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How does Chile’s measure land values using different currency mechanisms ?

Chile’s measure land values using different currency mechanisms This post introduces a modern example of medium-unit divergence: the Chilean peso and Chile’s Unidad de Fomento or UF Like most modern currencies, the peso is issued by the nation’s central bank; the Banco Central de Chile. Local banks offer peso-denominated…

Negotiations is a learned skill – Not just for Real Estate Brokers

Negotiations are a fact of life. We constantly negotiate both in personal and professional areas of life. Still, many people don´t like negotiating, and as such try avoiding it. As a result it could make resolving and/or progressing problematic. Others, often success-driven managers and business people, are so competitive that only…

Mendoza City – Chiles Gateway to Argentina

              Mendoza is the Capital of Cuyo province. It is 1040 kilometres from Buenos Aires (and 340 kilometres from Santiago, Chile), and consists of around 1,100,000 people in the metropolitan area.  Lying at 747 metres above sea level at the foothills of the Andes close to the Chilean border, it is the largest…

Five Entrepreneurial Lessons I Learned Growing Up On A Farm

“The ultimate goal of farm is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.”—Masanobu Fukuoka On July 31, 1951, I was born on a farm in a far away place called New Zealand. Today I run a Real Estate business in the heart of South America. For many years, I used to run away from my farm-life upbringing…

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera leaves the country in good shape

Chilean President Sebastian Piñera will leave office March 11 with high popularity and one of the best economic records in Latin America. So when I interviewed him a few a days ago, I was curious to know what was his recipe, and why — after achieving such good macro-economic figures —- did the opposition win the Dec. 15 elections…

Argentina’s richest 15 families worth is over 27 Billion US dollars

Argentina’s richest 15 families worth is over 27 Billion US dollars ( 2014 ) The total fortune of the 15 wealthiest Argentines has been estimated at 26.85 billion dollars, falling just shy of the 27.679 billion dollars currently in the Central Bank’s foreign reserve account, according to a list of the country’s richest…