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Realtors Association Hosts Texans

February 27, 2016
 The Realtors Association of Jamaica (RAJ), as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, hosted 65 realtors from the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR) in the United States on a tour of prime residential and commercial properties in and around Montego Bay, St James, this week. The realtors, who were passengers on board the Jewel of the Sea, which...
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RAJ Hosts Realtors® from Texas

February 25, 2016
 By Sharon Earle February 25, 2016     Email + Photo: Sharon EarleMembers of the Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), who were hosted by the Realtors Association of Jamaica (RAJ) at the Montego Bay Yacht Club on February 24. Story Highlights The Realtors Association of Jamaica (RAJ), as part of its...
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Limits Placed On Studios

February 21, 2016
  Real estate developers of studio units now have a new set of guidelines restricting the size of such residences to 400 square feet, a move aimed at curbing the abuse of planning approvals and the resultant environmental impacts. The planning guidelines presented to sector interests in January aim to arrest the "uncertainty as to what constitutes...
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Real Estate Training Institute, First In Carib

February 20, 2016
  Minister of Water, Land, Environment, and Climate Change, Robert Pickersgill with chief executive officer of the Real Estate Board Sandra Watson during the official launch of the Real Estate Training Institute. The newly established Real Estate Training Institute (RETI), located at 1 Surbiton Road, in St Andrew, will begin rolling out its first...
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Limitations Act No Bar To Recover Mortgage Owed

January 1, 2016
  Barbara Gayle Justice Coordinator   The Supreme Court has ruled that the Limitations of Actions Act, which stipulates that legal action in transactions involving real estate must be brought within 12 years, is not a bar to financial institutions recovering outstanding balances on mortgages. Justice David Batts so ruled this month when he made...
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