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Realtor® Urges Government To Lower Real Estate Taxes

March 30, 2016
  Deborah Cumming, managing director, Century 21 Heave-Ho Properties. Property sales are up by double-digits, with taxes nearing $9 billion during the last fiscal year, but that hardly reflects the industry's potential, according to realtor Deborah Cumming. She wants the Government to implement its manifesto promise of lowering real estate...
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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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