How To Buy a House in Jamaica
known as the land of wood and water, is an island that is filled with
beauty. It has a tropical climate and as a result is sunny and warm for
majority of the year. It is also the third largest of the other islands
that are a part of the Greater Antilles within the Caribbean. Jamaica
has a rich and diverse culture, with many attractions that makes the
country a greatly known tourist attraction.
To just mention a few of the attractions we can look at the 7 miles of
white sand beach in Negril, which is found on the north-western coast
and Dunnís River Falls which is near Ocho Rios, which many more in the
surrounding areas such as River Tubing, Bob Marley Museum, etc. Being in
Jamaica you will have access to a wide array of delicious dish such as
rice and peas, ackee and salt fish, jerk chicken and pork, curried goat,
Jamaica was made known all over the world by reggae stars such as Jimmy
Cliff and late Bob Marley. Fans of Bob Marley are drawn to the country
to visit his former home. Just as the country attracts tourists, buyers
looking for properties are also drawn to Jamaica.
There are a wide variety of property types for sale in Jamaica, from
large properties like 4 bedrooms or more, to 2 bedroom apartments.
Jamaican real estate can be mostly found near the beach, urban and rural
areas or on the slopes of hills and mountains.
Over the past 5 years also, there have been recent developments of
residential areas. The residential areas now have features such as mail
delivery, maintenance fees (makes the community be in good order), parks
and community center present, 24hr security, etc.
Due to security concerns of investors and some residents, gated
properties have become very popular in areas such as Kingston, Ocho
Rios, etc. As a result, some houses in those areas are equipped with
door grilles and roof grilles along with steel-based windows. Also
considering that Jamaica is hurricane prone majority of the houses on
the coasts have storm shutters equipped.
As Jamaica is now it is perfect for persons who want real estate to live
and retire in Jamaica and even those who want to invest as prices are
competitive now, all you have to do is get a realtor to get all the help
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