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  • 11 Dec 2009

    International Golf & Resort Management Announce Expansion into Brazil


    International Golf & Resort Management (IGRM) has appointed Michael Nagy as Managing Director of the company's newly-formed Brazilian subsidiary. South African born Nagy, who boasts an impressive career in both the hotel and golf industries, is perfectly placed to guide the company's expansion i
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 22 Jun 2009

    Natal 2014 World Cup Host City

    natal 2014 worldcup


    Natal in Brazil’s north east has just been given the honour from football’s ruling body FIFA to become a host city for the 2014 World Cup. Already a favourite with property investors, this coastal paradise will now be showcased on TV sets across the globe.

    Samantha Gore, Sales & Marketing Direct
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 16 Jun 2009

    Sporting Boost For Property Investment

    sporting boost property investment


    With the footballing calender over for another season, international fixtures are underway looking forward next years World Cup in South Africa. International sporting events are widely recognised as a driving force behind all kinds of investment, particularly infrastructure and property.

    The Olympic
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 01 Jun 2009

    Brazil So Much More Than Beaches And Football

    brazil beaches football


    When most people think Brazil, they think beaches, sunshine and football, but lately the country has been turning investors’ - and property investment writers’ - heads for a range of other reasons, and not all of them are connected with the country’s traditional image.


    The Daily Mail’s property secti

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 28 Apr 2009

    Brazil Government Launches My House My Life Housing Plan

    minha casa minha vida brazil


    The Brazilian Government has, after huge amounts of speculation, launched The National Housing Plan, thee Minha Casa, Minha Vida scheme that aims to increase the number of homes available all over Brazil.


    The National Housing Plan has been a long time coming and lately, with the housing deficit in th

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 27 Apr 2009

    Hard Hats and High Heels – How an All-Female Team Created one of Brazil’s Fastest Selling Developments


    Men are from Mars women are from Venus, we all know that, so it follows suit that residential developers across the gender divide have slightly different priorities. Whilst the men are focusing on profit margins alone, the women are busying themselves with perfecting the ‘work triangle’ in the kitc
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 10 Mar 2009

    A Brazil Case Study - Paul and Gail Hesten

    brazil pipa case study


    Living on the island of Jersey with its diminutive population of just 90,000, you can imagine that Paul (52) and Gail (43) Hesten don’t feel at home amongst skyscrapers and streets filled with neon. For this reason the dainty coastal resort of Pipa in northeast Brazil ignited their interest as a lo
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 04 Mar 2009

    Brazil Defies Global Economic Downturn

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    While many of the world’s economies are feeling the undulations of the global credit crunch, one country which appears to be faring better than other nations around the world is Brazil.


    The fifth largest country in the world, with a population of 180 million, Brazil’s domestic market is huge. Signifi

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 26 Feb 2009

    How to Play Brazil’s Emerging Property Market – Buy in a Boom Region

    coral beach maracajau brazil


    Brazil is a vast country boasting 7,400km of coastline so buyer beware that you don’t end up on an isolated beachfront with no nearby shops and restaurants. Or worse still, no subsequent end-users to sell on to or provide you with rental income. No such fears for the up-and-coming village of Marac
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 10 Feb 2009

    Brazil Employment Indicators Look Good For Investment

    brazil economic indicators good


    When it comes to unemployment, 2009 could not have got off to a worse start in many countries. Figures released in January for Spain showed 3.3 million jobless, the worst figure ever and the EU’s dire prediction that unemployment could reach 4 million by the year’s end suddenly looks very real. In t
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 21 Jan 2009

    Pipa Beleza Penthouses Back On Market

    pipa-beleza-penthouses


    At a development launch prime units sell quickly to the early birds and in the case of the boutique resort of Pipa Beleza that meant the penthouses. With sunny rooftop solarium and optional Jacuzzi from which to soak up the sunsets, these two bedroom duplex units literally raced off the plans. Now
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 20 Jan 2009

    Brazil’s President Looks to the Future

    Brazilian president Lula Inácio da Silva recently gave the world an insight into his vision for the future in The Economist magazine.


    Brazilian president Lula Inácio da Silva recently gave the world an insight into his vision for the future in The Economist. President of one of the world’s most impo
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 19 Dec 2008

    Property Guru Zell Says Brazil is Best

    brazil best for investment


    Property guru and billionaire, Sam Zell, continues to vouch for Brazil as one of the world’s hottest investment spots.


