The thought of purchasing real estate abroad, relocating to a new city, and changing your home and lifestyle is a major decision that requires a well-thought plan and access to information to guide your decision. Fortunately, there are a few essential websites and publications in the Cayman Islands to introduce you to real estate opportunities and the process to home ownership.
Here is a list of our favourite guides to buying real estate in Grand Cayman:
Provenance Properties of Cayman
Finding the home that best suits your personal tastes, lifestyle and future in the Cayman Islands necessitates more than simply pulling listings that are within your budget. That’s why the team at Provenance Properties of Cayman is attuned to what matters most to its clientele. In addition to luxury listings, the Provenance Properties website is an information hub for newcomers to the real estate market in Grand Cayman, sharing information about the island’s lifestyle, as well as an informed blog that discusses both timeless tips and current trends in the Cayman Islands’ real estate market.
Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association
Having a centralised real estate association in the Cayman Islands means brokers are better equipped to show you a wider range of homes, thanks to the Multiple Listing System. The CIREBA website and complimentary bi-annual magazine are a treasure trove for information concerning investments in real estate in the Cayman Islands, including general questions posed by prospective buyers, the local legal system, stamp duty and the steps involved in applying for a mortgage.
Cayman Resident Magazine
Relocating to a new home brings with it many questions from transportation needs and the cost of living, to importing family pets and suitable childcare facilities. The Cayman Resident magazine is widely considered the Holy Grail for new residents to the island. It covers topics such as obtaining the proper documents to work in the Cayman Islands, shipping your personal items, preparing for life on the island, starting your own business venture, choosing the right school for your children, selecting the best healthcare providers and more. Complimentary copies of the annual publication can be found at any supermarket across the island.
Real Life Magazine
Get ready to be inspired through architectural prowess, design excellence and the magic of bringing it all together with interior décor. Real Life magazine takes readers on a visual journey through the region’s most beautiful and innovative properties, featuring several Cayman-based homes per quarterly issue. The magazine is, in essence, your invitation to wander through the walls of the finest homes and up-and-coming Grand Cayman real estate developments.
Inside Out Magazine
The definitive guide to Cayman’s homes and gardens, Inside Out magazine helps turn a new house into a place to call home. A local favourite for both qualified interior designers and ‘do-it-yourselfers’, the quarterly publication is chock-full of ‘design-spiration’, including the latest home décor trends, ideas for landscaping backyard gardens, adding your personal touch through art and where to find everything to make your design vision a reality.