Turks and Caicos Real Estate Blog

by National Colony Realty

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Why is land near Beaches a good investment?

When ever anyone think of a Caribbean Island, and by extension the Turks and Caicos Islands I believe the first thing that comes to mind is beaches. Beaches in the sense of the many beautiful white sand beaches that the island has to offer from Malcolm’s beach to the most talked about Grace Bay Beach [...]

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Christmas in Grace Bay

If you are not in the Christmas mood as yet, come in Grace Bay and you will begin to feel the excitement. The decorations are already being put up, and on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 at 5:30p.m. the lights will be switched on; It will be a time of socializing and entertainment for everyone. A selection of shops [...]

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Opening a Bank Account in Turks and Caicos

Looking to open an bank account in the Turks and Caicos Islands? There are a number of banks operating in the Turks and Caicos Islands who will be able to help with issues relating to international banking, corporate and offshore investing.   Bordier International Bank and Trust Ltd. Providenciales, (649) 946-4535   First Caribbean International [...]

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Frequently asked questions about TCI real estate

Here is a list of six frequently asked questions about real estate in the Turks and Caicos Islands. You can always send us an email of additional questions you would want answers for if it is not in this short list; Q: Are there property taxes? A: Currently there are no annual property taxes, just a [...]

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Multiple Listing Service Tour (MLS) 2013

We at National Colony Realty play a major roll in organizing the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Tour each year, where agents get to show case their properties for sale on the open market. This year tour will be focusing on houses and town houses through out the island of Providenciales. While, the main purpose of [...]

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Non resident financing a home – RBC Royal Bank

If you are a non-resident, and is thinking of financing a home in the Turks and Caicos Islands, we have a number of banks that you can choose from. Today we will focus on RBC Royal Bank (Bahamas Limited) financing requirements that you would need to know and submit for a pre-qualification and then hopefully an [...]

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The simple things . . . Life in the Turks & Caicos

I stumbled across, a post on Facebook today and thought it was fitting to share. Another reason to remind everyone to appreciate the simple things that life has to offer. “People often ask me, “where is Turks and Caicos Islands and how come I’ve never heard of it?” Well for one, you see this world map? [...]

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No implementation of GST as of 1 October 2013

There were original talks of implementing a General Services Tax (GST) on professional services which included the real estate industry. This tax was to be implemented on 1 October 2013. In a recent release this announcement was made, which is worth sharing with our real estate audience: “His Excellency the Governor, Ric Todd, chaired the 18th [...]

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Grand Turk Muse see and do

Here is a list of things you must see and do while on Grand Turk. Columbus Landfall National Marine Park – Basically the entire west coast of Grand Turk lies within this park. This area makes for some of the best diving, snorkeling, scuba diving or just swimming in the clear and clean turquoises waters. [...]

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Island Hopping made easy . . .

“Now that you’ve made it this far as Providenciales, it’s time to step off the rock and explore some of our other amazing islands! Provo is beautiful but it’s certainly not all we have to offer; here paradise comes in many flavors. Travel throughout the Turks and Caicos used to be difficult and time consuming, [...]

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