Welcome to episode #5 of RealtyCast Global – a global connection to all things real estate, hosted by Hugh Gilliam, president of Global Property Pros.
In the latest episode of RealtyCast Global, we delve into the potential of Caribbean real estate with seasoned expert Randy Chavers. Not only is this region a tropical paradise, but it also presents lucrative opportunities for property investment and remote work.
Randy shares his intriguing journey of investing in the Dominican Republic, one of the Caribbean’s most vibrant islands. Replete with geographical splendor, a thriving economy, and a strong tourism sector, the Dominican Republic beckons investors from around the world. Randy provides insight into the region’s undeniable charm and potential for profit, making it a prime location for real estate investment.
The journey of purchasing a property in the Dominican Republic is distinct. Randy emphasizes the importance of finding a reputable real estate broker and attorney. Although the process may seem daunting to some, especially those accustomed to title companies, Randy assures listeners that the Dominican Republic has an excellent system of recording properties, making the purchasing process seamless and secure.
One of the highlights of the episode is when Randy sheds light on the digital wave sweeping across the Caribbean. With the availability of Wi-Fi and the rise of convenient communication channels like WhatsApp, the Caribbean has transformed into an ideal destination for remote work. Randy also points out the prevalence of the English language in the region, making it even more appealing for international remote workers.
Living in the Caribbean is not just about work; it’s also about enjoying the high-quality lifestyle it offers. Randy provides a first-hand account of the local amenities available. He speaks highly of the quality schools, medical facilities, and dental care, indicating that living in the Caribbean does not mean compromising on comforts.
Tourism is a significant factor contributing to the Dominican Republic’s economy. Randy gives listeners a sneak peek into the Airbnb rental market, offering insights on tourist preferences and the allure of the North Shore. With an international airport in close proximity and a growing number of visitors each year, the Dominican Republic presents a prime opportunity for Airbnb rentals.
Investing in Caribbean real estate, particularly in the Dominican Republic, is a strategic move. It’s not just about owning a piece of paradise; it’s also about tapping into a region brimming with growth potential. With a steady increase in its Gross Domestic Product and a rising number of tourists, the Dominican Republic presents a promising future for investors.
This episode of RealtyCast Global offers an in-depth look at Caribbean real estate from an investor’s perspective. From property investment to remote work opportunities, Randy Chavers shares valuable insights that will inspire listeners to explore the possibilities in this vibrant region.
Whether you’re a seasoned investor or a beginner, this episode is a must-listen if you’re considering making a move in the Caribbean real estate market. It’s not just about investing in property; it’s about investing in a lifestyle and a future filled with potential. So, step into the world of Caribbean real estate with us, and you might just find your next big investment.
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About the Guest – Randy Chavers:
Randy Chavers has 36 years of experience in real estate as an agent, broker-owner, managing broker for major franchises, and executive-level positions in real estate-specific Internet companies.
Unique skill set combines award-winning performance in brokerage operations management with practical application of Internet strategies for real estate agents and brokers.
Former Managing Director for Coldwell Banker Island Affiliates, a major franchise covering all Caribbean Islands and Western Atlantic including Bermuda. Licensed Real Estate Broker in Georgia and Florida.
Connect with Randy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/randychavers
Contact Randy at: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the host – Hugh Gilliam:
Hugh Gilliam co-owned a national transportation company, created a land development business, and worked as a general contractor in residential and commercial construction for over two decades. Hugh also co-founded an international distribution company and successfully negotiated and contracted with 135 sales representatives in the United States, Canada, France, Brazil, Japan, and the Netherlands.
Today, Mr. Gilliam is affiliated with RealtyHive, LLC where he serves as Director of International Real Estate and President of Global Property Pros. His duties include involvement in commercial and residential transactions, plus promoting marketing systems and lead generation platforms.
He is also co-founder of the luxury digital magazine, DOORWAYS INTERNATIONAL, powered by RealtyHive, which serves as a platform for Brokers and Buyers throughout 70 countries.
Hugh’s Designations Include:
- Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist
- Certified Distressed Property Export
- Certified International Property Specialist
- Certified International Investment & Immigration Specialist
- Transnational Referral Certification
Hugh’s Memberships Include:
- Georgia Association of REALTORS
- National Association of REALTORS
- International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI-USA)
- Asian Real Estate Association of America