What you Need to Know Before you Buy a Strata Unit - Jamaica Real Estate Advice & Tips
Before you invest in a Strata unit check out the quality of management of the complex by asking three simple questions.
Make A Fashion Statement With Designer Shoes
Fashion designers also create high-style footwear that is very desirable in the marketplace. However, it is necessary to consider several critical issues before buying a pair of designer shoes. Sometimes, the "design" factors take precedence over the "shoe" factors, which can make high-fashion footwear less than comfortable when worn. With this in mind, women can find designer shoes that provide both the fashion statement and the comfortable fit they want.
What if his divorce in England is not recorded in Jamaica?
My boyfriend got divorced from his wife in England and we need to check if there is a record. We'd love to get married. Can you make some checks for us, and possibly get an attorney to assist us if there is of record of the divorce?
Can someone help my grandson to get his first Jamaican passport?
Can someone help my grandson to get his first Jamaican passport? I need my grandson to get his passport and the lady I left him with does not know what to do. Can you assist...
Three More Ways to Profit from Real Estate Investment In Jamaica - Part 2
You don’t need a lot of money to get into Real Estate and earn profitable returns on your investment. The key to success with is to learn the correct approach that is applicable to each. type of investment you make.
Do I have to be in Jamaica for my mom to give me power of attorney to operate there? My mom who lives in Jamaica would like to do a power of Attorney, giving me authority to handle her financial asset. I am living in Canada. would I have to be in Jamaica to have the paper work done. looking forward to your speedy reply.
Please do some legwork to rid squatters from my house in Jamaica
I seek your assistance in helping me to get rid of squatters on property belonging to me. The occupants of the property are not tenants. The property is located in Ensom City, Spanish Town. I would need someone to serve them eviction notice and do the legwork until their stuff is removed from the premises. They are not paying any rent and are not on any lease agreement, so may not want to give up their free living arrangement.
So worse case, they may want to wait out the situation to go to court to give them some more free rent time.
My Jamaican attorney is bad, can your team help?
My mother passed in 1960 and title to land/property was transferred to my brother's name. My brother passed in 1986. Brother's wife paid taxes on property to 1994. I (sister) have been paying the taxes on the property from 1994 to date. My brother's wife also passed in 2011. I have tried writing to the said Attorney's in Jamaica who processed the original transfer of title in 1960. At first the contact person at the attorney's office seems quite keen to help.
How to Search Your Neighbourhood for Good Real Estate Deals - Jamaica Real Estate Advice & Tips
Have you ever wandered through your neighborhood and wondered who owns that empty lot on the corner or that, derelict or abandoned house down the street? If you are looking for good Real Estate deals, your answer might very well lie in those so called abandoned properties. In this article I will point out how to search your neighbourhood for good real estate deals. The word neighbourhood is used here to mean properties not only in the immediate vicinity of your home but those in other towns, districts or sub divisions, and what are sometimes called housing schemes.
Can I get my dead dad's title for a property in Jamaica, in my name?
Hi I was wondering... if my father passed and the house title is in his name only and i have been paying the taxes on the house for seven years, can i get the title in my name. I have also had the house surveyed.
Read Carefully, Before Signing that Agreement for Sale - Jamaica Real Estate Advice & Tips
The Agreement for Sale (AFS) is a document you sign when you agree to purchase or sell a property. Your signature and that of the vendor bind both parties to the terms and conditions that are stated in the document. Yes, you hired a lawyer to handle the legal matters for you, but often lawyers foul up. You therefore should know what you are signing to. Here is a brief look at a standard Agreement for Sale for residential properties and the pitfalls and safeguards you should be aware of.
Does the Jamaica Court really charge J$16,000 to serve a summons in the Kingston hills?
I visited the Sutton Street [Resident] Court and a man took J$3,000 in order to serve a summons on a businessman who I found it hard to serve as he was never at workplace in Kingston. I had to leave the island and the man called, after he picked up the new summons to reissue for me, to tell me that he needed J$13,000.00 more. He told me that he needed the money to cover hunting down the businessman. I find this hard to believe because when he took my money, he told me that he knew where to find him, and where he lived as they were friends. He told me the businessman lives in the hills of Kingston and Saint Andrew.
My power of attorney document in Jamaica needs a notarial certificate .. HELP?
