Cape Verde Property : How and what to buy or rent
Sal and Boa Vista are the islands which have most direct flights from European airports. Sal is much more developed and is where most Europeans choose to live.Cape Verde Property Location
There is a long history of failed developments on all islands other than Sal.
It makes sense to rent a property at least for a few weeks, before buying something similar. You will learn a lot about the problems of regular water and electricity suppy and how secure the block or complex is, without risking your capital.
Do not attempt to buy anything at all without your own personal solicitor in Cape Verde. You may come to regret it if you don`t.
Some simple rules to avoid regretting things later.
How some of the laws should work in theory: in practice the country is quite lawless.
It is very risky to buy land as it may never have water, electricty or road connections. It is also very difficult, as the Government in Praia prefers to sell land in enormous parcels with dozens of hectares.
How to get cheaper furniture for your property.