Jamaica Property Easements, Zoning and Valuation
land in your possession is always good no matter what you plan on doing
with it. Another plus is that you can always improve the value of the
house if you or any building type if you so desire. All you have to do
is ensure that zoning restrictions are being abided by. One has more
than one choice when dealing with property. For example they can either
build for a cash flow or for their own personal needs. One should ensure
that they consider all of these however when making their choices.
You should get a surveyor to finalize a report before you purchase any
land. This will allow you to be able to not only mark off your land but
to also determine the power the neighbors will need to cross your land.
This will ensure that you will not have any issues with getting people
off your property when you are ready to build on it.
2. Natural Hazards
One should find out if the property is on hazardous soil or has insect
problems. One should also try to find out if the property where
protected habitats are that will restrict building. You would also want
to know if the area is prone for fires, flooding, landslide, or other
It is important to know how available electricity and water is to the
property location. You will also want to know how if the property is
linked to a sewage system. This is all important as there is a price to
set up such a facility and that is important to have in any property.
4. Zoning Restrictions
One should have a full understanding of the zoning restrictions and know
how it will affect them and the plans they have for the property, if it
be for income or one’s self. A full understanding of this will let one
know what they will be allowed to build and as a result make the
appropriate choice when choosing a property. It may also affect the
value of your residence or building in the future.
The elevation or slope that the property falls on will affect the
foundation that will be used. As a result one should ensure that they
get the property appraised and inspected by a professional to choose the
It is recommended that you get the property appraised so that you have
an accurate value of the property before buying. To do this it is
advised to with a Valuator though an actual real estate agency. You can
always expect for there to be an appreciation in the value of your
property in Jamaica as land is a limited resource which also increase in
value the longer it is owned.
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