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Proceeds of Crime Act Amended

November 9, 2016
  Minister of National Security Robert Montague speaking at the Seventh-day Adventist Church Leadership Conference in Montego Bay on Sunday. (Photo: Philp Lemonte)   KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) – The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved amendments to the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) to correct a referencing error in the legislation. The...
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Gov't looking at measures to make home ownership easier

October 13, 2016
    Prime Minister Andrew Holness addresses the Realtors Association of Jamaica's annual symposium at Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on October 12 KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) —     Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is looking at a raft of measures to     improve the real estate market and make home ownership easier...
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Mortgage Mania - Secondary And Reverse Markets Being Considered For Jamaica

October 13, 2016
    Even as he seeks to proceed with caution with regard to policy changes being considered for the real estate industry, Prime Minister Andrew Holness is of the view that Jamaica is ripe for the introduction of a secondary-mortgage market and reverse mortgages. Speaking at the Annual Real Estate Symposium, hosted by the Realtors Association of Jamaica,...
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Townhouse Act Coming – PM

October 12, 2016
  Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that drafting instructions have been issued for the establishment of a Townhouse Act to address, among other things, the problem of upkeep of properties. Holness made the announcement while speaking this morning at the Annual Real Estate Symposium put on by the Realtors Association of Jamaica. He said...
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Building Hopes On Real Estate - Experts See Tremendous Opportunities For Growth And Job Creation In

October 11, 2016
  Several stakeholders in the real estate sector say planning is critical if the Government is to capitalise on the tremendous opportunities the sector provides for helping to create sustainable economic growth. "... Real estate can be a pillar of economic growth if we apply planning and an overall objective, or strategy. One of the things that will...
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