We, too, would be interested to know if anyone has done this. We are planning to look into it while we're there next week. Understand that import duties on furniture, etc. are waived if you have residency, which would be helpful to us when our home is completed. Anybody??
I do not know that she always checks in here, but Cheryl has the answers to your questions. Maybe send her a PM. She presently owns a home on the island and is the process of purchasing a second. http://www.aruba.com/forum/members/cheryl/