Buenos Aires Real Estate: Value Investing Outside “The Big 3” Neighborhoods

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, real estate

When looking for residential real estate opportunities, many locals and foreign investors have historically focused on three of the wealthiest and most densely-populated neighborhoods in Buenos Aires: Belgrano, Palermo and Barrio Norte. And while outside interest and new project development in these three barrios continues unabated, local studies suggest some smaller, grittier neighborhoods are emerging as potentially more attractive investment alternatives. …

Investing in Argentina, A Random Purse Snatching & Faith in Santo Emiliano

Patrick Archer foreign investment, tourism, visionaries

William Bonner, author of The New Empire of Debt: The Rise and Fall of an Epic Financial Bubble, tells Daily Reckoning readers why they should diversify out of their home countries and shares a personal anecdote from Recoleta to restore your faith in humanity…or at least in city park workers in Buenos Aires. (Full article) Bonner says “the go-go finance-based …

In November, Equine Sport & Celebrations Abound In Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer argentina polo, arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, lifestyle

While November always means the Breeder’s Cup for horse racing fanatics stateside, Buenos Aires holds its own this time of year with a variety of events for equine enthusiasts. The Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo is the focal point of many of these events including the Argentine Derby which was contested on Saturday. (YouTube video) According to Clari­n, the Hipodromo is …

NYTimes: Bargains In Buenos Aires, Where Luxury Costs Less

Patrick Archer lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

Travel writer Michelle Higgins gives New York Times readers a sweeping vista of the myriad bargains awaiting adventure seekers throughout Latin America. (Full Story) Buenos Aires gets extra ink and eye candy considering the sharp price reductions on lodging and dining in the wake of the flu scare earlier this year. Cold and flu season is over in BA, but …