Advice on investing in Nicaragua.

Nicaragua is one of the poorest countries in the Americas, but it also has one of the fastest growing economies.




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Super Restaurant/Bar Opportunity

This is the gist of an email I send out to someone interested in leasing restaurant/bar space at Hotel de Sonrisas, located at 401 Calle El Arsenal. That’s two blocks north of the Calle La Calzada, Granada’s nightlife area, and next door to San Francisco Convent & Museum. It’s alsoRead More…

Nicaragua Postal Codes

The post in Nicaragua moves in mysterious ways so it’s not used much. However, for anyone wanting to give it a try, here are the most widely used postal codes… Department Municipality Postal code Neighbourhood Managua Managua 10000 Master code Managua Managua 11001 Centro Histórico Cultural Managua Managua 11002 RubénRead More…

The Challenges Of Banking In Nicaragua

A Deterrent To Some – An Opportunity For Others. Nicaragua banking laws are always in flux and changes are common. This is due to the fact the Nicaragua banking system is dependent upon the USA banking systems providing clearing house and transaction forwarding services. Basically the US Federal Reserve dictatesRead More…

One Man’s Loss Is Another Man’s Gain

Nica investments does not maintain “listings” of the same Nicaragua real estate offered for sale by every realty company or individual in the country. Nor does Nica Investments tack a sign on the wall of a house that already has one, two, three or even four other signs stating theRead More…

A Novel Way To Own A House In Nicaragua For $0

I was approached by a gentleman who asked me to represent him in the purchase of a property in Nicaragua. OK… that is what I do. So I laid out my standard terms, US$100 per diem plus expenses, one week paid in advance. No problem! Once retained, I asked whatRead More…

Banking In Nicaragua – SWIFT Codes

A key element of investing in Nicaragua is paying for an acquisition. Also, if it is a business being purchased or a new business being established, funds will need to be transferred to the business bank account. Fortunately, funds can be transferred to banks in Nicaragua from anywhere in theRead More…

How I’m Giving Back To Nicaragua

I don’t think I’ve shared my story as to why I’m in Nicaragua in the first place, nor why I’m so positive about this nation’s future. A brief history… I was traveling from Canada, via a flight to Mexico City, then overland to Montanita, a town on the Santa ElenaRead More…

Invest In Nicaragua Tourism

Back in November Daniel Ortega won the election and is President of Nicaragua for five more years. I’m not going to give any sort of political commentary, just state my personal opinions… Nicaragua faces new challenges so the continuity in government administration is a good thing. No matter what oneRead More…

Confusion Is Normal When Shopping For Real Estate In Nicaragua

Anyone looking for real estate in Nicaragua who actually visits the country discovers there’s a glaring difference between online shopping and being here looking for a buying opportunity. It’s an understatement to say that it is confusing compared to the nice, tidy websites with posted prices. The first shock most people haveRead More…

Thankfully It’s Raining In Nicaragua

It’s Been Raining – And That’s Good News December, January and February have historically been dry months in Nicaragua. However, this year these months have seen rain the likes of which no one can remember. It’s over now, but after 5 years of drought the unseasonable rain was welcomed. LakeRead More…