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March 2018

Found 6 blog entries for March 2018.

Home maintenance tasks to complete before selling 

Proactive is the buzzword when addressing both cosmetic and mechanical components for a listing. The 2018 selling season is upon us, and if you have clients getting ready to put their home on the market, the task list for prep can seem endless.

To make it easy, we’ve compiled a home maintenance list for you of the seven things sellers should do before the For Sale sign is put in the ground.

Spruce up the exterior

Lets face it, the exterior of the property is the first thing that a buyer will see whether online or driving by. Now is the time to make sure it looks its best.

Walk around the entire exterior of the home, and conduct an assessment.

Consider pressure washing, painting and

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Exciting - you’ve decided to pack up and move to the Cayman Islands! You’ve become the envy of the neighborhood. What with all the excitement and anticipation of having your toes in the warm sea, there may be a couple of crucial facts that might be helpful to consider.

What’s next? What should you have in place to make it as stress-free and successful as can be? First and foremost, have you found a place to stay? Our team of Real Estate professionals here at Engel & Völkers can help you to find the ideal location to make this Caribbean island called Grand Cayman your home! There are many options available, including a house of your own or a condo (on the beach or otherwise). There are many benefits to both options, and its best to do your research

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Having a knowledgeable team of Real Estate Agents on your side is vital to making your real estate goals a reality. Jon and Heidi Kiss, Brokers and Licensed Partners of Engel & Völkers in the Cayman Islands. They lead a team of 15 Estate Agents, can assist you in your search by analyzing the current real estate market, help evaluate your options and maximize your potential for success and find you your perfect vacation home or piece of oceanfront land. 

At Engel & Völkers Cayman, we are a friendly office of 15 Professional Realtors, and we are ready to listen. Our common goal is to exceed all customer expectations by never losing sight that it is the company’s honesty, loyalty, integrity, understanding, accountability, and creativity which set us apart

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 This could be your new neighbour!  Read below for some tips for purchasers

Dive pics Grand Cayman

 

1.    Speak with your banker to see how much you qualify for then call your CIREBA agent, and they can assist you in your property search!

2.    Prepare a short list of preferred areas that suit your lifestyle.  Keep in mind affordability and accommodation requirements.

3.    Ask your CIREBA agent at Engel & Volkers in the Cayman Islands to print out a list of recent sales of your preferred areas by using our extremely powerful Multi Listing Service called MLS.

4.    Develop a relationship with an Engel & Volkers Sales Advisors who specialize in your preferred area.  The agent will be able to offer additional advice and also alert you to new listings before

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Have you ever wondered what on Earth your real estate agent is doing behind your back? We don’t mean doing anything illegal or underhanded.  You may see us showing a home, writing up an offer and then accepting a big fat commission cheque, you may conclude it is easy work.  But there is hours and hours of skill that was not learned overnight that goes into making a Realtor a Brilliant and Successful Realtor.

It has been said that for ever hour an agent spends with you; they will be spending another 6-9 hour on your behalf that you will never know about. The reason is that we do not get paid one cent until you find a home you love and buy it and move in.   That is the way we ask purchasers to pick one CIREBA realtor to work with as we do not get paid

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Moving to Grand Cayman? 9 Great Tips for Getting Settled in and making Cayman your home!

 Moving comes with lots of packing and unpacking, as well as getting your family used to a new environment. What is very useful in making the moving experience more natural, is to quickly make as many connections with people as possible in your new community.  Often it can feel a little weird trying to meet new people after you've just moved, but if you can get past the awkward beginnings, it can be an enjoyable and welcoming experience.  Check out these nine ideas to help you quickly settle in and make your move as comfortable as possible.

 1.  Ask your Realtor from Engel & Volkers to introduce to a few people in the community in Grand Cayman.  After all, we

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