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Forum: Barbados
Oct 6th 2011, 9:30 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 617
Posted By jondent

Selling Up ....

Evening to you all ..

I'm just looking for some info if anyone can help me out ?

I have a house near Six Roads and I'm looking to advertise it in the UK and US/CAN rather than in Barbados, but...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 29th 2009, 2:29 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 4,267
Posted By jondent

Re: Barbados security is No 1 in the world

Safest drivers ???

The driving in Barbados makes Rome, Ldn and Paris seem like paradise ...

The best I have seen in a while was a guy REVERSING back around the traffic island at Warrens 'cos...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 25th 2009, 10:22 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,473
Posted By jondent

Re: A/C Bills and rental guests ***rant***

Yeah, could be. Thing is you normally (in Europe) have to get it supplied and fitted by a elec supplier in order to do the buy-back solution, so buying it 3rd party, although cheaper, might not be...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 24th 2009, 3:58 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,473
Posted By jondent

Re: A/C Bills and rental guests ***rant***

Thanks for all the replies !

I'm going to try the "sign" route first ... It may help :)

Also, talking to a couple of island solar companies, it's likely next year 2010 that BL&P will offer the...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 20th 2009, 5:34 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By jondent

Re: Gardeners and Pool guys

Hi there, yes he does ... very good too !

He has a well stocked nursery on HWY 5 about 1/2 way between Wellhouse and Merricks. It's actually adjacent to the road, on the right if you are heading...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 20th 2009, 10:16 am
Replies: 15
Views: 2,473
Posted By jondent

Re: A/C Bills and rental guests ***rant***

Thing is though its in the bedrooms, not in the lounge or dining room. There is a constant breeze and the ceilings in the lounge are 40 ft high with french doors to keep the place airy. Its the using...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 19th 2009, 7:49 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By jondent

Re: Gardeners and Pool guys

I've got a gardener "harmony enterprises", its a nursery in St Philip. Curt, the owner is a good guy and passionate !

I've also got a pool man, Roger, If you are still looking I can sent you his...
Forum: Barbados
Dec 19th 2009, 7:33 pm
Replies: 15
Views: 2,473
Posted By jondent

A/C Bills and rental guests ***rant***

Happy Xmas to you all !!!

I have a bit of a problem. I rent my home in St Philip out to holiday-makers for short term rent... Basically 1 week/2 week etc etc.

I always ask the guests to respect...
Forum: Barbados
Apr 6th 2009, 6:25 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,797
Posted By jondent

Re: Furniture

Hi there ...

If anyone is shipping to Barbados in the near future and has space for this http://www.bhs.co.uk/mall/productpage.cfm/bhsstore/772613/99010 plus the left and right associated pieces...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 29th 2009, 12:10 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,797
Posted By jondent

Re: Furniture

they are a little anal in their approach ! Always good fun playing them !
Forum: Barbados
Mar 28th 2009, 10:55 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,797
Posted By jondent

Re: Furniture

For what it's worth, for my 3 bed house in six roads it cost me about 20k£ to furnish totally everything inside and out from a combination of DD, Workbench, Dwellings, Courts, Dacosta, Pricesmart,...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 21st 2009, 5:41 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,797
Posted By jondent

Re: Furniture

Just to let you know that a lot of the cheaper Designer Decor furniture is made on the island by a guy in a workshop in the small trading estate just off Six Roads.

I met up with him a while back...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 7th 2009, 3:29 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 443
Posted By jondent

Online Rental Companies

Afternoon folks...

I've got a house near Six Roads and I rent it out for holiday lets. So far it's renting out quite nicely. I currently use holidayrentals homeaway and holiday-lettings.
...
Forum: Barbados
Mar 7th 2009, 3:27 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 875
Posted By jondent

Re: Duncan Bannatyne

What about Bottom Bay ? Surely the nicest !
Forum: Barbados
Sep 9th 2008, 6:39 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By jondent

Re: Barbados - Credit Crunch

Cassward, email me at jon_at_jondent.com and I will explain further and send you a couple of pics ..
Forum: Barbados
Sep 6th 2008, 5:34 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By jondent

Re: exchange rate in barbados from uk

Use HiFX ... better rates ... but still crap compared with a year ago... I got 3.3 yesterday and 3.7 about 7 weeks ago and nearly 4 this time last year

ouch !
Forum: Barbados
Sep 6th 2008, 5:31 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By jondent

Re: Barbados - Credit Crunch

In fact if you ignore the West coast and look East then you can buy a 3 bed, 3 bath brand new with a decent sized pool, furnished and lasndscaped for less than 150k£ !
Forum: Barbados
Sep 6th 2008, 5:30 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By jondent

Re: Barbados - Credit Crunch

I have a house in Barbados ... Near Six Roads. It's gained about 30% to date since building began last year to completed, landscaped and furnished a few weeks ago

If you have about 75k£ to spare...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 14th 2008, 9:01 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By jondent

Re: Plant Nurseries - Recommended ?

Hi Caz, i know where the Plantation house is ... what's the name of the garden centre ? Is it off HW5 ? Cheers

/jon
Forum: Barbados
Jul 12th 2008, 8:53 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By jondent

Re: Plant Nurseries - Recommended ?

Hey there Foxy ... where are you living ? I'm just off Six Roads.

If you are looking about for planting and doing the list on the yellow pages, please drop me a line and tell me where is...
Forum: Barbados
Jul 12th 2008, 6:13 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By jondent

Re: Plant Nurseries - Recommended ?

Oh come on ... 38 views and no one has any green fingers ?
Forum: Barbados
Jul 10th 2008, 12:31 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By jondent

Plant Nurseries - Recommended ?

Hi there expats !

I'm having a house built at the moment, well due to be completed in the next few days and need to do some planting.

I have the soil, irrigation, drips and lawn already being...
Forum: Barbados
Feb 18th 2008, 9:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 877
Posted By jondent

Re: Banking

I use First Caribbean as well. But then as previous stated I'm a Barclays customer as well, so opening an account was pretty easy. That said, I did have to bring 3 forms of ID and be there in person....
Forum: Barbados
Oct 8th 2007, 9:08 am
Replies: 44
Views: 4,575
Posted By jondent

Re: Who is due out here soon...?

Due out on the 21st for a week !

Stying near Foul Bay and over to check on the progress of our house build !

With a bit of luck next time were over it will be in our own house :)

Jeez it's...
Forum: Barbados
Oct 8th 2007, 9:06 am
Replies: 77
Views: 6,239
Posted By jondent

Re: If you knew then what you know now, what would you have brought to Barbados?

As its a Diplomatic assignment and therefore no duty, no customs etc etc

I'd bring drugs ;)

Sorry ... in bad taste, but it had to be done !
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