The Advantages of Building Your Second Home in Nicaragua

Posted by Mike Cobb on Jan 5, 2016 1:36:42 PM


A second home in an overseas destination can be a fantastic idea for a number of reasons. A second home can be the ultimate place for you and your family to unwind on tropical vacations, or it could be the home where you plan to retire a decade from now. Second homes, when purchased at the early stages of development, can also be a smart investment thanks to affordable real estate and the huge potential for profit growth.

While you can choose to buy second homes that are already in place, you might want to build your own second home. Learn more about the advantages of building your second home at Gran Pacifica in Nicaragua.

The Layout You Want

One of the best things about building your second home from the ground up is having the freedom to choose the layout that you want most. If you're investing in a second home, make sure that it ticks all the boxes and gives you exactly what you deserve.

For some individuals, that might mean a large open-plan space with plenty of light and flexibility. For others, that might mean several smaller but private bedrooms suitable for lots of guests. You can get inspiration from blueprints and model homes, but you will have the final say on your layout.

The Space You Need

No two buyers will have the same budgets or the same size requirements, so building a second home is often a savvy move. At Gran Pacifica, single family homes in the San Diego Viejo development are available in sizes ranging from 1,000 square feet all the way up to 4,000 square feet.

This wide range accommodates buyers from around the world who want a specific home to call their own. You might prefer a smaller home and a large lot, or you might want to spare no expense and create the sprawling vacation home you've always dreamed of. 

The Location That Suits You

Even if you've already decided that you want to own a second home within a vibrant community in place like Nicaragua, building it on your terms means that you can choose the lot and location you prefer.

This could be something close to the resort-style amenities you'll use most often, or it could be a prime location with stunning views and proximity to the beach.

Customized Interior

Another fantastic perk of building your second home rather than buying the finished product is that you can customize the interior to your exact specifications. Although you could buy an existing structure and then handle renovations and remodeling, it might be easier just to build it the way you see fit right from the start.

You'll have creative control over interior features like kitchen cabinets, flooring types and color schemes, all of which combine to create the perfect second home to rent out, enjoy on vacation or retire in eventually.

Off-the-grid Living Potential

One of the biggest advantages of building your own second home in a the tropical destination at Gran Pacifica in Nicaragua is that you can control the utilities and lifestyle. You can take advantage of the sunny days and rely on solar power, or you can continue that off-the-grid lifestyle with wind power, another popular renewable energy source.

You can plant a large garden and enjoy organic herbs, fruits and vegetables, creating a retreat that is as eco-friendly as it is enjoyable.

Building your second home at Gran Pacifica in Nicaragua gives you access to fantastic amenities and a wonderful community, but it also gives you the freedom to create the lifestyle and space you want most.

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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