Looking to explore one of the Islands of the Bahamas, check out the island of Eleuthera, Bahamas located just 73 miles east of Nassau its a short 15 minutes by plane or and hour and 1/2 by boat.  

First Stop:  Taking a trip on the wild side with these not so wild turtles.  Take a bit of squid with you and they will be eating out the of the palm of your hand. 

 Second Stop:  A sand bar in the middle of nowhere... enjoy walking for miles along this shallow sand bar, find a few shells to take home with you and even spot a nurse shark along the waters edge.

Final Stop for the day: Sapphire Blue Hole, take a jump off the edge of a cliff in the middle of this refreshing blue hole, just make sure you can climb back up.

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Villa Nova is the newest premier gated community in Nassau targeting a local market of young families and professionals.  This exciting property offers studio, one, two and three bedroom accommodations.

  

Community Features Include:

  • Contemporary design                                                         
  • Walking distance to beaches
  • Gated community with state of the art security
  • Pool and fitness centre
  • Smart house technologies 
  • Lush tropical landscaping
  • Back up/Stand by power

 

 

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The Government of The Bahamas announced that effective Saturday, May 1st, 2021, fully vaccinated persons travelling to the Bahamas are exempt from Covid-19 test requirements.

When travelling to the Bahamas you will still be required to complete the Travel Health Visa located at travel.gov.bs

According to the CDC, persons are considered fully vaccinated two(2) weeks after receiving the 2nd dose of the vaccine.  In the case of the one (1) dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine, persons are considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks prior to receiving this vaccine.

Travelers are still required to take a negative antigen test for re-entry to the United States, three (3) days prior to their return.  Testing sites can be found…

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New Providence has its fair share of beautiful residential area to boast of, but some neighborhoods have an extra special history that set them apart from the more newly established exclusive communities.

Long before there was Lyford Cay, Paradise Island, Old Fort Bay and Albany, there was the eastern foreshore  (made up of East Bay Street and Eastern Road), where the country's wealthy and influential built their homes.

In 1786, Governor James Murray, the royal governor of The Bahamas form 1787-1796, was among the first to build his summer home there overlooking the eastern harbour entrance.  He named the house "The Hermitage," which is now owned by the Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau and serves as the official residence of the Catholic Archbishiop…

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If you've just purchased a new house or finished building your dream home and are looking to fill those empty walls, consider investing in some original Bahamian art to bring an authentic island feel to your living space.

The Bahamas has a rich and thriving art scene so there are lots of options to choose from when it come to local art.

But buying art can sometimes be a little intimidating and complicated, especially if you've never do it before.  What to buy? Where to buy it: Can I afford it?

Experts say the first thing you should do - before you even start looking - is focus on a budget.  Decide how much you want to spend.

And don't worry, you can buy art no matter what your price point.  You don't have to spend an exorbitant amount of…

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New Providence may be a mere 7 by 21 miles in size but there's lots of culture and more than 500 years of history to explore. Here are five can't miss sights to see:

1. Arawak Cay: One of the best ways to experience culture is to sample the local cuisine. At Arawak Cay on West Bay Street, you'll find delicious food, refreshing drinks and a truly authentic Bahamian atmosphere. The colorful collection of clapboard buildings house vendors selling a variety of local favorites - conch salad, fresh fish and lobster, local beer and cocktails, to name a few. Locals like to hang out here, too.

2. Historic Charles Towne:  Explore this quaint neighborhood just off Bay Street, named in honor of King Charles II of England. The district covers a wide area of…

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Bahamas Brokers

Real estate brokers boast a combined 60 years in the business.

NASSAU, BAHAMAS - Among the top qualities of a first-rate real estate broker are sales experience, local knowledge and connections, and honesty.

At Island Living Real Estate, brokers Rachel Pinder, Hazel Wicky and Christine Wallace-Whitfield, who boast a combined 60 years in the business, are making sure their clients benefit from those qualities - and more.

Pinder, Wicky and Wallace-Whitfield all received their real estate licenses in the same year, 1997, an dhave built a solid reputation in the industry.

Pinder got her start in real estate in the US and decided to pursue a full-time career in real estate when she moved back home. That was more than 20 years ago.

"It was a…

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Island Living Real Estate Seller Services will help you get the most from your real estate investment in the quickest time possible. There are several questions a seller should ask of a Broker:

  1. How are you going to market my property?
  2. What is the current market trend?
  3. What changes do I need to make to my property to make it competitive in the current market?
  4. Do you have a co-broke arrangement with other brokers?
  5. What experience do you have in the area that my property is located?

Here are some easy and relatively inexpensive tips to assist you with the sale of your home:

  1. Make sure the house is freshly painted in neutral colors.
  2. Remove personal items, such as family photos.
  3. Make minor repairs- patch holes in walls,…

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A Permit to Acquire Property is required by all non-Bahamians acquiring an interest in land if the property is undeveloped land with two or more adjoining acres. A Permit is also required if the intended use is not as an owner-occupied property.

Eligibility

Non-Bahamians Acquiring an interest in land if the property is undeveloped land Acquiring an interest in two or more adjoining acres Bahamians are also required to apply for a permit where the intended use is not as an owner-occupied property. Process: (Can be done by your attorney).

  1. Complete the entire Form 3.
  2. Submit Form 3 to the Secretary to the Investments Board, along with the list of documents identified below.
  3. As applicable, the application is also reviewed by the…

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