Double-Digit Discounts For Argentina Buyers With Dollars

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, foreign investment, real estate

The stagnation of real estate market activity in Argentina brought on by currency controls has been offset in recent months by the “pesofication” of the market for new condo, home and lot sales. Pent-up demand and Argentines’ preference for real estate was evident two weeks ago when one BA developer launched a new phase in Pilar and set a company …

Argentina Ski Season Begins With Fresh Powder And Optimism

Patrick Archer lifestyle, tourism

Argentina ski season is officially underway, and the fact that fresh powder is currently falling at all of the major resorts is stoking the enthusiasm of skiers and snowboarders both here and abroad. This year’s snow showers are a welcome change and stark visual contrast from last year’s ash blanket courtesy of Pueyhue, the Chilean volcano that forced flight cancellations, ruined …

“O Alquila”: Buenos Aires Rental Inventory Surges 60% Since April

Patrick Archer aruba, real estate

A new wave of rental properties is coming to market in Buenos Aires, as many would-be BA sellers opt to lock in rental income for one or two years rather than selling their properties for pesos or waiting for greenback buyers in the current dollar-depleted environment. According to a new article in BAE, the number of new rental properties coming …

Uruguay Farmland Rental Revenue Rises Over 500% In A Decade

Patrick Archer agribusiness, average prices, foreign investment, uruguay

The Uruguay Ministry of Cattle, Agriculture and Fishing just released their annual survey of Uruguay farmland lease contracts, and the report sheds some light on which Uruguay departments are the most active, the most expensive and the most profitable for investors. Many new investors in Uruguay farmland choose to immediately turn around and lease out their farms, a smart strategy …

Buenos Aires Visitors Reach 2.2 Million, Expenditures Top $3 Billion

Patrick Archer foreign investment, global rankings, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism

MasterCard Worldwide has released their Index of Global Destination Cities, a beautifully researched report which measures international passenger arrivals and expenditures in 132 cities worldwide, and Buenos Aires ranks well in both categories. In terms of inbound tourism, Buenos Aires ranks #3 in Latin America with 2.2 million international arrivals. Sao Paulo ranked #1 in the region with 2.7 million passengers and …