Welcome to First St. Maarten Realty

We offer fine real estate throughout the island providing professional qualified support and advice from the beginning to the final stage and beyond. when it comes to finding your holiday home or relocation property.

Sint Maarten - St.Maarten’s location is one of a kind with daily access to North and South America as well as Europe. St. Maarten's beauty excites and marvels at the sight of her beaches, and mountains, it is an easy drive to numerous superb beaches, marinas, and golf courses. From whatever point you are on the island, St. Maarten's seafront is no more than a few minutes away. Philipsburg is known for its shopping, seafront, marinas, and busy Harbor for visiting cruise ships, high-quality boutiques, and stores. The Dutch and French side often called the gourmet capital of the Caribbean offers an international selection of restaurants. as well as pretty cafés and restaurants to impress a culinary connoisseur.

Within the beautiful island of St.Maarten, there is a variety of property opportunities including pre-construction investments. This is where First St.Maarten can help - is it a second home, a family villa in reach of international schools, an apartment, or a villa with Ocean or Lagoon views? For Boat lovers - the same lagoon apartments offer boat docks as well. Our real estate portfolio is extensive. Vacation and long-term rental are also available for you.

If you like a personal appointment in our residence in Indigo Bay ( During the time of construction of the office) I would be delighted to see you there! Yours truly.

Dieter J. Schaede

Frequently asked questions

Foreigners have the same rights as St.Maarten citizens. Owning properties we have over 140 nationalities living on St.Maarten

  • •All transactions are done through the notary.
  • • No Annual Real Estate Taxes + No Capital Gains tax
  • • Vacation Rental owned in a private foundation pays no income tax. Except for 5% room tax.
  • • Availability of none working residency
  • • There are 3 types of ownership
    • • deed
    • • Government long lease deed
    • • Private long lease deed
  • • There is a one-time closing fee of  6%. Notary fee plus tax

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