    Property guru and billionaire, Sam Zell, continues to vouch for Brazil as one of the world’s hottest investment spots. Speaking at the Real Estate in Emerging Markets Forum held in N

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 16 Dec 2008

    How to Retire Early - PE Teacher Gives Shrewd Property Investment Lesson

    mark holness property investor


    Mark Holness, a PE Teacher originally from Ramsgate in Kent, is a man with a mission - to retire age 45. Currently into his 36th year, giving him just nine years to amass a little nest-egg and create a tidy income stream, Mark is pinning his hopes onto the property market. Like any shrewd investor
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 20 Nov 2008

    Obelisk Launch Laguna Beach Tabatinga With 4 x Olympic Gold Medallist Chris Hoy

    laguna beach tabatinga laguna beach brazil

    Chris Hoy, Great Britain’s triple gold medal cyclist at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and gold medallist in the 2004 Athens Games, will be joining the team of investors at award-winning Obelisk as they launch their latest project, Laguna Beach in Brazil. Now ranked among the most successful Olymp... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 12 Nov 2008

    Pipa Natura – Completed Property with Off-Plan Payment Terms

    pipa natura payment terms



    The petite coral-coloured community of Pipa Natura is set at the heart of Praia de Pipa, one of Brazil’s best addresses, and comprises 17 two bedroom villas plus a couple of duplex apartments. Despite being ready to move into, the exclusive sales agents www.uv10.com have managed to ease the financia

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 30 Oct 2008

    Brazil’s Tibau Ocean Residences – Lay Down Your Towels and Claim Rare Beachfront Property


    Tibau Ocean Residences, a sprawling mansion hugging a tropical beach is the stuff property dreams are made of. Fantasise no more. For less than 175,000 euros you can have this mansion, well one of the 11 homes within it, fronting the paradisiacal beaches of Tibau do Sul close to Pipa, Natal, on Br
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 28 Oct 2008

    Brazilian Currency Brings Staggering Price Reductions for Property Investors

    Palm Beach Uruau nr Fortaleza


    Exchange rates haven’t been very kind to Brits over the past few months. The pound is weaker than ever against the euro (just 1.25€/£) making that holiday home in Euroland all the more expensive whilst even the dollar has rallied back up to 1.57$US/£ so we can no longer enjoy two-dollar-for-the-pri
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 07 Oct 2008

    Weakening Real Makes Brazilian Property Even More Affordable

    brazilian real currency exchange rate


    The Brazilian property market is already riding the crest of a boom, but now even the currency is co-operating with the news that the Real has weakened by over 8% against the dollar in the last month alone. This makes that beautiful beach property even more affordable than ever…

    Mid-August this year
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 29 Sep 2008

    Brazil’s Quinta da Lagoa - Seriously Good Property for a Serious Buyer

    condo hotel quinta da lagoa beltico group


    Talk is cheap. It’s incredibly easy to say “rental returns will be high” but difficult to deliver. When London-based Gilles Acogny, 47, a seasoned investor with a portfolio of property stretching across France, Senegal and the UK, was deciding his next move he wanted to be sure of the credentials
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 22 Sep 2008

    Full House in Brazil – When the Key to the Door of an Apartment Just Won’t Do

    minas beach house pipa brazil


    Few would argue that Pipa Beach is northeast Brazil’s pick of the bunch, but some would prefer to set their sights higher than a pocket-money priced off-plan apartment and take the plunge on a key-ready, private luxury villa – and at little over 200,000 pounds for three spacious bedrooms and gloriou

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 16 Sep 2008

    Brazil’s Sossego Bay – Possibly the Best £40k You’ll Ever Spend

    sossego bay paraiba brazil


    Choosing an emerging market for a second home is a wise move, but there’s one way to better this, and that’s by identifying an emerging locality within that market. The northeastern Brazilian state of Paraíba is currently near-undiscovered land but its time is about to come. Less than 40,000 pound
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 04 Sep 2008

    Santa Catarina: A new property investment opportunity

    Properties in Brazil may not be an investment opportunity UK investors have considered in the past, so TheMoveChannel.com provides an overview of Santa Catarina and its culture. A land of lingering beauty, with its lagoons, mountain views and sand kissed beaches, Santa Catarina combines the serene s... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 22 Aug 2008

