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Final Belize Update of the Year

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As 2021 comes to a close, there’s so much in the news about Beautiful Belize. Today, it’s a sunny 79 degrees, and I'm sitting outside working on my porch looking at a couple iguanas, the mountains and the water … I am sacrificing myself for all of you! :)

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Your Personal Belize Update!

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Ready for the latest Belize updates? You’ll meet the new owner of a Belize resort, learn traveling tips for sending your pets on a plane, COVID updates and more!

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Mariposa Beach Resort and Restaurant

My team and I had the privilege to work with fellow public servant Lewis Blanchard. He just retired as a Deputy Sheriff in Georgia and is now the proud owner of Mariposa Beach Resort and Restaurant.

If you are coming to visit Placencia, stay at Mariposa and give Reservations the coupon code 'RE/MAX1' for a discount. Lewis will be a huge asset to Placencia, and we’re happy to have him here! Let’s give him a warm Belize welcome!

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Save on Taxes with Passive Income & Investment Conference Takeaways

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As we approach a new month, we have lots of exciting things happening. I want to dive into how to give yourself a raise with taxes and my takeaways from the New Orleans Investment Conference.

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Belize Update October 2021

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October is here, and we’re ready for the new month ahead!There are a few updates we want to share with you. First, we have an update on our office staff.

Jennilee just had her second surgery, and I want to thank everyone for their prayers and support. She is still out for another month. She has to go back for radiation, and we’re praying for a speedy recovery. Angy is back in the office, and she’ll be catching up on work. We are glad she is feeling better.

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The Pros and Cons of Investing in Belize

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It was a fantastic week in Placencia, talking and catching up with past and potential clients. I have been traveling to the United States to speak with others about investing in Belize, plus meetings in San Pedro for other real estate opportunities countrywide. Our real estate offices are busy helping sellers and buyers, and it’s been great seeing all the activity.

In all of the hustle and bustle, I forgot to stop and enjoy the beautiful country I live in!

Everyone always asks: what can I do in Belize?

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Tropical Greetings and COVID Belize Updates

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Tropical Greetings from Belize!

A lot of exciting stuff has been going on in Belize lately, so I wanted to give a brief update on what’s going on in paradise.

Let’s get the COVID numbers out of the way... Belize is still doing an excellent job at keeping numbers low. At the time I wrote this newsletter, we have ONLY 52 active cases in the whole country. There are NO patients in the Belize COVID unit.

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The Brighter Group markets Belize in Europe

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Belize has another agent for tourism advertising and marketing in Europe. The Belize Tourism Board awarded the contract to The Brighter Group, one of the largest independent travel and tourism PR (Public Relations) and marketing consultancies in the UK, founded in 1995.

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Buy property with your retirement funds in Belize with self-directed IRA’s

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We have teamed up with NuView IRA to help our clients achieve their lifelong dream of buying property in the Caribbean by enabling them to invest in property using their retirement funds. Get in touch today to find out more david@1stchoicebelize.com

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Copa Airlines - Yet another airline carrier to Belize

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Starting December 8th, 2015 Copa Airlines will be offering 2 weekly flights to Belize City from Hub de la Americas Panama City where Copa airlines offers more international flights than any other airline with a center of operations on this continent. With this new addition, Copa Airlines will now expand its route to 75 cities and 31 countries in North, Central, South and the Caribbean with Belize being the 7th, in Central America.

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Study shows that expats in Belize enjoy their life a great deal more

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A research study conducted by “Best Places in the World to Retire” compiled data from almost 400 expats living in Belize, Nicaragua and Panama, who provided more than 14,700 answers and thousands of comments.

To a big surprise, or maybe not so big by now, Belize received the highest percentage of positive feedback with 73% saying that they enjoy their life far more in Belize. 78% would move abroad in a heartbeat, if they could to do it all over.

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Demand for Caribbean real estate doubles in first 6 months of 2015

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According to 7th Heaven Properties, an independent luxury property specialists in the caribbean, demand for regional real estate has more than doubled within the first six months of this year - across all price points. (compared to data collected during same period in 2014).

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Health Insurance in Belize

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Many expats that live in Belize wonder about affordable health insurance. Belize has health centers in nearly every village, that is not an issue; but reliable health service or special care is only found in Belize City which depending on where you live is a few hours drive away.

Many expats that live with a long term health condition travel to near Mexico, or back to the USA for health service if money permits.

Can you depend on your health insurance company when living abroad? I had my doubts, so I asked my friend Arno Chrispeels, an insurance advisor what his thoughts where:

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Belize A Must-See Destination for your 2015 Travels

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Belize was promoted in the Good Morning America show by Pauline Frommer as one of the top travel destinations for 2015. She described the country as having “glorious / pristine rainforests, gorgeous nature, incredible water sports… it’s definitely a family vacation”. Watch the clip after the break.

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Tourism in Belize 2014 Statistics

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“A lot of our industry partners have been telling us that… it’s one of the best slow seasons they’ve had. So now we’re heading into the high season and we’re really excited about that”. Alyssa Carnegie, Director of marketing & Industry Relations at the Belize Tourism Board during a press conference.

The increasing numbers on our tourist arrival statistics for this year makes it clear that the efforts to improve the industry have well paid off. A glance at the last few years Overnight, Airport and Cruise tourist arrivals show that 2014 has indeed been a very productive year. More and more people are getting interested to discover the wonders of this little but delightful country in the Caribbean.

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