Housing

Real Estate in Colombia

Real Estate in Colombia

  Unlike some Latin American countries, foreigners can own real estate in Colombia. ¬†Anyone coming to this country can purchase property and register it with their passport.¬†There is no need to worry about this type of transaction as Colombia stands out among all of the Latin American countries with the best records for protection of foreign investments.   The internet is rife with stori... »

finca

Fincas – In Search of Paradise

Dotted across the countryside throughout Colombia, are literally thousands of small parcels of land with country homes. These are commonly called fincas. These can range from the typical colonial style country dwelling to fabulous mansions and everything in between. The Colombian culture, while it may be focused in the city throughout the week, escapes to the refuge of the country for weekends, ho... »

Renting in Colombia – Lodging

Renting in Colombia – Lodging

Renting in Colombia may be one of the challenges a foreigner may face, at least a long term rental of a home or apartment. If you are coming to work with an established company, that business may be able to assist you but otherwise be prepared for a flurry of paperwork. As a newcomer, with no rental or credit history, very likely you will be asked for two co-signors on your lease. You may also be ... »