Tag Archives: realty

  1. BRA Encourages Land Tax Defaulters to Settle Arrears

    To date, over $400 million in Land Tax arrears remains unpaid to the Barbados Government. In response, the Barbados Revenue Authority (“the Authority“) has ramped up its efforts to encourage property owners to settle their outstanding bills through a payment plan programme. “I advise taxpayers who are constrained financially in clearing their tax debt to […]

    September 1, 2021Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  2. Difficult Conversations: Paying for your house in six years – Part 2 by Grenville Phillips II

    Last week, I described the concept of a couple owning their house in 6 years, without paying more than twice the cost of the property in a 30-year mortgage. This article provides further details. The house should be designed as both a starter and retirement house. This would be a 1,000 sq ft, 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, […]

    April 6, 2021BusinessNo comments
  3. Island Heritage’s Barbados Office Closure per Shutdown

    Due to Tropical Storm Dorian, the Barbados office of Island Heritage was closed since 10:00am today per National Shutdown, until official notice is received that it is safe to reopen. An announcement will be made when they reopen for business.

    August 26, 2019NatureNo comments
  4. The Intruder – Meagan Good, Michael Ealy & Dennis Quaid

    US Release Date: April 26, 2019 Starring: Dennis Quaid, Meagan Good, Michael Ealy Directed By: Deon Taylor

    April 30, 2019Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments

    Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy is kicking off the new year with a boost in resources thanks to a donation of a brand new John Deere ride-on lawn tractor from local real estate company, Island Villas Ltd. “These remarkable young people, their coaches and everyone involved at Pinelands Youth Soccer Academy have shown how sport has […]

    January 23, 2019FootballNo comments
  6. International partnership reinforces confidence in Barbados’ real estate market

    Hamptons International just announced it partnered with Island Villas, a well established brand that has distinguished itself in the real estate industry in Barbados and across the Caribbean. The Hamptons International and Island Villas partnership will offer a high quality service to those interested in international properties which benefit from a warmer climate. This partnership […]

    December 29, 2018BusinessNo comments
  7. American Property Investors Eye Up Caribbean Real Estate

    The Dominican Republic and Panama are the places to be for American real estate investors, according to data released from WIRE Consulting. The Dominican Republic leads the pack as property prices have rocketed by an average of 7% every year for the past six years. Meanwhile, Panama is hot on its heels due to a 2017’s average […]

    December 15, 2018Breaking News, Featured, TravelNo comments

      View this post on Instagram   The battle between Independence and #Christmas has been a long and controversial topic for #Barbadians since 1966, with Indepdence Day so close to the celebration of the birth of #Jesus – now one manufacturer has sought to combine both the patriotism of Barbados being its own country and […]

    November 19, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  9. OVER 5,000 LAND TAX BILLS RETURNED – 31st March deadline ticking away…

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) has recorded 5,125 in undelivered land tax bills and other mail from the Post Office, which were mailed since September last year. Manager, Communications and PR, with the BRA, Carolyn Williams-Gayle, said the returned bills were due to incorrect addresses for the land and property owners. She explained that in […]

    March 21, 2018EventsNo comments
  10. Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Presence in Curaçao

    Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced its expanding presence on the island of Curaçao with the opening of Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty. Curaçao Sotheby’s International Realty is led by Owner Raymond Seijs and will serve the luxury residential real estate markets across the island including Blue Bay Resort, Coral Estate Resort, Jan Thiel Beach, […]

    February 21, 2018BusinessNo comments

    The historic Warrens Great House, to the north-western corner of the CIBC FirstCaribbean Headquarters site, has been given a new lease on life, following a substantial facelift by its owners, CIBC FirstCaribbean. The building, which dates back to the late 17th century, is one of the seven original great houses in Barbados, and was first […]

    November 27, 2017Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  12. “Jumpstart to Home Ownership” Showcase 14th Oct. Sky Mall

    Looking for your dream home? The agents of Scotiabank’s “Jumpstart to Home Ownership” Showcase continue to assist! Look at the photos and see the many agents who remain willing to inform your selection…

    October 15, 2017Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  13. Plight of Licorish Village, Pt 2 – Sen. Wilfred Abrahams “Branded as squatters”

    Opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Senator Wilfred Abrahams believes the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has deliberately ignored the plight of constituents in St Michael East.

    March 19, 2017Political, Video GalleryNo comments
  14. Regus Appoints Darren Ellis as General Manager in Barbados

    Barbadian Darren Ellis has been appointed General Manager of Regus, Barbados, replacing Stuart May, who has been promoted to the position of Regional Operations Manager for the company. Regus, the leading global provider of flexible office spaces, offers a range of workspace solutions including offices, meeting rooms, co-working facilities, a global business lounge network and […]

    January 2, 2017BusinessNo comments
  15. Island Villas celebrates prestigious Real Estate Partnership with Cluttons

    Local real estate company, Island Villas Ltd, has announced a landmark associate partnership with international real estate services company, Cluttons. Island Villas has been confirmed as Cluttons’ exclusive partner in the Caribbean, joining a select group of associate partners. “This is a tremendous achievement not just for the team at Island Villas, but also for […]

    October 17, 2016BusinessNo comments
  16. Real estate as single retirement strategy risky, financial expert

    A local financial expert has suggested that buying multiple properties as a single retirement strategy is risky. Michael Lashley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lashley Financial, shared this assessment recently at a pre-forum seminar, “Personal Finance Strategies for 2015 and Beyond“, held as part of the 6th Annual Fortress Investment Forum hosted by Fortress […]

    November 22, 2015BusinessNo comments
  17. Ace Project Solutions Says Region Is Ripe For Property Investment

    Property development and facilities management consultancy Ace Project Solutions has its eyes set on showing the rest of the world why Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean is ripe for property investment. The company will be among leading regionally-based firms to be featured at the Americas Property Awards Summit2015 Exhibition being held October 22nd at the […]

    October 4, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  18. Support and Come to BEAVA’s Real Estate & Home EXPO!

    Barbadians & Potential exhibitors are invited to BEAVA’s Real Estate and Home Expo on October 3rd. Please call BEAVA now 836 0650 or E:

    September 20, 2015Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. New Executive Diploma in Real Estate Programs at CHSB

    CHSB has New Real Estate Diploma Programs which are recognised in Barbados, USA & Canada via Homburg, call now!

    July 7, 2015Education, Photo GalleryNo comments
  20. CARICOM Summit must dispel confusion over Guyana/Venezuela border dispute

    It has now become absolutely clear that United States-based anti-Venezuela forces are currently using their agents in the Caribbean to try to subvert the growing friendship between the socialist Government of Venezuela and the nation-states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) by deliberately misconstruing the Venezuelan government’s policy and intentions in relation to that country’s one […]

    June 30, 2015PoliticalNo comments
  21. “99 HOMES” (Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon – THRILLER)

    In this timely thriller, when single father Dennis Nash (Golden Globe nominee Andrew Garfield) is evicted from his home, his only chance to win it back is to work for Rick Carver (Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon), the ruthless businessman who evicted him in the first place. It’s a deal with the devil that may […]

    June 21, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
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  23. Fortress Caribbean Property Fund resumes trading on Trinidad Stock Exchange

    The shares of Fortress Caribbean Property Fund Ltd., SCC are once again trading on the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange (TTSE) after a nearly two-year break. And with this move investors in both Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados will benefit from a larger pool of potential traders that the resumption of trading on the TTSE […]

    May 20, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments