REAL ESTATE

St Maarten / St Martin Real Estate

Are you considering to stay longer in St Maarten / St Martin for a “workcation”, “staycation” or even of moving to paradise? St Maarten / St Martin offers a wide array of long term rentals and has been a trusted island to invest in real estate.

As a result of the global pandemic, practically every person on this planet has had an opportunity to reevaluate his or her living conditions. Experiencing a social lockdown puts a lot of things into perspective. Homeowners and renters who have been in a position to upgrade or change their living conditions have been more motivated than ever to do something about it.

St. Maarten / St. Martin’s real estate market has always had strong appeal for international buyers looking to own a vacation property in paradise. There are no restrictions against foreigners owning property in St. Maarten/St. Martin, and the easy accessibility from many major cities in the United States, Canada and Europe has helped to make this island a preferred destination for second homebuyers.

On the Dutch side of St. Maarten, there are no annual real estate taxes (rental income is subject to tax) and no capital gains taxes when the property is sold. On both sides of the island, transfer of ownership is done via a civil law notary who serves as a neutral party between buyer and seller and essentially guarantees free and clear title. Overall, the process of buying and selling real estate in St Maarten / St Martin is very easy and safe. The general stability of the local real estate market has been a key factor for the island’s economic recovery. Several new real estate developments have started construction and, in many cases, buyers have responded with confidence.

 

Owning a Piece of Paradise

Are you looking for St Maarten / St Martin houses for sale, management of your property or another way to invest in real estate on Sint Maarten / Saint Martin ? See our trusted agencies below to help you navigate the island real estate market. They know what homes are for sale and what new projects are coming up! For servicing, construction, financing and other needs pertaining to your new adventure, see a list of companies to do business with.

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