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Buying Belize Land

Belize is one of the top emerging destinations in the Caribbean & Central America. Belize has a combination of the mainland (Central America) & Islands (Caribbean). On the islands, Belize provides owners and investors a chance to own island property for less than the Bahamas & the Cayman Islands. This is what makes buying Ambergris Caye Real Estate & owning land on Ambergris Caye so desirable. 

Whether you are looking for a small property or piece of land to build your dream home or a larger parcel of land for a hotel or commercial development, RE/MAX Belize is here to help find the perfect property for you and help find the land to meet your needs. 

Belize allows for full foreign ownership of land. Foreigners can own land in Belize outright with a fee-simple title. At RE/MAX Belize we cover all aspects of acquiring and buying Belize land. From finding land for sale in Belize to the details of the Belize real estate purchase process.

Buying & Owning Land in Belize

Buying land in Belize is very similar to owning and buying land in the US or Canada, as you own a property outright with a fee-simple title. Owners and investors have the opportunity to own their very own property in one. ofthe most desireable destinations in the world, with land opportunities stretching from the islands and reefs of the Caribbean Sea (Ambergris Caye Real Estate) to the lush jungle rainforests of Central America (Cayo & San Ignacio).

In recent years Belize has emerged as one of the top emerging tourism destinations in the Caribbean & Central America. With overnight arrivals more than doubling over 10 years (from 232,249 visitors in 2009 to a record-breaking 503,116 in 2019) according to the BTB. Belize Tourism also rebounded strongly in 2022 after the pandemic. 

Buying land in Belize gives buyers and investors the opportunity to tap into an emerging market with unprecedented growth, which equates to an appreciation of property values. You can also own land on a Caribbean Island for a fraction of. thecost of the Bahamas or the Cayman Islands. 

Belize also has extremely low property taxes as well as no capital gains tax. This makes the cost own Belize land less than the cost of a bank account annually, while not eroding the profits of increased property values. If you purchase Belize land and sell it for a profit (subsequently for a greater value), there is no tax to pay in Belize on the earnings/gains.

Belize Land Ownership

When you buy a property in Belize and own Belize land, you own the land and real estate outright with a fee-simple title. Fee-simple title is outright and full ownership. There are a few ways to own property in Belize, and the fact you can own land outright is a major draw. The big draw to owning property and investing in Belize land is the fact that foreigners can buy property freely and have the reassurance that their property asset is protected. In Belize, foreigners have the same ownership rights as locals and residents. 

Can Foreigners Own Belize Land?

Yes, foreigners can buy and own land in Belize and the Government of Belize welcomes foreign investment. Belize has full foreign ownership and foreigners have the same ownership rights as locals/nationals.

When buying Belize land there are no restrictions on foreigners owning land in Belize. When buying land. In Belize, foreigners have the same property ownership rights as Belizean citizens.

Belize land can be purchased in the name of an individual or a corporation (like an IBC).

Belize Land Buying Process

Buying land in Belize is a very easy and relatively straightforward process. It is much easier than in other Caribbean or Central American countries.

To purchase Belize land, the buyer submits an offer to purchase. A purchase agreement must be signed by both buyer and seller. After the agreement is signed by all parties, a deposit or down payment is held in escrow. Once due diligence (including title research) is done by a Closing Company the property or shares will be transferred to the purchaser.

For more detail on the Belize property purchase process contact us!

Best Place to Buy Belize Land

The best place to buy land in Belize will depend on your personal preferences and objectives.

Belize is a small country with a diverse landscape. You have the Caribbean Sea islands which reside along the Belize Barrier Reef and lush jungle rainforest in the interior. You can buy Belize land on a Caribbean island beach or in the jungle along a river – where you buy will depend on your wants and needs.

Ambergris Caye is the most popular destination in Belize and the largest island in the country. This makes it the most popular location for people interested in owning or investing in Belize land.

Belize Real Estate Listings

Property Type
Location
Price range
$10,000$1,500,000
Ambergris Caye
Land

Starts from $45,000

West Caye is a community and subdivision located on the Belize island of Ambergris Caye near the West Coast and popular Secret Beach. West Caye offers fee-simple title land with 20% down financing.

7,500 sq ft

Bedroom(s)

Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $650,000

This is a completed wood build home in Mahogany Bay with 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 1,060 sq ft. This home also has a loft and private pool along the canal.

1,060 sq ft

2 Bedroom(s)

2.5 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $777,000

This is a completed home with high-end finishes. It is a luxurious 3-bedroom & 2 bathroom home in Mahogany Bay Village. The house is 2,361 sq ft with a private pool.

2,361 sq ft

3 Bedroom(s)

2 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $175,000

Own waterfront property in Mahogany Bay Village, the only gated community and master-planned development on Ambergris Caye.

3,750 sq ft

Bedroom(s)

Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $950,000

Two-story home with 3 bedrooms & 3.5 bathrooms. Casita which can be an optional independent studio apartment or garage, office, etc. House is 3,215 square feet with 2,038 interior sq ft with 1,177 deck/patio sq ft.

3,215 sq ft

3 Bedroom(s)

4 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $275,000

Casita W in Habitat Belize is an 810 square foot house with 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. It has modern Tulum-style architecture in an Ambergris Caye community.

810 sq ft

2 Bedroom(s)

2 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Land

Starts from $1,450,000

This is a 1.48-acre beachfront lot located on the West Coast of Ambergris Caye, Belize. This prime property has 96 feet of West Coast beachfront with a canal on the north side of the lot.

64,469 sq ft

Bedroom(s)

Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $579,000

The Headsail is a single-story 1,559 square feet house in Mahogany Bay Village. The home has 2 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. It is a canal-front homesite in the gated community and master-planned development of Mahogany Bay.

1,559 sq ft

3 Bedroom(s)

2 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $230,000

Casita R in Habitat Belize is a studio/1-bedroom house with 829 square feet. It has a single bedroom set up like a studio house with a single bathroom.

829 sq ft

1 Bedroom(s)

1 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $445,000

Casita S in Habitat Belize is 2,573 square feet with 3 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms. Casita S is one of the home options available in the community of Habitat Belize.

2,573 sq ft

3 Bedroom(s)

4 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $135,000

This is a 300 square foot eco-friendly tiny home near Secret Beach and the West Coast of Ambergris Caye, Belize. The home is on a 60 x 75 feet lot and is is fully self-sustaining with solar power, a cistern, and a compostable septic system.

300 sq ft

1 Bedroom(s)

1 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $729,000

The Sand Crab has 2,275 interior square feet and is one of the larger home options in Mahogany Bay on Ambergris Caye. The San Crab has 3 bedrooms, a bunk room, 3.5 bathrooms, and a large media room.

2,275 sq ft

3 Bedroom(s)

4 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $420,000

Casita L in Habitat Belize is 1,838 square feet with 3 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms. Casita L is one of the home options available in the community of Habitat Belize. It is one of the larger home options available in the community.

1,838 sq ft

3 Bedroom(s)

4 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Home

Starts from $369,000

Casita E in Habitat Belize is a 1,238-square-foot house with 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. It his a modern bungalow style home that is self-sustaining and eco-friendly.

1,238 sq ft

2 Bedroom(s)

2 Bathroom(s)

Ambergris Caye
Land

Starts from $35,000

Grand Belizean Estates is located near Secret Beach. Lots in Grand Belizean Estates start at $35,000 with 20% down financing.

4,500 sq ft

Bedroom(s)

Bathroom(s)

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