Why Consider Belize to Invest, Live or Retire?
Belize lives up to its reputation as a tropical paradise. Known for its ancient Maya ruins, its coral reef, and its white sandy beaches, the small Central American country deserves a slot on any traveler’s bucket list, but the destination is far more than just a hot spot for tourists. It also offers a world of opportunities for retirees and investors. Besides, the weather is warm all year long, and the local love newcomers.
Belize has only two seasons – wet and dry. Wet season runs June through December, but the months of June and July see the most rain. Rain falls mostly in the mornings and evenings, leaving the mid-day for outdoor activities. The dry season, falling between February and May usually sees only mild showers. Temperatures are usually colder from November to January but still average around 75°F (24°C). It’s also a little cooler in the mountains than the coastal areas, but the mean temperature is still around 72°F (22°C), making Belize a year-round paradise.
Belizeans have a reputation for being some of the world’s friendliest people. A melting pot of unique cultures and customs, natives come from pasts that include Maya, Creole, East Indian and even Mennonite descent. The diverse population, which welcomes expatriates from North America and Europe, is known for its love of good food, music and street festivals. Although natives also speak other languages, the official language of the country is English, making it easier for Americans to settle in without learning a foreign language or worrying about a foreign exchange rate.
In the United States, places like Florida are still classic spots for real estate investors and retirees. With its growing profile and accessibility to many USA cities by plane, Belize is becoming a strong rival. The country offers financial benefits that make it appealing to investors, and it is making it easier for expatriates to quality for retirement plans. Expats now make up a significant part of the population, and communities are developing to meet their needs.
Whether you buy or rent property in Belize, all the legal documents will be written in English, making the process safer and simpler. If you’re looking forunique real estate opportunities, you can rely on Boris Mansfeld & Associates to guide you through every step. Their listings include everything from condos and lots to resorts and private islands. With offices in beautiful Placencia, one of the hottest places to buy right now, they have a team of multilingual professionals with experience in the global market.