Jamaica property market
island of Jamaica is very beautiful. The climate is a tropical one and
it is one of the largest Caribbean islands. The country has been
independent since 1962 which means it’s been independent for nearly 50
years. It is said by many that the diverse culture and heritage that the
country has makes it unique. The Jamaican motto is ‘out of many one
The heritage includes Chinese, British, African, Indian, Irish and
Jamaican has a lot of tourist visits per year and thus is a very popular
tourist destination. The country sees a lot of British and American
visitors yearly. Since the country has a lot of tourist visits, it has
become somewhat dependent on this and has many attractions island-wide.
A few attractions include the Dunn’s River Falls in Ocho Rios, St. Ann,
which is a huge waterfall and the Blue Mountain which a lot of tourists
enjoy climbing. Negril, Jamaica is also a very popular resort town in
the island which has a 7 mile long beach. This specific resort town has
the highest tourist visits per year.
Kingston, which is the capital of Jamaica, is one of the main cities and
though it sees many tourists, a great percentage of them are usually on
business. The city area is very vibrant and fast moving.
Jamaica is also famous for its cuisine. Some of the most popular
Jamaican dishes include jerk chicken, jerk pork, Jamaican patties,
curried goat and roti, ackee and saltfish and rice and peas.
Reggae, which is the Jamaican music has many huge stars who became
internationally known. Such stars would include Bob Marley and Jimmy
Cliff. There is now a Bob Marley museum in Kingston, which used to be
his home and studio. It is a very well visited attraction and many fans
of the former musician make their way there.
The island also attracts person who want to purchase property on the
island. Though this has taken a negative turn over the years due to
reports of crimes in the country, notwithstanding the fact that the
island is a wonderful place to live, this area of ‘business’ is still in
effect and property in the country is still widely sought out by
Jamaica sees many retirees who were born in Jamaica but lived and worked
overseas. These retired individuals come back to the country to purchase
property and live. It also sees retirees from other countries who are
seeking and great place to live in retirement.
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