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The Banamas 2nd Annual Real Estate Expo

bahamasrealestateexpo.com 30.04.2009
The Banamas 2nd Annual Real Estate Expo

May 2nd & 3rd, 2009. The Wyndham Nassau Crystal Palace Resort & Casino, Cable Beach, The Bahamas.

Mexico Mtge Lender Metrofinanciera Hit By Ratings Downgrades

Ratings agencies on Friday slashed their ratings on Mexican home-finance company Metrofinanciera SA a day after the lender said it would miss payments on some of its short-term debt.

Brazil Developer Cyrela To Acquire Goldsztein

The Wall Street Journal 27.04.2009

Brazil stimulus does double duty

The Christian Science Monitor 23.04.2009
Brazil Developer Cyrela To Acquire Goldsztein

Brazil's largest real estate developer, Cyrela Brazil Realty SA (CYRE3.BR), signed an accord to acquire local rival Goldsztein Participacoes, Cyrela said late Thursday in a statement

Brazil stimulus does double duty

New housing replaces slums while creating jobs.

Stimulus funds go to housing, development projects

New Mexico Business Weekly 22.04.2009
Risky Business: An Entrepreneur's Perspective on the Brazilian Housing Market

Rafael became an entrepreneur when he moved to Brazil about a year ago to work in the country's nascent housing market. Before that, he was a successful portfolio manager at a hedge fund in London where he had been saving his bonuses and waiting for the right moment to strike out on his own.

Stimulus funds go to housing, development projects

New Mexico state government will distribute $37 million in federal funds to local communities for housing and development projects.

Don't Buy Property in Playa Before Reading This

Realty Executives Mexican Caribbean 20.04.2009
Absolute Auction — 100 condos at Island Reserve in Panama City Beach

Roebuck Auctions, a national real estate auction marketing firm, was selected to auction 257 condos and townhomes in the luxury resort community of Island Reserve in Panama City Beach. At least 100 units will be sold Absolute, meaning that they will sell to the highest bidders regardless of price. The auction is scheduled to take place at noon May 16 on-site at 8700 Front Beach Road.

Don't Buy Property in Playa Before Reading This

Playa Del Carmen is a popular getaway and second home destination for Americans and Europeans. Every year many foreigners lured by the scenic beauty of this beach side area are flocking to Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Naturally, this popularity has resulted in a booming Real Estate market in Playa del Carmen. More and more people are dying to buy Playa

Brazil's Real Estate Boom Is Stalled

Nu Wire Investor 17.04.2009
Brazil's Real Estate Boom Is Stalled

Brazil has proven to be one of the most resilient countries during the global economic slowdown, however, the country's once red hot real estate market is meeting resistance. The slow down will surely pass, though, and Brazil will be well positioned to pick up right where it left off. For an in depth analysis of the current state of the Brazilian real estate market, read the following article from Global Property Guide.

Mayan history and idyllic beaches could attract investment in Riviera Maya

Part of the Mexican Caribbean is emerging as a real estate investment hub thanks to a rich cultural history and a number of new property project

The Gringo’s Survival Guide: How to Pick the Right Agent and Avoid Meltdown

Sharon I. Heafey and Victor Loza Baja Times 16.04.2009

Can Panama Compete as a Luxury Brand?

Panama Travel News 16.04.2009
The Gringo’s Survival Guide: How to Pick the Right Agent and Avoid Meltdown

Ouch that Hurt! If you knew me, the last thing you would ever think was that I was gullible. I’ve owned a very successful computer consulting and training company for 20 years, worked for a law firm, and come from a family whose philosophy is, ‘Believe half of what you see and none of what you hear.”

Can Panama Compete as a Luxury Brand?

As I approach my mid-30s, in addition to a nagging rotator cuff and vanishing hairline, I have also lived long enough to witness three economic downturns. My first experience was the stock market collapse of 1987. I remember “Black Monday” distinctly, because my 8th grade Civics teacher spent the entire class bemoaning the Chernobyl-eque meltdown of his portfolio. Then there was the dot-com bust, marked by a handful of my 20-something college buds who were momentarily rich and soon thereafter calling me in Costa Rica for life advice. It wasn’t easy playing Dr. Phil to amigos who were not yet ready to face a permanent 70% pay cu

The Real Estate Adviser: Real estate in Mexico continues to appreciate

Tom Kelly Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce 16.04.2009
The Real Estate Adviser: Real estate in Mexico continues to appreciate

As we headed out for a special day of snorkeling, sharing the water with a group of baby sea lions off Esperitu Santo Island in southern portion of the Sea of Cortes, I thought about the headlines that keep North Americans from visiting Mexico.

Brazil's Lula repeats 'blue eyes' crisis comment

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday again blamed blue-eyed people for the global economic crisis, only weeks after he was widely criticized for the same remark.

South American real estate: Sun spots

Ayah Victoria McKhail Canadian Business 16.04.2009
South American real estate: Sun spots

Despite plummeting real estate prices worldwide, not everyone's willing to give up on this traditional investment. Some are setting their sights down south, buying up properties in popular hot spots such as the Dominican Republic and Saint Lucia.

Trump sues developer over unfinished Mexico condos

Donald Trump has filed a federal lawsuit against a Los Angeles developer that paid to use his name on a condominium project in Mexico that has not been built.

Reasons to Buy a Home in Riviera Maya, Mexico

REALTY EXECUTIVES MEXICAN CARIBBEAN 10.04.2009
Calls on property forums for more transparency in property world

Property professionals have been talking recently about getting back to basics. This can take several forms including cutting out outlandish marketing claims and offering real estate investors and old fashioned personal service.

Reasons to Buy a Home in Riviera Maya, Mexico

The Riviera Maya, Mexico is comprised of untouched and isolated beachfronts that offer the quintessential tropical vacation experience, complete with turquoise waters and coral reefs. Full of beaches, activities and attractions, the Riviera Maya Mexico is sure to satisfy the need to get away from it all!

Cumbuco, Brazil Real Estate Is Undisovered, But Not For Long

Ronan McMahon NuWire Investor 10.04.2009
 
Cumbuco, Brazil Real Estate Is Undisovered, But Not For Long

Cumbuco is my favorite little beach town along the northeast coast of Brazil. This was the place I came to relax and spend time on a free day during a recent 540-mile scouting mission. I have just returned from my second scouting trip to Cumbuco. On the face of it, not much has changed.

 
 

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