4 Smart Ways to Invest in Nicaragua

Posted by Mike Cobb on Mar 2, 2016 12:41:18 PM


I have no doubt that Nicaragua is becoming one of the world's top investment destinations. To start, its tourism numbers are on the rise, a move encouraged by the low cost of living, the sheer number of fantastic accommodation options, the amazing scenery, the world-class outdoor recreation opportunities and, of course, the magnificent climate.

It should come as no surprise that the savviest investors from around the world are gravitating toward investment opportunities found in Nicaragua.

If you're looking to invest in this booming Central American nation, here are four of the best options you can choose from.

Buying a Future Home for Your Retirement Years

If you dream of a retirement that includes morning walks on the beach, a year full of sunshine and affordable health care, then moving to Nicaragua could be the perfect solution.

Rather than waiting until you officially retire to buy your dream property, investing now could be a smart move allowing you lock in an economical price before the real estate market rises further.

You can use the property for quick visits leading up to retirement, and when it comes times to retire, you'll have your own slice of paradise waiting for you.

Investing in a Vacation Rental Property

With tourism on the rise in Nicaragua, one of the smartest ways to invest is to purchase a vacation rental property. Owning a vacation rental at Gran Pacifica allows you to earn additional income by renting it out to others who want a great place on the beach to enjoy all that Nicaragua has to offer.

Since there are so many travelers coming from around the world who want to spend time in a warm and affordable place like Nicaragua, owners of vacation rentals can be relatively sure that there will continue to be demand for short-term accommodations.

As a bonus, vacation rental owners can choose to use the property themselves for vacations with friends and family.

Get Off the Grid With a Casita Home

Many investors have concerns about their domestic economy, politics and banking stability, which often means thinking about getting off the grid and heading back to nature for a simpler way of life.

With a casita home at Gran Pacifica in Nicaragua, it is possible to seek out alternative energy sources, grow a garden and really get in touch with nature.

For anyone wanting to escape the rat race and get away from the hustle and bustle of a city, few things can compare to a tropical home in a stunning and unspoiled destination like Nicaragua. 

Use Your Second Home to Build Equity and Turn a Profit

There is a common misconception that the only people who invest in property in Nicaragua are those who want to spend time there frequently or even live there one day.

However, keep in mind that you can also choose to invest in property simply to flip it once prices increase throughout the real estate market. You can hold onto a home for a few years, watch the equity build and then sell it for a profit.

There are countless ways to successfully invest in Nicaragua, and there’s no better time to make that decision than now while prices are affordable and the chance for great return on investment is eminent.

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Mike Cobb

Written by Mike Cobb

In 1996, Michael K. Cobb and his business partner formed a company, Exotic Caye International, to provide loans to North Americans purchasing properties in Belize, Honduras, Costa Rica, and throughout the region. With a strong focus on consumer need, Mr. Cobb accurately predicted the growing demand for high quality, residential product for North American "baby boomer" retirees in the region. He led the group into real estate development and created a holding company called ECI Development for several properties, including a resort on Ambergris Caye, Belize. Michael speaks at dozens of international conferences annually about offshore real estate finance, development, and ownership. He was a consultant to The Oxford Club, hosted a weekly radio program, contributes regularly to overseas publications, sits on the board of several international companies, gives counsel to various real estate projects throughout Central America, and serves on the Board of Directors and the President’s Advisory Group for the National Association of Realtors, NAR.

Topics: Investing in Nicaragua