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Delinquent tenants will be fined under new law

April 18, 2019
Rose Bennett-Cooper    TENANTS who fail to pay their rent, or breach other rules set out in the landlord and tenant covenant, could be hit with hefty fines under the revised Rent Act, which is expected to be finalised this year. Rose Bennett-Cooper, chair of the Rent Assessment Board, said the issue of penalising bad tenants is among several...
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Unregistered land in Jamaica valued at more than $200 billion

April 11, 2019
Gladstone Whitelocke (centre), Development Financing Specialist, Jamaica National Group, converses with Steve Distant (right), Chief of Retail Sales at JN Bank and Andrew James, President of the REALTORS® Association of Jamaica (RAJ), during the ‘Know Your Property Rights’ symposium. Surveyors, bankers, regulators and stakeholders in the real...
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Growth & Jobs | Homeownership still effective in building personal wealth – Samuels

April 9, 2019
 Published:Tuesday | April 9, 2019 | 12:07 AM Experts in the real estate sector agree that homeownership is probably one of the most powerful drivers of wealth creation in the Jamaican economy. Carlton Earl Samuels, chief development financing officer at The Jamaica National Group (JN), said owning a home is a safe investment, pointing out...
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Amendments to Registration of Titles Act to be finalised this year

April 5, 2019
 LOOP NEWS  CREATED : 5 APRIL 2019JAMAICA NEWS Shalise Porteous, senior director in the newly established Adjudication Services Division of the National Land Agency (NLA), said amendments to the Registration of Titles Act are now before the Chief Parliamentary Counsel of Parliament. The...
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Good news for house hunters

April 1, 2019
  JN Bank, RAJ sign pact to increase homeownership opportunities for Jamaicans   JN Bank and the REALTORS® Association of Jamaica (RAJ) have signed an agreement to establish a formal framework that will guide collaboration between them to increase access to homeownership for Jamaicans. The pact, which comes on the heels of announcements...
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