Category Archives: AREA Articles

Being Part of the Digital Economy

Recently, our office, which is one unit of an office complex, got new business neighbours. They are a regional branch of a multinational business … More

AREA’s Christmas Jingle & Mingle Celebration 2017

AREA Christmas Jingle & Mingle Celebration 2017

$TT3.7B In Suspicious Activity But…No Convictions Yet

Between 2011 and 2015, the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) analysed 2,341 Suspicious Activity Reports with a dollar value of approximately TT$3.7 Billion. However, to … More

To Buy or Not To Buy

Many people are asking if this is a good time to invest in Real Estate seeing that Trinidad and Tobago are in a recession. … More

The Relationship Between Demand & Market Value

David Bally B.Sc.(Hons) MRICS MISTT –¬†Submitted: July 3, 2016 The time value of money suggests that it is better to receive money now than … More

TTCSI Excellence in Service Awards

The Association of Real Estate Agents (AREA) is pleased to announce that our Association was the recipient of the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of … More

Buying a House…Is it still the “Best Investment a Young Couple can make”?

In 2012, the billionaire investor, Warren Buffet, was asked whether he would advise a young investor to put his money in stocks, or use … More

Simple Steps to Help you Purchase your First Real Estate Property

Buying your first property? Then here is a simple step by step approach to guide you on that important purchase. Determine your budget ¬† … More

Basic Real Estate Calculations for those Considering Investing in Real Estate as a Business

When investing in Real Estate as an investment and not as a home, the most important calculations you should know are: Net income:- This … More

Mortgage Refinancing

With all the offers of mortgage refinancing by local mortgage companies, we share some thoughts on the subject and invite subject matter specialists to … More

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The Challenge of Providing Middle Class Housing

The challenge of securing middle class housing where the potential homeowner does not qualify for low income assistance and cannot afford the inflated, unregulated … More

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