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 …

New Law Gets Tough On Buenos Aires Short-Term Rentals

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Buenos Aires hotels have been losing ground and guests to owners of short-term apartment rentals ever since the 2001 financial crisis, but new legislation approved this week seeks to clamp down on alquileres temporarios and dramatically stem the turista tide. The new law will require those who own and rent four or more Buenos Aires short-term rental properties to, among other things, add …

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

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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 …

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. …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Closings Decline for Third Consecutive Month

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Real estate sales in the City of Buenos Aires fell for the third consecutive month, as the local market continues to feel the impact of US dollar currency controls imposed November 1 of last year. Closings in Buenos Aires in the month of February were down 18% compared to February 2011, according to the new report from the Buenos Aires …