the BVI love the tranquillity, the Caribbean culture and being in a country with one of the lowest crime rates In the World.
People all over the word and even the biggest names in the world flock to the BVI for sailing excursions, fishing excursions or to relax on a private island. The BVI offers you a very safe and private environment, the views from our many islands are unmatched. We are often known as the sailing capital of the world. Many real estate and yacht owners have chosen to register their property in the BVI as our procedures are easy and secure.
The BVI has always been one of the safest financial destinations in the World. Our property taxes are nominal and the unique ability to leave a tax free legacy from generation to generation exists here in the BVI. BVI Real Estate has always been the best way to invest your money overseas.
Find time to fly down or sail down to the BVI and explore our market.
RE/MAX Best Priced Properties is made up of a team of 5 agents. Their listings include unique commercial opportunities, condos, luxurious villas and development lots in luxury communities. The BVI currently has over 200 villas for sale and 120 luxury development lots. About 5% of those include waterfront opportunity.
Meet the Broker :
Rico Garcia was born and raised in the British Virgin Islands and is proud of the quality of the British Virgin Islands real estate market and the opportunities it presents to its buyers and sellers .He believes that real estate is still the best opportunity the B.V.I has to offer due to the fact that property values rarely go down. His time away for school and work in the U.S has allowed him countless opportunities to experience people from all walks of life.
After doing a year internship at Walt Disney World, where he made friends from over 15 different countries and fell in love with customer service. He then came home and realized that some of the best opportunities to serve is found in the real estate market. The agent is proud of the countless real estate referrals he receives as it is a reflection of his ability to serve the buyer or seller. He has been serving the BVI real estate market for over 5 years now.
(The entire process takes about 6-8 months)
5 Simple Steps To Purchasing In The BVI
- Let RE/MAX Identify the property you wish to purchase and create offer letter along with securing a Deposit
- Identify Law Firm you wish to represent your purchase
- Have law firm handle the following for you:
- Setting up a BVI company
- Sales Agreement
- Due diligence
- Land Holder’s License
- Pay Stamp Duty
- Register Property in your name or company
The locals in the BVI are generally friendly and welcoming as development from outside investors ads a quick jolt of energy to the economy. Some of the best contractors in the Caribbean can be found in the BVI. Any project that you decide to take on after purchasing property in the BVI will be kept to the highest standard. Once we are in contact we will open you up to some of the best in our network of lawyers, contractors and architects.