June 2015

Found 3 blog entries for June 2015.

New Providence Poinciana Trees from BahamarAs pilot I used to love flying in from the south east, from maybe Exuma or Rock Sound Eleuthera around this time of year. We would hit the southern shoreline and traverse the island heading to towards the airport. We crossed the land with a birds eye view and were treated to a stunning display of the gorgeous and vibrant Poincianna trees that cover New Providence, a carpet of green with vivid red bursts giving the appearance that the island is on fire in a beautiful way.

The view from the atop the Baha Mar resort during our recent site tour!

 

Truly a wonderful sight, the almost breathtaking intensity of the colors and from the air you see just how much of the island is home to these trees that are so stunning when in bloom.

   

The Royal

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While there are exceptions to every rule, it is pretty obvious that land can be found much cheaper off the island of Nassau/New Providence. Nassau is the capitol. It's the hotspot. But it's also one of the smallest islands in the Bahamas. Small supply and a large demand for Nassau real estate keeps prices higher than the Family Islands.

Islands like Abaco, Eleuthera, Cat Island, Exuma and Long Island offer wonderful deals that are extremely affordable. It's up to you the level of tranquility that you are looking for.

  Secluded beaches are the norm in the Family Islands

Treasure Cay, Abaco for instance, has one of the world's finest beaches. You can find Treasure Cay lots in small marina and beachfront communities for less than $30,000.00.

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Short term vacation rentals have become increasingly popular in The Bahamas. Investors are changing their attitude and sometimes switching from long term leases to vacation rentals. Any drawbacks of short term are far out weighed by the premium that is paid. It is a win win situation, with renters paying less and getting more than they would in a hotel and landlords getting a good return on their investment. We have had an increasing number of savvy investors purchasing homes and condominiums with the intent to use them for vacation rentals. It is perfect for foreigners wishing to purchase in The Bahamas. They can purchase a home and then offset any costs by renting it out, blocking off the dates they wish to use it either for themselves or friends and

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