Housing costs in Puerto Rico are very reasonable. The real estate market in Puerto Rico is booming due to population growth. Real Estate agencies are a good starting point for renting or purchasing property. Newspapers ads and the Internet is another possible way to find housing. There are thousands of property ads appearing every day in newspapers, web sites and magazines.
There are no particular expatriate areas. Most of them, however, live in San Juan.
The availability of apartments and houses in the country and particularly in these popular areas varies. Most Expatiates rent their apartment or house; some buy their homes. Both options are available but mainly depend on your company policy, income, and the length of your stay.
Cost of housing varies from area to area and the size of the house or apartment and is negotiated. The local currency is US Dollar.