South American Real Estate News
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The Need for Title Insurance in Chile

Title insurance is traditionally a construct of the legal faults and risks associated with buying real estate in the United States (Wiki article on Title Insurance). The real estate laws in Chile do not suffer from most of those basic legal defects of land registries as found in the American legal system that would make title insurance useful in Chile. In fact, the legal safeguards built into buying, selling, and owning property in Chile are such that there is almost no circumstances under which a title insurance…

Real Estate Agent Customs in Chile

First, we would like to caution that most real estate agents in Chile are honest and well intentioned. There are many good, ethical, and professional real estate agents in Chile. There are however a few things that foreigners looking to purchase real estate in Chile should be cautious about when dealing with real estate agents in Chile, and should understand the…

Drones in South America Agriculture

Drones in South America Agriculture: Now that Agricultural Drones are becoming more widespread I thought we would do a promo on one of the most advanced UK models available in the market today. About QuestUAV QuestUAV Ltd is a UK based manufacturer of small, fixed wing unmanned aircraft ( sUAV ) that are designed to carry sensors such as high resolution cameras, infra red cameras, thermal cameras, multispectral cameras and video surveillance cameras. Our drones / aircraft / UAV are also referred to as RPA (Remotely…

Argentina has a high level of Road Deaths

Road death comparison figures were revealed at the OECD’s International Transport Forum in Leipzig, eastern Germany. Sweden has the lowest rate of fatalities at 2.7 per 100,000, but New Zealand has 5.7 and Argentina is the worst of all of those in the study – 12.9 road deaths per 100,000 of population in 2013. New Zealand has recorded the sharpest…

Paraguay introduces policies aimed at new Investors

The Republic of Paraguay has an open trade policy for the attraction of foreign investors that want to get established in the country. Article 107 of the National Constitution establishes that everybody has the right to work in his or her preferred licit economic activity, within a framework of equal opportunities. At the same time, the Investment…

Is Argentina’s economy pulling a tango turnaround?

Its economy is projected to show little or negative growth this year. Argentina is still indebted to American hedge funds, affectionately known as “vultures” in the country. And it remains the poster child of nations that default on their loans. But there’s new optimism in Argentina, mainly driven by presidential elections coming…