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Environmental Sustainability in Commercial Buildings: A Facilities Management Perspective

Posted on Tue November 29, 2022 | By Terra Caribbean Barbados

Effective management of sustainable buildings is absolutely necessary for its initial status and objectives to be realized and maintained. 


The Dos and Don’ts of Renting a Beach House

Posted on Mon November 28, 2022 | By Terra Caribbean Barbados
The Dos and Don’ts of Renting a Beach House
Whether for a short- or long-term stay, you should consider a few things before renting a beach house. Explore these dos and don’ts to prepare.

5 Caribbean Holiday Traditions To Celebrate This Year

Posted on Thu November 10, 2022 | By Terra Caribbean Barbados
Holidays can look entirely different depending on your culture and location. Check out a few Caribbean holiday traditions to consider celebrating this year.

The Real Cost of Buying a Home

Posted on Tue November 01, 2022 | By Terra Caribbean Trinidad
The Real Cost of Buying a Home

So you’re ready to buy a home. It’s a common misconception that to start the process, all is needed is the initial 10% down payment. While this is your personal investment, buying a home is an involved process which requires the assistance of many stakeholders within the Real Estate ecosystem. From valuing to financing the asset, and insuring the property to officially transferring the property and all the legal paperwork in between, the costs of buying a home add up quickly.

Hence, in addition to the 10% of the agreed price of the property, there are cash expenses just to finalize a house sale. What’s the real cost of buying a home?