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RICS set to play a growing role in growing Brazilian real estate markets

Monday, 08 September 2014
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has an important role in the real estate industry in Brazil as growth in the markets continues, it is claimed.

Brazil offers property investment for overseas buyers

Friday, 20 June 2014
All eyes may be on the football in Brazil but the country’s real estate market is also proving to be of interest to overseas buyers looking for a real estate investment

Brazil hailed as an exciting opportunity for buy to let property investors

Tuesday, 25 March 2014
Brazil is one of the world’s most exciting emerging property markets for investors looking for buy to let real estate that brings in a regular income, according to a new report.

Property prices not expected to fall in Brazil in 2014

Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Real estate prices in Brazil have been cooling since the end of 2011 but they are not expected to decrease in 2014 due to supply and demand inbalances, according to a new report.

Overseas buyers increase interest in Mexican property ahead of rule change

Wednesday, 28 August 2013
Searches for luxury coastal property in Mexico by overseas buyers have increased by 27% since it was revealed that a 100 year restriction on foreigners buying by the sea is to be revised.

Property prices in Brazil climbing steadily since start of 2013, latest index shows

Thursday, 22 August 2013
Real estate prices in Brazil increased by 1.1% June, by 11.6% on an annual basis and are up 6.1% so far in 2013, according to the latest index from the Institute of Economic Research Foundation, the FIPRZAP.

New partnership announced for housing development in Costa Rica

Thursday, 08 August 2013
A Latin American real estate investment fund has announced a $10 million partnership to develop middle income residential units in Costa Rica.

Mexican govt to subsidise new homes near schools and offices

Monday, 01 July 2013
The government in Mexico is to provide billions of pesos in extra housing subsidies in a bid to boost the country’s real estate market.

Overseas buyers need to act fast to get a slice of the booming housing market in Brazil

Friday, 07 June 2013
Economic growth and wealth creation has resulted in a booming housing market in Brazil but overseas investor needs to act fast as Brazilians and other South Americans are recognising value and buying up schemes before they get to market in Europe and other global markets.

Mexico set to change restrictions on foreign property ownership

Friday, 26 April 2013

Mexico is on course to change the rules that restrict foreign buyers from buying property on coastal plots and its borders.

Real Estate Investment Trusts proving popular in Mexico

Monday, 22 April 2013

Mexican Real Estate Investment Trusts are becoming more popular with both domestic and foreign investors opting for this form of investment which is currently outperforming the wider stock market.

Tourism boost and World Cup effect set to attract buyers to north east Brazil

Thursday, 11 April 2013

A massive boost to tourism in the north east of Brazil is set to increase international interest in property in the region, according to real estate experts on the ground.

Beachside property project tipped as potential hot spot

Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Ever since it was discovered by surfers back in the 1970s, Brazil’s Pipa has been a tourism success story and attracted overseas property investors.

Ethical property investment in Brazil flagged as part of a new trend

Friday, 22 March 2013

Ten years since Brazil was first flagged up as one of the BRIC nations about to burst onto the world economy the face of property investment has grown and changed.

Argentine real estate market hit by dollar clamp

Tuesday, 19 February 2013

The real estate market in Argentina has been hit by currency problems due to the introduction on restrictions on purchases in US dollars, according to industry experts.

Tax exemptions announced for foreign investors in real estate trusts in Brazil

Monday, 04 February 2013

Foreign real estate investors are exempt from paying a financial transaction charge on real estate investment trusts traded on the country’s stock exchange, it has been announced.

International buyers seeing investment potential in Brazilian property

Thursday, 13 December 2012

More international buyers are being attracted to investment property in Brazil with major sporting events encouraging them to see the country as more than just a second home location.

Land plots released in Brazil for overseas property investors

Monday, 03 December 2012

Overseas investment in property in Brazil has hit an all time high and, as the fifth largest country in the world, prime land plots are increasingly regarded as a good investment for any portfolio, it is claimed.

RICS sees considerable opportunities in Brazil

Monday, 29 October 2012

A year on from opening its first operation in Latin America, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has visited Brazil and firmed up opportunities for the future.

Brazil’s magic island attracts more affluent buyers but prices are reasonable

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Known as the Island of Magic, the affluent southern Brazilian city of Florianópolis (Floripa) has seen some steep house price rises in recent years.

North east Brazil developer waives interest on staged payments

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Overseas buyers in Brazil can get an unexpected shock when they find they are paying interest on staged payments, experts point out.


New air routes expected to attract Middle East property investors to Brazil

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Brazilian real estate developers believe that new property investment opportunities will open up with new direct flights between Sao Paulo and the United Arab Emirates.


Currency fluctuations make property in Brazil more affordable

Tuesday, 29 May 2012

The strength of Sterling against the Brazilian Real means that for British buyers property in Brazil is even more affordable, it is claimed.


Cooling property prices in Rio set to attract more foreign buyers

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Property prices in Rio are cooling and some sellers are even accepting offers below the asking price but that means that foreign buyers are seeing the city as a real estate investment opportunity, according to experts.


Property bubble and burst unlikely in Brazil

Friday, 16 March 2012

With prices continuing to rise in Brazil and the country’s economy booming there is concern that something might crash at some point but real estate experts do not believe that the property market will burst.


Brazilian residential property prices expected to rise by up to 10% in 2012

Tuesday, 03 January 2012

Property prices in Brazil are likely to increase modestly, around 5 to 10%, in 2012 and the real estate sector should avoid a bubble, according to a poll of real estate and financial experts.


Argentina decides to limit land ownership by foreign property investors

Monday, 19 December 2011

Politians in Argentina have approved a controversial new law to restrict the sale of agricultural land to foreign buyers.


Argentina’s biggest developer looking to Europe for property investment

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Argentina’s biggest real estate developer is to look for opportunities in crisis stricken Europe and keep expanding its business in the United States and Argentina, it has been announced.


US Real estate agents to show Mexican MLS property listings

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Buyers interested in property in Mexico can now access the entire listing from the Mexico National Association of Real Estate Professionals in English under a new deal with agents in the United States.


New Cuban law will create a property market for first time since 1959

Friday, 04 November 2011

Buying and selling property is to be allowed in Cuba with new rules coming into effect next week although exact details are unclear.

A million acres of agricultural land in Argentina for sale

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Estancia Punta del Agua, the largest ever block of freehold land to come onto the market in Argentina is being sold by a London based agent.

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