Real Estate in Panama City

Panama City is situated on the Pacific Coast at the entrance of the Panama Canal.  Panama City is the political and administrative center of the country as well as a hub for international banking and commerce, with the most modern and successful International Banking Center in Latin America, offering investors over 100 Banks from more than 32 countries around the world.  

Panama city real estate for sale by owner


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Tips when selling when selling a Panama home by owner

It’s always good to ensure that you have your pricing right, compare your home online with others on the market, ask three real estate agents to value the property and be prepared to price competitively to sell. Always have great pictures of the home and when writing a property description consider what attracted you to the property. When listing Land for sale in Panama always explain about any existing planning permissions, the opportunities the land presents and access to roads, and major communications. Make the buyer dream and what they can do. Aim your description at foreign buyers who know little or nothing about the area.

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Panama Property Market 

Panama is considered the second most competitive market in Latin America and the Caribbean by the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016. It requires only six days to start a business here, according to the World Bank’s 2015 survey. 

Luxury property in Panama City


The Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower, and also 20 of the tallest buildings in Latin America are in Panama City! Panama also has the largest …Many of high-rises offer state-of-the-art modern facilities that are the definition of luxury. There are always properties for sale, but the apartments and condos are typically sold out well before the construction is finished. Do not let that dissuade you from researching the market—rather, take it as evidence of what a hot spot Panama City is becoming and the bright future ahead.

There are also countless other properties for sale in Panama City at even cheaper prices than the luxurious high-rises. There are attractive apartments and houses scattered around the city available for purchase. These properties may not be advertised as vigorously as the new high-rises under construction, but you can undoubtedly find quality properties for sale that suit all price ranges. 

What are Panama city real estate market trends?

In Panama City, the country’s capital, the average selling price of residential properties in Class-A projects rose by 8.8% y-o-y to US$3,100 per square meter (sq. m) during the first half of 2016, reflecting the continued increase in demand for high-quality residential properties in the capital and surrounding areas, according to CBRE Panama.

Where best to buy real estate in Panama City?


The Global Property Guide explain that Panama City is divided into two main areas – the old colonial town of Casco Viejo, and the modern business and shopping district of high-rise buildings and malls.
House prices vary considerably depending on the location, size, and quality of the property.

In Santa Maria, the capital city’s most exclusive and best-planned residential golf community, average property prices currently range from US$2,800 per sq. m. to US$3,500 per sq. m.

In the prestigious neighbourhood of Costa del Este, newly constructed luxury apartments sell for about US$2,800 per sq. m.

In Punta Pacifica and Balboa Avenue, property prices range from US$2,600 to US$3,000 per sq. m. Three-bedroom oceanfront condominium units in these neighbourhoods are priced at about US$350,000. In YOO and Villa del Mar, two of the most expensive buildings in Balboa Avenue, average property prices were US$2,962 per sq. m and US$3,064 per sq. m, respectively, in June 2016, according to Panama Equity real estate.

In San Francisco, newly built houses are generally priced from US$1,750 per sq. m.
In the city centre’s Calle 50, the price of newly built houses can go as high as US$3,000 per sq. m.

In Los Altos de Cerro Azul, a private, gated community that sits on Panama´s undiscovered mountain paradise, three-bedroom houses with ample garden space can be bought for just US$100,000. At the Trump Ocean Club, one of the most expensive residential buildings in the city, one-bedroom unit on the 50th floor costs about US$350,000.

Neighborhood Information
The city is located in Panama District, although its metropolitan area also includes some populated areas on the opposite side of the Panama Canal. As in the rest of the country, the city is divided into corregimientos, in which there are many smaller boroughs. The old quarter, known as the Casco Viejo, is located in the corregimiento of San Felipe. San Felipe and twelve other corregimientos form the urban center of the city, including Santa Ana, El Chorrillo, Calidonia, Curundú, Ancón, Bella Vista, Bethania, San Francisco, Juan Diaz, Pueblo Nuevo, Parque Lefevre, and Río Abajo

Panama City Skyline

Panama City Locations

  • Altos de Panama
  • Altos del Golf
  • Balboa Avenue
  • Bella Vista
  • Betania
  • Calle 50
  • Campo Lindberg
  • Carrasquilla
  • Casco Viejo
  • Cerro Viento
  • Chanis
  • Coco del Mar
  • Condado del Rey
  • Costa del Este
  • Costa Sur
  • Dos Mares
  • Edison Park
  • El Bosque
  • El Cangrejo
  • El Carmen
  • El Dorado
  • Fuente Alameda
  • Hato Pintado
  • Juan Diaz
  • La Alameda
  • La Cresta
  • La Loma
  • Las Cumbres
  • Los Angeles
  • Los Martires Avenue
  • Marbella
  • Obarrio
  • Parque Lefevre
  • Punta Pacifica
  • Punta Paitilla
  • RSan Cristobal
  • San Francisco
  • San Gerardo de Mayela
  • Santa Maria
  • Tocumen
  • Tumba Muerto
  • Via Argentina
  • Via Espana
  • Villa Lucre
  • Vina del Mar

What are the best medical services available in Panama City?

Medical care in Panama, especially in Panama City, is of a high standard.

Centro Médico Paitilla This medical centre has well-trained physicians who speak both Spanish and English.

Centro Metropolitano de Salud Offers yellow-fever vaccinations with an international certificate (required for travel to Colombia if returning) for a minimal charge. In the Canal Zone. 

Lonely Planet says that Panama City is the most cosmopolitan capital in Central America, Panama City is both vibrant metropolis and gateway to tropical escapes. Many worlds coexist here. Welcoming both east and west, Panama is a regional hub of trade and immigration. The resulting cultural cocktail forges a refreshing ‘anything goes’ attitude, more dynamic and fluid than its neighbours. Read more at Lonely Planet Panama City

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