I sent a notarised power of attorney (POA) document to Jamaica, and my friend says it was rejected because I did'nt send a notarial certificate. I went to the bank and the notary public says her certificate is held at the corporate office, and there is no way she can send it to Jamaica. She recommended using her number to verify if she was still a valid notary. I called my friend and she says the Registration office is insisting on the notary certificate. I am clueless, and I really can't find any other notary in my area. How can you assist?
Fashion: Diamond Stud Earrings Suitable for Both Sexes
While diamond jewelry is typically associated with women, the diamond stud earring has been adopted by men as well. Several media celebrities sport a single diamond earring, popularizing the look among men.
What do I do with this gun in my possession while in Jamaica?
I came to Jamaica, from USA and found out I had a gun that I was to have left with my son in the United States. Someone told me to go to the police and another person wants me to leave it with them for safekeeping. What do you think I should do because I do not have the paperwork for the gun.
The Rat Bat crew is taking over my house in Jamaica I am paying for?
I am an elderly woman, and am paying money to NHT for mortgage a low income house. Because I moved to and am living in the US, I gave a young lady permission to move in. I went to Jamaica only to see her brother there and she calls some fellows on me. They claimed they were from the Rat Bat crew and threatened me. I left.
Love Languages: Jamaican Couples Reveal Ten Keys To Marriage Survival
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, we decided to find out what factors are keeping marriages together in the Jamaican community at home and around the United States. Society would have us think that marriages are not surviving but these couples that have been together for a combination of over 230 years have volunteered to share the secrets to their successful marriages. We hope you will be inspired by the love they share as you continue on your journey towards a healthy love life.
Do I tell the judge the real figure or start again?
My brother went to Court in Kingston, Jamaica, and the court staff filled in papers for him. When we spoke I found out the figure is wrong. Instead of 400,000 they put 40,000 we just go to court and tell the Judge.
Stylish Maternity Styles Keep Mothers-to-Be in Fashion
Mothers-to-be are sometimes unhappy because they no longer feel attractive and believe they must wear less-than-fashionable clothing during the pregnancy. Maternity fashions have come a long way, however, and women can rest assured that there are many fashion choices available in clothing and accessories to keep them looking good while they are expecting.
My bro ripped me off, how can I send barrels to my sister with no TRN?
It pains my heart writing this letter to you, due to the dishonesty and wicked ways of my brother. Here is the situation.
I live in Canada. I am one of 2 siblings (there are 5 of us here) that helps our family in Jamaica. I watch and read the news on – line so I am very aware of all the almshouse happening in Jamaica. So, I send money and barrels to help out rough situations to those who I care about.Now Legalwiz, would you believe me if I tell you that my own brother collects the money from me, don”t tell them that I send any money to clear the barrel, and pressure them (who are not working) to pay him to clear the barrels???
Fashion: Get the Gold Jewelry You Really Want - 6 Tips On Buying Gold Jewelry
It can be discouraging looking for gold jewelry. How do you know that you're getting the best value? For starters, be sure to buy gold jewelry from a firm that you trust, not a fly-by-night seller who perhaps promises more than he can provide. Also, look for a warranty or guarantee linked to your purchase. With a guarantee, you are protected in case of defect. Also, check the return policies of sellers, just in case you need to make a chance.
I live in London, I need the 'thief' in Jamaica to return my iphone
I came to Jamaica with my iphone S45 from London. A man told me he would unlock it for me. I gave it to him, but he never came back. I went to his store and he says to me I gave it to him as a gift. I reported it to the police. How can I get this man to give me my phone back? It cost me five hundred pounds. I'll be back by Easter.
My cousin claims my dad left him the Jamaica land he left me in a Will
My dad left his lands in Jamaica to me by a Will. I went to Jamaica and went to one of the lands and found a cousin of my cousin living in a board house there. This cousin of my cousin living there told me that my father left that specific land for him in a Will, but I have the only Will left by my father. Please help...
Can you help me bail my son arrested in Jamaica?
QUESTION: My son got arrested and his girlfriend wants me to send monies to her to pay a "bailerman" in the community to bail him. My problem is the fee keeps increasing. Can you give me an idea of the fees and how can I assist without using these persons. Can you assist me in finding someone?
No utility bill, what can I use for bailing a Jamaican citizen under arrest
My nephew who is living on rented property got arrested. They are allowing him bail, but the person who wants to help him does not have any utility bills. Its been going forever Can you help us?
'Tenants' at war over Kingston business property recently left by dead owners
I am a tenant in a building in the downtown Kingston area. The owner who collected rent and his son who followed him died and now there is a literal tenant war for the rooms, and illegal connections of electricity...
