Buying a Property ← Knowledge Base The owner of the land I am buying has suggested that for convenience I use his attorney-at-law. Is this advisable? The land I intend to buy only has a common law title. What is the implication of this? Before Buying Land in a Subdivision Scheme, What Should I Do? I need to buy a house. Who should I contact? Is the advertised development considered satisfactory? There have been reports of Jamaicans encountering negative experiences with certain real estate developers. What steps should I take if I'm interested in purchasing a house advertised by a real estate dealer? Where can I find mortgage financing to assist me in completing a real estate purchase? What are the associated costs of mortgage financing for purchasing real estate in Jamaica? What are the costs involved in a real estate transaction? Is it possible for a non-Jamaican to purchase property in Jamaica? Is purchasing property in Jamaica a worthwhile investment? Is there affordable housing in Jamaica? Which is a better investment: purchasing a property in a gated community or a standard house in Jamaica? How much are closing costs on a house in Jamaica?