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How to find Affordable Real Estate in Chile

Some Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Real Estate in Chile Acquiring or even selling property can be a complicated exercise for the inexperienced;  the following outlines the basic principles of the issues faced when buying or selling a property and, in particular, to help those looking for affordable real estate in Chile. Keep in mind that most foreigners who have bought in the past without experienced professional assistance ended up overpaying for the property. It is called locally the ‘Gringo…

Agro-Chile: Viticulture an evolution in time

Some years ago Chilean Viticulturist Italo Schiappacasse started with a spare area using his many grape varieties to test his new open Gable growing system. He has been attentive to the demands of the overseas markets, and better still, he has them at his fingertips. Difficult. This is how last season’s table grapes have been described, generating the need for change. Many have opted to incorporate new varieties, which in some cases can fulfil the function of replacement and, in others, it complements.…

Are Performance Fees Fair for Syndicate Investors?

The Argument Against Performance Fees If fund managers and syndicate managers do not outperform their benchmark, they continue to get their standard fee, even if they have to forego their performance fee. We like performance, but we do not like performance fees. There are fund managers, who charge a fee for management, but then on top of that, they charge another fee if they get returns above a certain level. We object to these “performance fees”. Some fund managers will say they should have a performance…

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 which you are likely to encounter. Understanding the different issues will be the difference between a successful entry or 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…

Why is the Osorno region in CHILE home to so much dairy farming?

Why?  Well, thanks to the high level of sanitary control, dairy cooperatives produce the milk of high quality. The Chilean dairy industry benefits from a suitable climate (around 1200m plus with moderate temperatures), particularly in the Southern half of the country (the regions of Los Lagos and Los Rios)  having around 75% of the cattle and 600.000 hectares devoted to dairy production (80% of the country).* Key facts about the Chilean dairy industry Chile is involved in up to 5% of milk production in Latin…

💰Top 10 Factors Affecting Estancia’s (large farms) Value

The valuation of an Estancia and finding the price per hectare is substantially different than other types of real estate. While residential and commercial real estate prices typically rely on data based upon numerous transactions within a defined market area that can be defined as “comparable sales,” most Estancia sales are not published on any database, and there are relatively few transactions that close within a two-year time frame, and there is no defined market area. Due to the uniqueness of ranches,…

Investing in agriculture for 2023

Hardy investors are seeking new ways to grow their money. IN THE next 40 years, humans will need to produce more food than they did in the previous 10,000 put together. But with sprawling cities gobbling up arable land, agricultural productivity gains decreasing, and demand for biofuels increasing, supply is not keeping up with demand. Clever farmers, scientists and entrepreneurs are bursting with ideas. But they need money to make this jump. Financiers more often found buying and selling companies have cottoned…

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…

Chile Investors need a RUT Tax Number

Chile Investors need a RUT Tax Number  There are two types of numbers commonly referred to as a “RUT” in Chile. A temporary RUT for foreigners is only a tax payer ID number. Another type of “RUT” (sometimes called RUN) is for Chilean citizens and Chilean Residents. The permanent RUT for citizens and national is a national ID number, similar to a Social Security Number in the United States, and is used for passports, tax issues, ID, and many other things. Companies are also issued “RUT” numbers…

The future of food in South America

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The future of food in South America is uncertain because high-quality food will be grown anywhere in the world with the lowest input cost. The leadership of agriculture and food exports in South America is an achievement of generations and now yields its best harvest. This continent has a most conducive climate for producing high-quality food, as well as exceptional soils, thanks to the volcanic ash of the Andes, accumulated over millennia. All these factors, coupled with hard work, the application of research…

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,…

Looking at Agriculture as an asset class

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Agriculture is one of the oldest asset classes in the world, time-tested and proven to weather economic uncertainty. Within agriculture, farmland has historically proven itself as a tangible, stable storage of wealth, appreciating approximately 3.5 per cent annually over the last 30 years. A Global Farmland Index recently developed by Savills World Research, an index based on data from 15 key farmland markets across the globe, recorded an annualized growth since 2002 of 14.8 per cent. The robust and steady…
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