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Shares in Caribbean real estate: physical assets, trusts or stocks

Five Caribbean countries offer citizenship by investment. One of the programs' options is real estate investment. You can buy the whole property or take part in the construction of hotels and villas.

The share can be in a physical asset, trust or stocks. Keep reading for more details on how they differ and what the advantages are of each.

Shares in Caribbean Real Estate. What to Choose: Physical Object, Trust or Stock in property

Shares in a physical asset

A share in a physical property is a classic fractional ownership of an apartment, villa or hotel room. This means that several investors have equal shares in real estate in the Caribbean: for example, ½ or ⅓. Everyone has a certificate of ownership and the ability to live in the apartment for several weeks a year and receive income.

A share in a physical property is usually acquired by investors who want to make a profitable investment in real estate and obtain Caribbean citizenship.

The share cost under the Caribbean citizenship programs starts from $200,000 regardless of the property. All real estate is approved and verified by the government. After five years, the share can be sold with the investment returned and citizenship will continually remain for the investor and his family members.

Buyers of shares in resort complexes and participants of citizenship programs do not deal with the maintenance of real estate as the management company takes responsibility for this. Expenses are deducted from rental payments.

Caribbean real estate for sale beachfront in Antigua and Barbuda

Apartments in a hotel complex by the sea with its own infrastructure in Antigua and Barbuda. The share price starts with $200,000

Caribbean real estate for sale beachfront in Antigua and Barbuda

Apartments in a hotel complex by the sea with its own infrastructure in Antigua and Barbuda. The share price starts with $200,000

Caribbean real estate for sale beachfront in Antigua and Barbuda

Apartments in a hotel complex by the sea with its own infrastructure in Antigua and Barbuda. The share price starts with $200,000

Caribbean real estate for sale beachfront in Antigua and Barbuda

Apartments in a hotel complex by the sea with its own infrastructure in Antigua and Barbuda. The share price starts with $200,000

Caribbean real estate for sale beachfront in Antigua and Barbuda

Apartments in a hotel complex by the sea with its own infrastructure in Antigua and Barbuda. The share price starts with $200,000

Shares in a company trust

A trust is a type of investment fund. The founder transfers his property to the disposal of the trustee.

In a trust, an investor does not own an object and a certificate of real estate but a trust declaration. This makes it possible to obtain Caribbean citizenship and spend a couple of weeks at the hotel a year. In five years, this share can be sold, most likely back to the developer.

Also, the investor will receive income, which, as a rule, is calculated from the total production of the hotel, — from 1.5 to 4.5%. A share in a trust is most often chosen by investors for whom confidentiality is important: they will not be listed in the register of owners of the country, since in fact this is a share of participation in development, and not ownership of a specific object.

When buying a share in a trust, it is important to choose a company with a good reputation, familiarize yourself with the agreement and assess the risks. As an example, you need to pay attention to whether a contract has been concluded between the developer and the hotel management company, since they carefully check the project.

Immigrant Invest lawyers take over the legal purity of the transaction; the investor does not need to independently understand all the nuances and pitfalls.

Property for sale in the Caribbean: Dominica

A share in a resort complex on the coast operated by Hilton in Dominica costs $220,000

Property for sale in the Caribbean: Dominica

A share in a resort complex on the coast operated by Hilton in Dominica costs $220,000

Property for sale in the Caribbean: Dominica

A share in a resort complex on the coast operated by Hilton in Dominica costs $220,000

Property for sale in the Caribbean: Dominica

A share in a resort complex on the coast operated by Hilton in Dominica costs $220,000

Property for sale in the Caribbean: Dominica

A share in a resort complex on the coast operated by Hilton in Dominica costs $220,000

Shares in corporate equity

When buying shares in a company, the investor becomes the owner of the certificate, but not the physical asset. The owner in this case is the developer. Just like in a trust, the investor receives Caribbean citizenship and can stay in the hotel for a couple of weeks a year.

The investor does not have a certificate of ownership, which means that there is no entry in the register of owners either. This is an advantage for those who value privacy.

Income can not be received from all properties; it all depends on the contract with a specific developer.

After five years, the investor can sell the share back to the owner. To do this, it is important to follow the company's charter and comply with the terms of the shareholder agreement.

Immigrant Invest lawyers check each item of all documents in advance, help assess the risks and answer the investor's questions.

Shares in a hotel complex for Grenada citizenship by investment

A share in a five-star resort in Grenada costs $220,000

Shares in a hotel complex for Grenada citizenship by investment

A share in a five-star resort in Grenada costs $220,000

Shares in a hotel complex for Grenada citizenship by investment

A share in a five-star resort in Grenada costs $220,000

Shares in a hotel complex for Grenada citizenship by investment

A share in a five-star resort in Grenada costs $220,000

What shares to invest in?

The decision of what to invest in depends on the investor and their preferences.

If it is important to have a title deed and plan to sell the property in five years, it is worth considering a share in a physical property. If confidentiality is important, shares in a trust or company shares are fine.

There are several steps to go through before choosing your equity options. Firstly, we determine what the investor's tasks and budget are. Secondly, the Compliance Department conducts Due Diligence. Its results show whether the applicant will be able to obtain citizenship or not.

After Due Diligence, our real estate experts help the investor choose a property on a Caribbean island. The lawyers check the contract, give an expert assessment of each agreement clause and explain the risks. That is, the investor is accompanied at every stage of the transaction and even after it — free of charge for a year.

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Shares in Caribbean real estate: physical assets, trusts or stocks