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Forum: Saint Lucia
Jan 18th 2013, 11:25 am
Replies: 32
Views: 13,837
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Failed Developments in St Lucia

We had been informed by the receiver a while ago that a buyer had been found but there is some doubt as to the legality of this as normal procedure in notifying creditors has not been followed, and...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Jan 18th 2013, 10:41 am
Replies: 32
Views: 13,837
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Failed Developments in St Lucia

I really do not think that there is any new developer ready to carry on with this development and I believe that this is a scam as this is in the hands of the receiver and nothing can happen until...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Nov 3rd 2011, 10:07 am
Replies: 32
Views: 13,837
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Failed Developments in St Lucia

Anuny

Our intention was to rent out our villa for a few years to increase our pension pot then spend a few months every year when retired to escape the British winter. Unfortunately we relied on...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Oct 10th 2011, 11:56 am
Replies: 32
Views: 13,837
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Failed Developments in St Lucia

pgtips

Trouble is we all already have our own lawyers who don't seem capable of speaking to each other to determine the best way forward and it is impossible trying to contact the Yovels. If we...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Oct 4th 2011, 8:32 am
Replies: 32
Views: 13,837
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Failed Developments in St Lucia

I think the reason Russett mentioned contacting various minsiters etc was that the Prime Minister mentioned the Bayview development specifically in his address of 2010 and quoted that the developer...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Oct 21st 2010, 8:49 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,132
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St. Lucia Pictures

Of course my experience of this was over 18 months ago so my memory might not be what it used to as we aren't getting any younger and I'm sure a few more brain cells have gone in that period,...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Oct 21st 2010, 8:24 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,132
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St. Lucia Pictures

LottieLou

Well found :thumbsup: - the one we experienced at Windjammer was the darker version and they are quite scary looking. The person who told us the name was a local obviously so probably...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Sep 23rd 2010, 1:25 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,132
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St. Lucia Pictures

Still can't trace this fish but think the person who identified it may have called it a flying granada.

Some more photos for you.
Forum: Saint Lucia
Sep 17th 2010, 10:59 am
Replies: 18
Views: 3,132
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St. Lucia Pictures

granmalee

Definitely not a gurnard. This thing has what looks like wings with claws at the end, is dark brown with blue raised spots and a large head and when you see it you do not want to get too...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Sep 16th 2010, 4:02 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,132
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St. Lucia Pictures

pgtips

I seem to recall being told it was called a granada fish but can't find any info on google about them.
Forum: Saint Lucia
Sep 16th 2010, 2:27 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 3,132
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St. Lucia Pictures

pgtips

It's quite scary looking isn't it with the clawed feet and the coloured bumps? Can't remember the name we were told but there was one swimming along at Windjammer about 18 months ago and...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Dec 12th 2009, 10:12 am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,447
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St lucia solicitors

Pgtips

We don't own the land yet but that's one of the options our solicitor is aware of and we are looking at various legal steps we ned to take to try to safeguard our investment.

Our...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Dec 11th 2009, 3:52 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,447
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St lucia solicitors

pgtips

I'm talking about the period from November 2010 and (assuming we have a house to rent) being optimistic that by then the economy will be a bit more stable. Then 20 weeks at £1000 pw for a 3...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Dec 11th 2009, 8:29 am
Replies: 10
Views: 4,447
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St lucia solicitors

3aces

Thanks for your reply and hope you have a great Christmas and Happy New Year.

One of our members met the developer last week in Miami for a 2 hour chat about things and once he has sent...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Dec 10th 2009, 1:55 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,447
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St lucia solicitors

Hi 3aces

Been a bit busy with work and our property purchase which is not proceeding too well and just back from our two weeks in Daytona Beach. Orlando airport is yet another which does nothing...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Dec 3rd 2009, 9:21 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,261
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St.Lucia - Household Effects

JB

Where are you based? Have you ever been to a Courts store in St Lucia?

Do not even consider buying locally if you want good quality at reasonable prices. Pay the import duty - you will not...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Dec 3rd 2009, 9:08 pm
Replies: 10
Views: 4,447
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St lucia solicitors

Bobbi2

Colin Foster is very experienced in new property purchases and is currently working on my behalf.

Contact [email protected] and mention my details and you may get a better deal.
Forum: Caribbean
Aug 7th 2009, 3:05 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,245
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Quiet?

Tissan

Agree with pgtips about tripadvisor being more for holidaymakers.
As a 57 year old I am buying a property in St Lucia and come to this site for first hand knowledge of the procedures...
Forum: Caribbean
Jul 30th 2009, 1:11 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,245
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Quiet?

3aces
Glad to hear you have de-stressed so quickly. Have you had any boat trips yet or gone on the aerial tramway or zipline if you are feeling adventurous?
I doubt if photos or video would be of...
Forum: Caribbean
Jul 23rd 2009, 3:26 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,245
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Quiet?

3aces

Managed to get Google adsense set up - took 3 attempts to put it in the right place as I'm still learning but that's another new skill for me.
Hope you are enjoying your holiday and look...
Forum: Caribbean
Jul 6th 2009, 9:44 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,245
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Quiet?

3aces

Bet you are really looking forward to your break by the sounds of things - hope you are able to relax and not worry about work while you are away. Look forward to seeing your photos, and...
Forum: Caribbean
Jul 3rd 2009, 10:25 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,245
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Quiet?

Hi 3aces

Have you managed to fix your holiday dates yet? Our last member to visit hasn't really been able to post much in the way of progress as there hasn't been any of note and we have another...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Jul 3rd 2009, 10:06 am
Replies: 11
Views: 7,175
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Emigrating to St Lucia - Our Options?

pgtips

Any chance you can pm me your lawyer's details? Seems our Uk lawyer has decided it's time to retire (this is the third UK lawyer we have had since 2006) and we have had reports that some St...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Jun 4th 2009, 3:29 pm
Replies: 48
Views: 9,073
Posted By Scottylad

Re: Moving To St. Lucia

pgtips
Have you tried the KFC? Not anything like the KFC here - who knows where they get their chickens?? We went to one of the supermarkets near Rodney Bay and some poor starving guy insisted on...
Forum: Saint Lucia
Jun 4th 2009, 8:14 am
Replies: 34
Views: 4,341
Posted By Scottylad

Re: St Lucia Holiday Home

Hopefully this just means that completion is going to be delayed even further, but who knows? Some buyers have now had plot and parcel numbers so are progressing with their Aliens Landholding...
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