Floral inspirations & architectural ingenuity

We don’t often use personifying words to define the architectural styles seen around the world. However, in Bermuda where homes are described as charming and full of character, it comes as no surprise that we have ‘decorative eyebrows’ over our windows and ‘welcoming arms’ entrances. But where did these classic Bermudian architectural quirks originate from? Hurricanes have played a significant role in the evolution of the Bermuda-style home. In the early 1600’s – when the island was first colonized – cedar was the material of choice for the construction of buildings, and their roofs were made from thatched palmetto fronds. […]

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To Airbnb or Not to Airbnb? Let’s Run Some Numbers

Article first appeared on rgmags.com on March 1, 2019 We all know someone who has become a successful entrepreneur thanks to modern accommodation booking websites such as Airbnb. As popularity for vacation rental properties continues to increase more homeowners are starting to ask themselves whether this a worthwhile income option.   As a rental associate at Rego Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the most common conversations I have with homeowners is advising them of the pros and cons of entering the market with a long-term rental versus a short-term/vacation rental. People often want to know which option will generate a higher revenue opportunity, […]

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Article first appeared on PropertySkipper.com on September 10, 2018.   This month for ‘Meet the Agent’ we interview Jodi Ming, a professional Services Associate at Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. Jodi discusses how her experience in the banking industry inspired her to get more involved in Real Estate, why she enjoys working in professional services at Rego Sotheby’s International Realty and the top benefits for owners using a property management service.   How long have you been in the business? My first experience with Real Estate was on the banking side. I worked three years at Butterfield Bank in the Consumer Credit Department, and my time […]

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Rhonda Casling, one of the most prominent real estate professionals in Bermuda specializing in residential sales is celebrating her 20th anniversary in the business. As she celebrates this major milestone with her team at Rego Sotheby’s International Realty, we celebrate the success of her career, her determination and dedication to excellence.   “The inspiration behind my career is Louis Glickman’s quote, ‘The best investment on earth is earth,’” said Rhonda. “I have dedicated myself to Bermuda real estate and it is hard to believe that this week marks my 20 years in the business. Real estate intersects so many areas […]

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St. Regis Bermuda Resort – The Residences Launches Sales Initiative

In collaboration with St. Regis Bermuda Resort, Rego Sotheby’s International Realty announced today the pre-sales launch of the resort’s luxury residences featuring its first phase of contemporary beachfront condominiums set for completion Spring 2021.   In a joint statement, President Buddy Rego and Partner Penny MacIntyre said, “St. Regis Bermuda will become our island’s first newly constructed international luxury branded resort directly positioned along the beachfront where you may call this iconic location home as a new owner at The St. Regis Residences.”   The St. Regis Residences have already garnered interest from the international community who are keen to secure one of the initial […]

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Full article first appeared in “The Royal Gazette” on July 5, 2018.     A video that captures the beauty of Bermuda and the pleasures of island life has been given centre stage on the redesigned website of Rego Sotheby’s International Realty.   The company said it believes it is the first and only lifestyle video in the world from a Bermudian real estate company.   The “Live Bermuda” video lasts 1½ minutes and features aerial shots of Bermuda, along with street, boat and beach scenes, and underwater footage of corals and sea life.   In a joint statement, Buddy […]

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Full article first appeared in “Experience Bermuda” 18/19” in May 2018. Rego Sotheby’s International Realty portion provided by Penny MacIntyre — Bermuda has ushered in a wave of new construction with hotel condominiums that feel more like homes than an apartment or condominium.   The Villas at The Loren Hotel at Pink Beach in Tucker’s Town, Smith’s Parish, Bermuda offers newly constructed and to be constructed lock-off, two-storey, modern villas each with their own private pool within the internationally newly-acclaimed boutique resort. Residents and guests alike enjoy the conveniences of luxury living with two restaurants, beach club, gym, spa and concierge […]

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Article first appeared on PropertySkipper.com on 13 June 2018. Written by Peter Goodall. — Rarely does an opportunity arise in Bermuda to purchase an exclusive island escape. Oswego Island in Smith’s Sound, St. George’s has recently been listed with sole agents Danielle Spurling and Ben Rego at Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. Priced at $3.1m, this 3.2-acre private island oasis was designed by award winning architectural designer Jacob Hocking and was completed in 2012. It has been run as a successful vacation rental and private island experience business but the opportunity has now arisen for a new chapter in the island’s life.   Reachable only by […]

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Rego Sotheby’s International Realty, Bermuda’s leading real estate brokerage, announced today the launch of its redesigned website, www.regosothebysrealty.com. The completely revamped website features exciting new pages such as the interactive Bermuda Lifestyle Page which celebrates the top 10 best reasons to love living in Bermuda as well as improved property search functionality.   “Over 90% of global real estate searches start online,” says Rebekah Hudson, Marketing Coordinator for Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. “Rego Sotheby’s International Realty’s aims to anticipate and innovate in all our initiatives.   “As Bermuda’s market leader we value our clients and prospects and strive to ensure our […]

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Article first appeared on PropertySkipper.com on 23 May 2018.   This month for ‘Meet the Agent’ we interview Danielle Spurling, a Real Estate Associate from Rego Sotheby’s International Realty. Danielle discusses her work and experience in Commercial Real Estate on the island and her forthcoming transition into residential rentals and sales. Danielle also discusses favourite listing on the market right now and why she loves the Bermuda lifestyle.     How long have you been a real estate agent? I joined the Rego Sotheby’s International Realty team in August 2014 as a Commercial Rentals and Sales Associate. Since then I have played an integral role in […]

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