About Us

Harding’s International Real Estate is a multi-award winning luxury agency selling real estate in Barbados.

With years of professional real estate experience and a network of partners we’re uniquely positioned to offer a full range of residential & commercial property services in Barbados; including property sales, holiday rentals, real estate property management, holiday concierge services and travel guide information.

Fergus (Gus) Harding

As the Managing Director of Harding’s International Real Estate, I lead a fantastic team and brand responsible for representing both buyers and sellers of distinguished properties in Barbados.

Not only was I voted “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by The British Business Awards and “Young Real Estate Entrepreneur of the Year” by Southern Enterprise Awards, I have made several appearances on BBC Essex Radio and Southend TV. My agency has won a string of industry awards such as “Best Estate Agent in Southend”, “Best Online Luxury Estate Agent” and “Luxury Real Estate Agency of the Year” as well as having had properties and articles featured in media outlets such as The Daily Mail, The Sun, Vogue, House Beautiful, and many, many more!

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I grew up in Southend-On-Sea (UK) and that’s where my passion for property began. I founded the agency (t/a Harding Estate Agents) when I was just 21. It started as a small independent agency selling residential and commercial property up to just shy of £1m. After a couple of years, obtaining more awards, staff and stock, it quickly grew in popularity and we started selling overseas in Barbados. This is what gave birth to Harding’s International Real Estate.

We have since proudly co-broked with agencies & affiliations of some very large brands such as; Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Chesterton’s, Knight Frank, Royal Westmoreland & Regus.

Together, we have listed properties across the Caribbean, Europe, Middle East & North America and sometimes with prices as high as US$125 million!

The Harding Team

Alongside our powerful network, affiliations and agents, we have an award-winning core team of entrepreneurs, web developers, marketers, property & customer service professionals. This is our core team;


