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Almagro Suburb is the best buy in Buenos Aires today!

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Almagro Suburb, by far, offers the best real estate opportunities today in Buenos Aires. It is one of the most traditional neighborhoods in the city, where your dollar, peso or euro buys you almost twice the square footage. And is most sought after by investors in the real estate market as well as by potential tenants and buyers, due to its proximity to the downtown area and low cost of living where it’s literally half that of trendier neighborhoods like Palermo, Puerto Madero and Recoleta. The allure of…

China is increasingly aggressive on the Malvinas /Falklands impasse: “The UK stubbornly clings to its colonial sins.”

The lead editorial of China Daily’s 6 October 2022 edition, a newspaper belonging to the Chinese Communist Party editorial. It refers to the recent Organization of American States declaration supporting Argentina’s claims of the Malvinas / Falkland Islands’ sovereignty. The 52nd General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS), which concluded in Lima, Peru, on Friday, approved a declaration defending Argentina’s “legitimate rights” over the Malvinas Islands and supporting…

Which are the most expensive and cheapest neighborhoods to rent in Buenos Aires

In the month of January 2019, the average rent in the city of Buenos Aires rose by 1.9%. However, over the past year, the increases were 10 points less than inflation leading to poor returns for landlords. After a year in which they ended with increases below inflation, rents began in 2019 with a rise of 1.9%  according to a survey conducted by the property website ZonaProp. “In 2018, rents closed with a rise of 38%, 10 points less than accumulated inflation, while the UVA loan shares were located closer…

Argentina Buenos Aires Expo 2023 Host

Expo 2023 Argentina Buenos Aires focuses on creative industries as a synthesis articulating science, art, and technology, to make profits, build up employment, boost minds, share outcomes, improve life quality, and generate sustainable growth. The convergence between contents, networks, distribution platforms, and technological applications as well as meeting with creative-based industries and activities are the backbone of the new economy. Showing the value of the ideas in an economy where minds and brains…

Buenos Aires Hot Spots for visitors and locals alike

Buenos Aires has become a ‘bucket list’ destination for the young at heart from all over the world in recent years but the hot spots for visitors and locals alike had not changed much over the past 20 years. However, with the country under a new government, the pulse of the city has increased even more with many new popular spots on offer.  Here are a selection given to me by locals. If  you have enjoyed a great experience in Buenos Aires which is not on the list, please add it in the comments…

Buenos Aires Real Estate Transactions up 43.9% in one year

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Yes, Buenos Aires City real estate transactions up 43.9%. They have experienced its strongest monthly growth in sales since pro business President Mauricio Macri was sworn-in, showing signs of a tepid rebound after years of stagnation that had been caused by stringent capital controls. However, although the latest numbers were positive, experts continue to disagree over whether the recent uptick in real estate sales confirmed that sales are about to embark on sustained growth. In August real estate transactions…

The Best Real Estate Marketing Tips For Selling a Property in 2016

If you are like most people, selling your property is probably one of the largest financial transactions you will make in your life, so here are some tips for selling a property in 2016 quickly, in particular, if it is located in the South America region. There will be other properties in competition with you, so you will need to pull out all the stops to get your property in front of the most qualified buyers both locally and internationally. The following marketing ideas may be useful to you, helping you…

Buenos Aires rents rising faster than inflation

Buenos Aires rents rising faster than inflation Nuñez, Recoleta see increases of almost 50% over past 12 months Rent prices in Buenos Aires City grew faster than any measure of inflation and wages last year, according to a new study commissioned by the City government. The report examined rent prices by neighbourhood in the City between August 2014 and August 2015, and highlighted sharp increases across Buenos Aires City over the year, including in more expensive areas such as Palermo and Recoleta where rent…

Carnaval in Buenos Aires!

This year there are 112 street bands participating in 37 parades in various neighborhoods of Buenos Aires.  Corsicians in lavish costumes dance through the streets to the rhythms of contagious drumbeats.  The street musicians typically try to tell a story through humor and irony to make social commentaries about the country or its politicians. The parades are held in different districts of the city as Abasto, Almagro, Bajo Flores, Bass Núñez, Balvanera, Barracks, Belgrano, Boedo, Caballito, Coghlan, College,…

Renting in Buenos Aires can be challenging if you are on a budget

Renting in Buenos Aires can be a challenge which can smother you in a cloud of anger, confusion and discomfort if you are on a tight budget. So here’s what you should expect when it’s your turn to navigate the world of renting an apartment in Buenos Aires. Pesos or Dollars? Pesos or Dollars? No, this isn’t the debut single of 50 Cent’s Latino cousin, but actually a frustrating question you’ll find yourself asking when looking for an apartment in Buenos Aires. You can pay for items with dollars in…

Uruguay sees China as a leading trade and investment partner of all Mercosur countries

Uruguay has kept good relations with Beijing since the two countries forged diplomatic ties in 1988, said Uruguayan Foreign Affairs minister Luis Almagro, a former ambassador to China from 2007-2009. Almagro made the statement as Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping began his official visit to Uruguay. The Uruguayan official revealed that the administration of President Jose Mujica would support an initiative for the regional Mercosur customs union to reach a trade agreement with China, “although complicated…
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