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Incomes not moving with property prices — Campbell

August 6, 2017
  CAMPBELL... Property prices in Jamaica have moved up significantly  President and CEO of the Victoria Mutual Group, Courtney Campbell, has red-flagged the miniscule increases in income granted to individuals annually in comparison to rising real estate costs, as the main impediment for young adults looking to purchase a house in Jamaica. His...
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Realtors Association President Welcomes Gov't's Promise To Reduce Taxes On Sector

June 22, 2017
  Published:Thursday | June 22, 2017 | 6:56 PM     President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, Edwin Wint.     President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica, Edwin Wint, has welcomed the government's promise to reduce transaction taxes on real estate. He...
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Real Estate Dealers, Public Accountants, Game Operators Added To List Of Terrorism Reporting Entitie

June 19, 2017
 Published:Monday | June 19, 2017 | 6:00 AM Real estate dealers, public accountants and casino and game machine operators have been added to the list of entities mandated to report to the authorities in relation to terrorism. The orders outlining the new entities and their requirements under the Terrorism Prevention Act were approved last Tuesday...
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Commercial Property Owners Still Uncomfortable With Increases

May 4, 2017
  Commercial property owners are still uncomfortable with the levels of increase in the rates used to calculate their tax, but there is no call for a further revision to the new regime, the Realtors' Association of Jamaica has said. The realtors and the Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) - the two main interest groups that spoke out against...
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World's Largest Real Estate Franchise Now In Jamaica

April 24, 2017
  Rory Marsh, chief executive officer of KWJamaica. Contributed Rory Marsh, chief executive officer of KWJamaica, at the company's office in Ocho Rios, St Ann. The world's largest real-estate franchise, Keller Williams, has awarded a permit to St Ann-based Meldam Realty to operate to operate offices in Jamaica under the American-based company's...
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