Canggu is getting ‘too much’, which area can be the alternative?

Bali Villa Market

Are you considering investing in Bali but unsure about the right area to choose? Don’t worry. We can provide you with more information about the Bali villa market for investment or residential. Canggu is an area on the southwest coast of Bali that has attracted so many tourists. Both domestic and international, for many good […]

Millennial Investing in Real Estate

Millennial Investing in Real Estate

Millennial investing in real estate? Investing in real estate can be a great way for millennials to build wealth. To get started, it is important to research different types of real estate investments and understand the associated risks and rewards.  First, you need to understand what is real estate. Real estate is the property, land, […]

Nominee Agreement For Land Ownership in Bali

Nominee agreement practice

Nominee agreement for land ownership are prohibited if the basis is to transfer restricted land rights to foreign parties. For foreigners, you are only entitled to land under a right to use (Hak Pakai) or leasehold. More specifically, the Agrarian Law number 5 of 1960 has expressly stated that freehold land can only be owned […]

Bali Real Estate Investment Guide [2024 Update]

The year of 2021 was indeed not the best type of year you could “start” your Bali real estate investment. However, 2022, 2023 and 2024 show massive different in Bali villa market. Since the pandemic was over, almost every type of industry around the globe is starts shows it’s progress. Real estate industry is indeed […]

Acquiring Bali Property: Through Rental or Leasehold?

acquiring bali property

Acquiring Bali property is something that is not quite possible (or desired) option for many individual and companies comes down to leasing or renting. While both have similarities, getting access to an asset for limited period, there are significant difference as well. Many will argue that a long-term rental property is the same as a […]

Part 2: Investing in Bali Property During COVID-19

Investing in Bali property has been a lucrative way of generating cash flow for the past ten years and improving your investment portfolio for so many seeking secondary homes, holiday homes or just investments opportunities for development. Currently, the influx of tourists to the island may have ceased during 2020 heading into 2022 due to the COVID19 outbreak, but preparations for […]

The Best Type of Real Estate For Investment

bali real estate investment

Real Estate investment is generally the lands, properties, or buildings. It is together with all of their fixes including some crucial matter such as water. Real Estate investment is divided into five different types, which are: The question for you as an investor is, “which type of real estate is best for your investment?”  The best type […]

Your Complete Guide To Pondok Wisata in Bali

Spacious Modern Luxury Villa

Plan to invest in Bali? After reading our last article regarding leasehold or freehold, you may start to do your research. Beside the location wise, the question probably will be: “how and when you can start put your villa in the market?” If you do your general research already, you probably heard about “Pondok Wisata”. […]

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Type of property ownership dedicated for local investors or foreigners under legal cooperation in Indonesia. The freeholder of a property owns it outright, including the land it is built on. If you buy freehold, you’re responsible for maintaining your property and land, so you’ll need to budget for these costs and taxes.


Surat Hak Milik (SHM) / Surat Hak Guna Bangunan (SHGB)


Lifetime, or until it’s sold to a new owner

owner status

Indonesian individual only or foreigner who has a company in Indonesia (PMA) to buy the property under that company’s name



Type of property ownership for foreign investors who are willing to purchase the property as an individual. With leasehold, you own the property (subject to the terms of the leasehold) for the length of your lease agreement with the freeholder. When the lease ends, ownership returns to the freeholder, unless the contract states guaranteed lease extension at future market price.


Akta Sewa / Right to use – Right to rent


Average 20-30 years, with possible extension. Maximum 99 years

owner status

All people including Indonesian and foreigner with KITAS-Visa status