Real Estate Agencies in Jamaica
Marlene Bell & Associates Realtor
Phone: (876) 931-9193 / (876) 817-1711
V.B Willaims Realty Co. Ltd
Phone: 1-876-370-5399 / (876) 906 - 2437 / (876) 906 - 1574 / (876) 906 - 0054 / (876)
Mailing Address: 7 Tangerine Place, Kingston 10
Mailing Address: Suite 26, Blue Diamond Shopping Centre Montego Bay, St. James Jamaica
Parkes Realtors and Associates
Phone: 1-876-926-5458 / 2400 , 929-8867 / (876) 962-5152
Mailing Address: 19 Balmoral Ave Kingston 10 Kingston, Jamaica
Phone: 772-626-5549 / 876-439-2004
Mailing Address: Steward Castle Duncans PO Trelawny, Jamaica WI
King Fish Tours & Real Estate Company
Phone: 1-(876) 974-2726 / 9062 fax: (876) 974-9062
Mailing Address: Ocho Rios, P.O.Box 812, Jamaica W.I
Our Services include: Villa Management, Villa Rentals, Long Term Rentals, Property Management, Appraisal, Sale of Land, Houses, Farms & Hotels, Taxi Service, Sightseeing Tours, Airport Transfers, (Group & Indiv.) Deep Sea Fishing.
Don Juan Enterprises
Phone: 876 973 3016
Mailing Address: Discovery Bay, St. Ann, Jamaica W.I.
Millennium Properties Sales & Services
Mailing Address: Kingston, Jamaica
Century 21 Heave-Ho Properties
Phone: 1-876-908-2714 / 876-908-2078
Mailing Address: GM Realty Suite 42 Winchester Business Center 15 Hope Road Kingston 10 Jamaica.
Coldwell Banker Jamaica Realty
Phone: 1 876 946 0007 / 1 876 582 4594 / (876) 953-6099 / (876) 452-0032
Mailing Address: 86 Hope Road Kingston 6
Phone: 1-876-978-9197 / +1 876 704 3695-6 / +1 876 786 1618
Mailing Address: 3 Unit 8 1D-1E Braemar Avenue Kingston 5 Jamaica OR Unit #5 Mc Master Centre Portmore, St.Catherine OR The Woodrow B Scott Building 10 - 12 Bryant\'s Crescent May Pen Clarendon
Preferred Realty Real Estate
Phone: 1876-940-0205 / 1876-549-2407 / (516) 499-6602
Mailing Address: Montego Bay Club, 2nd. Floor, Gloucester Avenue, White Sands Beach, Post Office, Montego Bay, Jamaica.
Mailing Address: Fairfield Road P.O. Box 876 Montego Bay Jamaica
Premier Land Development Company in Montego Bay Jamaica currently developing the Barnett Tech Park which is a 48 Acre ICT/BPO facility & Fairfield Private Residential 38 single family service lots with excellent views of the Caribbean Sea
Hope Codlin and Associates, Property Services
Mailing Address: 5 - 7 Dunrobin Ave, Kingston 10, Jamaica W. I.
Hope Codlin and Associates is a full service, licensed Jamaican Real Estate Brokerage. We provide the best service in real estate sales, rentals, leasing, land valuations and property management.
Victor Brown & Associates Realtors
Phone: (T) 1.876.940.3581 / (C) 1.876.846.7244 / (F) 1.876.940.3580
Mailing Address: 19 Gloucester, Avenue, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Po #1
Victor Brown & Associates Realtors was incorporated in July ,2008 with offices located at 19 Gloucester Ave, Montego Bay, St James.The principal broker Victor Brown licensed by the Real Estate Board, has over Ten Years experience in the field of Rental, Sales, and leases. He leads a highly skilled and knowledge base professionals. We provide property Listings Island wide. These include: Residential, Commercial, Resort and Agriculture. “We turn your real estate dreams into Reality”
ISLAND HOMES LIMITED
Phone: 876 929 1153
Mailing Address: 20 Hope Road, Kingston 10. Jamaica W.I.
