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Pondok Wisata License and Other Legal Requirement to Rent Out your Property in Bali

Bali VillaYou have finally purchased the holiday home of your dreams on the beautiful island of Bali where you will spend a few months a year. For the remaining months,  you might like to rent it out and earn some return on your investment, or you could even rent out a room whilst you are staying there.  Before you jump into the rental business, it is worthwhile understanding some of the Read the rest “Pondok Wisata License and Other Legal Requirement to Rent Out your Property in Bali”

De Vins Sky Villas – Luxurious Suites and Villas by Vins Group at Seminyak, Bali

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Seminyak in Bali is one of the highly visited areas by foreign tourists. The area is home to some of the top hospitality chains, restaurants, cafes, bars and other places for entertainment. Stretching property in Bali is getting brighter. Today, Seminyak is buzzing with activity on the real estate front with number of developers building hotels, apartments and condotels.

One of them, Vins Group, is coming up with a Read the rest “De Vins Sky Villas – Luxurious Suites and Villas by Vins Group at Seminyak, Bali”

Xanadu Villas Bali – 1, 2, 3 BHK Fully Loaded Pool Villas in Seminyak

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Seminyak is fast developing area in Bali and has recently witnessed the opening of a number of restaurants like, La Lucciola, Ku De Ta, Warisan Cafe, The living Room, Ultimo, Nirvana Restaurant, etc. and an array of up-market fashion and accessory boutiques.

In the last couple of years, expats have shown a strong interest in condotels of Seminyak built by reputed players in which suites are sold to individuals, Read the rest “Xanadu Villas Bali – 1, 2, 3 BHK Fully Loaded Pool Villas in Seminyak”

The Stairs Villas – Signature Loft Pool Villas by Designer Philippe Starck in Bali

The Stairs Villa Bali 2Envisioned by well known designer Philippe Starck and developed by DeCiazini Group, The Stairs Villa Hotel has recently launched the sales of its limited-edition loft pool villas in Bali.

Located on the southern coast of Bali in Indonesia the one-bedroom loft villas are located within the hotel that comprises other luxury properties, boutiques, a signature spa, workout facilities, a bar lounge, restaurant, café/ patisserie and mezzanine bibliothèque.

The Stairs Villa Hotel Envisioned by Philippe Starck Launches Sale of 12 Limited-Edition Loft Pool Villas in BaliLaunching the villas, Read the rest “The Stairs Villas – Signature Loft Pool Villas by Designer Philippe Starck in Bali”

Sinni Villas – En-Suite Nest Villas at Chedi Nusa Penida Managed by GHM in Bali

Chedi Nusa Penida Bali

Located in a secluded island 10 kilometers South East of Bali, the 100 en-suite villas of the Chedi Nusa Penida is spread across a total area of 5.3 hectares of a stunning slope overlooking tranquil Crystal Bay, one of the premier diving sites in Southeast Asia for its pristine waters and coral reefs.

Just minutes away from mainland Bali, the resort will be managed by GHM, the prestigious hotel brand Read the rest “Sinni Villas – En-Suite Nest Villas at Chedi Nusa Penida Managed by GHM in Bali”

Ayana Residences Bali – Apartments and Villas by PT Nusa Jaya Prima

Ayana Residences Bali Adjacent to the already operational Ayana Resort and Spa in Bali, PT Nusa Jaya Prima, the developer of the resort has now launched its residential development, Ayana Residences Bali to be built on a total area of 6.5 hectares. Players in the real estate sector of Bali have opined that “the launch of the Ayana Residences gives investors the opportunity for ownership of a private residence on Bali’s most prized Read the rest “Ayana Residences Bali – Apartments and Villas by PT Nusa Jaya Prima”

Life in an International Village: Living in Bali

Moving to Bali and setting up a home there is a dream for many who have visited this exotic and beautiful island. But is life in Bali actually how you imagine it to be?  We spoke to Dominique Gallmann who is CEO of Exotiq Property, originally from Switzerland, who has lived in Bali for the past 20 years to find out.

Why did you move to Bali?

I first Read the rest “Life in an International Village: Living in Bali”

Bali: “The Best Real Estate Market in The World” – Dominique Gallmann of Exotiq Property

Established in 2002, Exotiq is much more than just a real estate agent in Bali.  They are brand that is focused on helping people establish a lifestyle in paradise. Dominique Gallmann knows just how to do this because he did it himself. Settling in Bali in 1993, he founded Exotiq in 2002 and is now responsible for its property division. I spoke to Dominique recently about his observations of the Read the rest “Bali: “The Best Real Estate Market in The World” – Dominique Gallmann of Exotiq Property”

Developer Overview: Tropis Living in North Bali

For anyone who has visited Bali, the idea of owning their own holiday  villa there has almost certainly crossed their mind.  With pristine beaches, balmy tropical weather and a relaxed lifestyle, Bali really is the perfect holiday destination.  With its close proximity to Australia and the rest of South East Asia and the proliferation of low cost airlines, Bali is also easy to reach regularly for many making it a Read the rest “Developer Overview: Tropis Living in North Bali”

Your Weekend Home in Indonesia: Alila Villas Bintan

The island of Bintan is a little piece of paradise just a 45 minute ferry ride from Singapore. Renowned for its infrastructure, stability and security, this island offers both rolling hills and stunning beaches. From the minute you step onto the island you can feel the stress of the city leave you behind and relaxation setting in.

