With Dollars Scarce, Real Estate Prices Continue Falling Across Argentina

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Four years after the imposition of US dollar currency controls, average real estate prices are still posting double-digit declines across Argentina. Due to the Lack of Dollars, The Price of Apartments Fall In Almost All of Argentina is the headline of today’s analysis in El Cronista showing the average price of existing properties fell in 20 out of 25 real estate markets …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Sales Hit Lowest Level In 30 Years

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Real estate activity in the City of Buenos Aires fell for the third consecutive year making 2014, a year when over 800 real estate offices closed their doors, one of the slowest years in three decades. According to the Buenos Aires Notary College, the total number or residential real estate closings in the Argentine capital fell to 33,694, a 6.2% …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Sales Activity Hits 35-Year Low

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Buenos Aires real estate sales activity reached its lowest level in 35 years thanks in large part to US dollar currency controls and a failed attempt at convincing buyers and sellers to broker deals in pesos. Real Estate Sales: The Worst Index in 35 Years is the headline of iProfesional’s analysis which says the local real estate market has always …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Sales Rose 27% In January

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The number of real estate deals in the Province of Buenos Aires rose 27% in January reversing a two-year trend of slumping sales caused by currency controls meant to protect dollar reserves in the Central Bank. The Notary College attributes the turnaround in Buenos Aires real estate sales to the partial loosening of those controls last month, and the fact that bricks …

Argentine Peso Devaluation Deepens With “Brick Rates” Reaching $10

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Argentine peso devaluation accelerated this week with the ARS posting its largest one-day decline in a decade yesterday falling 3.5% to 7.14 pesos per US dollar, and unofficial rates like the Blue and the Brick are following suit. Just two months ago the Brick dollar, the intermediate rate often used for real estate transactions, was trading between $7.70 for new …