BY ALYSSA MAHADEO
Picture this. A gorgeous two bedroom detached home, modern, upscale and luxuriously spacious nestled in the picturesque landscape of the islands mountainous regions. This property overlooks a spectacular view of Jamaicaâ€™s Montego Bay that can be enjoyed from the comfort of the homes stylish veranda. Itâ€™s enough to take your breath away and best of all itâ€™s yours for the taking.
The opportunity to purchase real estate on the rock is a hot commodity to anyone looking for the ultimate in affordable living solutions and making the dream of home ownership a reality.
Jamaica National Building Society hosted a developer and realtor meet and greet this past weekend to give the public a chance to hear directly from some of Jamaicaâ€™s top real estate developers and relators about how they can work together and help them to invest in their own piece of the rock.
Over the course of the evening, attendees were able to hear from developers like the West Indies Home Contractors Limited (WIHCON) about new project developments.
In business for over 54 years, WIHCON is here for the diaspora to provide more information about how they can go about investing and owning property in Jamaica. Over the past few months the weather here in Canada has been unconventional to say the least. More of the Caribbean community is looking for ways to move back home to the islands, but also maintain the modern lifestyle they are used to here in Canada. The properties available for sale in Jamaica are all a part of exclusive developments with some of the best views, security and accessibility providing an enhanced living experience.
Currently they have two new developments in the works The Meadows in St. James and in the sunshine parish of St. Catherines, both located very close to the beach if you are looking to soak up some sunshine and really enjoy living the island lifestyle. There are a variety of detached units available. St. James offers opportunities for either investment of expansion while the town houses of St. Catherines is one of the first developments to bring uninterruptible power to the community with solar panels and battery backups.
If you are looking for more luxurious living, say buyers wanting to come to Jamaica and have something they can run in an out of quickly, WIHCONâ€™s Forest Ridge has a collection of studio style two bedroom properties to family oriented two and three bedroom condos. All developments are gated and maintained with 24-hour security. They include first class amenities such as a pool, gym, clubhouses and playground areas for the children.
In Montego Bay properties start from $102,000 Cdn – $153,000 Cdn, and in St. Catherines starting at 175,000 Cdn. In Forest Ridge homes can range from $170,000 – $370,000 Cdn.
Depending on your lifestyle or budget these developers can guarantee they can find a home for you in the island in the sun. They offer quality communities and luxury living that include contemporarily designed open concept layouts with modern finishes. Jamaica National is happy to answer any questions that you might have. Looking into getting a loan or a mortgage for your new paradise on the rock, they are readily available to sit down and discuss the application process, to make it an easy and enjoyable journey to becoming a home owner in Jamaica.