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MarcelX7 replied to the thread Montego Bay Info Please!! on the Jamaica forum:
svhsexcheerldr initially posted:
Planning a repeat visit to Montego Bay first week of July. Looking for popular communities in which expats congregate/reside, as well as furnished housing. Any info is appreciated. Please respond asap!
MarcelX7 replied on July 25, 2014 with:
I'm curious. How much was the rent for the furnished 2 bedroom place there?
misskrys replied on July 14, 2014 with:
Hey no, im not in Mobay right now, back In Canada for a little bit.
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glamgirl21 replied to the thread Meet People on the Jamaica forum:
glamgirl21 initially posted:
Hey All. I been living in Jamaica for a couple months now and it's been an great experience. I still want to meet people who live on the island. I'm in Montego Bay.
glamgirl21 replied on July 24, 2014 with:
Hey Christine. I came in March left in June for 2 weeks and came back at the end of June. My passport is stamp till September can i file for an extension for this stay?
christineklein replied on July 19, 2014 with:
When you come to Jamaica as a visitor, immigration grants you 3 months stay. You can apply 1 time to get an additional 3 months (costs about $100). Then you must leave the island - you can go return after just 1 day, but again you will only be granted 3 months. You are allowed to be here 9 months out of the year total. Once you have been here for more than 6 months a year for 3 consecutive years, you can apply for residency. If granted, you can then stay in Jamaica all year round. You do not become a Jamaican citizen or give up citizenship of your home country, you are just considered to be a resident here. Hope that helps...
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christineklein replied to the thread Selling property in Jamaica on the Jamaica forum:
yachtie initially posted:
Dear all, I am trying to sell a property that my mother in law inherited several years ago in Browns Town, St. Ann and would appreciate advice from anyone who has been through what is turning out to be a rather convoluted process. We are at the stage that probate has been granted, but am now wondering whether it is obligatory to register the title in my mother-in-laws name, or whether we can try to sell the property now? Many thanks!
christineklein replied most recently with:
Good Day Yachtie You do not need to do 2 separate transfers - at this stage, you can go ahead and find a buyer and then transfer the title to the new buyer. If you need help, let me know - Christine Klein, Century 21 Heave-Ho Properties. c.klein@century21jm.com -Christine
Twosox replied most recently with:
What would the asking price be? I am seriously looking to move to Jamaica/Ocho/St Ann and have been reading up on it for a few weeks now.
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stillorange replied to the thread Looking for any advices on the Jamaica forum:
stillorange initially posted:
Hey guys! Im moving to jamaica in September 2014 from central europe and Im new person here :-) Im looking for _any_ advices about serching apartament and all.
stillorange replied most recently with:
Ok, tell me how I can find u on fb :-)
leus replied most recently with:
Hi orange. where you moving to? Im from Europe too, the best way is to contact me through my facebook page Jamaica Expat..;)
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property in JamaicaThis split level 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom is located in Kingston, close to the US embassy and Universities. It also has an attached 1 bedroom 1 bathroom that can be rented out or used as a helper's living space. Great for a primary home or investment property. Asking price US $130,000. If you are interesting please contact me with your best offer or questions. Thank you.
stillorange replied to the thread looking to move to jamaica on the Jamaica forum:
aminahraina initially posted:
hello :) i am a black american woman and my friend and I are planning a move to jamaica later this year. This is my first forum post so i really was just hoping to get general information about the process of immigration. I was also hoping to connect with people in Jamaica or who know the island well enough to help me and my friend with this transition. Look forward to future posts by me. i want to network and chat with other people (either expats or natives) to make this as communal and beautiful as possible. :) :) :) :)
stillorange replied most recently with:
Christineklein, hi there, im new person here and I have few question if u can help me that ll be great. Im from central europe, decided move to jamaica in september this year, I found job online (graphic designer) I spoke with my future boss, he said usually (he is foreginer as me) work permit taking few weeks but u said almost 1 year so... Im confused. Please text me more about your problems with it. Im looking for any information about work permission. Kind regards
christineklein replied most recently with:
I am an American who moved to Jamaica almost 3 years ago. You need to start your research early and realize that some of the information you receive is not accurate. The hardest part of my move was the work permit - I had a job, but the first year I applied for the permit it took me almost 1 year to fight through all the paperwork and near impossible process. If you do not need to work, as a non-resident you are granted stay as a tourist for 3 months and you can apply for one 3 month extension. If you are planning on staying her permanent, you need to make plans as to how you are going to stay here
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lala718 posted Townhouse style apartment for sale on the Jamaica forum:
This 2 bedroom 2.5 bathroom is located in Kingston, close to the US embassy and Universities. It also has an attached 1 bedroom 1 bathroom that can be rented out or used as a helper's living space. Great for a primary home or investment property. Asking price US $130,000. If you are interesting please contact me with your best offer or questions. Thank you.
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Nellkay replied to the thread Retirement in Jamaica on the Jamaica forum:
janni initially posted:
I am moving to Mobay, and am in the process of buying a property there. I don't know where to inquire about what incentives Jamaica gives, if any to encourage people like me to retire there--such as, tax or duty exemptions-- e.g bringing my worldly goods into the country tax free, or importing my car, or starting a small business.
Nellkay replied most recently with:
We are in the process of moving there now. We did purchase property and there are not incentives that we became aware of. I do know that you will not get a break on duty etc if you are not a Jamaica citizen so would suggest that you value your belongings at garage sale prices that is what we were told by our shipping company. Importing a car is very expensive, like buying it twice! We are purchasing in country, also easier to get a care serviced if it is one of the cars that is imported the most (Toyota/Nissan) as they have parts and personnel who know how to work on the car. For a job you have to get a work permit which takes anywhere from 6 months plus and you would need to prove that it is a skill or trade you offer that a Jamaican citizen could not do....starting a business I'm not sure, I understand there are different rules/guidelines for that. Hope that helps, good luck with your move, lots of steps to take but worth it!
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yachtie posted Does anyone live near Browns Town? on the Jamaica forum:
I'd love to hear from you! Neil
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