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Archives for July 7, 2021

UK homebuyer demand continues to boom in Q2

The latest Homebuyer Hotspots Demand Index by the estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has revealed that homebuyer demand across the UK has continued to climb during Q2 2021. GetAgent’s Hotspots Demand Index monitors homebuyer demand across the UK on a quarterly basis, using market data from the major property portals. Current demand is based on the […]

UK; Half of homebuyers admit to virtual tour voyeurism

Research by the next-generation guided virtual property viewings platform, U-See Homes, has revealed that half of UK homebuyers admit to being virtual property voyeurs, viewing a property online without the intention of buying, with 16% going as far as viewing in person.  As a nation, we’re obsessed with the property market and whether it’s surfing the […]

Cayman: Youth Services Unit’s Summer Offerings – Spaces Limited

The Youth Services Unit will keep students engaged this summer with its annual Teen Summit open to youth aged 13 – 17 years old. The two-week immersive summer experience taking place from July 19 – 30, will keep campers fully engaged in a range of interesting activities, interactive tours, games and learning opportunities. The Summit […]

CHTA and The Nature Conservancy strengthen partnership

MIAMI (July 7, 2021) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is strengthening its collaboration with one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), to promote sustainable tourism throughout the Caribbean and bolster its efforts to keep the region’s waters healthy and thriving.  “The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed two years […]

Cayman: Chief Officer Alan Jones retires after 31 years

After 31 years as a civil servant, Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Chief Officer Alan Jones will retire this month. A former Director of Lands and Survey, Mr Jones was appointed Chief Officer in February 2012, and is the most senior civil servant in the ministry. During his tenure as Director of Lands […]

Kangoo and Mokka return with Four Stars in Euro NCAP Safety Tests

7 July 2021 – In the latest round of Euro NCAP tests, the new Renault Kangoo and Opel Mokka both earn four stars. The Mercedes-Benz GLA and electric Mercedes-EQ EQA are given ratings based on the 2019 five-star rating of the Mercedes-Benz B-Class, from which the vehicles are largely derived. Finally, the Cupra Leon gets a 2020 five-star rating carried over from its twin, the SEAT Leon. The […]

UK: 500,000 more of us are now renting – These are the areas with the biggest increases

By James Lockett The latest research by nationwide buy-to-let specialist, Sequre Property Investment, has revealed where across the nation has seen the biggest swing towards renting when compared to homeownership in recent years.  Sequre analysed data on dwellings across each area of England since 2012 and found that currently, 19.5% of the 24.4m dwellings across England […]

UK: Industry reacts to the latest Halifax House Price Index

By James Lockett Matthew Cooper, Founder & Managing Director of Yes Homebuyers commented: “Cracks are starting to appear across the UK property market and the unsustainable rates of house price growth seen since the introduction of the stamp duty holiday are starting to give way to negative movement.  This is hardly surprising given the quick-fix nature […]

Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti and Guadeloupe complete field of teams for 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Group Stage

Full groups and schedule now confirmed; Tickets for tournament available at GoldCup.orgMiami, FL (Tuesday, July 6, 2021) – After a thrilling three-day series of Gold Cup Prelims matches in South Florida’s DRV PNK Stadium, Tuesday evening’s matches concluded the inaugural edition of the event and confirmed Trinidad and Tobago, Haiti and Guadeloupe will move onto the Group […]

OPINION: Remember the Sputnik when the Sputnik came crashing back to Earth

By Nathan J Green, July 05, 2021. When the Russian built Sputnik became the first artificial satellite to enter space on Oct. 4, 1957, its alien beeping shocked America. Now there is another Sputnik failure.  An announcement appeared in the Russian publication ‘Tass’ and most regional press and online media sites. “Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was […]