Owning a home on a tropical island is merely a dream for most. However, the dream is attainable if you really want it! Buying a house, condo or property in Roatan may require a bit of homework and patience, but it’s definitely doable. One way to take the strain out of ownership is to buy property that is part of a Home Owners Association (HOA.) As part of the community, you pay annual HOA fees to have certain things taken care of. Things such as gardening, maintenance and security and more. So, how do HOA fees work in Roatan? In this post, we’ll go over the basics.[Read more…]
There are many great reasons for moving to Roatan. Year-round warm weather, white sand beaches, turquoise blue waters and a vastly reduced cost of living are just a few of them. But what about the practicalities of such a move? In this post, we provide some insight into what you should be thinking about when deciding what to bring when moving to Roatan.[Read more…]
While endlessly exciting, moving to a new country also requires a lot of planning. If you’re moving to Roatan, you’ll want to ensure you’re well prepared. To help make your transition as seamless as possible, we’ve put together a list of tips to help make your journey to paradise simpler.[Read more…]
One of the questions we often get from frequent visitors to our island is, “Can foreigners buy property in Roatan?” Happily, the answer to that question is, “Yes!” Foreigners have been able to own property in Roatan since 1991. To learn more about the possibility of owning a holiday home, a permanent residence, business property or land in Roatan, check out the information available in this post.
There are several reasons for wanting to move to Honduras. Some want to make the move because they’ve fallen in love with a local. Others are following their sense of adventure and looking to create a new phase in their lives. Some are searching for a cheaper place to retire, whereas others simply want to get away from cold and freezing winters. Whatever your reason for becoming an expat in Roatan – how to get residency is something that you’ll need to tackle to be able to follow through on your plan. In this article, we’ll cover the various pathways to obtaining Honduran residency.
For those looking to move abroad for retirement, to get away from harsh winters or simply for a change of pace, the Honduran island of Roatan has become a popular option. The 31 mile-long island off the north coast of the Honduras mainland in Central America is divided into East and West communities. The Western side is a popular tourist destination for travellers from all over the world. The well-established tourist infrastructure makes it a prominent stop for cruise ship day-trippers and longer-term holidayers alike. The East End, on the other hand, features a much slower-paced lifestyle. It also offers the crystal clear ocean water and white sand beaches that have made the West End and West Bay areas so popular. But what it lacks is the infrastructure to support an overwhelming number of tourists. So, why buy property on the East End of Roatan? In this article, we’ll spell it out.