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NikkiP posted Any way to find a job prior to moving to Nassau? on the Bahamas forum on October 29, 2014:
I'm a newly qualified lawyer from Bermuda looking for work in the legal, insurance or banking sectors. I'll be looking to relocate to Nassau in January 2016, possibly sooner. Any suggestions as to the best ways to look for work prior to coming or how much money I will need to live for 6months while searching for work?
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skygirl replied to the thread moving away from paradise must sell on the Bahamas forum on October 27, 2014:
kenz initially posted:
i also have 2 nice bikes ( mens Kenton and womens Jamis) mountain bikes. purchased new just 9 months ago. paid 700, sell for 200. im on PI so come and take a look. ken 421 6234 kenzueger@hotmail.com
skygirl replied on October 27, 2014 with:
I am interested in the bikes. Please PM me so we can discuss this. Hope they are still available. Barbara
kenz replied on October 24, 2014 with:
Reduced price on the bikes .... First 275 gets them both and with a nice 40 long cable lock that can secure them both when you stop. Hurry these wont last. They are great bikes. I can email you photos .
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kenz replied to the thread moving away from paradise must sell on the Bahamas forum on October 24, 2014:
kenz initially posted:
When my time is up. I must sell a superb LG47LW6500 hdtv with 3D 1080P WITH 240mHZ REFRESH RATE thetv is 4.5 stars out of 5 on amazon and most rating sites. 3 years old but rarely used. Its still 899 on amazon plus 80 to ship, plus 150 oversize, and 35%duty means it would cost you over 1400 to get one shipped out. save the hassle and take mine for only 650. thats a great deal. i also have a nice new yamaha receiver and 6 way infinity sound system . take both for 250 more. for 900 you have a awesome beautiful setup. no damages, hdmi cable included. on paradise isl 421 6234
kenz replied on October 24, 2014 with:
Ok price break weekend only, otherwise I'm taking them with me.... The whole setup for 800 firm. You wont be sorry. I will be happy to send pics. Btw all items are 4.5 stars out of 5 on amazon. These are quality and you will love the picture.... Everyone complements the brightness and sharpness of this. And the sound system turns this into a real theatre experience.
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GirlieGirl replied to the thread Young British couple living in Nassau looking to socialize! on the Bahamas forum on October 23, 2014:
MegElizabeth93 initially posted:
Hello fellow expats! My boyfriend and I are currently living in Nassau. I moved here in September whilst he has been here since June. We are both looking to meet some new people! He works full time over here whilst I am currently job hunting (and soaking up the sun!) I have 5 1/2 days a week being on my own so it would be nice to get to know others possibly in the same position. Looking forward to hearing from you!
GirlieGirl replied on October 23, 2014 with:
Hi there. I will be moving to Nassau in early December. Husband and I are moving from the UK, but I' from the US and he is from Ireland. I can't wait to leave this dark, wet weather we're having right now to make the permanent move in a mere few weeks. We're in our 30s by the way. Hope to speak soon. :-)
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Bahamas411 replied to the thread CANADIAN SINGLE WOMAN a part time retirement condo on the Bahamas forum on October 23, 2014:
terethetiger initially posted:
Hello. My name is Teresa. I am a single 50 yr old woman ,looking for n investment partner. In about five years I want to live for six months every year. I could also accept renting someones condo or bsmt suite. Please write me if you can help me. thank Riley
Bahamas411 replied on October 23, 2014 with:
Hi Theresa, My name is Anthony Arthur, I am a Sales Executive at Leno Realty. It would be my pleasure to help you find what you seek. I would like to know your budget and preferences to assist you better. My e-mail is anthonya@leno-realty.com Best Regards, Anthony
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Samantha7 replied to the thread Socializing in The Bahamas ! on the Bahamas forum:
Samantha7 initially posted:
Hey fellow expats, I am a 20 year old student from The Netherlands. So I have been here for over a month now, and I'm trying to meet new people here to hang out with and explore weekend activities with. What kind of activities do you do on the weekends and how is the nightlife here in for example, nightclubs? Hope to hear from you soon !
Samantha7 replied on October 23, 2014 with:
Hey MegElizabeth, I just sent you a private message ! Nice to hear from you. Hopefully talk to you soon.