Jamaican Real Estate and Planning agency, Island Homes was established in 1981. Over the years we have satisfied the housing needs of Jamaicans from all income levels by providing services in: Real Estate Sales and Rentals, Property Management and Property Development.
Phone: 1 876 962 1421
Mailing Address: 7B Caledonia Road Mandeville, Manchester Jamaica, W. I
S.A. McCalla (realtors) Ltd.
Phone: 1876 375-7733
Mailing Address: 99a main Street ocho Rios St. Ann jamaica West Indies
We operate out fo ocho rios and specialize in real estate in the parishes of St. Ann St. mary and Montego bay. We have been in the business for over thirty years
Thomas Forbes & Associates
Mailing Address: Real Estate Company
Crn. Caledonia & Brumalia Road, Mandeville P.O, Manchester, Jamaica, W.I
Mailing Address: P.O.Box 819 Ocho Rios Jamaica
Meadows @ Swansea
Mailing Address: 12 Dale blackstock Blvd Osborne Store, Clarendon Jamaica
Real Estate Development located Osborne Store, Clarendon 3 & 4 Bedroom villas for sale
C.D Alexander Company Realty Limited
Phone: (876) 754-6151 or (876) 754-999-2
Mailing Address: 4A Marescaux Road Kingston 5
The C.D. Alexander Company Realty Limited is synonymous with Real Estate in Jamaica. It is recognized as one of the island's oldest, most trusted firms having been established in 1944. C.D. Alexander is a full service Real Estate Company offering services in Sales, Valuations and Auctions. New to the firm's portfolio is in-house legal services, making C.D. Alexander a true one stop shop for all your Real Estate needs.
THE PROPERTY MARKET LIMITED
Phone: (876)962-3936, 843-9142
Mailing Address: Suite 10 Central Plaza P.O. Box 680 Mandeville P.O. Manchester Jamaica West Indies Email: [email protected]
- A team of professional sales and marketing consultants ready to serve you either for selling your property or should you wish to buy, we have many choices in lots, homes, shops and other commercial premises, farms and other land holdings. The property market is licensed to do rental, management and other forms of supervision for your real estate holdings or undertakings anywhere in Jamaica. Services Offered •Property Management •Consultancy •Leases •Sales of House and Land
Mailing Address: c/o Tower Isle P.O. St. Mary, Jamaica, West Indies
We have been specializing in representing property owners in north eastern Jamaica for over 15 years. We specialize in sourcing residential homes and land in most of the parishes, and especially from Negril to Port Antonio. Marcia Kohler has been involved in Jamaican real estate for over 20 years moving down to the north coast in the early 1990s to serve this expanding market. Having lived in Europe and North America for over 30 years, she returned to Jamaica in the 1980s to focus on bringing Jamaica closer to those who had left so long ago. We work closely with Jamaicans living abroad and other interested parties who look to rekindle that romantic Jamaica which can be found only by those who live here.
Scorpio Investments & Realty
Phone: (876) 922-7028
Mailing Address: Scorpio Investments & Realty 9-11 Church Street, Kingston CSO Kingston Jamaica W.I.
Real Estate Brokers
Phone: 876 969 2813
Mailing Address: Sydney Davis and Associates 80 Constant Spring Road Unit 5 Kingston 10 Jamaica
Since 1994 Sydney Davis and Associates has sold, rented and provided property management services throughout the island. Over the years, Jamaicans and visitors from all walks of life have come to depend on the experience and knowledge the company offers to guide them in their real estate investment endeavors. Today, its founder, Sydney Davis takes pride in the reputation he and his company earned among customers for offering personalized service and a professional operation. Now almost two decades since its establishment, Sydney Davis & Associates offers sales, rental and property management services for residential, resort strata properties island wide. Sydney Davis & Associates has its office in Kingston and is licensed by the Real Estate Board of Jamaica as a dealer, and property manager.
