5 Reasons Your Second Home Should Be In Nicaragua

Posted by Mike Cobb on Mar 16, 2016 2:00:56 PM


Buying a second home can be one of the best investments for your future, especially if you're investing in international real estate with a lot of potential for profit. Even if financial profits aren't your biggest focus, you'll want to stick to your budget as you find a home that can serve as the site for future family vacations.

Eplore these five reasons your second home should be in Nicaragua:

1. Real Estate is Affordable

Cost shouldn't be the only factor when you pick a second home location, but there is no doubt that it has to play a role in your decision. One of the most appealing things about buying a second home in Nicaragua is that the real estate market is still very affordable.

In my experience, potential buyers are shocked to find out what they can afford in Nicaragua compared to other world-class coastal destinations. If you have dreamed of buying a beachfront second home for a while, taking the plunge in Nicaragua might be the perfect option.

2. You Can Live Right by the Beach

Whether you're gearing up for retirement or you have young children who love the beach, buying a second home close to the water is often the dream. Living close to the beach is more than just scenic: it can also improve your health by reducing your blood pressure and helping you relax.

Nicaragua has an incredible location that is surrounded by water. On one side you have the beaches of the Caribbean, and, on the other side, you have the coast of the Pacific Ocean. You will find plenty of coastal property available in Nicaragua, letting you fulfill your dream of owning a home within walking distance of the beach.

3. The Weather Really is That Amazing

Yes, everything you have heard about the weather in Nicaragua is true. This is one spot where you can leave behind your winter coats and forget about blizzards and subzero temperatures. The climate is warm throughout the year, and the rainy season brings lush greenery across the country. 

4. Great Long-Term Potential

A second home in Nicaragua can be the perfect place to spend time with friends, loved ones and family. Beyond just a vacation home, however, property in Nicaragua has a lot of long-term potential. As a haven for retirees, this second home may end up being your full-time residence in retirement. Or, you might turn the property into a vacation rental, bringing in some income when you're not enjoying the home yourself. 

5. Unlimited Activities and Recreation

Nicaragua is a popular vacation spot for visitors of all ages, and it's easy to see why. Whether you're a major adrenaline junkie or you just want to relax, it's all available in Nicaragua. You might choose to head to your second home to enjoy world-class surfing, fishing, golfing or kayaking, and there is never a shortage of unique culture to explore, both modern and ancient. Horseback riding, tennis, swimming and cycling are a few more of the countless ways to pass the time while in Nicaragua.

As you begin to look for the perfect destination for your second home, consider Nicaragua with its wide range of recreation activities, amazing weather, great long-term investment potential, affordability and beach proximity.

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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: Real Estate in Nicaragua