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May 2018

Found 3 blog entries for May 2018.

You don’t have to be on the career ladder in the property sector to become a real estate agent. Sales enthusiasts with a love of design and architecture, an interest in the property market and a desire for a rewarding job can make the transition. The requirements vary from country to country and region to region, but there are some skills and qualifications that will always set you up to succeed.  

What do you need to be a real estate agent?  

In countries such as the USA, France, Spain, Italy and The Bahamasreal estate agent requirements include an official license to practice. These are issued by local or national authorities, and usually involve a test and legal checks. In others, such as Germany, the UK and Poland,

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In August of 2017 Forbes magazine ranked The Bahamas one of Nine International Areas Real Estate Investors Should Give a Look. Two months later Engel & Völkers opened its first shop in The Bahamas and has been riding a strong real estate market for the past 6 months. Headquartered in downtown Nassau, Engel & Völkers Bahamas is the 2nd Caribbean location along with the Cayman Islands.

License Partner, Colin Lightbourn, who has been heavily involved in Bahamas real estate for more than 20 years says, “The Bahamas has always been an attractive place to buy real estate for a number of reasons. First, our location and weather are perfect, we are recognized globally as having the most beautiful oceans and beaches and the capital Nassau is only 180 miles off

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The allure of settling into your own island hideaway and immersing yourself in the island lifestyle is undeniably strong. The Bahamas attracts a multitude of new residents each year – people who come for work in our banking and tourism sectors, for example, those who are looking to take advantage of our stability and advantageous tax environment, or simply those who make the decision that they want to live their own best life away from the hustle and bustle of the mainstream.

But as you dream of escaping the realities of your day-to-day life back home by establishing your own haven of rest and relaxation on Bahamian shores, there are certain practicalities that can’t be ignored if you’re planning on bringing a young family with you, chief among them:

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