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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 also 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…

Buenos Aires: Storytelling in the city of wonders

As in any other city, Buenos Aires knows how to tell stories Anyone who has had the chance to visit Buenos Aires, has’ probably been surprised by the heterogenic style of its architecture. Walking through its streets, Buenos Aires becomes a sort of architectural tango where you are compelled to dance between the far belle époque up to the present following its visual choreography with no repetition and where there is not a determinate order. In its skyline everything lives together in a sweet harmonic…

Buenos Aires Property Price Review 2016

Buenos Aires Residential Sales Reviewed “Zona Prop”, the official index for specialising in website property search on the selling price and property dollars in Buenos Aires, issued a report called Buenos Aires Property Price Review 2016 that spotlighted the most sought after neighbourhoods and which of them offered the most affordable housing in Buenos Aires; identifying the differences in services and quality. As in other areas of the economy, Buenos Aires is a city that offers a wide range of opportunities…

Thinking of Remodeling an apartment in Buenos Aires?

If you are thinking of doing some remodeling work on your apartment and are worried about the price,  you will be relieved to know that the costs when considered in dollar terms is actually lower than one year ago according to the latest figures given by Buenos Aires Reporte Immobiliaria.  They are quoted as saying “costs to renovate an apartment in 2013 increased by over 20%, however, to take the price of marginal dollar in early January 2014 as a measure, a bathroom remodel costs 27.5% less and a kitchen…

Buenos Aires’ Historical Promenade: Avenida de Mayo

Walking down Avenida De Mayo you will be in awe of the many architectural treasures reflecting the glory days of Buenos Aires in the early 1900’s.  Being the main thoroughfare between the two governmental buildings of the Casa Rosada in Plaza de Mayo and the Argentine Congress in the Plaza de Congreso, the infamous Avenida de Mayo is often compared with La Gran Via in Madrid. London City Cafe depicts the architectural style of the early 1900’s.   It has also been likened to Paris or Barcelona…

Championship Polo in Palermo, Buenos Aires!

  Get ready for the 120th Argentine Open Polo Championship this Saturday, December 7th held every year at the Campo Argentino de Polo in Palermo (Av. del Libertador & Dorrego). This event attracts the top polo players in the world and hosts one of the oldest and most prestigious events in the international polo calendar as well as being one of the main social events of Buenos Aires.  Plan on wearing a big brimmed hat and sipping on a glass of chilled champagne between chukkers.  Tickets for the…

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 time Argentina…