The Necessary Legal Steps to Buy Real Estate in Chile

The three major phases of any property purchase in Chile are negotiation and title search, contract signing or closing, and title registration and payment. Each particular property purchase may have many other considerations, and the timing of these stages may vary greatly; but, broadly, all properties in Chile will go through these three steps or the property purchase sooner or later, or it is not a legally valid or complete purchase. There is one additional phase that is generally optional but common. We…

The dirty secrets property syndicate managers don’t want you to know!

Property Syndicates have become popular worldwide, but they are not all equal. Each has a defined proposal and time frame (or should have). Here is an Australian analysis showing what to watch out for. I hope to enlighten potential investors about the tricks used by property syndicate managers to ‘window dress’ their performance. Some of these tricks can be backed out, and where possible, I have provided the math below. Before we begin, let’s define and recap the role of Index Funds ( REIT). Index Funds…

The early Scots pioneers in Argentina and the Patagonia Austral (Chile)

The early Scots pioneers in Argentina and the Patagonia Austral As part of the massive exodus of European peoples, significant Scots emigrated overseas the hundred years before the First World War. Most settled in the United States of America or Canada, Australia, New Zealand and other parts of Britain’s vast empire. A significant minority, however, emigrated to South American states, Argentina being a popular choice. The first Scots settled there in the years before Argentina became an independent confederation…

The importance of bioceanic corridors for Chile

More than simply routes, bioceanic corridors are an engine for regional development and the key to Latin American integration. Through its strategic location and openness to global trade, Chile is driving ambitious connectivity projects. Bioceanic corridors have become crucial for Latin America’s socioeconomic, tourism, and environmental development. Since the Asunción Declaration in 2015, which prioritised developing the corridor between Porto Murtinho in Brazil and ports in northern Chile, these projects…

Entering South America – 7 Essential Tips to make your life easier

Our top tips are based on our experience assisting hundreds of companies enter the Latin American Region and are directly relevant to many of the legal and operating issues that you are likely to encounter. Understanding the different issues will be the difference between a successful entry and one that is filled with stress and problems.   Tailor your Company’s constitutional documents

 A company’s articles of association set out the formalities relating to the composition of the board of directors…

Chile’s Economy Forecasts for 2024

Chile has long been regarded as an example of transparency in Latin America, both in the political and financial realms. Over the past decade, Chile has been one of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies. This allowed the country to reduce poverty significantly. The World Bank estimates that COVID-19 could hurt the middle class in Chile, shrinking it by two million people and forcing new middle-class families back into poverty. Even though Chile’s GDP increased in 2022, it was slower than last…

UAE, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Paraguay agree to promote a bio-oceanic corridor to connect all four countries

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and leaders of Brazil and Paraguay, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Santiago Peña, witnessed the signing of a joint declaration for cooperation on the Bi-Oceanic Corridor. Argentina, Brazil, Chile, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Paraguay Friday agreed in Dubai on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Summit (COP28) to “seek opportunities” for the highway due to link the port of Santos in Brazil, with the Chilean ports of Arica and…

Italian Chocolate company Ferrero focuses on Chilean hazelnuts with a US$330 million new investments

Nutella and Ferrero Rocher’s parent highlights its long-term commitment to Chile, experiencing a boom in hazelnut planting. According to Diario Financiero, data shows that hazelnut plantings in Chile have multiplied ten times in the last decade and now account for the fourth-largest area of any type of fruit tree in Chile. Many people are unaware that a percentage of these hazelnuts will support the international production of brands like Nutella, Kinder Bueno and Rocher chocolates – all of which are…

Why and How to Invest in South American Agriculture?

Many of the topics that were considered fringe in the past but are now coming to reality with the effects of global warming: the morality of food miles when countries use diminishing resources to ship food a long way to any market, geopolitical power shifts, the potential break up and loss of power in the United States, along with the growing influence of Asia, Brazil, and the Pacific rim countries, like Australia and Chile, are all topics of hot discussion. GTSA obviously has its own agenda in all this as…

Chile: The Gateway To Latin America For Australian Business

Chile is well known as a regional favourite for Australian businesses looking to make their first moves into the Latin American market. Though the region overall is showing signs of impressive growth and a number of regional powers are emerging, Chile remains a firm favourite for Australia’s ambitious companies. Strong bilateral connections, close geographic proximity and similar economic strengths make Chile an ideal destination for Australian entrepreneurs. Chile: A Top LATAM Investment Destination Chile…

Economic stability draws the attention of more Chilean investors

Exploring new markets and strengthening the bilateral relationship are among the central points of the visit of the Paraguayan delegation to Chile. The Minister of Industry and Commerce, Javier Giménez, commented that the Paraguayan delegation in Chile, led by President of the Republic, Santiago Peña, Its objective is to strengthen the economic relationship between both countries, mainly around meat exports, and to explore new trade agreements and possible Chilean investments in Paraguay. The head of the…

Our View of the Latin American Real Estate Market in 2023/4

An improvement is expected in 2023 in the real estate indicators for the region, mainly the offices. Hybrid and plug and -play will continue to be the trend. There will also be an increase in stability and availability of rental properties, as well as a positive absorption. In the case of industry, there will be a continuation of healthy inertia along with an optimistic projection. According to the 2023 Outlook of the real estate markets, compiled by Newmark Latin America. This analysis highlights that Argentina,…

10 Reasons Why You Should Invest In Chile

Company Formation Chile:  With Brazilian sunrays no longer outshining the rest of Latin America, real attention is now being paid to other emerging players in the region, such as Colombia, Peru, and Chile. Chile, in particular, is a very attractive destination to start a business. Strong economic and social policies in Chile have led to a reduction in poverty of 50% since the 1980s, with steady economic growth compared with the other Latin American countries. Chile continues to surge as a significant global…

GTSA Property Site uses the highest-ranked client communication system in the industry

Campaign Monitor ranked the best Email Marketing software. Software Review’s 2023 Email Marketing Data Quadrant report shows how Campaign Monitor excelled compared to Mailchimp, Constant Contact, Hubspot, and Klayvio. Our sponsoring property site Gateway to South America has used this software for over five years, mainly communicating with our clients interested in buying property in South America in English and Spanish but with some marketing in Portuguese. Having marketed in the South American marketplace…

Chilean Agricultural in 2023

image of a Chilean Vineyard
Introduction Chilean agriculture is a diverse and dynamic sector that has grown rapidly over the past few decades. The country has an ideal climate for producing various crops, including fruits, vegetables, wine grapes and other specialty products like olives and nuts. It also boasts some of the most fertile land in South America, which is located along Chile’s narrow coastal strip between two mountain ranges (the Andes Mountains on one side and Patagonia on the other).Chilean farmers produce more than…
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