1 Carreau Terre doesnt not equal to 1 Acre of land When buying...

Mike - February 3 2014, 12:37 PM

1 Carreau Terre doesnt not equal to 1 Acre of land

When buying lands in Haiti they are usually sliced into centieme...

1 Centieme = 128 square meter = 0. 032 acre

8 centieme = 1012 square meter= 0. 25acre

4 Centieme = 506 Square Meter =0.125

To build a decent size house you would need at least 4 or 5 Centieme

Pricing:
Depends where you are looking for land....in Port-au-Prince, Haiti 1 centieme of land can range from $500 to +$5000 US (depends on the neighborhood).

In countryside they are much cheaper.

Once again I apologize for the previous post

The author was correct that 1 Haitian Carreau de terre is not 1 Acre!!!!

1 Carreau Terre is a lot of land

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