Top Three Myths About Puerto Rico’s Tax-Exemption – Act 22

Top Three Myths About Puerto Rico’s Tax-Exemption – Act 22

Regular readers of Island Insider already know about the benefits Act 22 of the Puerto Rican Tax Code. The Individual Investor Act encourages people to take up residence in Puerto Rico by offering extremely low – in fact almost zero – income tax rates. However, before you pack your bags, purchase a beach house, or look up pina colada recipes, there are a few thing s you should know. Here are the Top Three Myths…

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PUERTO RICO TAX CODE: The Difference Between Act 20 and Act 22

PUERTO RICO TAX CODE: The Difference Between Act 20 and Act 22

We’ve written before about the tremendous benefits of a move to Puerto Rico. Whether you’re considering moving to the island paradise to take advantage of its tax laws for individuals, or a U.S. business wishing to relocate for similar tax savings, Puerto Rico offers a financial lifestyle that’s hard to resist. The specific parts of the Puerto Rico tax code that directly concern Americans thinking of moving there are two Acts: Act 20 and Act…

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A New Vision of Real Estate

A New Vision of Real Estate

Located just steps away from Bavaro Beach, one of the most famous beaches in the Caribbean, Isla Feliz is the newest residential in the Los Corales area. With 47 apartments of one, two and three bedrooms, and three commercial spaces, in two buildings, Isla Feliz aims to provide secure and comfortable living, with an innovative design using Spanish materials and construction techniques. Los Corales is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike and homes a…

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Peter Krupa: Local Real Estate Agent and Developer

Peter Krupa: Local Real Estate Agent and Developer

When Peter Krupa, a local Real Estate Agent and developer first visited Punta Cana, he didn’t expect that it would be a trip that changed his life. Originally from Poland, he gained a wealth of experience in the Real Estate industry, before his first visit to the Dominican Republic. “It was a freezing cold day in December when I was offered a temporary job on a paradise island, the only thing I knew about Punta…

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MGIC Announces Partnership with WEI Technology

MGIC Announces Partnership with WEI Technology

Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation (MGIC), the nation’s first private mortgage insurer, announced today the availability of mortgage insurance through WEI Technology LLC’s loan origination system (LOS), LendingPad. Through the MISMO-based integration, originators utilizing the LendingPad LOS can order MGIC rate quotes and delegated mortgage insurance without leaving the platform. This automation of data exchange helps improve the loan origination process by saving time and increasing accuracy. MGIC is the first mortgage insurance company to integrate…

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Christoph Sieger chairs the AHK Central America/Caribbean

Christoph Sieger chairs the AHK Central America/Caribbean

The AHK Central America/Caribbean named Christoph Sieger, partner of Guzmán Ariza law firm and current president of the Dominican AHK, as regional president of the chamber on an event held in Panamá. The AHK Central America/Caribbean promotes trade and economic relations between Germany and the seven chambers of the region: Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica and Panamá. These seven autonomous and bi-national chambers include more than 600 member companies. The AHK…

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BAVARO CONDOS 4U: Beachfront Property To Buy Or Rent

BAVARO CONDOS 4U: Beachfront Property To Buy Or Rent

Bavaro Condos 4U is offering exclusive beachfront vacation properties for sale in Playa Turquesa in the heart of El Cortecito / Los Corales. Owned and operated by Liz and Silverio Borges Cabrera – of longstanding vacation rental and property management company Punta Cana Beach Rental – Bavaro Condos 4U’s new listings of properties for sale is an exciting addition to Punta Cana’s property market. Punta Cana Beach Rentals has fast become the first choice for…

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Four Properties Under $100,000 at Cocotal Golf & Country Club

Four Properties Under $100,000 at Cocotal Golf & Country Club

Cocotal Golf & Country Club is one of Punta Cana’s premiere residential complexes, offering easy access to the vibrant life of Bavaro and the beaches, yet far enough inland that it never feels noisy or crowded. In fact, Cocotal Golf & Country Club has all the ingredients that comprise most people’s idea of a dream life in Punta Cana – the spacious apartment with pool; the panoramic golf views; the healthy outdoor lifestyle; the easy…

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Maybe You Can Own a Punta Cana Vacation Home After All

Maybe You Can Own a Punta Cana Vacation Home After All

Many people dream of sitting on their veranda, sipping tall drinks while watching the sun go down in a tropical paradise such as Punta Cana. Many immediately tell themselves it’s a pipe dream, assuming that the cost of an island home is out of their reach. Not necessarily. New research by the National Association of REALTORS shows that while the median income of those who own their primary residence is $79,650, the median household income…

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The Three Cs of a Home Inspection

The Three Cs of a Home Inspection

Spend $500 now to avoid major financial problems in the future So you’ve found a slice of Paradise nestled by the Caribbean Sea. Sun. Sand. Siestas. Don’t you want to make sure that your island home is perfect? Many newcomers to Punta Cana fall in love with a property and overlook the important details about the condition of the building – potentially a hugely costly mistake. A home inspection is essential before buying real estate….

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