Where To Buy Real Estate in Botswana

Where To Buy Real Estate in Botswana

What is Real Estate?

Real estate is property consisting of land and the buildings on it, along with its natural resources such as crops, minerals or water; immovable property of this nature; an interest vested in this an item of real property, buildings or housing in general. 

Where To Buy Real Estate in Botswana

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Appleby’s Real Estate

Apex Properties

The Property Spot

Okavango Properties

Frequently Asked Questions

Can a foreigner buy a house in Botswana?

Q. What area(s) can international buyer/investor purchase a property 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. 

Which site is best for property purchase?

The 7 Best Real Estate Websites of 2023

  • Best Overall: Zillow.
  • Most Accurate: Realtor.com.
  • Best Mobile App: Trulia.
  • Best for Foreclosures: Foreclosure.com.
  • Best for Renting: Apartments.com.
  • Best for For Sale By Owner: FSBO.com.
  • Best for Heroes: Homes for Heroes.

Is Botswana a good place to live?

Botswana has a low crime rate compared to other countries in Africa. There is also no recent history of terrorism and violent attacks on tourists are very rare. Expats moving to Botswana should keep in mind that it is a developing country where many people live in poverty.

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 good for foreigners?

Although Batswana are generally friendly and welcoming, foreigners have mixed experiences. Those from the US and the UK may have more positive experiences than expats from other African nations who have reported feeling treated as, and being seen as, outsiders.

Is Botswana cheap to live in?

Family of four estimated monthly costs are 1,695.4$ (21,669.9P) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 474.3$ (6,062.1P) without rent. Cost of living in Botswana is, on average, 52.3% lower than in United States. Rent in Botswana is, on average, 84.0% lower than in United States.

Does Botswana have slums?

It reported that 61% of citizens lived in slums, which means that Botswana has a high prevalence of slums. Generally, the prevalence of slums is higher in countries that rely on government land distribution like Botswana.

Do they speak English in Botswana?

The official languages of Botswana are English and Tswana. English – Inherited from colonial rule and is used for official business and most written communication. Tswana – The language of the Tswana people—Setswana—is a country’s national language, and is spoken by most of the population.

How do I relocate to Botswana?

Permanent Residence Application

  1. Resided lawfully in Botswana continuously for at least 5 years.
  2. Be of good character.
  3. Have made significant contributions to Botswana.
  4. Be of good standing in the society.
  5. Have enough means to support oneself and dependents.

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.