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'No industry immune' from the coronavirus

A prominent Bahamian realtor yesterday argued that “no industry is immune” from the coronavirus fall-out, with his sector “as vulnerable as any” to the ongoing outbreak and related panic.Mario Carey, principal of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

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'Pay attention to real estate trends'

A prominent Bahamian realtor is urging vendors not to over-price their properties given that data shows the average selling price can be up to 40-50 percent below the initial listing. Mario Carey, pictured , founder of Better Homes and Gardens Real

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Top realtor: 'Not enough affordable housing'

A top realtor has expressed concern over the high cost of homes in The Bahamas - and a shortage of affordable housing, saying: "The cost of owning the Bahamian dream of having your own home is far outpacing the majority of Bahamians because in today's economy affordable housing just doesn't exist."

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Housing market struggles to cope with evacuees' demands

A leading realtor has warned New Providence does not have the inventory to meet demand from Abaco evacuees looking for rental properties.Mario Carey, president of Better Homes and Gardens, told Tribune Business: “We continue to get a steady demand fo

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'Bottom feeders' targeting Abaco

A leading realtor yesterday revealed that “bottom feeders” are inquiring whether they can purchase Abaco real estate cheaply as a result of Hurricane Dorian’s devastation. Mario Carey, pictured , founder of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate MCR B

Buyers 'pull back' on Moody's threat

International buyers are "pulling back" due to uncertainties caused by Moody's threatened downgrading of the Bahamas to 'junk' status, realtors have warned.

How the Internet has changed the way we buy property

The worldwide web may have dramatically transformed the property hunting process but, Mario Carey says, the dependence on a trusted professional with local knowledge has only increased.


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