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SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life #192422
04/16/2019 10:42 AM
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Daily Herald link

Hopefully when the time comes closer, someone will bring this back up, so that more people will see it.


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #192432
04/16/2019 12:32 PM
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Carol ... wasn't this on a few months ago, or was that another couple who ended up getting a house in the Oyster Pond area? Either way, I'll be sure to watch it again. Thanks for the heads-up!

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: SammyM] #192433
04/16/2019 12:38 PM
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I think according to the story, it's supposed to be a new one.


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #192444
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It is new. The couple has posted about it on Facebook.


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #192445
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Thank goodness, Jazzgal. I thought I gave away the ending with my last message to Carol!

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: SammyM] #192463
04/16/2019 05:22 PM
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Nothing unusual for SXM to be featured. I record all of their shows.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193520
04/29/2019 08:02 AM
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my bride had a brief appearance in the show at the ice cream boat.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: bethandsteve] #193522
04/29/2019 08:42 AM
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Shoot, I missed it!! duh


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193527
04/29/2019 09:27 AM
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We recorded it and will watch it tonight along with Game Of Throne.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193553
04/29/2019 10:58 AM
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it was just ok....


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193568
04/29/2019 12:45 PM
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I was NOT impressed with this episode. The entire show this time felt totally staged. The realtor shows properties way way way above their price liimit...and seemed surprised that they balked. It was well known that they have a bunch of grandkids between them....and then shows a one bedroom home? Makes all us that were in the business look like fools. Then the couple themselves were shown a beauty at Porto Cupecoy....but they thought the kitchen and flooring was hideous. Most people would give their right arm and left leg for that look. This was the most slow moving SXM episode i have seen ever. and to boot...not ONE WORD about the hurricane.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193569
04/29/2019 01:09 PM
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My husband and I watched it last night. I agree with EdB. It was pretty boring, and no mention of the hurricane, or film of any destruction. We also commented on the fact the agent showed them places way out of their budget. I be.ieve they finally settled on a place on Simpson Bay.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193571
04/29/2019 01:52 PM
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The only great thing about this segment was the beautiful view of Beachside Villas in the part where the couple looked at a place in Beacon Hill.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193579
04/29/2019 02:49 PM
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I record them also but caught it last night. It is great to see our Island highlighted. 19 sleeps before touchdown.
carib cheers,
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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193589
04/29/2019 04:14 PM
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I just re watched it “on demand”. They really didn’t seem like they liked anything and zero mention of the storm. Surprised they purchased Serenity in Porto Cupecoy.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193597
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Just watched it, and it looked like a "normal" Carib show to me. Of course they are all staged.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: EdB] #193618
04/30/2019 07:33 AM
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a little right of center
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Curious. Why would a show about people looking for a home have to mention anything about a storm that happened 2 years prior?


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: 2fingers] #193632
04/30/2019 08:25 AM
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duh The show is advertising for the island. How is that going to help them sell homes on the island, to remind people that there is a decent chance your home in paradise could get blown away?


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193641
04/30/2019 09:35 AM
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Yes, the episode was SLOW and yes, these are staged. A lot of these shows has the Realtor showing properties that are way over the budgeted price of the couple or not the size requested by the couple. My wife and I know a couple who were featured on an episode of Caribbean Life from Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Prior to the show being filmed, the couple had already purchased the home, closed on it and moved in to the home that they selected at the end of the show.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193645
04/30/2019 09:49 AM
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I thought it was pretty corny. Some of the reasons that couple came up with on the likes and dislikes were pretty lame.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193694
04/30/2019 02:03 PM
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Darn forgot to record it... Maybe it will show up on youtube.

Found another SXM airing from HGTV from last year...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=o5Ox0Wn1SsY


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: sxmmartini] #193703
04/30/2019 02:26 PM
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You didn't miss much.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: sxmmartini] #193704
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thanks for that link! I hadn't seen that one. They did a beautiful job of decorating it, to make it look so Caribbean.


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: SammyM] #193770
05/01/2019 09:27 AM
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The woman posted on FB that even they hadn't seen the episode prior to the airing. They were there on their honeymoon while taping. I loved seeing BSV in the background. These shows always show homes that are either above the price point or not the right number of bedrooms. I sort of wonder if they see a ton of properties and then just the top 3/4 are highlighted. They are very happy though with their choice. For that kind of money they should be! I thought it was a great episode but then again I love St Maarten and love to catch bits and pieces of the scenery!


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: PreK176] #193772
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Yes, I love these shows, the scenery 💕💕💕


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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: sxmmartini] #193780
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Don't know about your cable provider, but Comcast/Xfinity has this episode available "On Demand". I watched it yesterday.

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193837
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Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193853
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The one outstanding thing for me in the show, was that those condos on Beacon Hill have no wall or fencing before the drop down to the beach. That is just scary!

Re: SXM to be featured on Caribbean Life [Re: Carol_Hill] #193898
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On the HHI link posted above (thanks, btw, I had missed that one!), I knew that they weren't going with #1 because I stayed across the street and it was still on the market when I was there (but only 560,000 euro). I've tried to rent it myself (it's on air bnb), but it's never been available on the dates we need.


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