How can my brother get a Court order to evict my sister from mom's house?
My brother went to the Sutton Street court in Jamaica and got an eviction order to remove my sister from our mom's house. My mom owned the house till she died, and I am the one paying the land taxes. my sister is in tears, because she said she never even got a court summons... but a bailiff came by with some paperwork that an order was made, and they now have a warrant to remove her from the premises. How can this happen in Jamaica, when my brother doesn't even own the title, nor pay taxes?
I need to lease land left to me by grandmom, but my cuz put her friend on it
My grandmother left property to me. I have been paying the taxes even before she died, as she had asked me to take care of it. Her last living child, who is my mother died early this year. A neighbour asked me to lease it to her, and I told her that it was not a problem to me. However when I sent someone to the property to take some notes as to what needs to be done, they reported to me that a man and his goats were living on the property. I was told that a cousin of mine gave him permission. What do I need to do now? Can I get assistance from your team.
My daughter's boyfriend does not want to leave my house
Recently, my daughter called me to complain that her boyfriend and her broke up, and instead of moving out of my house, he is threatening her. I need for him to leave us alone.
Can I sell the board house on leased land, after boyfriend dies?
I live in the USA. My deceased boyfriend lived in Jamaica. We recently built a board house on leased land in Jamaica (JA). He was killed in motorcycle accident less than 2 weeks after he moved into our board house. I went to see the board house. A friend of friend, real estate agent in JA, offered to provide real estate services to sell the house. He says he needs Power of Attorney for real estate sale only.
Can the son get rid of me out of his mom's Jamaican house?
I was taking care of an old woman since i was 16 years of age. she gave me a power of attorney and also started transfer process to add my name to the title. Just before it was complete she fell ill and her son came to Jamaica. He gave me a notice to leave the premises claiming that I tricked his mother.
The valuation number we have to pay property taxes in Jamaica seems wrong?
I sent monies to pay for my property taxes and it turned out someone I dont know paid it all. We went online to check the property as the Titles office claim they can't find the title based on the valuation number we gave them What do we do?
My Jamaican lawyer doesnt help, can you? Trying to sell a house in Jamaica.
I hired a lawyer to sell the house with them in it, but she says she wont do anything about the tenants. I don't understand her either because I had to do most of the work. She is only drafting the contract and collecting the monies.
Two contracts filed but summons is for one of the contracts
I went into two separate contracts with a friend in Jamaica. She fell through on both. The total sum was US$300.00. I visited the Court office, and to file my claim I wrote up the papers, but then the summons I got to give the lady only said US$200.00 the sum on the second contract. What should I do?
Please save me from the conman contractor offering work as pay
Since 2011, I have been working for a building contractor here in Jamaica, who has paid me three times. I have been doing electrical work and every time I am to get paid, he keeps giving me more work as my pay. Last year I got angry and went to the police who told me it was a civil matter. They called the man however and he gave me some money. He paid me cash and then a check.
Plus-sized and Over 50: There Are Fashions for You!
Women with style just get better over time. Fashion and a classy look are possible for all women, regardless of age or body type. Plus-sized women can find just the right outfit in the many stores catering to their particular needs. They can choose clothing items and accessories that emphasize their most attractive features while downplaying problem areas, ensuring that women can stay beautiful at any age.
My granny needs the wicked tenant out of her house NOW
My granny rents one room to a male tenant and he owes her lots of money. The house is in an inner-city community. She's trying to get the title sorted out. Now the tenant threatened her then reported her to the police that she, my granny threatened him. When she went to the station to report him, no one believed her story so they ran her out. She rung me up to tell me that he actually told her that she lives alone, so she shouldnt cause no problem. I need someone to help her to get him out.
Am I eligible for NHT refund in Jamaica from London
I have been living in London and would love to collect my refund from National Housing Trust (NHT) in Jamaica. I worked with a government office for five years from 2002-2007, and been here in London since. Can you tell me how?
They killed my sister who was a juror in Jamaica.. we need the monies?
My sister served as a juror for six months and just before her payment she was killed. Can we her family in the United states get her monies? She also left a house, a car, computer and bank accounts with monies, but NO WILL.
Oh to be single again…then again - How Fefe See It
Random thoughts and Advice Column: Sometimes I can’t help but feel reminiscent of the good old dating days. I won’t lie to you, sometimes the old funk of marriage gets so mundane that you wish you had the little oohs and awws of dating once again...You Asked…I seem to be in a rut and can’t find a worthy date..See my answer...