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Message from the President

February 19, 2014
Dear Realtors and Colleagues, The real estate industry is relied upon as one of the sources of measuring the growth and development in the national economy. Last year, the construction sector saw a growth of Real value-added in “Construction”of 2.5% as the volume and value of mortgages increased by 71.7% and 68.8%(PIOJ Nov.2013) respectively,...
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Carlene Sinclair collects in JN “Off You Go” promotion

February 17, 2014
Carlene Sinclair, who won the “JN Off You Go” referral cash incentive reward for the second month in a row in January, says the incentive is not the main factor that drives her participation. The President of the Realtors Association of Jamaica and Principal of Property Solutions Limited maintains that it is “the quality of service offered...
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Exchange Rate, New Taxes Hinder Real-Estate Market

January 24, 2014
PRESIDENT OF the Realtors Association of Jamaica Carlene Sinclair revealed that real-estate activity was stagnant last year as realtors encountered a number of challenges that fostered apathy among property owners and potential buyers. Among other things, Sinclair attributed the absence of a boom to the uncertainty of the economy and the reluctance...
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CPJ's Kingston Market, Deli and CRU bar & lounge celebrates first anniversary

December 13, 2013
CPJ Market Store Manager Nicole Brandon (left) and (from second left) merchandiser Harold Mitchell, merchandiser Shawn McLean and cashier Nickena Waite gave the Jamaica Observer a tour of the newly opened store last year. AFTER a year in operation, Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited (CPJ) Market, Deli and CRU bar & lounge operations, at the Courtyard...
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Gov't wants more professionals to use GIS

November 19, 2013
THE Ministry of Water, Land, Environment and Climate Change is increasing its public awareness effort to get more professionals to utilise the geographic information system (GIS) in their work. "One of the things we want to do is increase the use of GIS throughout government and throughout the country because we realise that it is a very important...
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