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From The Rooftop: Harbour View’s Seascape Closer To Construction

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 3, 2019 3:59:20 PM / by The Jamaica Gleaner posted in Homeownership, Investment, home, Jamaica, Real Estate, The Seascape

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Seascape, the Harbour View housing development in east Kingston partly earmarked for persons displaced during the passage of Hurricanes Ivan and Dean in 2004 and 2007, is slated to be constructed later this year.

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Make It Home: Buying Your First Home With Your Partner!

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 8, 2019 11:45:46 AM / by Abigail Goodin posted in Family Life, Homeownership, Quick Tips, Investment, home, Jamaica, Real Estate

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There comes a time in every relationship when a couple decides to settle down and find their first home together. Whether you’re house hunting for your first home or building a home together, this can be a beautiful experience but it can also be very stressful. If you’re not quite sure where to start, we’ve got a few tips for you!
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@Home: Hurricane Tips For Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] May 3, 2019 4:22:20 PM / by Suzzanne Cousins posted in Quick Tips, Investment, Spruce up, Safety, Insurance, home, Jamaican, Real Estate

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June 1 marks the start of the annual hurricane season, and for the next five to six months we will be looking out for storm watches and hurricane forecasts. In the meantime, why not get your home prepared for the season? Here are a few tips to get your home ready to weather any storm:

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Make It Home: Am I Ready To Buy A House? 4 Questions To Ask Yourself.

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 21, 2019 2:04:26 PM / by Damian Levy posted in Homeownership, Quick Tips, Investment, home, Jamaica

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Some moments are monumental in a person’s life. The first day of school, the day they fall in love, or even the day they get their first car. All those sound amazing, but honestly, there’s one day that will always eclipse these - the day they buy a house.

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Make It Home: 7 Reasons to Invest in Jamaican Real Estate Now

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 11, 2018 12:34:10 PM / by Tanaka Roberts posted in Homeownership, Quick Tips, Investment, Dispora, Jamaica

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 Real estate is likely one of the best investments you'll ever make. As an asset, they appreciate over time and so, in comparison to other investment options such as stocks which are commonly volatile, buying a home is a safer financial venture. Today, for example, properties in Jamaica are particularly robust for long-term investments. Among others, here are seven reasons to invest in Jamaican real estate right now:

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Make It Home: 5 Signs You're Serious About Owning a Home

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 5, 2018 9:31:50 AM / by Suzzanne Cousins posted in Homeownership, Investment, home, Jamaica

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Owning a home is worth making sacrifices. Those sacrifices may include (1) downsizing your car, (2) reducing your rent expense, (3) saving a portion of your money, (4) spending less on entertainment and (5) getting your family or partner to help you buy the home you have been dreaming of. If you are serious about owning your home, then take our advice.

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Make It Home: Q&A Property Taxes in Jamaica

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 5, 2018 11:37:38 AM / by Kristofferson Nunes posted in Homeownership, Quick Tips, Investment, home

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#Jamaica: Buying Your Luxurious Vacation Home? Here are three things to consider!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2018 12:55:22 PM / by Warren Gordon posted in Homeownership, Investment, home, Dispora, Jamaica, Jamaican, Jam Rock, Vacation

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WIHCON has been constructing residential homes for more than 60 years not only in Jamaica but in other areas of the Caribbean. Over the years, some of our customers have managed to buy multiple properties from us. We’ve asked a few of them to share insights on what it takes to own a vacation home in Jamaica. Here’s what we’ve come back with:

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Make It Home: Live Small, Save Big! How A Smaller Home Can Save You Money.

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 18, 2017 10:52:56 AM / by Suzzanne Cousins posted in Family Life, Homeownership, Investment, home, Jamaica

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Here you are, ready to buy your first home. But does size matter? Should you risk all your money and all your resources to buy a large house that will take years to furnish and millions of dollars to upkeep and customise? Maybe a smaller, more intimate home is better for you. Here are a few reasons to buy a smaller home:

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Style & Decor: Maintenance That Adds Value to Your Home

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 15, 2017 11:09:57 AM / by Suzzanne Cousins posted in Homeownership, Quick Tips, Investment, Home decor, DIY, Fix up, Spruce up, Safety, home, Jamaica, Jamaican

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 You’ve done it! You’ve bought a house, and now you are the proud owner of a home. But how can you maintain the value of that house you worked so hard to buy? Here are a few tips:

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