Roatan Utila Bay Islands News December 2015

December Newsletter 2015 Happy New Years to one and all. We wish you the best 2016 that you can possibly have. We hope you can fulfill all your goals and dreams. I am not sure who said it, but I remember the quote… “if you aim for nothing, you will hit it every time”. That said I hope you are … Read More

RE/MAX January 2013 Newsletter, #2

-A second January Newsletter? -Buying real estate in Honduras – The tale of ‘two countries’ -Some new hot deals -New Listings -Need some travel guidance? Try here; a great guide for places to go and things to do.   -A second January Newsletter? I know, I all but never put out two newsletters in the same month but I write … Read More

'A Star is Born' !

House Hunters International- Many of our Buyers are first introduced to Roatan from watching ‘HHI’ . This weekend ‘HHI’ is visiting us again, this time the ‘Star of the Show’ is one of our most experienced Agents, Wendy McLaughlin. Wendy is an islander who went to the U.S. to get her Bachelors Degree in Business then came back to live … Read More

Why would someone buy a place on Roatan or another Off-shore location?

For many years we have heard many reasons. Some of those are for reasons involving investment, weather, mid and/or later life adventures, lower cost of living, and vacation homes. Has that changed in the past few years? I think if you ask any real estate professional in the Caribbean and Central America your answer will be an overwhelming YES! What … Read More

Hurricane Warning? Not so much.

Yes I know people automatically think of warm weather places, even like Florida and the eastern Caribbean, and think that dodging Hurricanes will be like dodging tornados in the states. Nope. Those hurricanes almost always start off the coast of Africa then head west. More often than not the eastern Caribbean, Florida, Cuba, the gulf coast are the most visited … Read More

Health Care Off-shore?

Health concerns? Yes we all have them and if you are under 65 years old or a non- Canadian options can be few. Here you have three health Insurance options that I am aware of. Those would be CIGMA, Prudential or BUPA that all would cover you both here or there, where ever ‘there’ may be. With the costs of … Read More

RE/MAX February 2013 Newsletter

-Why Should I? -Property Deals, Steals and New Listings – Roatan Overview- ‘International Living Magazine’ Coffee & Mountain Hikes -Property Taxes ? -Rotary Club of Roatan -Clarion Suites ______________________________________________________________________ -Why Should I? I have a fair number of readers that find this Newsletter in their ‘in-box’ each month; some have been reading for years.  I have been publishing for … Read More

Rotary International – 2014

For those of you who are among the millions who are members of Rotary International, you already know what a great organization it is. Rotary Groups work locally, within their communities, with the calling of ‘others before self’ and contribute 100% of any funds raised to benefit their communities. The Roatan Rotary Group has been chosen to host the 2014 … Read More

Tale of Two Countries

Buying real estate in Honduras- The tale of ‘ two countries’. Have you ever been to Canada? Historically Canada has been two countries in one really. As you travel northeast in Ontario you eventually get to the province of Quebec. Highway signs make the transformation from English to French as do all the signs in the province for stores, street … Read More

RE/MAX Roatan – July 2013- Newsletter

As many of my readers are aware I have been writing this monthly Newsletter for some time now. It originally was similar to the ‘VIP Investor’s Club’ bulletins whereas, whenever a really hot deal came up I would send it out and at times some new listings. For several years now I have been keeping a ‘WORD’ doc on my … Read More