I have begun the process to find a home in DR - most probably in the Juan Dolio area judging from my research so far. I will be visiting DR next month to begin the physical search. I own property in several parts of the world so I am somewhat familiar with the complexities of buying in forgeign countries. My plan is to move to DR in 2008. I am in the real estate business specializing in land investing. I would like to "sort of" retire when I sell my brokerage next year but I know that I will want to continue to work/invest in real estate. Mostly I would like to spend my mornings at the beach for breakfast. Then spend the days exploring, fishing or just visiting with friends. Is there anyone in the Juan Dolio area who would like to share some thoughts?