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Before you buy a Real Estate in Mexico

Before you buy a Real Estate in Mexico

No matter who you are, if you are going to buy a piece of Mexican real estate – no matter how small or how large the property in question may be – you will need to become familiar with the services that are offered by the local notary public before moving ahead in any fashion with a real estate transaction.

Developers and politicians cautious about Brazil govt economic stimulus plan

Brazil's $15 billion property building programme that starts in two weeks time has received a cautious welcome but some fear that the government's plan is flawed.

Financing Property in South America, Argentina

Although we are currently in the grip of a global recession/depression, there are still areas where property prices continue to rise and emerging property markets where investors can still find cheap, appreciating property, good for long term investment potential.

CEF sets rules on US$1.34bn construction spending - Brazil

Brazil's federal savings bank Caixa Econômica Federal (CEF) has published rules governing how it will spend its 3bn-reais (US$1.34bn) credit line from government workers' compensation and savings fund FGTS in government register Diário Oficial da União.

Panama’s real estate market

La Estrella 06.04.2009
Brazil’s Bovespa Index Rebounds, Led by Homebuilders

Brazil’s Bovespa index rose, erasing earlier declines, as homebuilders rallied after Goldman Sachs Group Inc. upgraded the industry and forecast sales rebounding in the first quarter.

Panama’s real estate market

Percentage wise, the canal expansion, representing a quarter of the country’s GDP, dwarfs any stimulus project the US is planning

Sotheby's International Realty teams up with Wall Street Journal

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty in Nassau, Bahamas today announced that the Sotheby’s International Realty network is partnering with The Wall Street Journal to present the many values of real estate as a long-term investment and showcase unique properties from its network’s 10,700 sales associates located in more than 500 offices in 39 countries and territories worldwide.

Real Estate Business Move to Dominican Republic a Booming Success in Face of Failing US Economy

The Caribbean called Scott Medina back home, and he's glad he listened.

Brazil: Pestana group invests 28 million reals in new unit in northeast Brazil

Grupo Pestana has opened another accommodation unit in Northeastern Brazil, specifically in the state of Bahia, in an investment totalling 28 million reals, the Portuguese hotel network said Wednesday.

Brazil: Housing initiative to boost economy 2 pct

Brazil will start construction next month on the first of a million affordable dwellings to address a housing deficit and defend its economy from the global downturn, the government announced Wednesday.

Rio gov't building walls around slums

Associated Press 01.04.2009

For Brazil, Real Estate Slump Of 2009 Started In US

Kenneth Rapoza The Wall Street Journal 31.03.2009
Rio gov't building walls around slums

Rio's state government will build seven miles (11 kilometers) of concrete walls around some of the biggest slums in an effort to halt deforestation of the jungle surrounding the metropolis, officials said Tuesday.

For Brazil, Real Estate Slump Of 2009 Started In US

Real estate developers in Brazil are facing tough times and they blame the bursted bubble of the U.S. housing market for the slump

New target to revitalize real estate

MARIJULIA PUJOL LLOYD La Estrella 30.03.2009
The St. Regis Brand Signs St. Regis Kanai Resort and Residences in Mexico

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced plans to open a new St. Regis resort in Kanai, Mexico, an exclusive beachfront community surrounded by the natural beauty of the Mayan Rivera's lush lagoons and pristine mangroves.

New target to revitalize real estate

ACOBIR’s new strategy is to invite 500 companies to visit Panama, in hopes of getting them to establish a branch here

A Nautical Villa on Panama’s Pacific Coast

RICHARD HOLLEDGE The New York Times 26.03.2009
Brazil Unveils BRL34 Billion Low-Income Housing Finance Program

Brazil's government Wednesday unveiled a 34 billion-Brazilian-real program aimed at building up to 1 million homes for low-income families.

A Nautical Villa on Panama’s Pacific Coast

It is a 90-minute drive from Panama City to the burgeoning resort town of San Carlos where, at the end of a bumpy road, a set of gates suddenly swing open to reveal a small seaside villa with painted terra-cotta walls decorated with ship’s wheels and other nautical paraphernalia.

Where Best to Buy Property in Panama

Shelter Off Shore 26.03.2009
Where Best to Buy Property in Panama

Taking a closer look at where expatriates and property investors are buying real estate and homes in Panama

A Quick Guide For Foreigners Wanting to Invest In Mexican Real Estate

More and more foreigners, coming mainly from the US and Canada but others coming from Europe and other areas, have been buying up Mexican property despite economic turmoil and uncertainties in most parts of the world. Sales of both restricted as well as non-restricted property have been continuous in Mexico and more and more people are seeking expert advice on foreign investments and foreign home ownership in this tropical country in general.

Mexico property favourable for investment in 2009

Mexico is a favourable market for property investment for 2009 an industry expert has stated. Les Calvert director of upcoming property portal Property Abroad, said: "Mexico will certainly be a market we will be recommending in 2009. Latin America has been a booming region since 2002-03, but it is only the countries and governments that have been prudent during these times that will continue to thrive now that the boom is over.


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