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

Patrick Archer average prices, real estate

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 …

More Buenos Aires Condo Deals Close At Brick Dollar Rates

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A new market survey of Buenos Aires condominium prices shows the rising trend of property owners and renters closing deals at the “dolar ladrillo” or “brick dollar” exchange rate. The ZonaProp analysis of negotiated prices for existing rental properties suggests that more owners are accepting pesos at the brick dollar rate of $8.3 pesos per dollar which is $3.4 pesos …

96% Of Buenos Aires Real Estate Deals Use Unofficial Exchange Rate

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A new survey of Buenos Aires real estate agents, owners and developers reveals the overwhelming majority of deals in pesos are being closed at rates other than the official exchange rate. According to the report from Mercado and Reporte Inmobiliario, for those Buenos Aires real estate transactions where the buyer purchased a property in pesos, 38% closed using the intermediate …

Real Estate Sales Rise 20% in Buenos Aires, Rosario

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New data from the BA Notary College confirm real estate transactions rose 20.5% in Capital Federal last year. In 2010, a grand total of 62,278 real estate deals took place in Buenos Aires, according to La Nacion. The total value of all real estate deals was 23.11 billion pesos or US$5.75 billion, a 47% increase over 2009. The same report …