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Real Estate Prices in Buenos Aires have bottomed out at a historical low

Buenos Aires average real estate prices have fallen 10% in one year and over 20% since 2012 in some of the city’s most expensive neighborhoods. The situation mirrors average price declines across the river in Montevideo. The new average price data compiled by Reporte Inmobiliario shows the average cost of existing residential real estate in Buenos Aires is now US$1,694 per square meter(US$157 per square foot), a 10.3% decline compared to US$1,888 per square meter(US$175)…

Recoleta: The Cultural and Residential Hot Spot of Buenos Aires

Ever since the late 1800’s Recoleta has been Buenos Aires’ residential and touristic neighborhood of choice; home to private family mansions, foreign embassies, and luxury hotels.  Back in 1879 when Buenos Aires suffered a terrible cholera and yellow fever epidemics, the population of the city spread out to avoid the contagion. The underprivileged classes settled in the south-southwest of the city, while the wealthy families settled in the Recoleta area, where the height…

Lima, capital of Peru outstands as the leading Latin American city to make business, followed by Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Lima, capital of Peru outstands as the leading Latin American city to make business, followed by Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Sao Paulo, Brazil, although these last two actually dropped from the previous ranking, according to an annual list made by the Bogotá Rosario University. The Intelligence report from the Competitive Strategies Center, belonging to the Rosario University lists 51 Latin American cities taking into account a series of factors such as purchasing power; economic dynamism;…

So you want to live in Argentina ? Here is what you need to know

            Dr Rubiar has provided a summary for those looking to live or work in Argentina They have developed a legal strategy to assist immigrants who fail to fulfill the strict requirements for residency that have been recently imposed. Many expats, perma-tourists, and irregulars who fail to fulfill the requirements are, nonetheless, entitled by law to the right to live legally in this country. Their innovative strategy consists of litigating directly at a Federal Court for…

Boom times ahead for Argentine with the winds of change begining

NO WEALTH HAS EVER BEEN CREATED BY GETTING IN LATE! THE ARGENTINE PESO HAS PLUNGED TO HISTORIC LOWS THE CURRENT MARKET VALUE OF ARGENTINA’S FARMS, COMMERCIAL, AND RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE IS A CONTRARIAN VALUE INVESTMENT PLAY RIGHT NOW CREATING CONDITIONS FOR A BOOM We believe there is already evidence of a turnaround in Argentina’s economic policies due to a series of significant positive developments that have recently taken place, and that there is a window of opportunity to acquire Argentine…

How to be a successful “Closer” in businesses – Invaluable advice

Everybody negotiates all the time. It’s part of everyday life. But most people just don’t have what it takes when it comes to getting the best personal outcome. They get jittery. They squirm. Some are stretched so far beyond their comfort zone they can literally feel ill. But in business being able to successfully close deals makes the difference between winning and losing; between building a career or getting fired. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a corporate manager or in sales…

How good of a negotiator are you – Can you pass this test

If you want to know how good or bad you are in negotiation, you have to evaluate yourself. Ask yourself the following questions and reflect. Do you believe that everything is negotiable all the time? Do you plan and do you have a clear strategy before going into a negotiation? Do you know your BATNA or Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement? Do you separate people from the problem? Do you look for multiple solutions? Do you always aim at achieving a win-win outcome? Can you adjust your negotiation plans…

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…

GTSA Group Profile for South America

Gateway to South America is one of South America’s Southern Cone’s most experienced specialised real estate marketing companies with representation in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. We offer a comprehensive selection of rural, lifestyle and residential property throughout the region.     #adp02 Few real estate companies can match our breadth of experience and level of service in these areas of real estate. Fewer still offer the same levels of specialist knowledge and total…

Argentina’s richest 15 families worth is over 27 Billion US dollars

Argentina’s richest 15 families worth is over 27 Billion US dollars ( 2014 ) The total fortune of the 15 wealthiest Argentines has been estimated at 26.85 billion dollars, falling just shy of the 27.679 billion dollars currently in the Central Bank’s foreign reserve account, according to a list of the country’s richest people published recently by the local edition of Forbes magazine. The difference being this money is real whereas no one believes the Argentine Central Bank actually has 27…

Classical French Architecture in Buenos Aires

From 1880, admirers of France as a model republic for cultural and aesthetic tastes, known as the ‘Generation of ‘80’, began to expand globally. The classical French style began to heavily influence even Non-French European Architects. At the beginning of the 19th century, after the wars of independence, European tendencies and influences penetrated into Argentina. As the new republic set about constructing a nation, the Argentine government aimed to move away from its colonial roots. At the…

The best of Buenos Aires City in Video

These three  Buenos Aires  City in videos are well worth watching if you are thinking of making a lifestyle change and coming to live in Buenos Aires. Not only is the city the most important cultural center of South America it has a unique character that is not found in modern cities around the world. Contact the Gateway to South America team to learn about the best investment opportunities in the region. The company is a benchmark for foreign investors wishing to invest in Argentina, Brazil, Chile,…

Buenos Aires Lures Foreign Buyers With Tumbling Prices

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            Roderick Chapman, a 50-year-old marketing specialist from Vancouver, British Columbia, was in Buenos Aires last month, looking at one-bedrooms in the city’s posh Recoleta district. “I’m absolutely amazed by the number of choices,” said Mr. Chapman whose budget for a vacation property is 130,000 U.S. dollars—the currency in which most Buenos Aires real estate typically is traded. “It is overwhelming, really.” With prices for…
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