About Dreaming D.R.

Find your dream home with Dreaming D.R.

We’d love to show you why the Dominican Republic is such a great place—and help you find your own little piece of paradise!

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Dreaming D.R. is your guide to buying, owning and living in the Dominican Republic

Dreaming DR will help you to:

Find the a dream home that matches your lifestyle.

Navigate through the process of buying property.

Adapt comfortably to your new lifestyle here in the DR.

Meet the Dreaming D.R. Team

co-founder &

head of real estate

Steve Van Ryswyk

Previously, Steve led the marketing and sales team for one of the largest residential communities in the D.R. Now, he oversees our team of real estate experts, always in search of the best properties and investment opportunities on the North Coast.

co-founder &
Projects coordinator
Christine MacLean
Christine made the move to the DR over seven years ago. An accountant by trade, she focuses on creating new property developments with great ROI. She brings together everyone needed, from investors to architects and builders.
co-founder &
outreach & education
John Macaulay

“We loved the DR but were unsure how to buy property there. So we took the tour with Dreaming DR. By the end of the week, we felt super confident about buying and knew exactly which home we wanted!”

Marie Eve & Mike from Canada

Dreaming DR helps you every step of the way…

…To find your dream home

Dreaming DR knows real estate in the Dominican Republic.

We work with the best developers and builders on the DR’s North Coast, as well as Punta Cana and the South.

Our team recognizes good construction quality. We know which projects are well-managed.

With this experience and insight, we’re ensure all of our clients buy great homes in the right communities.

…To navigate the buying process

We’ve helped numerous clients successfully purchase homes in the Dominican Republic.

The process is a lot like it is in the US or Canada. It’s set up to encourage foreigners to invest in property. However, there are differences.

So it’s good practice to have someone you can trust there to guide through every step.

…To ease into your new lifestyle

Once you’ve purchased your home in the Dominican Republic, it’s time to enjoy your new life.

We’ll make sure you’re comfortable with daily life, whether going for groceries or checking out a beach.

As well, in each area we’ve vetted and recruited a group of local professionals to help you move to and live in the DR:

  • lawyer
  • insurance broker
  • bank manager
  • car mechanic
  • handymen
  • residency expert

Follow these 3 steps

We understand that everyone is at different stages in the journey. It’s important that you feel comfortable with the idea of buying a home in the Dominican Republic. And to get comfortable, it’s a good idea to take your time.

Here are the three steps we encourage you to follow.


Get to Know

Learn what the DR is about and why it’s a great place to own a home



Increase your knowledge so you make your move to the DR the right way



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