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New Property Listings and Sales Soar Across Brazil

In the second quarter of 2018, listings of new properties jumped 120 percent from the first quarter and twenty percent from 2017’s second quarter. Despite the country’s lingering economic recession and unstable political climate, Brazil’s real estate market received some positive news this week showing that in the second quarter of 2018…

A Night of Buenos Aires Tango – Stunning Photography

Buenos Aires Tango Buenos Aires Tango, a set on Flickr. A Tango night photographed by world renown Frenchman Christian Senat when he was in Buenos Aires recently visiting Gateway to South America – Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires Tango & Milonga Guide Six Great Tango Shows in Buenos Aires There are many, many tango shows in Buenos Aires. The format is usually…

Are agricultural investment funds a bottomless basket?

Financially, we all remember the date: September 2008. The Sub-prime crisis and everything that’s happened in these 10 years. Global rates fell, the profitability of many businesses went down and various businesses ‘too big to fail‘ finally did also fall. But there was a common denominator in a particular sector. Where there were…

Spin it time and time again, the secret to cooking the best steak, accordingly to La Cabrera´s chef at Buenos Aires

Gastón Riveira, the owner of La Cabrera, the restaurant awarded as the best in Buenos Aires by a local diners voting, is aware the success of this gastronomic paradise resides on three key factors he summarized in his “MAS” philosophy (meaning MORE in Spanish): an acronym for…

The important role that Brazil has in global agriculture

A report entitled The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018, recently published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), places Brazil as the world’s third biggest exporter of agricultural goods. In the document, FAO warns about the impact of climate change on agriculture and food security on the planet…

Main Polo Regions in Argentina Surrounding Buenos Aires

  POLO CENTRES AND AREAS–LOCATIONS AROUND BUENOS AIRES The Three Main Polo Centres in the Province of Buenos Aires: A)- OPEN DOOR – MANZANARES – 150 Polo Fields. La Aguada (6) , El CLUB de POLO la CAÑADA (11). Las Praderas (5), La Colina (4), Santa Catalina (2), Miralejos (2), Haras Argentino (2), Las Bíctulas…

Will real estate agents be replaced by robots?

It’s no longer a question of whether but rather when the real estate industry will be disrupted. Our way of selling and buying houses remains a pain point. California-based investment advisor Ross Gerber summed up what lots of us think when he said, “The real estate industry desperately needs … a transparent, predictable and liquid…

Argentina’s huge wheat harvest should boost its struggling currency

Argentina’s plummeting currency ( AR Peso ) is set for buffering from bumper wheat crops as it becomes one of the few countries to emerge from a 2018 harvest with a sizeable yield. Several top producers from around the world, including Australia, the US, and much of Europe, have struggled to deliver high yields in the face of…

New business opportunities in Argentina: Opening the economy to foreign investment

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Argentina is experiencing many political and economic changes by opening its economy to foreign investment. Let’s look closely at how Argentina’s economy is making changes for the better and what will be the next opportunities for foreign investors. Argentina will be the first South American country to…

Why are People Choosing to Live and Invest in Latin America?

It is no doubt that the economic balance of the world has moved over the last few years after the U.S.-led credit crunch, which resulted in a worldwide recession. As a consequence, Latin America, led by Brazil and Mexico, is now amongst the strongest economy in the world and their presence on the worldwide stage is growing. There are very…

Warren Buffett prefers Farm Land to buying Gold. You should too.

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  Today the world’s gold stock is about 171,000 metric tons. If all of this gold were melded together, it would form a cube of about 68 feet per side. (Picture it fitting comfortably within a baseball infield.) At $1,198 USD per ounce — gold’s price as I write this — its value would be about $9.6 trillion.…

Don’t Sell, Seduce when advertising!

Emotional ads are processed quite differently by the brain than those that appeal to logic, according to a new study published in the Journal of Neuroscience, Psychology and Economics shows that. That might seem like old news to Neuromarketing readers, but the experimental approach was somewhat different than past efforts in this area. Researchers at UCLA had subjects view different…

Argentina’s Currency Collapse

Last Wednesday (29th August) the Argentine peso lost over 7% against the US dollar. Thursday it lost another 12.5%. It’s been cut in half over the past year. In dollar terms, the MSCI Argentina index is down 57% since it’s January top. But it’s still not a bargain, given the high inflation rate and political uncertainties. Back in June 2017 – partly due to investors…

💰 NEW INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY, DAIRY FARMS IN CHILE

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Global demand for milk will increase by 36% over the next decade. Dairy farms should increase productivity. Tetra Pak – the world leader in packaging for the dairy industry – reveals in its Dairy Index for 2014 that, largely due to population growth, increased prosperity and increased urbanization in Africa, Asia and Latin America, demand…

Top 10 Factors Affecting a Estancia’s (large farm) Value

The valuation of an Estancia and finding the price per hectare is substantially different than other types of real estate. While residential and commercial real estate prices typically rely on data based upon numerous transactions within a defined market area that can be defined as “comparable sales,” most Estancia sales are not published…