About Alila Villas Bintan:

Alila Villas Bintan is a gated development community managed Read the rest “Your Weekend Home in Indonesia: Alila Villas Bintan”

How Much Does It Cost to Live in Bali?

There is no simple answer to the question on ‘how much does it cost to live in Bali?’ Cost of living in Bali depends on a variety of factors such as the type of accommodation you choose, whether you eat local or Western food and whether you drink alcohol. Regardless of your choices, there are some rules of thumb that you can use to give you an indication how much Read the rest “How Much Does It Cost to Live in Bali?”

Guide to Buying an Apartment or Condominium in Indonesia

Indonesia condoWhilst foreigners cannot purchase freehold land in Indonesia, it is possible to own an interest in an apartment or condominium.  Under Government Regulation No 41 of June 1996, it is possible for a foreigner who resides in Indonesia, or visits regularly for business, to purchase an apartment or condominium provided it is not part of a government subsidised housing development, and provided that they do not own the underlying land, Read the rest “Guide to Buying an Apartment or Condominium in Indonesia”

How To Purchase Property in Indonesia Through a Company

Lombok IndonesiaOne of the most secure ways to purchase property in Indonesia is through a Penaman Model Asing (PMA) Company, which can be 100% controlled by foreigners.  This is essentially foreign direct investment, where the PMA Company can operate for 30 years after its formation. A PMA can be granted an additional 30 years to operate if it expands its project with additional investment.

The Company is also given the Right Read the rest “How To Purchase Property in Indonesia Through a Company”

Registering and Transfering Land in Indonesia

Oceanfront land for saleSo you have found your dream home and negotiated with the purchase terms with the seller. It is now time to make sure that your property right is recorded and has been effected correctly, it is important to ensure that you follow the correct process. All land transfers and land title deeds are drafted by a Land Deed Official known as a Pejabat Pembuat Akte Tanah (PPAT), and these can Read the rest “Registering and Transfering Land in Indonesia”

How To Purchase Freehold Land in Indonesia Through a Nominee

Land for sale signOne way a foreign national can purchase freehold land in Indonesia is through a nominee. This means that ownership of the land is officially held by the Indonesian  nominee and they will have the Land Title Deeds in their name. The nominee can be an Indonesian citizen or legal entity (like a Penanaman Model Asing or PMA Company).

It may sound risky and daunting to give title to your property Read the rest “How To Purchase Freehold Land in Indonesia Through a Nominee”

Buying Property in Bali: The Difference Between Condotels and Villas

There are several different types of property that you can purchase or acquire an interest in, two of the most popular recently are Villas and Condotels. Understanding the differences between these two types of property is important to inform your investment decision, and ensure that you have the holiday home that you want in paradise.

Buying property in Bali can also be complicated, particularly with Indonesia’s regulations around foreign ownership Read the rest “Buying Property in Bali: The Difference Between Condotels and Villas”

Kalyana Bay – Overview of the Beachfront Villa Development in Bali

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Bali has always been the leading location for holiday home buyers. Owing to it expat-friendly land laws and developments near the beautiful locales coupled with a warm tropical climate, the island is considered as the first choice for most buyers.

Today we will review of the beachfront villa development named Kalyana Bay, which is seen as one of the best not only because of its pricing but also for Read the rest “Kalyana Bay – Overview of the Beachfront Villa Development in Bali”

Colin Reid on His Latest Development – Double-Six Seminyak, Bali

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In an exclusive interview to Holiday Home Times, Colin Reid, Sales Director of Double-Six Seminyak development speaks about his development, what buyers can expect in Bali and about the Bali property market in general.

The interview…

Firstly, please give us a brief paragraph on the development Double-Six Seminyak.
The Double-Six Seminyak, is a 146-unit hotel located on Bali’s famous Double-Six beach. This is an unparalleled location on the Read the rest “Colin Reid on His Latest Development – Double-Six Seminyak, Bali”

Christina Harris – Our Pick for the Best Developer and Real Estate Agent in Bali

In an exclusive interview with Holiday Home Times Christina Harris, Marketing Director of myProperty Bali speaks about her company’s projects, the Bali property market in general and what makes the island unique and the most sought-after destination for both buyers and holidaymakers.

The interview…

Firstly, please give us a brief paragraph to introduce you and your company.
We have worked with various specialist developers of international luxury lifestyle resorts &
Read the rest “Christina Harris – Our Pick for the Best Developer and Real Estate Agent in Bali”

Lime Villas – Luxurious Villa Development in Batu Belig, Bali

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This boutique complex will consist of seven villas (two one bedroom and five two bedroom villas) a five star restaurant, an exclusive piano bar, full concierge service and private security.

Each Villa will have its own swimming pool located in a private landscaped garden, creating a genuinely private and individual tropical oasis. The quality of design and finish is second to none. 

Guest’s and owners alike will be able Read the rest “Lime Villas – Luxurious Villa Development in Batu Belig, Bali”