Investment Facts About Aruba

These investment facts should confirm your decision to purchase your Aruban Home

  • Aruba, as a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, falls under the Dutch judicial system.
  • One’s individual legal rights are guaranteed and protected all the way to the highest courts of The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Fitch Ratings, a leading global credit rating agency affirms Aruba’s “BBB” credit rating with a stable outlook. Aruba’s ratings are supported by its relatively high per capita income of over USD. 25,000, (which exceeds the ‘BBB’ rating requirement), its market-friendly institutional environment based on a well-functioning legal system, rule of law and legally protected rights, and its continued political and social stability.
  • Aruba is ranked as one of the safest destinations in the world.
  • Aruba’s infrastructure provides the latest in advanced technology. Gold Coast has the first development of Fiber Optic technology in Aruba for cable television, telephone and internet.
  • Aruba is ranked at the top among the highest destinations as “The best place to invest in the Caribbean”. The market for second homes in Aruba is an emerging market with relative low home prices and high propensity for property value appreciation.
  • The properties in the Noord district of Aruba, where the Gold Coast community is located, have experienced an average 8% property annual value increase in the last ten years.
  • With proof of home ownership in Aruba, non-residence owners may reside up to 6 months each year in Aruba.
  • Homeowners can receive a permanent residence permit as “Retiree” with evidence that one can sustain themselves financially.
  • All beaches on Aruba are public. There are no private beaches including those in front of the hotels.
  • Aruba is located outside of the hurricane belt.
  • There are no legal restrictions on property ownership. The only requirements are a valid Photo ID and evidence of financial resources.
  • There are no capital gains taxes when property is registered in the name of an individual.
  • Aruba enjoys strong political relations with the USA which has allowed for complete US Immigration and US Customs pre-clearance. Aruba is one of only 3 non- US territories in the world which offers these facilities.
  • Our Official language is Papiamento (Native Language). Our business language is English. Our Legal Language is Dutch. And we also speak Spanish.