    Brazilian Property at Distinctly Retro Prices

    ocean blue paraiso buzios brazil


    Property prices have rocketed in Brazil over recent years and if investors could turn the clock back 18 months, knowing then what they do now, they would have snapped up several prime units and be feeling pretty smug today. Prepare for some time travel. The Natal resort of Ocean Blue Paraíso has s
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 18 Aug 2008

    Brazilian Land Plots From Under £10k

    sonho verde residence brazil land plots


    Even when times were considerably more comfortable than they are now, investment projects where the total capital outlay is under the magical £10,000 mark have always attracted a lot of attention. But in the current climate, where a more frugal investor is disinclined to outlay large capital sums on

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 05 Aug 2008

    Turtle Bay, Bahia, Brazil: Launch


    turtle bay bahia brazil


    A profitable land and property investment opportunity!

    If the idea of purchasing your own plot of land and then building your own personal villa on it sounds appealing, then Turtle Bay Beach & Golf Resort in Porto Seguro, Bahia in Brazil is a fantastic investment to make.



    With 735 freehold land pl





    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 29 Jul 2008

    Benefit from 6% capital growth before August 1st

    residence assisi stanta catarina brazil


    Residence Assisi is a residential buy to let investment in Joinville, SE Brazil, currently being sold to both the local and international market. On August 1st prices will rise by an average of 6%, with 2 bed apartments increasing from BR0,000 to BR7,000 and 3 beds increasing from BR0,000 to BR9,00

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 25 Jul 2008

    Residence Assisi, Joinville, Brazil : Price Increase

    residence assisi stanta catarina brazil


    Residence Assisi is a residential buy to let investment in Joinville, SE Brazil, currently being sold to both the local and international market. On August 1st prices will rise by an average of 6% leaving investors with a narrow window to secure a unit at pre-construction prices.




    • 2 bed apartments i


    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 10 Jul 2008

    Prices Rising Rapidly in Brazil

    joinville santa catarina brazil

    International investors that move quickly to buy property in Brazil are enjoying a significant uplift on prices, thanks to the double whammy effect of a strengthening currency and steadily rising costs of construction.

    12 months ago, the Brazilian Reais was sitting at around 3.8 to the pound, but sin

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 09 Jul 2008

    Yet Another Bonus for Brazil Property Investment

    agua cristalinas natal brazil


    While European media dishes up daily doses of recession and global credit crunch, on the other side of the world things could hardly be more different. In Brazil, GDP growth predictions are healthy, foreign reserves have seen massive increases and Brazilian consumers cannot get enough retail therapy
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 26 Jun 2008

    Brazil Receives Thumbs up from Financial Giants

    Following a ratings upgrade from two financial agencies, institutional investors are now looking towards the Brazilian market to boost their profits.



    Global ratings agency, Fitch, and market intelligence provider Standard & Poor’s have upgraded Brazil’s credit rating as a safe place to invest, ta

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 24 Jun 2008

    Santa Catarina: A Brazilian Blend Of Ecology & Economy

    santa catarina florianopolis brazil


    A land of lingering beauty, with its lagoons, mountain views and sand kissed beaches, Santa Catarina combines the serene surroundings of Mother Nature with a working ethos that is reflected in its economic output.


    Where?

    Located in the south of Brazil, sitting between the states of Paraná and Rio Gran



    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 19 Jun 2008

    Obelisk’s New Brazil Project Major Success

    aguas cristalinas maracajau brazil


    The response to Obelisk’s brand new beachfront project in Brazil has been overwhelming and we are delighted to report that 36% of units at Águas Cristalinas have already been sold within 3 days of the launch.


    Offering property investors a slice of paradise at incredible prices, this highly sought aft

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 18 Jun 2008

    An Investor's Property Investment

    If you’re looking for the romantic Brazilian dream of gently shelving beaches and endless miles of coastline on which to enjoy the sunshine and sip cocktails, then investing in a city such as Joinville, probably isn’t the right type of project for you.



    This is an investor’s investment, which ticks al

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 13 Jun 2008

    Brazil Mortgages to Boost Residential Market?

