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Frequently Asked Questions About Relocating to Puerto Rico

Are you considering relocating to Puerto Rico? This beautiful island offers tremendous benefits to people looking for natural beauty, very pleasant year-round weather, and an affordable lifestyle.

Read through our FAQs so you can better understand what it will be like to relocate to and live in Puerto Rico.

+ What is the Cost of Living in Puerto Rico? - What is the Cost of Living in Puerto Rico?

Your cost of living will be determined by where in Puerto Rico you choose to live. Obviously, the metro areas and tourist hot spots will be more expensive, but in general, the cost of living on the island is less than in many parts of the United States. 

According to Numbeo, living in Puerto Rico is roughly 7-20% less expensive than living in the United States, with housing prices being quite a bit lower.


+ What is the Current Housing Market Like in Puerto Rico? - What is the Current Housing Market Like in Puerto Rico?
It's currently a buyer’s market that provides excellent opportunities. With the island’s Act 20/22 initiatives and low property taxes, buying real estate in Puerto Rico is an attractive option.
 
Whether you’re looking for a home in the heart of San Juan, an ocean view condo in one of the many lovely beach communities, or a commercial property, you’re sure to find the property of your dreams.

+ What About Healthcare? - What About Healthcare?
Many people are surprised to learn that Puerto Rico’s healthcare system is very similar to the United States’, but typically less expensive. While most employers do not offer health insurance to their employees, shopping for insurance as an individual is easier and more affordable than what many experience in the US.
 
Triple S Salud of Puerto Rico (Blue Cross Blue Shield) is one of the best options for finding quality, affordable coverage and is the largest and most popular health insurance company on the island. Hospitals and other medical facilities are on par with those in the United States and other developed nations and staff top notch doctors and clinicians.

+ How is the internet in Puerto Rico? - How is the internet in Puerto Rico?
Anytime you move, you need to know you’ll have access to quality cable and Internet services providers. The good news is, there are quite a few service providers to choose from in Puerto Rico.
 

+ What is there to do in Puerto Rico? - What is there to do in Puerto Rico?
Though Puerto Rico is a small island (100 x 35 miles), it packs a BIG punch when it comes to activities.
 
If you are an outdoor enthusiast, our wonderful weather will allow you to hike, bike, fish, dive, or play golf all year.
 
But the island is not just for outdoor and beach lovers, Puerto Rico offers a world of culture and history as well. Spend an afternoon visiting one of the many art galleries and museums or just strolling along the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan. You’ll also have plenty of shopping opportunities at places such as the Mall of San Juan, home to designer boutiques and department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom.
 
As a longtime resident of Puerto Rico, I have the inside scoop on not only the best properties available, but I can also help you if, for example, you need help finding electricians or plumbers.
 
If you have any other questions, please contact me. Get in touch with me today and I will help you relocate to Puerto Rico in a way that is hassle-free.