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How do I get my name on Inherited Land Title?

How do I get my name on Inherited Land Title?

January 16, 2021

Our guest from Canada, Harvey Brown wants to find out how he can get his name on the title for land he inherited from his family. Do you have similar questions or issues? Find out from our attorneys, the steps to take and all the options available to you in registering the land in your name.

National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) in Jamaica

National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) in Jamaica

January 9, 2021

Did you know that the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) provides guidance in developing the framework for planning and sets the broad uses for land? Find out how NEPA may be involved in the planning process as you set to develop your property!

Q&A - How do I find the owner for land I want to purchase?

Q&A - How do I find the owner for land I want to purchase?

January 2, 2021

Do you have any real estate matters? Get your questions answered or share your story. Join our show by Zoom audio or video each Wednesday at 10am (JA time).
Meeting ID: 814 564 6208
Passcode: HAAJ

 

Role of a Quantity Surveyor in Jamaica

Role of a Quantity Surveyor in Jamaica

December 26, 2020

There are instances where persons have started building their dreams homes then later realize that it is above their budget. Don't let this happen to you! It is vital to consult with a quantity surveyor in the design stage of your property construction so they can perform their role of being your cost consultant. Discover all the roles and responsibilities of a quantity surveyor so you can have a smooth process when building your dream home!

Notice to Vacate in Jamaica

Notice to Vacate in Jamaica

December 19, 2020

Attorney-at Law, Stacy Salmon explains the rights of both a tenant and a landlord after a lease has terminated. Learn about the basis of giving notice for eviction and the provisions that apply after a lease agreement term has expired.

Adverse Possession in Jamaica

Adverse Possession in Jamaica

December 12, 2020

Did you know that a squatter can claim valid legal ownership for vacant land? Attorneys-at-Law, Stacy Salmon and Robert Taylor discuss instances of adverse possession and circumstances where land rights are given to squatters. Learn about ways an application for adverse possession can be successfully submitted and approved by the Registrar. Protect your land now!

Registration for Land Title in Jamaica

Registration for Land Title in Jamaica

December 5, 2020

Having title for land is an easy way to establish ownership as it is a public record that is maintained by the Government. Find out the importance and the necessary steps that should be taken to register your title so you can generate wealth from your property!

Municipal Corporation Planning Regulations

Municipal Corporation Planning Regulations

November 28, 2020

Parish Councils in Jamaica are now officially referred to as Municipal Corporations. Director of Planning, Trevion Manning, provides vital information on the roles and responsibilities of Municipal Corporations. Learn about all the processes that should be taken whether you're developing, modifying or extending your property. 

How to Construct Your Property in Jamaica

How to Construct Your Property in Jamaica

November 21, 2020

Are you thinking about constructing a new property or adding to an existing one. Construction engineer, Carlton Hunter explains all the processes that are required whether you're planning to build a property from scratch or making additions to your current one. Find out all you need to know about property construction as you progress to making that big step! 

Victoria Mutual Web Expo

Victoria Mutual Web Expo

November 15, 2020

Investment in Jamaica has improved significantly over recent years. Senior Valuer and Realtor, Jermaine Williamson examines the numerous developments in Jamaica and explains how investing in Jamaica has become much easier and affordable for persons within the diaspora. Find out about the record prices and decrease in interest rates for both new and existing developments and all the benefits available to you!

What Should I Do With My Family Land?

What Should I Do With My Family Land?

November 9, 2020

Wondering what you should do with your family land? Explore the different options available to you and how you can utilise your property. Find out from our in-house real estate lawyer, the necessary steps you should take and get an understanding of how it’s done in Jamaica!

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Lease Agreements in Jamaica

Lease Agreements in Jamaica

October 31, 2020

It is important to have a lease agreement in case something goes wrong. Whether you are the landlord or the tenant, find out how a lease agreement clarifies and explains the boundaries of your rights. Attorney-at-Law, Robert Taylor explains all the important elements of a lease contact which may be the determinant of how possession is given up.

Property Investment Opportunities in Jamaica

Property Investment Opportunities in Jamaica

October 24, 2020

Don't be afraid of the real estate industry. Allow the real estate professionals to explain all the investment opportunities in Jamaica that are available to you. Learn how to exploit opportunities such as relaxed rates and more favourable terms that can enable you to make that big investment.

Planning Your First Purchase in Jamaica

Planning Your First Purchase in Jamaica

October 17, 2020

Whether you’re home or away, find out about the process of making your first property purchase from our experts. Become familiar with the steps from financial broker Karla Henry, as she explains the National Housing Trust (NHT) process, interest rates and procedures to take in both Jamaica and abroad. Learn about all the requirements needed in making that big step!

Choosing an Architect in Jamaica

Choosing an Architect in Jamaica

October 10, 2020

Find out the importance of architecture and the steps of choosing an architect in Jamaica for your property. Experienced architect, Hugo Matthews speaks on the processes of architecture and explains how to get your property from the design to the fruition stage. He provides information on location, budget and requirements needed in order to begin architecture on your property in Jamaica!

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