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A Tremendous Achievement for Barbados: Bridgetown Now A World Heritage Site

June 28, 2011 By Kim Howard

The Clock Tower at The GarrisonBarbados now has the international distinction of being included on the United Nations-managed World Heritage List. News of this came this past weekend from Paris, France when the World Heritage Committee determined that “Bridgetown and its Garrison deserved a place on the List.” The list includes over 900 cultural or natural sites all over the world, which are deemed to be of outstanding universal value.

Housekeeper Vacancies

November 02, 2010 By Kim Howard

We're looking for a few good housekeeping stars!

A Few Good Housekeepers

Barbados Campaigns for Inclusion on the World Heritage List

September 14, 2010 By Kim Howard

Sweetfield ManorHistoric Bridgetown and the nearby Garrison are the first areas to be nominated by the government of Barbados for inclusion on the World Heritage List of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). Many believe that should this bid be successful it will be a boon to our tourism industry. Supporters also believe it will ensure that these areas, so closely linked with our colonial history, are well preserved for future generations as development in Barbados continues.

Barbados Rental Property: Flexibility Brings Success

August 23, 2010 By Kim Howard

Karyn Rezende - Agent

In today's highly competitive real estate market landlords can struggle to get properties rented at the rate that they want. For many this creates a dilemma. Should they continue to wait for the right tenant who is willing to pay what they're asking? Or should they consider reducing the rental rate and get a new tenant in the property as soon as possible? Of course there are advantages and disadvantages in either approach.

For Rent to Rented - Nine DOs and DO NOTs

August 18, 2010 By Kim Howard

Just RentedMost people who offer property for rent want a tenant moved in as soon as possible. Recently we helped one of our clients to get their apartment rented in just over 48 hours! The client was thrilled, the tenant was thrilled and so were we. While scenarios like this are uncommon, there’s much that can be done to reduce the length of time it takes to get your property rented. Here are some key tips to take you on the fast track from “For Rent” to “Rented”.

First Time Buyer: Securing Property

August 06, 2010 By Kim Howard

After seeing one of our emailsLand For Sale with land for sale in Barbados, Ron, a first time buyer sent us a question. He asked:

How much would I have to pay upfront to secure this piece of land?

We’re always happy to answer real estate questions, especially from a first time buyer!

Happy Birthday Sir Garry

July 28, 2010 By Kim Howard

Garry Sobers, when you call his name...he's the one and only!

 

Sir Garfield Sobers

Today marks the birthday of Barbados' only living national hero - Sir Garfield Sobers. Born 74 years ago, Sir Garry as he is widely known, is a cricketing legend heralded in the Caribbean and across the globe. Wherever people play cricket they know of Garry Sobers and we thank him for placing Barbados and the Caribbean on the map.

The New Lanterns Mall

July 27, 2010 By Kim Howard

The new LantBella Casa Design Studioerns Mall in Hastings is the newest addition to the Barbados retail landscape.

Four stores including the Bella Casa pictured here, have opened their doors to customers and are already proving a welcome destination for people on the south coast.

Before the end of summer, they will be joined by several other outlets, some new to Barbados and others familiar to local shoppers!

Wherever You Lay Your Hat

July 09, 2010 By Kim Howard

Ever had trouble finding the “right” place to call home or to lay your hat for that matter? Terra Caribbean presents the inaugural edition of the Terra Caribbean Corporate Rentals E-book! A paperless easy to flip through selection of properties for rent in Barbados. Especially designed for those new to Barbados.

Terra Caribbean Corporate Rentals E-Book July 2010

Everyone Counts - Population and Housing Census 2010

May 17, 2010 By Kim Howard

Have you driven through St. Philip recently? The island’s largest parish is a hub of housing activity!

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South View Launch

April 20, 2010 By Kim Howard

Pano of land for sale

South View PHASE 1 - Official Launch - Land Lots NOW ON SALE

South View Development - COMING SOON

March 10, 2010 By Kim Howard

South View Development - COMING SOON

New land development on the South Coast is getting set for release.

The Terra Challenge - Polo Barbados 2010

February 15, 2010 By Kim Howard

Sapphire Beach Open House

February 12, 2010 By Kim Howard

Sapphire Beach Open House Feb 19

Roaring Seas on East Coast Barbados

December 30, 2009 By Kim Howard

Rough Seas Around Barbados

Surf Effects at Cattlewash