Buenos Aires Real Estate Closings Down 45% In June

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Real estate closings in the City of Buenos Aires were down 45% in June compared to one year ago, as currency controls and election year uncertainty continue to put a damper on local sales activity. While the total number of residential closings dropped 44.7%, the total peso-denominated value of those deals was down 37.2%, according to the Buenos Aires Notary …

Argentine Condominium Developers Embrace Long-Term Financing

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With real estate sales down, dollars scarce and bank financing non-existent, more Argentina real estate developers are beginning to offer new construction condominiums with payment plans up to ten years or longer. Making small monthly payments is nothing new for locals who pay off everything from groceries to appliances to plane tickets en cuotas; however, this is the first time real …

How Much Does Real Estate Cost In Buenos Aires?

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There is an excellent analysis of the Buenos Aires real estate market in today’s iProfesional which takes a deep dive into historical data, barrio trends, exchange rates, interest rates, mortgage penetration and market pesofication. As sweeping as it is granular, it takes a very complex topic and makes it more opaque by offering a laundry list of reasons why average …

VFH To Determine ABL Increases For BA Property Owners

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It’s almost summertime, and City of Buenos Aires residents are swimming in a sea of alphabet soup trying to decipher their Alumbrado, Barrido y Limpieza or ABL (Street lighting, sweeping and cleaning) expenses, and the rationale for another double-digit increase in 2013. After three years of no ABL hikes, Capital Federal residents paid an average ABL increase this year of 66%. …

A 14 Barrio Breakdown of Buenos Aires Real Estate Prices

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Today we follow-up last week’s post regarding average real estate prices in Buenos Aires with a more detailed breakdown of average prices for new and used residential properties in 14 Buenos Aires neighborhoods. Puerto Madero remains the most expensive neighborhood in Capital Federal for both new and used construction at US$371 and US$345 per square foot, respectively. These averages put …