Bahamas Realty
Marsh Harbour, Abaco Islands

Bahamas Realty - Meet the Abaco Team
Left to right: Molly Roberts, Christ Roberts, Mayumi Albury
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Welcome to Bahamas Realty - Marsh Harbour

Spanning 50 years and three generations of Realtors, the team at Bahamas Realty has lived up to the principles that are the cornerstone of the firm: Dependability, Diversification, Dedication.

Bahamas Realty offers a wide selection of Bahamas real estate including luxury homes, private islands and commercial properties located throughout the islands of The Bahamas.

We maintain fully staffed offices in: Nassau, New Providence; Freeport, Grand Bahama; George Town, Exuma; Deadman s Cay, Long Island; Harbour Island and Rock Sound, Eleuthera and Marsh Harbour, Abaco.

Bahamas Realty Ltd., provides a wide range of real estate services for buyers and sellers, including a fully searchable database of Bahamas property listings, real estate brokerage, commercial property management, leasing, appraisals, free investment and immigration information and detailed information on the islands of The Bahamas.

Supported by a diversified group of professionals, today's partners, associates and staff are dedicated to the business of real estate, providing clients around the world with professional service and personal attentions.

Molly Roberts
Molly Roberts, the manager of Bahamas Realty Abaco, has an extensive background in marketing and consumer research as well as interior design and graphic arts. Born in Philadelphia and raised in North Carolina and Chicago, Molly moved to The Bahamas upon her marriage to her husband, a Bahamian national, and joined the firm when Bahamas Realty Ltd opened its Abaco branch. Molly is very active in several community projects in Abaco including Abaco Animals Require Friends, Abaco's animal rights organization.

Chris Roberts
Bahamas Realty is pleased to announce that Chris Roberts is now associated with its Marsh Harbour office. After years in the construction business, Chris has decided to make a change and wear something other than his construction hat! With his experience in the construction industry and knowledge of the property market, he is a welcome addition to our Abaco Office. Chris is a graduate of Duke University with a degree in civil engineering. He began his career with Cavalier Construction in Freeport. His career in construction has included international markets, with SPAN International in Nassau and the Bahamian market, with Osprey Developers also of Nassau. A frequent visitor to the Abacos since childhood, Chris relocated to Abaco in 1990 and has been responsible for the construction of several private residences and public buildings, including St. Francis Catholic Church and The Shops of Royal Harbour Village. Chris has served in local government on the Town Planning Board and is active in several areas of community service.
Mayumi Albury

Mayumi Albury
A native of Cuba, Mayumi moved to Abaco in 1999. A multi-talented woman, Mayumi taught physical education in her native land and, until joining the team at Bahamas Realty, worked in the hotel and resort industry as well as insurance and accounting. She is also licensed in massage therapy and cosmetology. Married to a Bahamian, Mayumi enjoys boating and caring for her dogs in her spare time. She looks forward to a long, rewarding career with Bahamas Realty.

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Immigration Information

To ensure the maximum benefit to The Bahamas from the National Bahamas Investment Authority (BIA), certain Immigration provisions will apply:

1. Work Permits
Necessary work permits for key personnel will be granted. Businesses requiring permits for persons other than key personnel are encouraged to discuss these requests with The Bahamas Investment Authority in advance.

2. International Owner of Second homes
Overseas Investors may acquire residential properties in The Bahamas of up to five acres without prior Government approval. Such acquisitions are required to be registered in accordance with the International Persons< Landholding Act. Second Home Owners are eligible for a Home Owners Residence Card, renewable annually. This card will: facilitate entry into The Bahamas and entitle the owner, his spouse and minor children to enter and remain in The Bahamas for the duration of the validity of the card. Application may be made to the Director of Immigration.

3. Annual or Permanent Residence
Accelerated consideration of applications for annual or permanent residence will be given to: major international investors; and fit and proper owners of residence valued at $500,000 or more.

4. Areas Especially Targeted for Overseas Investors

  • Touristic Resorts
  • Upscale condominiums, Time shares and Second Home Developments
  • Marinas
  • Information and Data Processing Services
  • Assembly Industries
  • High-Tech Services
  • Ship Repair and other services
  • Light manufacturing for export
  • Agro-Industries
  • Food Processing
  • Mariculture
  • Banking and other Financial Services
  • Captive Insurance
  • Aircraft Services
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacture
  • Off-shore Medical Centres

This list is not exhaustive and investors interested in areas not included above are encouraged to bring their interest to the attention of BIA. Please note that investments of less than $250,000 will not be considered.

5. Local Partners in Joint Ventures
International investors are encouraged to establish joint ventures with Bahamian partners. The choice of such Bahamian partners is in the absolute discretion of the investor.

6. Areas reserved for Bahamians
Wholesale and Retail Operations;
Commission agencies engaged in the import/export trade;
Real estate and domestic property management agencies;
Domestic newspapers and magazine publications;
Domestic advertising and public relations firms;
Nightclubs and restaurants, except specialty, gourmet and ethnic restaurants and restaurants operating in a hotel, resort complex or tourist attraction;
Security services;
Domestic distribution of building supplies;
Construction companies, except for special structures for which
international expertise is required;
Personal cosmetic/beauty establishments;
Shallow-water scale-fish, crustacea, mollusks and sponge-fishing operations;
Auto and appliance service operations; and Public transportation.

International Investors may engage in the wholesale distribution of any product they produce locally.

PO Box AB20856,
Marsh Harbour,Abaco
The Bahamas

Telephone:(242) 367-3262
Fax: (242) 367-3260

E-mail: info@bahamasrealty.bs


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