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A Matter Of Land | REALTORS® Are Your Friends When Purchasing Property

November 27, 2017
  Cassandra Francis Good day, readers. This week, our guest columnist, mortgage broker Cassandra Francis is back with tips on the importance of using a realtor when buying or selling property. There have been some recent concerns as to why persons should contract a realtor when they are in the process of buying or selling a property. On the part...
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TAJ targets real estate sector

November 16, 2017
  KINGSTON, Jamaica — Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) says, in keeping with its national compliance plan, it has embarked on a series of activities aimed at improving compliance of the real estate sector.  TAJ said, under the Revenue Administration Act (RAA), it has collaborated with a number of public bodies and private sector entities, to ascertain...
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Growth & Jobs | Real Estate Players Urged To Capitalise On Market Upswing

November 7, 2017
  Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz (right) and real estate players get together for a group photo his address during the opening ceremony of the REALTORS® Association of Jamaica (RAJ) Real Estate Expo on October 17 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston. From left are Kevin Sears, National...
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JAMPRO targets increased BPO investment

October 29, 2017
  President of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), Diane Edwards (Photo: JIS)    KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has been coordinating various initiatives aimed at strengthening the local business process outsourcing (BPO) sector to make it a major contributor to economic growth and job creation. President...
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Coldwell Banker Marketing US$25m St Thomas Property As Prospective Resort

August 20, 2017
  Andrew Issa, head of Coldwell Bank Jamaica Realty.     Realty company Coldwell Banker Jamaica is pitching a US$25 million ($3.2 billion) seaside property in one of the most undeveloped parishes, St Thomas, on behalf of an unnamed client. It is currently the priciest residential lands for...
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