STRONG WINDS OF CHANGE IN ARGENTINA

Change in Argentina takes hold Argentina has been dealt a winning hand after 70 yrs of failed policies which removed it from its peer group, Australia and Canada into a economic basket case and a social disaster. With corruption so high it would make your eyes water, and abject record poverty hiding behind lying statistics most investors have given up long ago and concentrated on the more progressive economies of Chile, Peru, Paraguay and Uruguay. The general consensus was the past Kirchner Government was…

Argentina seek urgent talks on Malvinas Sovereignty

After a long period of past failed attempts of  negotiation with the UK Argentina will seek an urgent resolution to the ongoing Malvinas dispute to bring to an end this thorn in side for Argentine Sovereignty  Argentina recalls UN Resolution 2065 fiftieth anniversary and renews call for Malvinas/ Falklands’ negotiations immediately. Argentina’s Foreign ministry recalled that on 16 December the country commemorates the 50th anniversary of UN General Assembly Resolution 2065, the first referred…

10 Hot Tips When Wanting to Sell a Residential Property for a Top Price

Experienced vendors already know these tips but they are worth repeating so those less experienced can gain from their knowledge. The following are buyer turn-off’s that vendors should avoid at all costs or run the risk of losing a buyer and worse having the property on the market for a longer time than necessary. Properties on the market for a long time are known to sell for less money with the market assuming there is something wrong with the property or the ownership that is negative. If you present…

👓 ARGENTINA: NEW PRESIDENT NEW OPPORTUNITIES: DCDB Research

PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT ARGENTINA’S NEW PRESIDENT FOR ALL THE RIGHT REASONS Read part of  DCDB latest report on Argentina’s change of direction. Argentina: New President, New Opportunities Argentina’s new president-elect Mauricio Macri is set to usher in a new era after 12 years of leftist government. He takes power on 10 December, 2015. Markets expect that President Macri will settle a lawsuit with holdout creditors, return the country to international capital markets, and promote growth. Mauricio…

☀ A look at the Potential for future growth in Latin America

A look at the potential for future growth in Latin America If you take a look at this scorecard done in 2104 and then compare in 2017, we believe you will see some surprising changes if a creditable government gets into power in Argentina in November 2015. Not only will Argentina boom it will lift its neighbours economies. In particular Uruguay and Paraguay. The scorecard also helps us identify areas where a country needs to invest to achieve its higher growth potential. The clear leaders in the region…

♚ Argentina’s Kirchner Presidential Favourite to win has already lost ?

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner tried to pick her successor hoping a weak candidate would allow her to return in triumph in four years time. However, things went badly sideways. It seemed like a winning game plan at the time. Daniel Scioli, the presidential candidate for Argentina’s ruling party, promised voters a continuation of the outgoing government’s leftist policies, with a few tweaks to lure back those who’d drifted away over its 12 years in power. Many pollsters predicted Scioli to…

Who Will Win Argentina’s Presidential Election? And Who Will Benefit?

On Nov. 22, Argentines will go to the polls to elect a new president. It’s a watershed moment for the country, as the late Néstor Kirchner and then his wife, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, have held the president’s office for 12 years — long and arduous years for the Argentina people. During their back-to-back tenures, Argentina has experienced recession, high bouts of inflation, disputes with creditors and fiscal deficits. In 2009 it was downgraded from an emerging market to a frontier…

✔ Argentines are the most fluent English-speakers in Latin America

Argentines are the most fluent English-speakers in Latin America according to the EF English Proficiency Index 2015 report — a study that analyzes the State of Worldwide English Proficiency. Globally the country came in 15th place out of the 70 countries that participated in the study, which uses test data from 910,000 adults. Although first place went to Sweden, as it earned 70.94 points according to the English Proficient Index point system used, Argentina was well ahead of its neighbours with a 60.26 point…

Organic Farming in Argentina

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Can harmony be found between organic and genetically modified crop farming? There is a struggle going on in the world, and it is being played out clearly in Argentina. On the one side stand the large, industrial, agriculture companies. There is a struggle going on in the world, and it is being played out clearly in Argentina. On the one side stand the large, industrial agriculture companies. These powerhouses of farming make their money using advanced agricultural technologies that yield stronger, more disease-resistant…

San Telmo Buenos Aires, Popular and Investor friendly

This popular suburb of Buenos Aries called San Telmo has prices sustained by tourism and its traditional appeal of Colonial buildings and laid back lifestyle. It is a traditional neighborhood and has a leading role in the real estate market favored by foreigners. Tourism as well as a rediscovery of and improved appreciation for the area’s Colonial architecture – is the basis for a growth in demand for property. Cobbled streets and Character Homes  from the end of the 19th Century and beginning of…

Why the Farm Land Restrictions in Argentina have frozen the market

In 2011 the National Register of Rural Lands or RNTR  took on the massive task of surveying the cadastral registers of the 23 Argentine provinces in order to determine the amount of land owned by foreign citizens and companies in every district in the country. Ley N° 26.737 de Protección al Dominio Nacional sobre la Propiedad, Posesión o Tenencia de Tierras Rurales, which is known in Spanish as  “Ley de Tierras”, is regulated by law  Decreto 274/2012. At that time the president announced…

Why is Argentina a better place to hedge your bets compared to an increasingly unstable Europe?

Argentina is currently looking like a good place to lay your bets for global minded real estate investors with dollars burning holes in pockets, Why be wary of Europe? The ‘Emerging Trends in Real Estate’ European 2015 report by PWC and the Urban land Institute, predicted that 2015 would be a busy and profitable year for real estate investors. But despite their optimism, they had clear concerns about fragile economic conditions, weak fundamentals, volatile geopolitical issues and increasing instability…

Wall Street Journal very negative re Argentina’s economy

Argentina’s economy is headed for another collapse no matter what the outcome of October’s complex presidential race, according to a Wall Street Journal editorial. WSJ’s Mary Anastasia O’Grady writes: “Argentina is headed for another collapse. The test for the next president will be how to juggle the economic adjustment while restoring institutional credibility and recovering a culture of tolerance.” The piece published Monday lays out the three candidates vying for PresidentChristina Kirchner’s…

Enforcing Contracts in South America ?

Enforcing Contracts in South America? The Enforcing Contracts topic assesses the efficiency of the judicial system by following the evolution of a commercial sale dispute over the quality of goods and tracking the time, cost and number of procedures involved from the moment the plaintiff files the lawsuit until payment is received. The most recent round of data collection was completed in June 2014 showing the following rating given to South America Countries. This was done by a The World Bank Group   …

Reasons for success or failure in the real estate industry

Reasons for success or failure in the real estate industry Unless you are fully committed to real estate as a profession and have a solid business plan, you will have trouble finding success anywhere. Here I have outlined five situations that can bring down your career — and how to avoid them. Over the past twenty-five years, I have had the opportunity to train and work with some of the world’s greatest real estate professionals. This experience has allowed me to witness first-hand not only the success…
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