Rodgers Real Estate
Mailing Address: Rodgers Real Estate Columbus Plaza P.O. Box 141 Discovery Bay St. Ann Jamaica W.I.
Our Services include: Sales of Residential and Commercial Properties, Appraisals, Rentals and Management
Jamaica Real Estate
Find your ideal home in Jamaica
Landzar brings you the best real estate properties in Jamaica. Find beachfront properties, houses and apartments in towns and village country homes. Landzar has a great selection of Jamaican commercial and investment properties in prime locations in business districts in the heart of Kingston, major towns and in the tourist districts of Jamaica. You can find your perfect property where you need it.
On Landzar.com, you will find every type of property available for sale and to rent. By searching our pages you will get a great feel for what property is available and what the market prices are. If you do not find exactly what you are looking for you can easily contact the agents that list with Landzar. Jamaican Real Estate Agents will give you professional advice on all aspects of property. They will guide you through the process of selecting viewing and buying. Every Jamaican property on Landzar has the listing agent proudly displayed adjacent to the property listing.
Jamaica Property Market
The Jamaica Property market is large and diverse and in order to find the perfect home you will need to decide on exactly what you want. The first step is to make a long list of everything you would like from your property and then to narrow this down to a short list of five or six essential items. This way you can quickly appraise the properties that you are looking at and will save your favorite properties for further study. On Landzar.com we list many of the agents with properties for sale and rent if you register on the site you can save all of the properties in your own area on the site. When searching online use the filters to reduce the number of properties displayed. This will show you only properties that meet your basic criteria.
Whether you are buying property in St Ann, Westmorland or St Thomas the actual location of the property within the parish is of prime importance. In order to find the right area list the aspects of a location that is important to you and make sure that the locations that you are looking in have those aspects.
Consider closeness to work, social activities is it near a good school if you have children
When looking for a location you should always remember that you will be living there for many years, always take a long view. The less you compromise the happier you will be.
Contact a Jamaican Real Estate Agent
On Landzar.com you can contact real estate agents directly, click on the view listing and then contact the agent. If you have a special property request of cannot find what you are looking for you may contact all Jamaican real estate agents by using the form at the bottom of the listing pages.
You get more than homes for sale in Jamaica you get all the best agents in one place and you can review all properties for sale and to rent.
Once you have found your ideal property on Landzar.com contact the estate agent for the property. The estate agent will arrange a viewing for you and will answer all the questions that you have regarding the property and property transactions.
Jamaica Property Listings
The Jamaica property listings on Landzar.com display the name and contact details of all agents so that you can make direct contact when you find a property that you would like to view. If you do not find the property that you are looking for you can send an email to all the agents, in your area, at the same time using the form at the bottom of the listing page.
Steps to Buying a Home in Jamaica
Once you have located a property there are several steps to follow in the process of closing on the property and obtaining the title.
Make an Offer
You will need to make an offer on the property. Your offer may not be accepted and may result in a period of negotiation until a price acceptable to all parties has been reached.
Jamaica Land Surveyors Identification Report
The title of the property will need to be investigated to ensure the person selling the property actually owns it. The boundaries will also need to be checked especially on land and properties where there is no clear indication marks. A registered land surveyor will mark or check the boundaries ensure that there are no breaches of covenants and will guarantee that the land is as described.
Property Appraisal in Jamaica
Unless you are a cash buyer you will need to raise funds to purchase property in Jamaica. This will be through the banks and Building Societies; they will require you to complete an application form giving details about you. The amount they will loan is based on your salary. They will also require the property to be appraised. A professional property appraiser will carry out this work and will establish a value the property based on sales of similar properties in similar areas. This valuation will form the basis for establishing how much funding an institution will provide.
Transferring Property Titles in Jamaica
With so much paperwork and with large sums of money involved it is very important the all of the paper work is completed properly, professionally and in accordance with current legislation. In Jamaica attorney’s carry out this work and will ensure that the person selling the property is the legal owner and that the property in Jamaica is properly registered and that you are the legal owner. They will also ensure that the funds from the lending institution and any amount that you will provide is received in time for the closing.
