Island Real Estate
Island Real Estate has established a leading track record of success in helping investors navigate the real estate market and finding real estate in the Bahamas beachfront that are income-producing investments, primary and vacation homes and rentals for thousands of satisfied clients.
Where it all began
Island Real Estate traces its roots to the beginning of 1978, with Geraldine Albury as the only on island real estate agent at that time. The brokerage then developed to become a leader in finding some of the most sensational luxury beachfront homes for sale in the Bahamas and on Harbour Island, and made its mark in the luxury home real estate market.
In March of 2010, Alexander Alexiou purchased Island Real Estate. With Alexander at the helm, the brokerage has built on its years of experience and reputation for superior real estate agents and client service, to deliver a new level of professionalism to buyers, sellers and investors on Harbour Island to help them find houses for sale in the Bahamas beachfront.
Meet The Team
Bahamian born, Alexander grew up boating, fishing and scuba diving the waters around Harbour Island and The Bahamas. Alexander attended preparatory school in Canada at Trinity College School before obtaining his Bachelor of Science from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. Alexander then went on to be awarded a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Huddersfield in England. In 1999 Alexander obtained his real estate license and so after became a licensed Real Estate Broker. Alexander began his real estate career in Nassau where he specialized in commercial property management and sales. Alexander’s clients included several large offshore banks, insurance companies and government ministries. However, Alexander often reminisced about his wholesome upbringing on the water and beaches of The Bahamas. After his son was born he decided to purchase Island Real Estate and move his family to Harbour Island. Throughout his years of practicing real estate in Nassau and Harbour Island Alexander has earned an exceptional reputation in the industry for his ability to combine integrity and dedication with experience and expertise.
Charles Carey is a native Bahamian of Harbour Island descent. He was educated at the University of Toronto where he studied commerce and finance and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce. He went on to qualify as a Certified Public Accountant and practiced for a decade as an accountant with Ernst & Whinney in New York City and later its correspondent firm in Nassau, working his way up through the ranks to become a Partner. In 1996, seeking new challenges, he returned to his Harbour Island roots and opened the Princess Street Gallery, a fine art gallery representing international artists working on the island. Charles then became a Licensed Real Estate Agent and joined our team at Island Real Estate in 2011. Charles’ acute ability to determine a client’s requirements in their investment, home or vacation home is what sets him apart and provides a successful end to real estate transactions. Charles’ ultimate goal is to provide straightforward and cogent advice tailored to each client, with a very high level of service and integrity. Charles shares his considerable talents and love for his community by serving on local civic organizations such as the Harbour Island Day Nursery and Briland Animal Rescue Association.
Jennifer attended the University of Western Ontario in Canada where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She went on to study at Adelphi University in The United States of America where she received a Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Jennifer is also a member of the Kappa Delta Pi Honour Society, which recognizes academic excellence in the field of education. Jennifer owned and operated a successful Speech Language Pathology clinic in The Bahamas before moving from Nassau to Harbour Island in 2010 with her husband Alexander and two and a half year old son John. Jennifer joined our team at Island Real Estate in March 2011 and has been involved in the rental and marketing of the majority of properties on Harbour Island. In addition to her excellent communications skills, enthusiastic and approachable nature, Jennifer has a natural affinity for people. Her ability to listen, understand and anticipate the individual needs and desires of a wide variety of investors makes her the ideal agent to handle all your property needs.
P. Neil Williams
Real Estate Appraiser and Estate Agent
Neil was born in Nassau, Bahamas and attended preparatory school both locally and at Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada. He went on to study Psychology at Carleton University, Ottawa Canada and Hotel & Restaurant Management at St. Leo College, St. Leo, Florida. Neil began his professional career in the hospitality industry where he held the posts of Assistant Manager and Manager at two major local resorts. After several years he moved into the field of insurance where he was a top producing agent for a local life insurance company. Neil transitioned into the property and casualty side of the business and was the Senior Risk Surveyor and Broker Account Executive for some 12 years. Neil is no stranger to the real estate industry. He apprenticed as a Real Estate Appraiser for fifteen years and gained his appraisers license in 2003. A few years later, he successfully completed the real estate sales licensing course. Neil incorporated Quantum Appraisal Services Ltd. which has an impeccable track record for producing concise, accurate appraisal reports. Neil’s hobbies include scuba diving, golf, alpine skiing, boating, and photography. He is also an active member of the Bahamas Kennel Club (BKC), Bahamas National Trust, and Project REEF. As a member of our team at Island Real Estate, Neil brings a deep knowledge of the real estate industry, time tested communication skills, and the commitment to place his clients best interest ahead of all else.
Licensed Real Estate and Insurance Agent
Vicky began her career in Real Estate in January of 2103 after having been a frequent visitor to and homeowner in the Harbour Island area for the previous 15 years. A well rounded and connected business and professional woman with a long year history in the Financial and Legal Sectors in Nassau, Bahamas, she was naturalized as a citizen of The Bahamas in 1973, Born in New York City; she attended City College of the City University of New York and Ecôle La Combe, in Switzerland before relocating to the Bahamas and studying law as an apprentice. Vicky has enjoyed a long career as Private Banker and Bank Manager having worked with Lloyds Bank, Royal Bank of Canada and Citibank and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. A focus of her studies and experience with title issues and fixed asset management resulted in a deeper understanding of Real Estate matters and led the way to her real estate career. Vicky spends time between Harbour Island and her home in Whale Point Eleuthera and is quite familiar with opportunities in that area as well as those on Harbour Island in both the Sales and Rental markets. Her capabilities with the Spanish, French and Italian languages enhance our team’s communication alternatives, she is a very valuable member of our team at Island Real Estate.
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