MegElizabeth93 replied on October 21, 2014 with:
Hi Samantha! I have recently moved to the Bahamas too. I am also 20 and looking to meet new people! I moved here in September. Where in the bahamas do you live? Are you studying over here? I have been to one of the nightclubs in Nassau called Aura. It was ok! It was pretty busy the night I went too. I suppose it really depends on the type of nightclub / music you like! Look forward to hearing from you!
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Bahamas411 replied to the thread Moving to the bahamas on the Bahamas forum:
Mjoseph initially posted:
I am planning to transfer to the Bahamas in the tourism industry may I know how expensive renting May be and how is the cost of living out there.
Bahamas411 replied on October 22, 2014 with:
Hey there MJoseph, Average rentals in a nice community ranges from around 1000 - 3,000 per month. As far as cost of living we u currently tax free until Jan. 1st 2015, when VAT will be implemented @ 7.5 %. If you require further info or need assistance finding a rental unit please contact me @ anthonya@leno-realty.com
GailHanna replied on October 02, 2014 with:
Hi Mjoseph - I would be able to assist if you provide details on your budget and what would appeal most to you. Send me an email at glmhanna8@gmail.co,
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breija replied to the thread Job Hunting... IT Industry on the Bahamas forum on October 19, 2014:
Nirvana0708 initially posted:
Would like to know if anyone else found job hunting to be such a task... I have been here 6 months and prospects look dim. Any suggestions will be helpful.
breija replied on October 19, 2014 with:
Sending you a PM....
Nirvana0708 replied on October 19, 2014 with:
Yes...I'm able to work
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dolfie replied to the thread Construction in Bahamas on the Bahamas forum:
jordcov initially posted:
Is anybody on here involved in Construction in Nassau or know anybody in construction in Nassau? I'm not after a job so don't worry as I've already been offered one but I just have a few question's I'd like to ask people who are already there! Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks
dolfie replied on October 16, 2014 with:
Even working for no pay is in the criminal code, since work has been done that a Bahamian could do otherwise. The work permits I know of that suit a non Bahamian construction worker are $6,500.00 plus per year.
dolfie replied on October 16, 2014 with:
Yes and yes. Now what is the question? Do you want a vademecum or some life story? They reside in the Bahamas.
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AvantiSteve replied to the thread CASTING for HGTV Series on the Bahamas forum:
lltvproducer initially posted:
ARE YOU CONSIDERING BUYING A HOME IN THE CARIBBEAN? ARE YOU LOOKING TO PURCHASE AN AFFORDABLE SLICE OF PARADISE? This new series will feature average people who fell in love with island living and realized that buying a home in the Caribbean was more affordable than they expected. We’re looking for families, couples or individuals from anywhere in the world who want to share their house-hunt journey. Are you seriously considering moving to the Bahamas or a Caribbean Island and believe that now could be the time to make the move? If you and your family are ready to give up the hectic life of the mainland for the lush beaches, beautiful weather, and laidback living, then we want to hear from you! To apply, reach out to us at: caribbeantvcasting@gmail.com with the following info: - Your full name, current location (city, state), email, contact number/s - The names of the other members of your household - What is your occupation? What are the occupations of everyone else in your family? - Please tell us where you are in your house-hunt: What island are you looking into? Have you looked at homes? Do you have a realtor? What is your timeline for the move? What is your budget? ETC. - What do you and your family LOVE about the island you’re choosing to move to? The more insight you can give us, the better we’re able to get to know you! Thank you for your time… We look forward to hearing from you. PLEASE NOTE: This is not a contest… or a lucky chance to move to the Caribbean for free. We are looking for people who are legitimately considering a purchase in the Caribbean and are willing to let us capture their house hunt on-camera.
AvantiSteve replied on October 15, 2014 with:
"Affordable" slice of paradise? Don't look in the Bahamas, especially if you need to work a regular job, which is not permitted for expats unless one makes a substantial investment in a business that employs Bahamians or gets a work permit for a job that no Bahamian worker is capable of holding. Housing, electric power, telcommunications, food, fuel, building supplies, insurance, are all very expensive. Only property taxes are affordable, but probably not for long due to the need to service the incredible amount of debt the Bahamian government is racking up to China. My wife and I are from the US and have lived on Abaco for 25 years. I do not believe that we are the only expats to opine that the words "Bahamas" and "affordable" do not belong in the same sentence.
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