Founder & Managing Director


Senior Executive Assistant


Real Estate Broker


Real Estate Broker


Head of UX & Technology


Forex Advisor & Broker


Mortgage Advisor & Broker


Customer Relations

What Our Clients Say

"I had a very good experience with Hardings International Real Estate. Gus was most thorough in helping me through all stages of making a purchase in Barbados. It is reassuring to be able to trust an agent for a foreign purchase."
by Barry
Royal Westmoreland, Barbados
"I have known Gus for almost three years. I have been given expert advice by Gus and his colleagues based in Barbados. I have now purchased two apartments in Barbados in the past 6 months. This has been made possible as a result of Gus knowing his client and knowing the developers needs. Gus managed to negotiate two fantastic deals which resulted in everyone concerned being happy. We are due to go to Barbados in the coming months to see the end results. We are very excited and can’t wait to enjoy the feeling of our own property in Barbados. Thanks for the patience and hard work"
by Martin
Mullins Grove, Barbados
"Gus was absolutely fantastic in finding us our island paradise. He kept ontop of the whole process with us getting possession in just over 4 months. I cannot express enough on how great he was throughout the whole process. When the lawyers were slow Gus stepped in & got everything moving smoothly. Again Gus thanks for everything & can't wait to have drinks on the patio with you."
by Darline
Vuemont Country Estate, Barbados
"My experience of using Harding's International to purchase my villa in Didim Turkey has been 100% positive. Having had no previous experience in buying property abroad, I was understandably very nervous about the situation. But the whole process has been smooth and problem free, I would say easier than buying in the UK. Harding's Turkish affiliates, in Didim, Ozan and Bahadir guided me through the whole process and made sure that everything taken care of."
by Andrew
Didim, Turkey
"I was really nervous when I purchased the property online, I was worrying I hadn't viewed it and would there actually be a property there when I went out. But when I got there Ozan From Harding was there with the keys to my new house and I was over the moon with the property. The company were really helpful told me every process I needed to do to purchase the property and even purchased it on my behalf. It was really easy not like buying in the UK."
by Cheryl
Akbuk, Turkey
"We had great support from Harding Estate Agent in Turkey while property-hunting in Akbuk area. Ozan helped us throughout our search and viewings. He is very knowledgeable, trustworthy and prompt in responding. He keeps client's requirements and interests at heart. We greatly appreciated his professionalism. We also had good help from Ozan's colleague Bahadir during viewings."
by Gulshod
Akbuk, Turkey
"I recently purchased a property in Turkey and have dealt with Fergus here in the UK and Ozan in Turkey and have found both to be very pleasant and helpful to deal with. The process from selecting the property to getting the title deeds went well in general and I would definitely recommend to use Hardings for anybody looking to purchase a property."
by Shahbaz
Altinkum, Turkey
"Fergus and his team are very professional and offer a fantastic service for their customers. I have enjoyed working with them and would highly recommend them to friends, family, colleagues and clients."
by Chris
Middlesborough, United Kingdom
From our initial contact with Harding’s and especially Ozan (Ozzy) who we spent most of the time with, they were professional, took the time to listen to what we wanted to buy, our budget and criteria. There was no pressure during this time and once we organised our visit everything was in place from airport pick up to collection for viewings. During the property viewings they made us feel comfortable, both Ozzy and Bahadir (Bobby) are highly knowledgeable in the areas we chose and make you feel at ease. It is daunting buying a property in a foreign country but both these guys are a pleasure to deal with. Delighted we found our new home with these guys who made the whole process to final purchase straight forward and stress free. Thanks again"
by Craig & Lorna
Altinkum, Turkey
"Would definitely recommend Harding’s International had a very good experience with them, really helpful and advice-ful, really trustful. Was helped to get the right apartment for me and was sent lots of picture of furniture and furnished property’s and videos of building procedures of apartments really helpful people. Would definitely come back or recommend to family. Procedure to buy the property was really quick and received tapu within 2 weeks."
by Mellisa
Akbuk, Turkey
"Nick was very helpful. And let us know exactly what needed to be done. And which way to go looking forward to moving."
by Malcolm
Essex, United Kingdom
"I would definitely recommend Hardings. Very professional. Thank you."
by Mary
Essex, United Kingdom
"A great team to work with sold our beautiful house and went above and beyond to keep us in the loop at all times. Nurtured us through every single step. Thank you for making the process stress free :)"
by Jo
Essex, United Kingdom
"Sold our flat in less than two days! Service was amazing with a fast response on every question asked!"
by Ben
Essex, United Kingdom
"We chose to advertise our property using Hardings primarily because we had used them once before and were very happy with the service received. Fergus and the team were great with the communication side of things, especially during the frustrating times, and even whilst he was abroad he responded to messages promptly. We are very grateful for all that those at Hardings did for us. We would definitely recommend Hardings to anyone considering selling property."
by Natalie
Essex, United Kingdom
"Fergus is extremely knowledgeable, professional and helpful. He has been with us from day one on a very tricky residential sale. He provided untold advice to help us make the best decision, even exploring options that would have moved our business away from Hardings. Highly recommended."
by Simon
Essex, United Kingdom
"I recently bought a property through Hardings Estate Agent and I couldn't be more pleased with the service they provided. They kept me updated every step of the way and responded very quickly to emails, making the process easy. I would recommend using them to everyone."
by Catherine
Essex, United Kingdom
"Not hard to see how Harding's have been voted best Southend agent. We achieved a buyer on our flat quickly - with Fergus & Team remaining helpful & professional throughout. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend."
by Sue
Essex, United Kingdom
"Harding are the ultimate estate agency. I have placed two properties with them and which have sold within weeks. They know the market and are always polite, friendly and professional. Importantly, they keep the seller well advised throughout the sales process. I can't recommend them highly enough."
by Peter
Suffolk, United Kingdom
"Harding Estate Agents were absolutely fantastic when I sold my house. From beginning to end they were professional and kept me up to date frequently. Even when my removal company let me down, Fergus was there to help me! I was recommended by a friend to use Harding's and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend in the future."
