Top Tips for Buying Property in Antigua

Antigua Property Tips


Antigua and Barbuda are a twin island nation located in the Caribbean Sea and because its average temperatures reach between 25°C and 28°C all year round, Antigua is a popular holiday destination.

What you need to know

Antigua is a great location for anyone looking to buy property in the Caribbean because of its luxurious 365 white sandy beaches and it's fantastic sailing opportunities.

The first thing you must do when buying property in Antigua is to contact a reputable real estate lawyer - legal fees will cost between 15 - 2% depending on the properties value. If you are struggling to find a reputable estate agency, contact us today.

When buying a property in Antigua, there are a number of regulations that must be observed to ensure the buying process is straightforward. Every non-resident must apply for a non-citizen landholder licence from the government once a decision has been made on what property to buy which can take several months to process. The cost of this licence will be 5% of the property value.

Where to buy in Antigua

There are many breathtaking beachfront holiday homes for sale. As experts in Antigua Real Estate, we would recommend searching our latest properties to find your dream home.

Top locations we would recommend are:

Jolly Harbour - This village is based on the west coast of Antigua and is home to popular shops, restaurants and many beaches that include: Jolly Beach, Ffryes Beach and Valley Church Beach.

English Harbour - This natural settlement is rich in history and offers some of the island's most beautiful sites. Top areas to visit in Antigua’s English Harbour include Fort Berkeley, Shirley Heights Lookout and Fort George.

St. Johns - This is the capital of Antigua wish is home to various museums, St. Johns Cathedral and the public market that sells local produce. St. Johns is located northwest of Antigua and is the central harbour of the island.

There is so much to explore on this Caribbean, once you visit you won't want to leave. To find out more top tips about buying property in Antigua, check out our Buyer's guide to Antigua Property. Alternatively, if you are looking to sell property, check out our expert Antigua selling guide.

Top Tips for Buying Property in Antigua
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