Buenos Aires Real Estate Sales Fall But High-End Segments Soar

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Buenos Aires real estate sales activity posted another double-digit loss compared to 2013, according to the latest monthly report from the Buenos Aires Notary College. Released today, the new report shows Buenos Aires real estate closings fell 15.4% in May compared to the same month in 2013.  But dig a little deeper, and it’s a tale of two markets with …

60% Of Buenos Aires Residents Live Alone Or With Another Person

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A City of Buenos Aires housing survey shows the average household is getting smaller, birth rates are falling and one-third of the city’s population is now over 50. The annual Buenos Aires housing survey from the City’s Census and Statistics Board found that 31.7% of Buenos Aires residents live alone while 29.7% share space with another person. 16% of BA dwellings …

15,000 Recycling Bins Coming To Buenos Aires Neighborhoods

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After a successful pilot program in Palermo last year, the City of Buenos Aires is expanding its long-awaited recycling program to five additional neighborhoods beginning with Recoleta. Work crews have already begun distributing 400 new campanas verdes (green bells) to designated areas on the streets and corners of Recoleta. Each container is 1.6 meters (5.2 feet) high with wide slots …

More Buenos Aires Blocks Zoned For Left-Side Street Parking

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Record sales of new cars this year in Argentina means two things in Buenos Aires: more traffic and fewer places to park. In an ongoing effort to free up curbside parking spaces, the City of Buenos Aires will allow parking on the left-hand side of 489 city blocks in Belgrano, Coghlan, Colegiales, Floresta, Palermo, Villa Urquiza and Villa Ortuzar. The …

Tales From The Worst Residential Buildings In Buenos Aires

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120 beats per minute shaking you out of bed at 4:00 on a Tuesday morning. Greasy kitchen exhaust and garbled karaoke pummeling your balcony non-stop. A neon Jumbotron lighting up your living room with Quilmes, Pepsi and Samsung commercials 24/7. These are just some of the tales that Buenos Aires condominium dwellers share with La Nacion’s Veronica Dema in a …