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Real Estate in Kingston, Jamaica

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on May 01, 2023

Summary: The average cost of a nice 2 bedroom home in Kingston, Jamaica is around $200,000 USD. A nice 3 bedroom home in Kingston is around $250,000 USD. These properties typically include modern amenities such as air conditioning, stainless steel appliances, and updated bathrooms. There are no restrictions on foreign ownership for properties in Kingston. An expat should search for a home to buy in Kingston by researching the local real estate market, talking to local real estate agents, and attending open houses. The most desirable neighborhoods in Kingston include New Kingston, Liguanea, and Constant Spring.

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How do I find a place to live in Kingston?

We asked expats how they chose their neighborhood and found a place to live. They answered:

"One option for finding a place to live in Kingston is to search online for rental listings. Websites such as Jamaica Classifieds, Jamaica Property Search, and Jamaica Real Estate Listings offer a variety of rental listings in Kingston. Additionally, you can contact local real estate agents who specialize in Kingston rentals. Additionally, you can look for rental postings on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter. Finally, you can ask friends and family who live in Kingston for recommendations," explained one expat living in Kingston, Jamaica.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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