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Betty Cathrow

About Betty

Betty is a Sales and Rental Agent at Terra Luxury, helping high-net-worth home buyers, sellers, and renters land the best real estate deals in Barbados. With 20+ years in various real estate roles, she stands out as one of the most knowledgeable and high-achieving realtors on the island.

Betty’s frank guidance and confident, upbeat attitude aren’t all her clients come to appreciate. She also brings extensive experience in advisory and financial services, real estate development, and project management. This broad understanding of all things real estate coupled with current market insights empowers her clients to make the most informed decisions on all property matters.  

Looking for a trusted realtor with a winning track record? Contact Betty Cathrow to help you achieve all your Barbados real estate goals.

 

Education

  • BA Business Administration in Finance & International Business, Bishops University, Canada

Professional Training

  • Real Estate Investment Analysis and Advanced Income Appraisal (Received award for student with highest standing), University of British Colombia
  • Real Estate Finance in a Canadian Context, University of British Colombia
  • Foundations of Real Estate Appraisal, University of British Colombia
  • Foundations of Real Estate Mathematics, University of British Colombia
  • Real Estate Law and Ethics, University of British Colombia
  • Canadian Securities Certificate, CCIM Institute, USA

 

Comments by Clients:

Betty took on our listing and in record time (less than a week) had it rented & the contract signed! She was super motivated, organised a video of the property within a day of us contacting her. She quickly arranged viewings, identified a highly qualified lead and helped negotiate the terms. Plenty of practical value-add advice on how best to show the house, as well as admin support in facilitating the whole process from start to finish. Amazing job, would highly recommend. Thank you!  - John Howard, President at Summit Asset Management

Betty found a wonderful tenant for my apartment in a very short time. I was exceedingly pleased with the service received from Betty and Terra. She responded very quickly after being contacted about the listing and had the apartment displayed on the Terra site and posted on social media within a couple days. She made sensible suggestions to enhance the apartment and make it more attractive for prospective tenants. She was easy to reach, responded immediately to queries and generally made a potentially stressful experience into a very pleasant one. Thank you so much Betty! I would highly recommend contacting Betty for any real estate needs! - Kristina Evelyn, Director

When my wife and I started to think about buying a holiday home in Barbados we contacted a number of Estate Agents/Realtors to ask for advice. Betty's response was prompt and by far the most helpful. She helped us to draw up a shortlist before we left the UK. Once in Barbados she drove us round the areas, explaining the pros and cons, and to the individual properties she had already arranged viewings on. Clearly someone who loves her job and loves helping people. One of those rare people who always goes the extra mile. Even now a year after buying our villa we sometimes contact her for information or advice on Bajan matters, usually not property related, and she is always extremely friendly and helpful. - Richard Watters, Managing Director at Wattlet

When we were considering a purchase of a home in Barbados, Betty was of immense help. She had solid and current knowledge of competitive offerings, was extremely patient while we examined many, many properties and was always there to assist in any way. We have often said that Betty was the reason we purchased our home. It didn't end there. Betty made sure that everything that was promised to us at the time of sale was delivered and went out of her way to ensure we were happy. I'd definitely recommend her to anyone. - Byren Innes, Strategic Advisor

Betty is an exceptional agent. She really listened to our specific needs. Very responsive to messages. She drove us all over the island as we narrowed our search. We love our new home – a perfect fit for us. Thank you Betty. - Katherine Dossa, Financial Regulation Lawyer

 

Agent's Articles

Terra Caribbean Market Report: Sales YTD June 2023 - Barbados

Posted on Fri September 01, 2023 | By Betty Cathrow & Emma Hutson, Real Estate Agent

Explore our report for an in-depth analysis of Barbados' sales market performance in the first and second quarters of 2023. Discover essential metrics such as transaction volumes, prominent locations, leading indicators, and market share percentages. 

The Re-Launch of Primo Bar & Bistro

Posted on Mon July 20, 2020 | By Betty Cathrow, Real Estate Agent

Primo Bistro & Bar reopened this month under new ownership with a fresh vibe.  Set in an iconic location on the ocean’s edge in the calm bay of St. Lawrence Gap, this location has been featured in more magazines and tourist travel blogs than anyone can count.  The combination of serene sea views, delicious and affordable menu, and friendly staff make this new restaurant ideal for casual dining or tapas & cocktails.

