RICS sees considerable opportunities in Brazil

A year on from opening its first operation in Latin America, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has visited Brazil and firmed up opportunities for the future. Now president elect Michael Newey has visited its chapter in Brazil which is led by RICS country manager Marcia Ferrari to get a better understanding of the… Read more »

Brazil Finally Finds a Place on the Map with Property Investors

Everyone’s going nuts over Brazil, the place of the moment for property investors. The nation is the stand-out success in the world’s property market – with prices surging upwards by 26% last year, according to the Knight Frank global house price index. The outstanding performance was more than double the next best market – the… Read more »

Property boom under way in north east Brazil

A residential property boom is under way in the north east of Brazil, historically the poorest region of the country, it is claimed. The region is now on the move and posted the highest GDP growth figures in the country from 2000 to 2010, some 4.2% versus 3.6% for the nation as a whole. A… Read more »

Foreigners who visit Brazil want to return

A survey has revealed that nine out of 10 foreign tourists intend to return to Brazil. Commissioned by the Ministry of Tourism, in partnership with the Brazilian Tourism Board (Embratur), the “Study of International Demand in Brazil” from the Institute of Economic Research (FIPE) shows that trips to Brazil exceeded expectations for three in every… Read more »

Brazil’s rising housing market in line with strong economic performance

The nation’s real estate sector may have slowed slightly, but it still continues to outshine almost any other market around the world, writes Peta Tomlinson. Soccer-loving Brazil is also kicking goals in the property stakes, with values rising by a world-beating 18.4 per cent year-on-year. Brazil recorded the strongest growth of all markets surveyed in… Read more »

Infographic: Brazil At a Glance

Brazilian property buyers are rushing to Rio Grande do Norte, according to TheMoveChannel.com’s latest At a Glance. The infographic, which depicts activity on the portal over the last 12 months, shows that international investors head straight to the North East, with Rio Grande do Norte attracting three-quarters of all Brazil property enquiries. Click here to… Read more »

FIFA make seat pledge for 2014 World Cup

FIFA vowed Wednesday to limit the number of empty seats to a “strict minimum” during games at the next World Cup in Brazil in 2014.   This summer’s European Championships in Poland and Ukraine and the London Olympics both struggled with empty seats at events that were meant to be sold out. FIFA admit it… Read more »