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Institutions see financial benefit in $40-million properties

April 29, 2015
  Realtors Association of Jamaica President Edwin Wint addressing this week’s Jamaica Observer Monday Exchange at the newspaper’s Beechwood Avenue headquarters. (PHOTO: ANTONIO GRAHAM) BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com   Properties priced above $40 million are finding willing buyers among institutions seeking...
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Realtors® Association of Jamaica to be model for Caribbean

April 27, 2015
 KINGSTON, Jamaica – Howard Johnson Jr, chairman of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Committee of the Realtors® Association of Jamaica, on Monday said its MLS system has revolutionised the real estate industry in the island. In fact, Jamaican Realtors® have been asked to be the model for expansion in the Caribbean. "We have been very successful...
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Jamaica most searched location on NAR – Realtors Association of Jamaica

April 27, 2015
  Edwin Wint, president Realtors Association of Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is the number one sought after country on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) website, which is America's largest trade association, representing more than one million members, including NAR's institutes, societies, and councils, involved in all aspects of the...
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Real Estate Pain

April 27, 2015
  Realtors® say high level of crime affecting investments.   BY PATRICK FOSTER Deputy news editor fosterp@jamaicaobserver.com Tuesday, April 28, 2015     JAMAICA could attract much more high-end real estate investments from overseas if the country is able to fix its crime problem, according to Realtors Association of Jamaica (RAJ)...
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No Property Tax Increases In The Upcoming Fiscal Year

February 10, 2015
 Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips. - File   Finance and planning minister Dr Peter Phillips has said there will be no increase in the rates of property taxes in the upcoming fiscal year.  In a statement to the House of Representatives this afternoon Phillips dismissed media reports that the tax would be increased in the 2015/2016 financial...
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