2019 Year in Review

Posted on Wed February 19, 2020 | By Betty Cathrow, Real Estate Agent

I feel like I just witnessed the close of 2019 and yet here I am galloping towards the end of February already. This year has opened with a feeling of optimism. The team is exceptionally busy and we sense a shift in the market. As always, my analytical side wants to know what do the numbers say? Is that gut feeling that things are improving right?

A Review of Real Estate Sales Performance for the 1st Half of 2019

Posted on Wed September 11, 2019 | By Betty Cathrow, Real Estate Agent

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People often ask me how the market is performing. Rather than sharing how I think the market is performing, I prefer to share the facts. In this month’s market report, I seek to answer the questions – “Is demand for real estate increasing?”, “Where is the highest demand?” and “What are some of the key trends?”

A Review of the Residential Long-Term Rentals Market for 1st Half of 2019

Posted on Thu July 25, 2019 | By Betty Cathrow, Real Estate Agent

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We are now past the half-year mark for 2019. How did that happen so fast?  I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the last 6-months and share some insights into the residential long-term rental market so far for the year.

“I DO”… now what do I do if I want to sell?

Posted on Thu April 04, 2019 | By Betty Cathrow , Real Estate Agent

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 In this weeks' edition of "Agent Facts", our Real Estate Agent Betty Cathrow provides the answer to a question she is frequently faced with - “What do I do if I bought a property before I was married, and now want to sell it, but have changed my name?” 

 

 

Second Homes with Benefits

Posted on Fri December 08, 2017 | By Betty Cathrow, Real Estate Agent

Betty Cathrow, Real Estate Agent

Clients invest in real estate for a variety of reasons. Today we meet more and more clients who want a second home where they can holiday each year, whilst not having to worry about declines in value, or additional cash outlays for annual running costs.  In a similar vein, we also meet local clients who are looking for alternatives to cash investments, which can earn a return.  The good news is that there are some opportunities out there and, with the right advice, both of these buyers can fulfill their vision.

My Sale Listings

Ginger Cottage Sunset Crest
Under Offer

Ginger Cottage Sunset CrestSt. James, Barbados

Apartment - 1 Bed / 1 Bath
US$215,000
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Welcome to Sandy Hook 31
Editor's Pick

Sandy Hook 31Christ Church, Barbados

Apartment - 3 Bed / 3 Bath
US$1,150,000
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Jasmine Grove 2
Editor's Pick

Jasmine Grove 2St. James, Barbados

House - 4 Bed / 4 Bath / 1 Powder
US$2,450,000
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Aerial view of Waterfalls positioned in one of the community's most secluded spots
Exclusive

WaterfallsSt. James, Barbados

House - 6 Bed / 6 Bath / 1 Powder
US$5,300,000
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Spacious wrap around terrace with ocean views
Editor's Pick

Port St. Charles 380 Commodore Point - St. Peter, Barbados

Apartment - 5 Bed / 6 Bath / 2 Powder
US$12,000,000
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Romantic courtyard at twighlight
Editor's Pick

Clifton Hall Great HouseSt. John, Barbados

Plantation House - 8 Bed / 7 Bath / 1 Powder
US$3,900,000
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Beachfront property
Editor's Pick

Sandy Hook 32Christ Church, Barbados

Apartment - 3 Bed / 3 Bath
US$1,150,000
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Welcome to Casa Caoba, Sandy Lane Estate
Editor's Pick

Casa CaobaSt. James, Barbados

House - 4 Bed / 4 Bath / 2 Powder
US$7,500,000
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Footprints Beachfront Villa - Gorgeous pool deck and beach views
Editor's Pick

Footprints Villa & CottagesSt. James, Barbados

House - 11 Bed / 11 Bath / 1 Powder
Price Available On Request
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Welcome to Coconut - Mullins
Under Offer

Coconut - MullinsSt. Peter, Barbados

House - 3 Bed / 3 Bath / 1 Powder
US$960,000
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My Rental Listings

The Beach House Office
Editor's Pick

The Beach House OfficeSt. James, Barbados

Office - Bed / Bath / 2 Powder
US$7,796 / Month
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