The Dominican Republic, a popular vacation destination and one of the fastest-growing economies in the Latin America and the Caribbean regions, has been added as country No. 19 for eXp Realty. (Read the press release here.)
Michael Valdes, President of eXp Global, said, “As we continue to gain traction in the Caribbean and Latin American markets, we have received many inquiries from the Dominican Republic and feel it’s a perfect next step in expanding our footprint. With a strong residential property market driven by tourism, easy international access and attractive incentives for foreign investment, the Dominican Republic is an ideal market to expand our brand.”
With the opening of the Dominican Republic, it will mark 18 countries outside of the United States – the headquarters of eXp World Holdings – where eXp Realty has brokerage operations. Additional countries being added by the end of Q1 2022 include Greece and New Zealand.
Marbel Lugo, a real estate pioneer in the Dominican Republic with more than 20 years of experience, will be the Broker of Record. Lugo is the first real estate coach in the country, has authored a book and specializes in real estate investing, consulting and development. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Real Estate Agents in the Dominican Republic.
“eXp is transforming the real estate industry and with new operations in the Dominican Republic, we will improve the lives and businesses of real estate agents by providing new tools and growth opportunities,” said Lugo. “I am excited to help bring the future of real estate to our agents in the Dominican Republic through eXp’s unique model, while also offering faster and more efficient services to homebuyers and sellers.”