Investing in Jamaican property
Landzar is a great place to commence your search for property investments in Jamaica find operating resorts, established businesses and vacation home investment properties. Agents listing with Landzar will show you the properties and assist you with all the information that you need to make the right property decision.
KEY FACTS ABOUT JAMAICA
Government: Constitutional Parliamentary Democracy and a Commonwealth Realm
Area: – 4,242sq miles – 10,990 sq km
Exchange Rate: 1 USD = 101.40 JMD Approximately
Jamaican Property Investment.
Buying a home is a big investment and the more time you take looking for the ideal property will pay dividends in the long run if you look after the property and keep it well maintained.
Selling your property
It is a big decision to sell your home and there are many important factors to carefully consider. How do you go about selling your home? The best advice is to contact one of the estate agents listed on Landzar.com. They will be able to guide you through the process and procedures.
Jamaican homes that sell
Take a long look at your property you will want to show your property at its best. There is likely to be some maintenance items that need to be addressed, some of these items will be small but if not fixed may put potential buyers off. Keep your property clean and tidy and layout the rooms in the most appealing way. Look at similar properties for sale and see how rooms are displayed get ideas for dressing up your home.. A potential buyer will be looking at your home and will be imagining how your home will work for them. It helps if you depersonalise your home this will make it easier for a prospective buyer to see it as their home. Removing clutter and those items that are rarely used but take up space will make your home look more appealing. Look at your garden and yard areas and make these presentable.
Marketing Jamaican property to sell
Your estate agent will be marketing your property widely to their registered buyers and people genuinely looking for a property just like yours.
Your real estate agent will most likely be registered with the Realtor’s Association of Jamaica. Through landzar.com and the association they will be able to market your property to a very wide Jamaica property audience. Your agent will always let you know of people who express an interest in your property and would like to view your home, you can choose to be at home or your agent can show off your property on your behalf. It can take time to sell your home. Each home buyer has their own idea of what they want. Your agent will be able to filter prospective buyers and show your home only to those who are genuine. Selling property in Jamaica requires the knowledge of a professional real estate agent and your skill in showing your property off.
How to Buy Property in Jamaica
There are several stages that you have to go through in order to complete a property transaction in Jamaica. A property purchase is a large investment so it is important that you have a fully experienced team supporting you through the process.
The process commences with your decision to buy. Once that has been made then it comes down to where the best location is and how much will it cost and what the mechanics are of buying property in Jamaica.
Five Steps to Finding your Ideal Jamaican Home.
Property provides shelter, place where we live, and where our family develops and grows. Jamaica Property is a long term investment so you need to be sure what you are buying is the right choice and the best property available for you.
- Work out exactly want you want from your property detail everything and build a long wish list.
- Thoroughly search the market on Landzar.com for all properties that meet your criteria, check locations, prices proximity to schools, shops etc.
- Reassess your wish list and make it realistic following your research. Look at properties that much or exceed your requirements for the price that you can afford.
- Carry out a more detailed search on Landzar and compare properties you would like to look at then contact the Estate Agent who will have local knowledge and expertise, they will make arrangements for you to visit the property and answer all of your questions.
- You will instantly know the right house for you but before you get too excited relook at your lists and make sure that the property does meet, or with some changes, will meet, all your requirements.
Once you have found your ideal home you will need to agree a price for the property. If you think that the asking price is too high or essential work needs doing before you could live in your new home you can make an offer or negotiate with the property owner. A willing buyer and a willing seller usually will find an agreeable price.
What is the Process of Buying Property in Jamaica?
Once you have found your ideal Jamaican property and agreed an accepted price the process of transferring the property title in to your name can commence.
The following are general steps to buying property in Jamaica and transferring the title to the new owner. The order as may may some of the figures.
- Agree the price and know exactly what you are buying.
