Islands for sale

10th place: Up to several hundred islands are constantly sold in the world. You can buy an island in the Caribbean, off the coast of France, Italy and Greece, off the coast of Ireland, Canada and Norway, and in Fiji and the Bahamas.

9th place: If none of the natural islands suits you, you can buy an artificial one. 300 artificial islands in the Persian Gulf are on sale in the UAE. The cost of the entire project is estimated at $ 3 billion.

8th place: In the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the island can only be rented and only for 50 years. In the State of Tonga, a treaty can be concluded for 99 years. In this case, the client has the right to resell his lease right at any time.

7th place: There are several thousand island owners in the world. The islands are owned by Bill Gates (Nova Scotia, NZ), Mel Gibson (Mago Island, Fiji) and Johnny Depp (Bahamas). Its island has eight sandy beaches, a blue lagoon and a small marina.

6th place: Many island owners rent out their treasures. For example, newlyweds for the honeymoon period. This is good business.

5th place: The arrangement of the island can cost more than the island itself. Many islands have satellite dishes, water communications, electricity and even the Internet.

4th place: You will also have to insure the acquisition. The owners of the islands insure them against storms, tsunamis and ... pirates, which, it turns out, are numerous throughout the Pacific Ocean.

3rd place: The maintenance of the island on average costs up to 30% of its value.

2nd place: It is forbidden to bring new species of plants and animals to the islands, even private ones. This can lead to the complete disappearance of the nature of the island. Even domestic dogs are prohibited on some islands.

1st place: The most expensive of the islands for sale are in the Mediterranean and cost up to $ 85 million. The cheapest islet costs $ 20 thousand. True, it is located on the territory of Russia in the Laptev Sea.