Where To Buy House in Botswana

Where To Buy House in Botswana

What is House?

A house is a single-unit residential building. It may range in complexity from a rudimentary hut to a complex structure of wood, masonry, concrete or other material, outfitted with plumbing, electrical, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

Where To Buy House in Botswana

Find houses, flats, farms, apartments and property for sale in Gaborone through Property 24 Botswana.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I buy a house in Botswana?

Foreigners can buy property in Gaborone, Phakalane, Lobatse, F/town and some other areas outside Tribal Territories. Foreigners can also buy any freehold land or property.

What are the best suburbs in Botswana?

The suburbs of Gaborone include Broadhurst, Gaborone West, The Village, Naledi and Phakalane. Phakalane is the preferred residential area for expatriates and foreign professionals, although some people prefer to live closer to town, nearer to schools and workplace.

How much are rentals in Botswana?

Cost of living in Botswana chart

Accommodation (monthly rent)
Three-bedroom apartment in the city centreBWP 9,111
Three-bedroom apartment outside of the city centreBWP 5,200
One-bedroom apartment in the city centreBWP 3,200
One-bedroom apartment outside the city centreBWP 3,000

Can foreigners live in Botswana?

Expats planning to work in Botswana, or live in the country for more than 3 months will need a Residence Permit. To apply for a Residence Permit, you’ll need to show that you can financially support yourself while living in Botswana.

How much do you need to live in Botswana?

Family of four estimated monthly costs are 1,697.8$ (21,685.4P) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 475.0$ (6,067.1P) without rent. Cost of living in Botswana is, on average, 52.4% lower than in United States. Rent in Botswana is, on average, 84.0% lower than in United States.

Can a foreigner get a job in Botswana?

Botswana has one work visa, also known as a work permit, for all foreign employees working in the country under the Employment of the Non-Citizens Act. Employers cannot engage an employee unless they hold a valid Botswana work permit or a certificate of exemption.

Is healthcare free in Botswana?

Botswana offers universal healthcare to all its citizens. A nominal fee may be charged for some services in the public sector, but sexual reproductive health services and antiretroviral therapy services are free. Healthcare professionals working in public hospitals are generally well trained.

What is the richest area in Botswana?

Gaborone is the wealthiest city in Botswana. With 1 800 HNWI and a few 900 multimillionaires in USD, at about 0.002% of city’s population being multimillionaires in USD terms.

Is Botswana rich than South Africa?

Batswana became richer on average than South Africans in 2019, and have stayed there.

Is Botswana good to live and work?

Most expats in Botswana earn decent salaries with good employment packages, and can therefore live relatively luxuriously. Botswana consistently ranks as having a low cost of living, but expats are advised to factor in potential healthcare costs and, for families with children, school fees.

What are the main problems in Botswana?

Overview. While it is considered one of the most stable democracies in Africa, Botswana has been dominated by a single party since independence. Media freedom remains under threat. The indigenous San people, as well as migrants, refugees, and LGBT+ people, face discrimination.