South American Real Estate News
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How to buy a property in CHILE

Any individual or corporate body may acquire and possess real estate in CHILEwhether or not they are residents. However, there are some restrictions regarding land located near the boundaries of the country. Chile has strong legal protection for property rights, including secured investments in real property. All sale agreements should be notarized before registration.…

How to get residency in ARGENTINA

  How to get residency in ARGENTINA It can be difficult for a foreigner to carry out the often complicated procedures of getting either full or temporary residency. This is a simple and easy to follow guide of how to go about it and finally be a resident in Argentina. Firstly there are some requirements to become a PERMANENT resident which you should tick off…

Why it is the best time to invest in RIO DE JANEIRO

•   A Global investment hotspot Being part of the economic acronym BRICS, Brazil has become an area looked at for global investment as it has been deemed at a stage of newly advanced economic development, suggesting their economies will catch up to the more developed countries in the next few years to come. •   One of the world’s most…

Uruguay continues to impress as yet again named one of best holiday destinations

Uruguay is one of the nine locations chosen by a panel of experts to enjoy the holidays amongst places such as England, Myanmar, The Maya Riviera, Chicago, St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the Caribbean , the Netherlands, the Atlantic Coast of Canada and Orlando in 2012. It is clearly living up to it’s name as this…

Uruguay produce some of the world’s finest quality olive oil

  Uruguay became on the world’s top ten producers of olive oil last year and they are now preparing for another record harvest. Being in the top 10 for quality will inevitably see 2014’s exports of the produce further increase. It takes a few years for planted olive groves to reach maturity, Uruguay is now seeing it’s planted groves…

Buenos Aires: The Ultimate City Break

 A city where the past and present collide in a pleasingly effervescent mixture, where the unmistakeable face of Eva Perón still adorns many of the buildings alongside that of her present day equivalent Christina Fernández de Kirchner. A place where one can explore streets lined with ancient colonial bistros that blend with McDonald’s and Starbucks coffee…

Buenos Aires ranks best Latin American city for students

  Buenos Aires ranks best Latin American city for students Buenos Aires has come out on top for the best South American city to study in. For those who are students it is now the most recommended city, for the second year running. Paris comes out in top being the best place and next is London in front of Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and…

Calle Arroyo- why it’s one of Buenos Aires’ most unique and exclusive streets

  Calle Arroyo- why it’s one of Buenos Aires’ most unique and exclusive streets Calle Arroyo has become one of the most desirable in Buenos Aires and was even baptized by Eduardo Mallea as the “elbow of aristocracy in Buenos Aires”. In the 60’s it was also home to the legendary and trendiest Mau Mau club…

New railway to be built as Peru and Brazil come together to increase tourism

Brazil and Peru have decided to come together in order to increase tourism in the area. The presidents of each country met and Dimla Rousseff (Brazilian President) and Ollanta Humala (Peruvian President) have come to an agreement to work together and create a working group in order to study the possibility of building…

Valle de Uco continues to experience a huge boom- what challenges do they now face?

During 2013 the Valle de Uco area continued to generate news of real estate investment, specifically hotels and ‘owned farm’ projects. The value of the land continues to grow especially with the area being cultivated with vineyards. In the last 10 years the value has increased a huge 96%. With each project that…

Things to See in Buenos Aires

CITY OF ANGELS:  Recoleta Cemetery. The French-style chateau, Casa de los Leones (the Lion House), its gables silhouetted against the bleached sky. Acquired in 1880 by Eustaquio Diaz Velez, a millionaire who loved lions and raised them in his garden, Casa de los Leones is one of Buenos Aires Buenos Aires’s most intriguing properties. According to legend, one…

One of the worlds best wine growing regions- Mendoza (Valle de Uco)

Argentina has built up a world-class wine industry, luring a flood of wine tourists, but boosting the quality quotient is still keeping its winemakers hard at work. The century-old industry, with its heart in the Mendoza area in the southwest, has increased volume by leaps and bounds in the past two decades, with Argentina’s malbec-based reds drawing…

Paraguay has one of the fastest growing economies in the world

  Paraguay new president, the tobacco magnate Horacio Cartes, admits to having an “obsession”: his country’s economic growth rates. Certainly, they are impressive. Paraguay’s double-digit growth this year will make it one of the fastest expanding economies in the world. But Cartes, who was elected president in April, told…

The Pacific Alliance Trade Alliance Block in South America gains traction

In June 2012, The Pacific Alliance (Alianza del Pacifíco) was formed. The alliance comprises of four Latin American countries: Peru, Mexico, Colombia, and Chile. The alliance aims to produce free trade and economic integration between its member states. These countries all have strong economies, Mexico and Chile are members…

Bringing up Children to be Bi or Multilingual is a must in todays interconnected world

Bringing up Children to be Bi or Multilingual is a must in todays interconnected world Children raised bilingual or multilingual in the early days will mix languages. They make errors by using the syntax of one language and the words of another. (“Touch the guitar”, my old Spanish teacher’s daughter would…