Applying to purchase a Gore Home
If you are interested in applying to purchase your very own Gore Home, there are a number of steps that you will need to take. These include:
• Submit your interest through our website
• Look out for an email we will send you with application details, when we are ready to launch a new development
• Gather all required documents
• Submit an application on the specified launch date
• Select a lot
• Pay the downpayment
• Sign the Sales Agreement
Below is a list of lending institutions that many of our customers choose to work with when needing to secure a mortgage.
We look forward to helping you to make your goal of owning a Gore Home come true.
National Housing Trust (NHT)
We are entrusted with the mission of increasing and enhancing the stock of available housing in Jamaica as well as providing financial assistance to the most needy of our Contributors who wish to build, to buy or to repair their homes.
Jamaica National Bank
Offering a blend of financial services and mortgage plans to customers living in Jamaica, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Canada and The Cayman Islands.
National Commercial Bank
At NCB, we understand how important home ownership is to you and would like to help you open the door to your own home.
Bank of Nova Scotia Ltd.
Bank of Nova Scotia understands that your home is where your life happens. And by choosing us you'll get a partner who will be there for every step of your home ownership journey.
Victoria Mutual Building Society
Whether you save or buy a home with our Building Society, as a mutual organisation Members are our first priority, no wonder we’ve been trusted to build futures for over 137 years.
CIBC - First Caribbean International Bank
We're here to make a difference - not only by offering a wide range of products and services, but also by continuously developing new and improved products and services that will help transform the quality of your life.
There is no better time than now to own your own home and at Sagicor, we have a range of residential mortgage solutions to fit your unique needs and pocket.
JMMB - Jamaica Money Market Bank
A JMMB Mortgage helps to take the hassle out of buying your home. With a JMMB Mortgage, you will get more support, more incentives, more benefits and more time to repay.
Answers to questions, before you purchase.
Can you build an addition to the Gore Homes?
Yes, you can expand to the back of the detached houses. Each homeowner must work with the required professionals to create their plans and apply for Parish Council approval.
Will Gore Homes build my addition?
Gore Homes will not build additions to our standard houses. Homeowners can find and engage a reputable contractor to do any desired additions to their houses. It will be necessary to apply for Parish Council approval.
Would you be allowed to build a two story structure at the back?
The space and rules for each community will vary. Check with our site office to get the exact specifications for your property. Before building any addition or new structure on your land, it will be necessary to apply to the Parish Council for approval.
Are the homes constructed of solid concrete?
Yes, each of our Gore Homes feature solid concrete construction throughout, as well as solid concrete roofs.
Can I see what my Gore Home actually looks like?
You can visit our sites to view our model units, or look at our virtual tours online. This will show you an example of what your finished house will look like.
Answers to questions, before you purchase
What are the different options for financing my purchase of a Gore Home?
You can either apply for a mortgage through a lending institution, or you can buy your home as a cash purchase.
Can I buy my Gore Home with another person?
Yes, as long as all purchasers meet the criteria for purchasing a property, you can have up to three purchasers on a Gore Home.
Will there be escalations charged on my purchase of a Gore Home?
Gore Homes are sold "subject to escalations." This means that we reserve the right to pass along certain unavoidable costs as part of the final price of the transaction. These can include anything from increases in construction materials to delays caused by acts of God.
Answers to questions, before you purchase
Where are most Gore Homes' developments located?
Gore Homes communities can be found on both the north and south coasts of Jamaica. They are ideally situated for residents who wish to commute to the urban centers of Kingston and Montego Bay, as well as those who want to head home to a quiet, island setting.
How long has Gore Homes been in business?
We built our first development 50 years ago. Ever since then, we have been committed to providing Jamaicans and those who choose to live in Jamaica with the highest quality, affordable housing in the nation.
Does Gore Homes have a charitable foundation?
Yes, the Gore Family Foundation provides a number of educational initiatives to help build up the prospects of Jamaicans and the future of Jamaica.