Everyone has told you the same thing. You need to be here to find a long term rental. Rent a short term place like air bnb and look around. You need to be here anyhow to rent the place. Best to hav a lawyer to make sure the owner is really the owner and can rent the place. You have to sign, pay the deposits, have a fiador ( responsible Dominican to sign), you have to go to electric company with your deposit and to sign. It's just not something you can do without being here. Are you hopeing for someone to do all the looking and leg work for you? It most likely will not happen. Again, you need to be here to rent a long term house-apartment.
I have to have a dominican to sign... I cannot do that myself?
Thank you all for the information... I get the message