These residential areas of Buenos Aires are in a boom, and that will precipitate a change in the property cycle of the local real estate market

The return to the office of workers cooled the demand for green, and the southern area of the city of Buenos Aires was the only one that registered record sales. The real estate market was going through one of the worst stages in terms of the low number of operations but, paradoxically, construction is experiencing a construction boom in the City of Buenos Aires and its surroundings. This phenomenon has its explanation: developers want to take advantage of a construction cost, in US dollars, that is at the…

GTSA Property Site uses the highest-ranked client communication system in the industry

Campaign Monitor ranked the best Email Marketing software. Software Review’s 2023 Email Marketing Data Quadrant report shows how Campaign Monitor excelled compared to Mailchimp, Constant Contact, Hubspot, and Klayvio. Our sponsoring property site Gateway to South America has used this software for over five years, mainly communicating with our clients interested in buying property in South America in English and Spanish but with some marketing in Portuguese. Having marketed in the South American marketplace…

From 1977 to 2023: what happened to residential property prices after each presidential election in Argentina?

After four years of declining property prices, values ​​have stabilized, and there are promising signs of recovery: the analysis of the last 46 years in the Argentine real estate market. A few days before the presidential elections in Argentina, the real estate market is beginning to show signs of an imminent change in trend. To understand the complex behaviour of the sector, it is vital to contextualize the historical fluctuations of different economic moments, such as growth and recession cycles.…

The Economist Ranks Buenos Aires as Top Choice for Digital Nomads in 2023

Buenos Aires Ranked as Top City for Digital Nomads in The Economist’s Annual Ranking. The annual ranking of The Economist magazine has placed Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, among the cities most chosen by digital nomads. In a new edition of The Global Liveability Index 2023, the magazine distinguished Buenos Aires as the city with the best quality of life in Latin America. For the second consecutive year and the eighth time in nine years, Buenos Aires topped the list of Spanish-speaking cities in…

CEO of GTSA gives six negotiating tips for foreign buyers

Geoffrey McRae, GTSA Real Estate Consultants CEO, outlines some basic negotiation skills that can help when approaching the sales process in a foreign country. Many foreign buyers are uncomfortable or inexperienced with the negotiation process in a country where they know little about the local customs.  While the vendor has their broker to negotiate for them, buyers are at their own mercy. ( the vendor’s broker will often also act as a buyer’s agent, which is the norm in most markets we cover,…

Real Estate Prices in Buenos Aires are starting to rise

Real estate prices are rising again after one of the worst drops in living memory. This indicates that the prices have hit the bottom and the “rebound” effect has begun. Despite the worst buying and selling period in 20 years, property values are recovering and overcoming the crisis. According to a Buenos Aires College of Notaries report from July 2018, 3,357 homes removed their for sale signs from the facades and completed the planned transactions. Since 2023 started, these properties have already…

How landlords and tenants survive in a country with 100% plus inflation

Landlords and Tenants in Argentina are between a rock and a hard place. There is a substantial rental property shortage caused by an incompetent government that made laws that made it so unattractive for Landlords to rent properties that many choose to short-term their properties using tools like Airbnb. Hopefully, a new government will change these, making the market more stable. The Chamber of Deputies passed a bill this week that proposes, to put it simply, to restore some of the controversial aspects of…

In a Real Estate Market frozen by the PASO Elections in Argentina, real estate companies have launched a portal to reduce advertising expenses.

The real estate market in Argentina is going through one of the worst crises in its history. To the adverse scenario is now added the electoral climate that generates total paralysis in purchasing and selling properties. In this context, the Buenos Aires College of Brokers launched its portal. This platform seeks to compete with Zonaprop and Mercado Libre and reduce the expenses of real estate companies currently in the red. Unlike other sites, the platform, which serves the 8,500 enrolled at the Real Estate…

Real Estate: Is Milei’s win a good or bad sign for the real estate market in Argentina?

The experts were excited about a change of direction and a reactivation of the real estate sector, analyze the implications of the volatility of the dollar and the electoral results. The abrupt devaluation on a black Monday for the markets and the results of the PASO generated a scenario of uncertainty in the real estate sector. During the last months, the industry was excited about a cycle change with a tail breeze and a system of sales values ​​from the low floor in prices. Real estate developers have…

Properties in Buenos Aires for Sale. The answers to 12 key questions that reveal if this year will be a good time to buy

The future of prices, where there are opportunities, the investment in a new builds, the progress of money laundering and the future of rentals, some of the dilemmas that worry those who seek refuge from their investment in bricks. After going through one of the worst moments in the history of the real estate market in Argentina. the sector closed 2022 with some indicators that generate hope. In concrete data, with the number of deeds reached in November in the city of Buenos Aires, everything indicates that…

Properties in Argentina: The trend is confirmed, and so far, in all months of the year, far more properties have been sold than in the same period of 2022

“We expect this trend to continue in the coming months and allow us to glimpse stability in the number of operations”, they anticipate in the real estate markets. A few days before the elections, with a dollar escalating at dizzying rates and an unstable macroeconomic context, the tendency would be for the real estate market to be at a standstill. However, the numbers show signs of recovery. In the city of Buenos Aires, operations grew by 15% in this first semester compared to the first six months…

The Best Real Estate Marketing Tips For Selling a Property in 2023

If you are like most people, selling your property is probably one of the most significant financial transactions you will make in your life, so here are some tips for selling a property in 2023 quickly, particularly if it is located in the South American region. There will be other properties in competition with you, so you must pull out all the stops to get your property in front of the most qualified buyers locally and internationally. The following marketing ideas may be helpful to you, helping you reach…

The volume of real estate in Buenos Aires has not managed to exceed 3000 monthly operations. Here are the reasons why

In April, 4.3% fewer operations were registered than in March. The numbers did not take off as expected. What is the main reason attributed to the sector? What about prices? The real estate market fails to rebound. In April, 2,750 purchase-sale operations were registered, 4.3% less than in March. And just above the numbers for 2022. According to data from the City Notaries Association, the total number of real estate purchase and sale deeds registered a 7.2% increase in the fourth month of 2023 compared to…

Argentina again flirts with Hyperinflation

Argentina has taken a sharp turn for the worse, with the Argentine peso losing half its value in one year, prices doubling, and pesos doubling. What’s worse is that this results from almost one hundred years of fiscal dominance, where the central bank always accommodates the government’s deficit. This has caused more than half of the population to fall into poverty, and the highest earners have incomes comparable to the lowest earners in developed countries. On top of this, Argentina has price controls,…

Offices in Buenos Aires. With optimism, specialists reveal the area most sought after by companies

The market is showing positive signs: net absorption closed with an increase of 93% compared to the previous period; In addition, the vacancy percentage of square meters has diminished. 2022 ended well for the office market: the last quarter of the year reflected a good performance of the indicators. In fact, it was the second in a row with encouraging data. Some concrete numbers: net absorption closed with an increase of 93% compared to the previous period. In addition, the dynamism of the vacancy of square…
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