July 17, 2018

Not-so-homegrown home sales

By Alison Rich From The MReport There’s international appeal in U.S. real estate, and, according to recent IRS data, certain countries seem especially smitten with it, ZillowResearch reports. Back in 2015, non-resident foreigners sold $10.5 billion of U.S. real estate, trouncing the amount sold in 2014 ($8.4 billion) and also in 2013 ($7.5 billion), Zillow […]

Tips on home exterior painting

From All County Exteriors If you are needing a simple yet noticeable makeover for your home exterior, painting it a new color is the key. Moreover, a good exterior painting job will extend the life of your siding and trim and increase the value of your house. Here are some tips on how to make […]

Unique ways decorative mirror upgrade a room

As homeowners want to accentuate the clean environment of their rooms by adding furniture and other displays, the variety of the fixtures that are available seems to overwhelm homeowners. But looking into the piece that can make even more standout to your room, a mirror can make a huge difference in use and style. Mirrors […]

Homes in America are selling at a record pace, and the implications for buyers and sellers are significantly different

By Akin Oyedele From Business Insider Homes are spending the shortest time on the market in the eight years Trulia has been keeping track. That’s great for sellers who want to close quickly, but has created lots of competition and bottlenecks for buyers. Most of the competition is in big cities on the West Coast. […]

How to choose the best residential roof material

From Fahey Roofing – Contracting A big part of what makes roofs durable and yet aesthetically-pleasing is the material that comprises it. There are lost of materials available in the market, all promising different things and ranging at different prices, which makes the buying decision harder than it ought to be. With so many options, […]

Wind of Hope 5k nets CI$5k for Cayman Islands foster home

On Sunday 27th May over 300 people came together to take part in the 4th instalment of the Wind of Hope Walk/Run bringing in over $5,000 in support of healthy eating habits of children living at the Nadine Andreas Residential Foster Home. The Wind of Hope (WHO) is a charitable organization founded in March 2014. […]

Ways to avoid costly home repairs

No homeowner can avoid repairs and needed maintenance for their homes. While some may feel that owning a home sometimes feels like owning a never-ending to-do list, there is one sure way of losing that: be a responsible homeowner and avoid them. Just like anything, overlooking and ignoring the small stuff can add up to big […]

Caribbean-born sauce millionaire slams Windrush fiasco as UK PM says sorry

From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. April 18, 2018: A Caribbean-born, UK resident, who made his millions on the ‘Reggae Reggae’ sauce, has slammed as “scandalous,” the UK’s  Windrush deportation fiasco on the same day UK Prime Minister Theresa May said sorry to Caribbean prime ministers. Jamaican-born entrepreneur, Keith Valentine Graham, known popularly as […]

Cayman Islands NSC takes action to tackle serious crime

The National Security Council met on the afternoon of 10 April for its first session since the arrival of new Governor, Anwar Choudhury.  The agenda included strategic issues to tackle burglary, armed robbery as well as the importation of guns and drugs. Following the NSC meeting the Governor commented that “Since arriving in Cayman I […]

US: Gunman takes hostages at California veterans home

From WN.com A gunman slipped into an employee going-away party at the largest veterans’ home in the United States and took at least three people hostage Friday, leading to a lockdown of the sprawling grounds in California, authorities and family members said, The Associated Press reported. California Highway Patrol Sgt. Robert Nacke told reporters that […]