Summerland Farms is a beautiful residence tucked away in Camperdown in the eastern end of New Providence. Currently for sale, the property offers a rare opportunity for one lucky family to create the life of their dreams. Summerland Farms for many years was home to a Bahamian family who are happy to have raised there children in such a tranquil, natural setting. The owners were wonderful enough to share their story of Summerland Farms with me; and now I share it with you.
Located on the desireable Cable Beach strip in Nassau, Bahamas, The One is the perfect fusion of relaxed beachfront living in a modern, amenity rich environment. You’re always steps from the warm sand and soothing waters of the ocean and minutes from the worlds’ newest Riviera – Baha Mar. Relax in the zen-environment of The One or party the night away at Baha Mar. Enjoy a barbeque by the beach or fine dining at the over 30 restaurant options at Baha Mar; and getting there won’t even require you to get in the car. It’s just a short leisurely stroll away.
Live the dream on the beach in The Bahamas and live the life at one of the world’s most luxurious resort developments. It’s the best of both world’s!
69 luxury residences, all ocean view...Read More
The Cliffs at Cable Beach are a new development offering only eleven waterfront homes on Nassau’s Cable Beach strip. End units offer 2,723 square feet, with 3 bedrooms and 3 ensuite bathrooms. These units are 25 feet wide as opposed to the interior units at 22 feet across.
The lower level features a single-car garage, european style kitchen (choice of white or dark cabinets). Each residence has its own private plunge pool overlooking the ocean and separated by privacy walls. It’s simply the best of location, comfort and captivating ocean views.
Each home features its own private pool, oak flooring, porcelein tiles, 10 to 11 foot ceilings, recessed LED lighting, stainless steel appliances (included), impact resistant windows and a private garage.
Cable Beach remains one of Nassau most de...Read More
Originally published in its entirety, December 30, 2014, National Association of Realtors, YPN Lounge Blog.
Do you still make New Year’s resolutions? Do you still hold the hope of something better, something more, as you leave one year behind and embark on another? It’s easy to feel hopeless, there are the old year’s resolutions unmet and the gaping question of whether you’ll see the new year, much less live it out. Yet, progress is the basis of humanity. It is our natural state to want more, to aspire to something greater. Besides, what is life if not lived with hope for better days ahead?
So in the spirit of hope, here are my real estate resolutions for the new year.
I will embody temperance...Read More
Originally published in The Tribune Home Buyers’ Guide, December 1, 2014
Everything! It’s the talk of the town, even the kids are aware of what’s happening on January 1, 2015. Some of us are bulk shopping, others are making all necessary repairs. Many used this year to complete real estate transactions and several are in a race to wrap up pending transactions before December 31, 2014. I think its fair to say that the two common denominators are 1. VAT is coming and 2. we all have lots of questions.
With all the registrations and preparations its a great time to review the implications of VAT for your real estate transactions. There are many elements and scenarios to consider...Read More
Originally published in its entirety, September 22, 2014, National Association of Realtors, YPN Lounge Blog (http://ypnlounge.blogs.realtor.org/2014/09/22/prosperity-or-perdition-my-first-year-in-real-estate/)
I had the fairytale notion I was so well suited to real estate that I somehow would transcend all odds to rise to stardom in a matter of months. I thought, naively, that I would visualize and affirm my way to $100,000 in commission in my first year. Well how could I not, I’m a decent photographer, have a fair command of the English language, I’m a people person, detail-oriented, and reliable.
Imagine my dismay after six months, with a whopping $600, long spent, to my glory. It’s about that time that my first year goal went from $100,000 in commission to “I will not quit!”...Read More
Originally published in its entirety in The Tribune Home Buyers’ Guide, Monday, September 22, 2014
SERIES: Ready to Sell? Six Steps to Selling Your Home Successfully
Step 1: Price it Right
Most sellers would happily agree that a successful sale means selling your home at the highest price the market will bear in the shortest possible time. These six steps will go a long way towards securing a successful sale for your property. Now there is a catch, you may not like step one very much, not to mention feeling tired and overwhelmed by step five; but if you are truly ready to sell – read on!
The right list price is not what you think or hope. It has little to do with the appraised value or sentimental value...Read More
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Sandyport Marina Village is a breathtaking colonial style marina development featuring single family and condominium properties located in western New Providence at the western end of Cable Beach. Sandyport is one of only a few developments offering owners the desirable feature of private boat docks, making the most of the best of The Bahamas – It’s waters!
On completion Sandyport will accommodate 650 homes supported by 7 community pools, 6 tennis courts, 3 playgrounds, and 24-hour security with manned entrances and security patrols. At 144 acres, Sandyport is a large development with multiple distinctive areas.
Sandyport Olde Towne is a mixed-use development, and the commercial centre of the village with shopping, dining and offices along with residential condos and marina...Read More
Questward Villas is a new (2012 construction) gated community in western New Providence. Ideally located for families and professionals, just 10 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from Bay Street and a stone’s through away from the desirable Cable Beach strip and the Baha Mar development.
The development is small, with only 6 units, and offers tranquility, privacy and a sense of seclusion. Though located in the secure residential community of Skyline Lakes, security is maximized with gated entry, guest dial up for access, a 24-hour manned security booth at the gate and an optional internal security system in each unit (nominal monthly cost to activate)...Read More