JAMAICAN REAL ESTATE ADVICE: Documents Needed To Make Offer To Purchase in Jamaica

JAMAICAN REAL ESTATE ADVICE: Documents Needed To Make Offer To Purchase in Jamaica


Hi Everyone my name is Paula Roper
Bacchas and I am a real estate agent here in Jamaica where I help my clients to
buy sell rent lease residential and commercial properties island wide and it
would be my pleasure to assist you today on today’s episode I will be discussing
the documents that you will need in order to make an offer to purchase
through a real estate company here in Jamaica before I start I would love to
invite you to like and subscribe to my youtube channel
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into the list number one in the documents that you will need to provide
to us will be your proof of funds if you are purchasing using in a mortgage if
you are purchasing using a mortgage you will need to provide us with your
pre-approval or your pre-qualification letter from your mortgage institution of
choice if you’re going through the national housing trust you will need to
provide us with what is called the eligibility letter so these documents
are very easy to receive all you would need to do is go into that institution
that you will be borrowing the funds in order to purchase your real estate
property and get your letters there are going to be documents that you also need
to provide to that institution and you will know those direct documents by
contacting your institution of choice and getting those lists of documents so
that you can bring them when you go for your interview or for your visit
number two you will need to provide us with identification identification has
to be government or state issued identification does not need to be from
Jamaica however it needs to be government or state issued –
Identifications include your passport your driver’s license your national ID or
your state identification these are the documents these are the identifications that we are referring to so they if you are coming from America
you can either provide us with your driver’s license or your state ID your
passport documents such as this identifications such as this are what we
would accept if you want to go forth and make an offer to purchase a real estate
property number three we will need a copy of your TRN your TRN stands
for tax registration number so we will need a copy of your TRN in order to get
the ball rolling it’s very very easy to get a TRN it is free of cost and it can
be issued to you whether you are a Jamaican or any other nationality as
long as you are doing business in Jamaica you can apply for a TRN it is
very simple to apply for all you need to do is go into the your nearest tax
administration of Jamaica and make the application usually it can be done in
one day if you are overseas and you need you need to apply for a TRN
please visit the tax administration of Jamaica’s website and they will they
will let you know the procedure in which you need to take in order to apply for
your TRN and this can be done from overseas as well number four we will
need your proof of address proof of address can be in the form of a letter
from a bank or a utility bill so if you are living in Jamaica acceptable forms
of proof of address are utility bills such as your JPS bill
or your NWC bill you can give us a letter from your bank that has been
mailed to you with your address that you are giving to us on your customer
information form your proof of address is very important and we will
definitely need this in order to proceed number five number five is the complete
your customer information form your customer information form is a is a
government form it is a form that is issued through the real estate board of
Jamaica this is not my company’s form this the government of Jamaica’s form that
they will need each person that conducts real estate business in Jamaica to
complete the customer information form is very straightforward very easy to
complete you will just need to fill out the the questions that are on there once
you have filled out the questions on there and sign where it says client
signature and dated it we’re good to go so I do hope that you enjoyed watching this
video and if you did I am asking you to give me a thumbs up to show me that you
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property in Jamaica so that they will know what the procedures are I am also
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episodes it was great seeing you and I look forward to seeing you next time

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