Securing Your Most Expensive Asset

Homeowners without home insurance tend to think about this issue during a period in the area where they live that is prone to natural disasters. However, home insurance is something that has a wide range of coverage and should seriously be considered by every homeowner. Ideally home insurance should be secured as soon as one… Read More

Spotlight on Westmoreland, Jamaica

Possibly named because it is the most westernmost parish in the Island. Westmoreland is Jamaica’s eighth largest parish. The parish depends on sugar cane for employment. Negril has some of the world’s best beaches and is noted for its white sands. Negril is one of Jamaica’s main tourist destinations. The capital town is Savanna-la-mar. Negril… Read More

Spotlight on Porus Manchester

A very rapidly developing community, Porus houses the Trinity United (Presbyterian) church among many other denominations, a police station, a comprehensive health clinic, schools and numerous other businesses. Continuing the climb towards Mandeville, there are roadside stalls at which fruits and some cultural items are available. Further to the east of the town, there is… Read More

Home Ownership Success Stories

Have you or someone you know purchased a home in Jamaica recently? If so, I would love to hear their story. Take a look at the video below for more information:  You see, I receive lots of emails from people like you who feel that their dream of home ownership can never be a reality… Read More

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4 Top Homebuyer Mistakes to Avoid

When it comes to home buying, mistakes can be costly. I have asked some of the top names in the Jamaican Real Estaet Industry for their advice on the mistakes to avoid. Read the top 4 mistakes below and take note. 1. Do not share professional services with the vendor! The gravest mistake Home Buyers… Read More

4 Homebuying Tips for 2011

With the start of the New Year, I started thinking about New Year’s Resolutions and what prospective home owners can resolve to do more of (or perhaps less of!) to be more successful in 2011. In that spirit, I decided to call on my respected network of Jamaican Real Estate Industry players to find out… Read More

Hurricane Preparedness Tips for the Home

Hurricane season officially runs from June to November each year. It tends to affect the Caribbean islands as well as the coasts of Florida and Texas. May has been declared as Hurricane Preparedness Month by the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM). This is an effort to begin hurricane preparedness a month earlier… Read More

Collector’s Pack Contest

Win the Jamaica Real Estate Guide’s Collector’s Set! We are giving away the 8 print magazines to 1 lucky reader in celebration of our 8 publications to date. The first 3 issues of our magazine are not available online as you know. However, it contains the same glossy layout, informative articles, great photography, industry updates… Read More

The [Jamaican] Home Buying Process – the legal perspective

Once you have decided to purchase real estate, you will need to secure the services of an Attorney-at-Law. Your Attorney will protect your interest before and during the transaction and it is most unwise to purchase real estate without an Attorney on your team. Choosing an Attorney is a process that requires your good judgment…. Read More