25 Best Places To Visit In South America

The unique history, culture, and geography makes South America a remarkable place to travel. Learn more about the 25 best places to visit in South America below. Would you like to visit South America sometime soon? Or are you daydreaming about fun places to visit? Whichever it may be, this list of the best places to visit in South America is sure to inspire and strike up some wanderlust.  Some of the best countries to visit in South America are just a flight or two away.…

Warren Buffett’s partner Charlie Munger’s thoughts on successful investment practise

Warren Buffett, the world’s most significant investor, added two short sentences to Charlie Munger’s list that have been his decision-clinchers for decades, “Warren, think more about it. You’re smart, and I’m right.” Warren Buffett talked about his long-time friend and business partner, Charlie Munger, in his annual letter to the investors that was published along with Berkshire Hathaway’s annual report. Warren Buffett listed a few of Munger’s thoughts. He advised investors, “Find…

The best restaurants in Latin America 2023

There are 11 Argentine restaurants within the top 50 in Latin America, according to the ninth edition of the ‘Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2021: Past and Future’ awards held on Monday night. These were announced as the winners of Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants 2023, an award sponsored by the Italian waters S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna, who, on this occasion, following the pandemic of Covid-19 created a historical list of the best restaurants of the last 9 years, between 2013…

We are searching for a creative and experienced Real Estate Journalist focused on South America to join our team

Qualifications: We are looking for a bilingual (Spanish/ English) freelance journalist, preferably from South America, who can write positive articles on a diverse range of subjects connected to investment in targeted real estate projects or subjects related to real estate investment in South America for our real estate news site, gtsanews.com. We will give you the subject and the project or subject we want to highlight. ie we might be selling a horticultural farm in Chile. We might need an article about that…

Why did GTSA develop the vendeRAPIDO® selling process for selling real estate in South America?

There are two reasons. To speed up the selling time and maximise the properties value  Current Market Realities South American real estate markets are mainly lightly regulated and highly informal. This means vendors are at a substantial disadvantage when they come to selling a property within a reasonable time frame.  Traditional times of sale are measured in months and years.   Consequently, transaction costs are among the highest in the world.  With the globalization of real estate GTSA saw an opportunity…

Selling Remote, Exclusive or Unique Real Estate is a challenge in any market but none more so than in South America

  Selling prime real estate in the complicated South American markets requires many business and selling skills. It is not for the faint-hearted. Vendors have a low level of trust in traditional selling systems for a good reason. Many salespersons in the industry are part-time, untrained, and unlicensed, putting the owners at risk.  Advice for the  real estate broker looking to get into the Luxury  Property Market Ok, you’ve just taken your first million-dollar-plus listing. After celebrating your victory…

Mistakes to avoid when investing in real estate in Latin America

Investing in real estate may seem simple enough. Considered one of the most profitable businesses for investors, this market offers low risk and high rewards. Latin America is rich with opportunity right now. Relatively cheap land for properties and harvest and cattle breeding presents valuable opportunities. Investors should get involved in the market to receive higher margins.  However, investing in a foreign country becomes very different and more complicated. Typically, laws, regulations, and rules about…

Now is the time to Invest in Latin America’s Tourism Boom

Latin America’s Tourism Boom continues. According to the UN’s World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), tourism is the 3rd largest export in the world, with international sales worth more than the food or auto industries. The number of international journeys made each year globally has jumped from 25 million in 1950 to more than 1.2 billion. That exponential rise in international trips has created an ever-expanding tourist industry that sees $4 billion spent daily. The tourism juggernaut shows no sign of stopping…

The Problem: Property Not Selling? Maybe we can help

There are several reasons why otherwise prime real estate gets no interest from qualified buyers.  Is it priced for the market conditions? ( market values keep changing up and down ) Is it easily accessible to be viewed? Is it being advertised in the logical target markets? Does the quality of marketing represent the quality of the property? ie is it repressed by high-quality media that has been edited professionally? Here is an example from Cafayate, Argentina. Is the real estate salesperson experienced in…

A New Real Estate Marketing option for Independent Brokers and Vendors

We offer an option for independent brokers and private Vendors to market their Residential real estate or Agricultural related businesses for sale outside their home location. For nearly 20 years, GTSA – Marketing has been marketing individual properties or projects for vendors and independent brokers without being involved in the sales process. This is in response to the effects of disruptive technologies available to sellers. We did this where we had no licensed sales support in the area or region and/or…

Technology and its disruptive impact on the real estate industry

What is the transformative impact of technology for real estate brokers? “Real estate agents will not be replaced by technology …. they will be replaced by agents with technology.” – Peter Williams – CEO of Deloitte Digital The principle here is that the real estate industry is not in imminent danger of being replaced by a single technology solution that completely disintermediates the process and makes the agent’s role obsolete, but rather that the transformations in the industry…

The disruption Facebook is having on traditional real estate advertising

The real estate industry has always had a love-hate relationship with the portals such as zonaprop, argenprop , gatewaytosouthamerica.com etc. While the portals own the best audience for property buyers – and are therefore an important part of any vendor’s marketing spend – the charging models and sense of dependence have always irked independent agents. No one likes being obliged to pay for a service you feel you have little control over. But the portals and the technology that drives them are now…

Real estate uses will dramatically change in the next decade if not sooner.

The future of real estate will be influenced by disruption technology as people change how they shop, travel and even grow their food, a world-renowned professor of real estate says. At an international property conference, San Diego University professor Norm Miller said the technological innovations coming, from self-driving vehicles to AI and robots, alongside demographic trends, will cause dramatic changes in real estate, and it’s not a matter of if but when. “Ten trends will change real estate as we…

KIWI REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEUR LOOKS AHEAD

image of the article MAGNATE KIWI DE BIENES INMUEBLES MIRA AL FUTURO
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…
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