As someone selling investment property in Cape Verde (Dunas Beach Resort) I welcome this question. This is because it proves to me how undiscovered the country is, and how far it has to come before it reaches the prices of its comparables. As any investor will appreciate buying in a market that has all the right ingredients for growth, but just hasn’t grown yet will be a great investment.
The main reason this is a good question for us to hear and how it relates to our investment is that, our opportunity is to purchase the freehold of an apartment which is run by the top resort operator in the world. Your rental yields will be governed by the occupancy that your resort operator can achieve and in Cape Verde this should lead to some outstanding rental yields.
The yields we have worked out on our investment come in somewhere around 10%, now this is working on a 68% occupancy. However the current on island occupancy is 80% and the only other 5* resort on the island is seeing occupancy levels of 98%. This could mean rental yields of around 20%+ for our investors.
Rental yields are not the only attractive part of this investment. For the last 10 years Cape Verde has seen an average capital growth year on year of 30%. Now if we were to assume only 15% growth pa, we have worked out that upon completion you could have equity in your property whilst still retaining up to a massive £100k cash-back!
Why would this continue? Well here are some points you may or may not know about Cape Verde and the developer of Dunas Beach Resort:
See our Cape Verde Investment
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