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KIWI REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEUR LOOKS AHEAD

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New Zealand Real Estate’s loss was South America’s Gain Argentina – Brazil – Chile – Paraguay – Peru – Uruguay The Kiwi, New Zealand’s flightless, myopic national bird, is so shy and elusive that most New Zealanders have never seen one as it never leaves the remote forest floors where it lives a solitary, nocturnal life. They are so few in number it’s one of the world’s rarest birds. You’ll never see a Kiwi itself outside of New Zealand. Still, on occasion,…

What Questions to Ask A Real Estate Salesperson before hiring them?

I have gathered some questions from my experience selling high-end real estate as a salesperson to managing GTSA operations in South America over the past 30 yrs. I think anyone thinking of selling their real estate investments should consider asking these questions when interviewing a potential salesperson or company to use. Before interviewing them, do some homework. The most important is to check their Web Presence in English and Spanish. If they have little or no presence, they should not be on your list…

GTSA Group Profile for South America

Gateway to South America is one of 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 properties throughout the region. 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 commitment to achieving the best possible…

Book Review: The Dialectics of Dependency by Ruy Mauro Marini

Considered one of the most important intellectuals in Latin American social thought, Ruy Mauro Marini demonstrated that underdevelopment and development are the results of relations between economies in the world market and the class relations they engender.  In The Dialectics of Dependency, the Brazilian sociologist and revolutionary showed that, as Latin America came to specialize in producing raw materials and foodstuffs while importing manufactured goods, a process of unequal exchange took shape…

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(Visited 5,307 times, 1 visits today) About Gateway to South AmericaGateway to South America is an independent Brokerage and Advisory company committed to helping foreign investors to invest in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

Latam’s MercadoLibre profits soar, and the company plans more growth.

South American e-commerce giant MercadoLibre Inc (MELI.O) reported on Wednesday that its second-quarter net income rose 79.8% year-on-year, beating earnings forecasts. The company, present in 18 countries including Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, reported a net income for the three months of $123 million, beating a Refinitiv forecast of $98.9 million. After the results, MercadoLibre’s senior strategy vice president Andre Chaves said the company has plans to grow in Latin America, but “there is nothing…

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…

10 Terrible Mistakes many Real Estate investors make

Although this post is aimed at residential investors, it could apply to all real estate investors. Once the real estate market starts to recover, investing in property becomes an appealing option — either as a career or a great side job. Like any other endeavour, though, there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about it. Bankrate spoke with established, full-time real estate investors and with professionals, such as bankers, to identify the types of traps into which real estate investors most often fall.…

Doing business with the Chinese requires an understanding of their culture

Major cultural differences can be a recipe for disaster when South American businesses try to operate in China. Understanding the distinct characteristics of the Chinese way of thinking is a first step in reducing that risk of failure. The research by agribusiness management lecturers at Lincoln University’s faculty of commerce in New Zealand, set out to study the cross-cultural business relationships between foreigners and Chinese within the food and agribusiness sector. Nonetheless, the lessons learned…

Eating these common foods makes you fat, age and die early

Reprinted from a article from these Food Specialist. by Mike Geary – Certified Nutrition Specialist & Catherine Ebeling – RN, BSN Do you eat these foods that HARM your blood sugar and age your joints and skin faster? Some are even deceptively marketed to you as “healthy” by giant food corporations. Avoid or minimize these and look 5-10 years YOUNGER than your real age. Due to biochemical reactions in your body that occur with every type of food you eat on a daily basis, some foods…

How to choose the right salesperson and sales method in a difficult real estate market

According to Geoffrey McRae, CEO of Gateway to South America, it’s really worth your time and effort to make sure you find the right agent for you.  Choosing the best agent to sell your property is the second most important decision in real estate (after choosing the right property to buy). But from my experience, many people are too casual in approaching this crucial decision. They interview a couple of agents and choose the one who gives them the highest valuation or has the lowest commission…

Doing Business in Latin America’s growing economies?

These comments are part of a report done by a person researching investment opportunities in Latin America. We can’t put the whole report up for confidential reasons, but needless to say, it is very positive. “The Latin American market has undergone a paradigm shift and has decisively come out of its boom and bust cycles and political and economic instability, barring a few exceptions. It is now set on a more sustainable course of stability and growth. Latin America is a large market of 20 countries,…

Uruguay’s Lacalle gets the highest approval ratings in Latin America

Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou tops the list of most-approved Latin American heads of state, according to an Ipsos survey released Monday. The study, conducted between July 14 and August 8 among 297 opinion leaders from 12 countries, showed Lacalle had a 74% approval against 14% disapproval. The remaining 12% did not have an opinion. Lacalle’s was by far the best score in both columns: the highest level of approval and the lowest level of disapproval. He was followed by Chile’s Gabriel Boric…

How to negotiate successfully, What everyone should know

What should people know about negotiating an agreement, job position, sale, or in any other situation? Here are some of the most common mistakes? Most things in life are negotiable & you can improve your negotiation skills with four easy tips. I’ve spent the majority of my career negotiating and training other people to negotiate. Along the way I’ve made plenty of mistakes and learned that negotiation can often be improved by actually doing the opposite of what I originally think I should do.…

Mercado Libre’s new South American air cargo network mirrors the Amazon model

Mercado Libre, the Latin American e-commerce equivalent of Amazon and Alibaba, is rapidly expanding its fledgling private-label cargo airline to enable faster order delivery to a broader consumer base.  The online marketplace plans to double the fleet’s size during the next year with the help of a new partner that has never operated freighter aircraft. Under a 10-year deal struck in April, low-cost Brazilian passenger airline Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. will operate six 737-800 standard-size…
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