Parents moving back to Trinidad. Should they build or buy?

After 25+ years in the States my parents are looking to move back to Trinidad within the next 3 to 4 years. They were looking to buy a home but now they are leaning towards building. They want to live just outside Port of Spain( Maraval, Arouca, Maracus, Diego Martin) and not too far south. Which would be the... show more After 25+ years in the States my parents are looking to move back to Trinidad within the next 3 to 4 years. They were looking to buy a home but now they are leaning towards building. They want to live just outside Port of Spain( Maraval, Arouca, Maracus, Diego Martin) and not too far south. Which would be the better option for them? We have alot of family that can oversee their home while it's being built since they will still be in the states and cannot travel too much back and forth. What's the pros and cons with building vs buying in Trinidad?
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