- You will need to have on hand 15% deposit and the balance in cash or approved mortgage or part and part before you contractually bind yourself to the purchase.
- If you require a mortgage the finance company will appraise the value and make an offer of finance based on their criteria.
- A title search must be carried out by purchaser’s attorney before a Sales Agreement is prepared.
- When the Sales Agreement is signed and a 15% deposit paid then sales process is formally commenced.
- The balance of payment is to be paid on the transfer of title.
- Documents are sent to the Stamp Office for stamping.
- Stamp Office may want to value the property themselves to ensure fair market value for Stamp Duty.
- Transfer documents and registration documents will be completed and sent to the relevant offices.
- On the date agreed by all parties and noted in the transfer and registration documents and on the payment of any balance the transaction is completed and the property is yours.
- Attorneys for the seller, the buyer, and the loan institution for each loan and the Estate Agent may attend the closing to ensure that all liabilities are paid.
- You may then collect the keys from a pre agreed place and take up residence.
The time it takes to buy a property can vary a lot and depends on a number of factors such as are both parties in Jamaica, has any mortgage you are requiring been approved, this can take several weeks if your application went in just after the monthly mortgage approvals meeting. Has the Stamp Office requested a property visit? Are there any queries that come up as a result of a search that must be sorted out prior to the transaction taking place? Keeping in touch with all parties can certainly ensure that there are not any unnecessary delays.
What is the Cost of Buying Property in Jamaica?
Total Costs inc. GCT
|Agreement for Sale||
0.20% + GCT 0.04%
0.20% + GCT 0.04%
|Real Estate Commission||
5.00% +GCT 0.82%
3.00% + GCT 0.54%
3.00% + GCT 0.54%
13.95% + GCT 1.40%
4.95% + GCT 0.58%
GCT = Government Consumption Tax Currently at 17.5%. Rates can change from time to time.
Real Estate Commissions and Attorney Fees are general figures but these can change subject to complexity of the work.
Government Fees and Charges may change as a result in changes in legislation.
Jamaica Property has a Landzar Index of Purchase (LIP) of: 20.88
Renting Property in Jamaica
Living in rental property is by far the best option for many people and it gives great flexibility. Renting is a practical way of setting up home in a short time. Whether you are looking for an apartment in Kingston or a house in Moore Town in Portland we will be able to assist you in your search. You can contact all estate agents by using the search form at the bottom of the listing page.
Five advantages of renting:
- That it is easy to move into.
- That the formal process is quick.
- That the bills are predictable.
- That the maintenance is carried out by the Landlord.
- That it is easy to move out of.
There are, however, certain steps that everyone looking for property should take before signing a tenancy agreement. You need to carefully consider what you need the property for. Create a check list to ensure that you do not overlook something that is important to you.
- Is it to be your family home?
- Will you need a safe outdoors space for your children to play in?
- Perhaps your company requires you to entertain clients at home – how much space will you need to be able to do that comfortably?
- Are you working away from your normal home and only require modest accommodation that you can confidently lock and leave for some periods?
- Maybe you are thinking of moving to a different area and would feel more comfortable renting before making a financial commitment to buy a property in the new area.
Whatever the reason for the move, the budget available to you will most certainly play a major role in your final decision. Giving some thought to your requirements and preparing a wish list of what you want (i.e. a big garden and a swimming pool) and where you might be prepared to compromise (a swimming pool but a smaller garden) as well as what will simply not be acceptable (neither pool nor garden). This will speed up your search.
The following check list will assist you in defining the right rental property for you.
- What property will suit your life style?
- How many reception rooms?
- Do you need a study?
- How many bedrooms?
- How many bathrooms?
- Do you require a furnished or unfurnished property?
- What facilities do you need in the property washer, dryer, dish washer, heating, air-conditioning etc.?
- What are your requirements outside the property, garden, garage, off road parking, gated community, pool etc.?
By taking time to plan your move and by using all available search resources on www.Landzar.com your search will efficient and you will quickly find a short list of properties to view.