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Why buy farm land in Chile ?

We have written before at length before why investments in agriculture seem like the no-brainer given the fundamentals of supply and demand. Owning farmland can be comparable to owning physical gold. Thus you should buy as much of it as you can if the price is right. Farm soils in Chile are incredibly fertile.  Highly productive farmland runs anywhere between $8,000 and $12,000 USD per hectare. By comparison farmland in New Zealand  can cost $40,000 to $60,000 per hectare for similar quality. What’s more,…

Residential Rents in Buenos Aires are soaring as landlords seek to stay ahead of inflation

Residential Rents in Buenos Aires Renting a house or an apartment this year will be between 25%  and 30% more expensive. Locate experts and real estate brokers estate agree that the determining factor is inflation. “Rents increased between November 2013 and March 2014, 28.5 percent; so today, if new residential rents are line with this trend continues, the increases for 2015 will could well exceed 30 percent with semiannual adjustments of 15 percent plus. Besides inflation, Germán Gómez Picasso, co-founder…

Has a financially desperate Argentina sold its soul to China ?

Experts warn preliminary agreement violates local legislation by including a clause transfer Chinese manpower for infrastructure works An investment and infrastructure works deal with China that passed the Argentine Senate in the embers of last year overrides local laws, is shrouded in secrecy, fosters lack of transparency, and will have…

Argentina in Top 5 of World’s Best Places to Buy or Retire in 2015

Argentina in Top 5 of World’s Best Places to Buy or Retire in 2015 Everyone who is interested in buying international real estate loves to take advantage of a market in crisis. According to world renowned publisher, Kathleen Peddicord of Live and Invest Overseas,  Argentina tops the list for countries where buyers can benefit…

Argentine farmers netted 24 Billion dollars in 2014 from Soy exports

Argentine farmers netted 24 Billion dollars in 2014 from Soy exports Argentine farmers exported more than 300 million dollars worth of grains and oilseeds in the last two days of 2014 to help bring in much-needed cash for the nation’s central bank. The situation was boosted by an agreement reached between farmers and the Argentine…

182nd anniversary of the invasion by British forces of the Malvinas Islands

182nd anniversary of the invasion by British forces of the Malvinas Islands The Malvinas Museum will today mark the 182nd anniversary of the invasion by British forces of the Malvinas Islands, in a ceremony that will include a roundtable with Marcelo Vernet, a descendant of the last Argentine governor of the islands, Luis…