    For years, Brazil’s poor had little access to credit. And even if they could get credit, they could not hope to maintain payments on interest rates that were frequently among the highest in the world. That, combined with unemployment, low pay and the instability brought on by a struggling economy, l... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 11 Jun 2008

    Brazil’s Sol do Atlántico Resort & Spa, Rental Income Just Around the Corner

    sol do atlantico brazil


    Off-plan purchase in a newly emerging market is undoubtedly the property investment with the highest rewards but it can be quite galling to know your stage payments are sat with a developer for two or three years before you can enjoy your property and any lucrative rental income. There is a comprom

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 10 Jun 2008

    Santa Catarina: A Surprise Rival to São Paulo?


    Brazil investment map


    A land of lingering beauty, with its lagoons, mountain views and unspoilt beaches, Santa Catarina combines the buzz of modern life with the serenity of Mother Nature. But is this sunshine state a natural successor to São Paulo when it comes to property investment?



    In the Blue Corner of the map:

    Locat





    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 09 Jun 2008

    Exclusive Beach Front Paradise from ONLY £55,450

    aguas cristalinas maracajau brazil


    Overall, Brazil has successfully played economic catch-up and now homebuilders are capitalising on the huge demand for property, making it a prime investment environment.

    The prestigious Forbes magazine recently gave its seal of approval to investment in Brazil, calling it "the darling of emerging ma
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 06 Jun 2008

    “Joinville More” Kicks Into Gear

    joinville brazil


    The city of Joinville, in Santa Catarina, Brazil, is a regional powerhouse that contributes a high proportion of the economic output to one of the country’s wealthiest regions. Although it already has one of the highest standards of living in Brazil, the city is set to see the benefits of a huge inv

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 06 Jun 2008

    Latin America Travel Increasingly Popular

    latin american travel


    Latin America is hot! As the summer holiday season approaches, a recent report by Expedia has short listed a number of tourist hot spots in emerging destinations for this coming summer season. While the old favourites of Paris, London and Paris remain popular with American travellers, it seems that
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 05 Jun 2008

    British Style Buy to Let Project in Brazil

    joinville brazil city investment


    Below market value property, strong rental yield driven by genuine tenant demand, an area of high employment with good prospects for long term capital growth and a typical landlord’s insurance policy to give added protection. These are all the hallmarks of a quality buy to let property and taken tog

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 03 Jun 2008

    Mainstream Mortgages Still to Emerge in Brazil

    Brazil is South America’s largest economy and the seventh largest consumer market in the world. Recently Goldman Sachs bracketed Brazil with Russia, India and China as the “BRIC” countries that collectively represent the world's economic future. Thus there are reasons to believe that South America's... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 30 May 2008

    Vison Campo Belo, Sao Paulo, Brazil : Investment Deadline

    vision campo belo sao paulo

    Located in the fashionable district of Campo Belo, within easy reach of the desirable Itaim Bibi and the busy business district of Moema, the Vision development is perfectly located to attract Sao Paulo’s growing sector of young professionals. These affordable, cutting edge apartments with stylish h... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 29 May 2008

    2 weeks Left To Invest in Sao Paulo's Booming City Centre

    invest in sao paulo property


    Sao Paulo, the 2nd biggest city in the world, responsible for 30% of Brazil’s GDP and accounting for 30% of its exports is an economic titan. The richest city in Brazil, it has a population of 20 million and is a bustling, atmospheric metropolis with a skyline of impressive architecture.



    The Brazilia


    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 28 May 2008

    Oasis Do Mar, Jacuma, Brazil : Phase 1 Launch

    Oasis Do Mar Jacuma Brazil

    Oasis Do Mar is a luxurious residential and resort development nestled in the hills above the beautiful Brazilian beachfront town of Jacuma in North Natal. The views from Oasis Do Mar are unparalleled, looking over fields of palms out to the stretches of unspoilt coastline and the Atlantic beyond an... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 15 May 2008

    Touros Village Beach Resort, Natal : Launch

    Touros Village Beach Resort Natal


    Touros Village Beach Resort is a stunning low density beachfront project on the Natal coastline. Award Winning Architect studio Crest Homes has created a tropical resort consisting of 277 units with a wide selection of innovative designs and properties, giving a unique feeling to each home. The reso
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 12 May 2008

