Investing in Turks & Caicos Real Estate – Buying, Planning and Everything You Should Know

Island Life

It’s difficult to put into words the immense beauty of the Turks and Caicos Islands. While pictures begin to capture the raw brilliance of the idyllic turquoise waters and the majestic landscape, those who have visited Turks and Caicos personally truly understand what attracts prime investors and influential personalities and why the beaches regularly top the world’s list of most desired locations.

When I first visited Turks and Caicos almost 20 years ago, I was captivated not only by the physical elegance of the scenery but also by its kind people and their relaxed way of life. This, I thought, is truly living my best life.

I quickly knew that this was something I wanted to be a part of and more importantly provide guidance to others with the desire for a relaxing getaway or with the foresight for wise investment in this enticing piece of paradise.

People dancing on a beach in Turks and Caicos where RE/MAX Real Estate group sells Turks and Caicos real estate

I Discovered My Niche

Soon, I will celebrate 20 years of living and working in the Turks and Caicos. Over these two decades, I have watched trends and witnessed shifts in the real estate market. After a boom in investment in the early 2000s, Turks and Caicos was not immune to the worldwide economic downturn in 2008. Even in occasional downturns like this one, my 25 years of experience has taught me that real estate, when wisely considered, remains a solid, long-term investment. This long historic trend was no different, and investors turned to TCI real estate as their primary investment focus.

Not surprisingly, Turks and Caicos real estate recovered quickly, mainly due to TCI being a cash market which inflicts less financial pressure on owners given the absence of monthly mortgage payments. I was here through it all and witnessed a resurgence in the demand for these exclusive properties. Through these 20 years of direct Island experience I offer my clients market clarity and reliable insight. Having a trustworthy representative in Turks and Caicos on your side provides great assurance as you delve deeper into an investment in an offshore tax free jurisdiction not to mention in a completely different country.

Additionally, a successful early career in North American real estate has provided me with an advantageous knowledge base of both markets, allowing me to guide buyers through the nuanced differences in mainland and island purchasing. I am confident that with the right guidance, you too can uncover the right property that satisfies your current plans as well as your long-term investment goals.

All investments, by nature, involve an element of risk. However, with my track record and proven process, we can minimize that risk by leveraging my first-hand knowledge of Turks and Caicos real estate market and my understanding of current trends. Through the entire endeavor, I focus heavily on providing a stress free pre- and post-purchase experience. 

I recognize that few people get to work in jobs they truly love, and I am thrilled that I’ve been able to serve my clients in a way that I love for a long, long time. I believe my passion for meeting my clients’ real estate needs shows, and this is one reason I am honored to have been named “Top Agent” in Turks and Caicos Real Estate. While I am humbled to be named a Top Agent, I’m extremely proud of this accolade – I love people; I love the Turks and Caicos Islands; and I truly love bringing the two together. 

I am grateful every single time a client returns and requests a new property search. I’ve never shied away from the chance to make magic happen again and again for my clients. In fact, 81 percent of the real estate transactions our team has completed over the past thirty-six months has come from referred or repeat clients. We truly believe in lasting relationships with our clients, and we are always ready to serve you and your colleagues when the time is right.

Overhead view of an example investment property in Turks and Caicos sold by RE/MAX Turks and Caicos

How I Make the Process Work for You

When I start to talk with someone about buying property in Turks and Caicos, I’m always looking to uncover the key factors that will help point us toward the right home, piece of land, or rental property. 

First, I want to ensure that we share a passion for this place and that any buyer envisions all the wonderful qualities of the islands as well. From the start, I want to learn what is uniquely desirable to a potential buyer, enabling me to go to work to find just the right property that provides the tangible and intangible qualities that provide that “sense of arrival” result we all feel when we are home. My goal is to ensure my clients love their new properties as much as I love living here.

As we navigate through the buying process, I will serve as your feet, eyes, and ears on the ground, someone who knows the market and how to extract the information you need to narrow your search and hone in on the right property. When you want to explore any property or any feature of the island, I will arrange all key aspects of your visit to maximize your experience. With my connections across the island, I can make just about any request a reality, and I look forward to doing so.

With over $150 million in real estate transactions under my belt, I am eager to pass on the knowledge and expertise you need to be comfortable with your decision to invest in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Drone view of the beaches of Turks and Caicos where RE/MAX Real Estate Group sells prime real estate

Let’s Get Started

Because you are reading this blog, I know you understand that Turks and Caicos provides a reliable and growing opportunity in real estate. Under construction now are the Ritz-Carlton Residences at Grace Bay. These luxury condominiums will only increase the demand for the limited properties on the island as more visitors gain exposure to this Caribbean getaway. 

The time may be right for you to purchase that vacation home you’ve always dreamed of. Perhaps you wish to buy land and build a “legacy property” earmarked for your future generations to provide endless memories in this tranquil paradise. 

Regardless of your individual goals and ambitions, I look forward to aligning my exceptional experience and specialized services with your vision. Together, we will unlock the true potential of Turks and Caicos Islands, bringing you and your family the eternal joy and extended life it has given me. 

Contact me today to begin your journey to experience this amazing Lifestyle Investment in the Turks and Caicos Islands.


About Author:


Blair MacPherson

Blair MacPherson by virtue of his upbringing understands the value of commitment to hard work. Born on the east coast of Canada, he grew up with a deep appreciation for these qualities as they were constantly reinforced and embraced by the people who lived there. As a result, the traits of honesty, loyalty, and integrity are woven deeply into Blair’s DNA; and they have served his clients well over his 25-plus year career in real estate.

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