by Tara
Essex, United Kingdom
"Fergus & Georgia have been incredibly helpful & efficient & have made the selling process as stress free as possible. Always happy to answer queries, their service goes above & beyond what I expected."
by Hayley
Essex, United Kingdom
"I was buying a house… I received superb service from Georgia who also responded to my emails and calls very quickly and provided a great service. I would recommend!"
by Roman
Essex, United Kingdom
"From the minute I received a recommendation from a colleague, right up until I accepted an offer (Just a few weeks later) - The service provided was second to none. Fergus' communication is fantastic and he provides a personal, reliable service. Highly Recommended and wouldn't hesitate to recommend to friends and colleagues. Thanks Fergus & Team!"
by Joe
Essex, United Kingdom
"Can always count on Harding Estate Agents for reliable and efficient work. Whether you're new to the property ladder or experienced, Harding will be the driving force for a successful transition."
by Paul
Essex, United Kingdom
"I could not recommend Fergus enough. He showed great knowledge of the market and his customer service from the start of the sales process to the finish was brilliant. A viewing meeting attracting more than ten potential buyers resulting in a very successful outcome."
by Clive
Essex, United Kingdom
"Fergus who dealt with my sale was extremely professional. Emails and phone calls were always returned quickly and I knew that my property was in safe hands. I can't think of one bad thing to say, so I definitely would 100% use again and recommend to family & friends!"
by Perry
Essex, United Kingdom
"Excellent service from Georgia from start to finish. Always in contact and always available and could not have asked for more help. She made us feel at ease throughout our purchase and we will 100% be using her and Hardings again! Georgia is a great asset to the company!"
by Gary
Essex, United Kingdom
"Sold our property through Fergus who was very professional and kept us well informed at all times. Would not hesitate to recommend him great service!"
by Karen
Essex, United Kingdom
"We have just completed with a purchase through Hardings and they have been amazing through the whole process. Fergus has had great communication with us and kept the whole chain up to date when our own estate agent we was selling with didn't seem to want to help us much! We would recommend Hardings to anyone who is selling or buying."
by Jade
Essex, United Kingdom
"I highly recommend Harding Estate Agents. They are professional efficient, friendly and always available to talk"
by Craig
London, United Kingdom
"Harding's marketed and sold our property in Prittlewell within a few weeks. throughout the marketing and sale process they were excellent and provided excellent communication and information on the process of selling our property. Harding's proved excellent value for money and I would definitely recommend them to friends and family in the future."
by Colin
Essex, United Kingdom
"Very efficient and professional, keeping us up to date at every stage. Excellent to deal with and would completely recommend"
by Paul
Essex, United Kingdom
"Superb Estate Agent. Always available on email & phone. Fergus' attention to detail and communication was second to none. I would (and have) recommend Harding Estate Agents to anyone looking to sell a house."
by Chris
Essex, United Kingdom
"Good service at a fair price. I'd use Fergus and his team again and definitely recommend to others."
by Mike
Essex, United Kingdom
"Fergus was very professional and polite during the whole sales process. My property was marketed and sold at full asking price within 24 hours. The process was smooth with regular contact and updates throughout."
by Sam
Essex, United Kingdom
"Harding Estate Agents have now sold two properties (after them being on with many other high-street agents). Harding found buyers really quickly, smooth transactions, loads of communication and will happily recommend again & again!"
by Jo
Essex, United Kingdom
"Very professional approach to selling of our bungalow. The sale proceeded without a hitch and we were kept up to speed throughout the whole time. So well done Fergus and thank you from both of us"
by Terry
Essex, United Kingdom
"This was my first time selling AND buying. Fergus made this easy and was helpful every step of the way. Prompt Communication by text and email, along with phone calls, was definitely a plus. Would recommend!"
by Emma
Essex, United Kingdom
"We purchased a property via Hardings and from day one the service was exceptional. Fergus Harding and his team should be proud of the service they are providing. The support they provided was invaluable to me and my wife. Thank you"
by Mark
Essex, United Kingdom
"What a whirlwind 5 days it has been still in shock at the speed of it all! Thank you all for your hard work over what should have been a week end off with family!"
by Lisa
Essex, United Kingdom
"Thank you so much, not only did you sell very quickly the service and advice you provided was excellent, done everything others would plus had that extra personal touch that made us feel at ease in worrying times, thank you we would highly recommend to anybody trying to sell"
by Rob
Essex, United Kingdom
"Delighted with the personal service provided by Fergus. He found a buyer within two weeks. He conducted all the viewings and gave great feedback on each and made helpful suggestions based on prospective buyers comments. He managed the whole sale from offer to exchange and got us the best price for the property. Can't fault Harding"
by Keith
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
"I was quite pleased with the results of selling our flat in Southend. The professionalism shown by Harding Estate Agents was second to none. I would recommend him to all of my professional friends. Well done and I will definitely use Harding Estate Agents for all of my future real estate needs in the future. I cannot think of enough superlatives!"
by Robert
Essex, United Kingdom
"A very hands on and helpful attitude. Both my property and commercial business were sold within a week of Hardings marketing them. I would definitely recommend Fergus and the team at Hardings."
by Debbie
Essex, United Kingdom
"Highly efficient, professional, yet friendly service that simply cannot be faulted. Thoroughly recommended."
by Geoff
Essex, United Kingdom
"Absolutely fantastic service. Excellent communication throughout and a joy to work with. If you want to market your property, do not look any further. Thoroughly recommended."
by Alan
Colchester, United Kingdom
"Just exchanged contracts and I am delighted with the service we received from Hardings Estate Agents and Fergus in particular. He guided our sale from listing to exchange in a thoroughly professional manner, conducting all the viewings and making good and constructive suggestions, resulting in a sale close of the asking price in only ten weeks from listing to completion.”
by Keith
Essex, United Kingdom

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