    Credit to Brazil For Investment Grade

    Brazil Investment Grade

    Speculative investors in Brazil property should be feeling pleased with the news that Brazil's credit rating has made the grade and been upgraded to triple-B-minus by the Standards and Poor’s rating service to investment grade. The move believed to be expected by those in the money markets may look ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 18 Apr 2008

    Brazil Economic Growth Forecast Up

    As the worldwide economy continues to fall back in light of the ongoing credit crunch and higher cost of oil, it seems as though the party is still continuing in Brazil. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised 2008 growth forecasts for the Brazilian economy from 4.5% to 4.8%, which is no ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 03 Apr 2008

    Beckhams Cabo Sao Roque Brazil Academy

    cabo sao roque natal brazil

    He may be earning mega-bucks at LA Galaxy but it seems that the enigma which is David Beckham is making a play for the hot bed real estate market of Brazil with his David Beckham World of Sport Academy in the luxury resort of Cabo Sao Roque, Natal. What better mix, real estate and sport in a country... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 10 Dec 2007

    Brazil Property Podcast

    Overseas Property PodcastFelipe Cavalcante (ADIT)The latest podcast in the series is focused on the new emerging market of Brazil and what it has to offer over its international competitors. In edition 27 Adam Samuel is joined by Felipe Cavalcante, president of the ADIT (The Association for the Real Estate and Tourism Development in North East Bra... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 22 Nov 2007

    Brazil Tourism Visitors Up

    brazil tourism visitors

    According to figures released by the national tourism institute tourism visitor numbers to Brazil climbed in October, showing a 15.2% year-on-year increase, stats which bring good tidings for early bird investors into the country's developing second home property market.



    With 552,520 people arriving



    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 01 Nov 2007

    Brazil 2014 World Cup Tourism Showcase Opportunity

    brazlil 2014 world cup The announcement on Tuesday earlier this week that it is Brazil's turn to host the FIFA Football World Cup in 2014, an event which should prove to be beneficial not only for the sport but the country itself. The country's football stars from Pele to Ronaldinho are known throughout the world for the... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 24 Oct 2007

    Brazilian Skies Getting Busy

    gol brazilian flights

    Recent moves by Brazilian airlines are clear indicators that the country’s property boom is having a direct effect on the country’s residential tourism industry, with travellers and potential buyers alike jostling for flights. This week, low-cost Brazilian airline, Gol, took out a $310 million (£152... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 11 Oct 2007

    Foreign Investment in Brazil Faces Future Regulation

    The second home property boom along Brazil’s north eastern coast was dented last week as the Brazilian government made clear its intention to tighten restrictions on foreign land ownership in order to maintain domestic control over the country’s resources.

    Foreign buyers have flocked to Brazil in rec

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 20 Sep 2007

    Maceio Brazil New Property Hotspot Alert

    maceio_property_brazil
    So you’ve heard that real estate in Brazil is making waves amongst the oceans of overseas property. To date much of this interest has been focused on Natal, the North Eastern State capital of Rio Grande Norte but take note, hot on its heels is Brazil’s answer to Miami.....Maceio! A beachfront metrop
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 06 Aug 2007

    A Guide to Investment Property Brazil

    investment property brazil

    The Brazilian property market has long been of interest to foreign investors. The cities of and regions immediately surrounding both Rio and São Paulo in the south have been alive with tourists for decades - and now the north is starting to open up as well. As more investment and better infrastructu... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 21 May 2007

    Property in Natal Brazil Leads the Way

    property in natal brazil
    The quiet roar from the Brazil property market got a little louder this week, following news of a rise in the country’s employment rates, thanks largely to unprecedented activity in its construction and housing sectors. Property in Natal, the country’s ‘Caribbean Coast’ and the capital city of the S
    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 23 Jan 2007

    Bets on Brazil property as future favourite

    As we reported back in June, the popularity of property in Brazil as an emerging real estate investment is clearly on the rise, according to the views of 3,000 overseas property investors who participated in an online survey managed by Vizu.com. When questioned as to their opinion on which countries... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property
  • 20 Jun 2006

    Brazil emerging as a property development hotspot

    Rio Grande do Norte

    As Brazil makes its presence felt on the World Cup 2006 stage in Germany, it is also starting to carve out its place on the World property stage.

    When it comes to overseas property these days it seems the world is a much smaller place with property buyers venturing further afield for a bargain invest

    ... [Read more]
    Category: Brazil Property

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