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 …

Free WiFi in Buenos Aires Network Expanding Rapidly

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Eighteen months after launching free WiFi service in city parks, subways and public spaces, the City of Buenos Aires will be rolling out the service to all corners of Capital Federal by the end of the year. The first phase of “BA WiFi” is complete with free service in 15 of BA’s largest parks including Sarmiento, Centenario, Chacabuco and Indoamericano. …

City of Buenos Aires Real Estate Activity Down 5%; Property Values Up 17%

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Government-imposed currency controls continued to have their cooling effect on real estate activity in the City of Buenos Aires, as property transactions were down for the fourth consecutive month in Capital Federal. The new data from the BA Notary College shows 4,661 closings in the month of April, a 4.8% decrease compared to April 2011, according to Clarin’s Natalia Muscatelli. …

As Buenos Aires Becomes Less Car-Friendly, Parking Lot Values Rise

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In last year’s Parking Lot Millionaire, we saw how attractive investing in Buenos Aires parking lots could be if you had a million dollars to invest. Now financial planner¬†Mariano Otalora makes the case-for-cocheras for small investors looking for real estate diversification without the requisite US$100,000+ cash outlay for a Buenos Aires condo. Several supply and demand factors are in play …

Investing in 2012: Barrio Bargain Hunting for Buenos Aires Real Estate

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A new year means new opportunities, and we welcome 2012 with a fresh look at 10 Buenos Aires neighborhoods where you may get more bang for your buck, pound or real. The slideshow above is a compilation of InvestBA recommendations, several of which appeared in the new Luxury Latin America article, along with recommendations made in a BA barrio-value-centric analysis …