How to Find an Apartment in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

How to Find an Apartment in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The real estate market in Rio de Janeiro is rather active and fast. While some apartments stay empty for months, the more popular ones can rent out within minutes after the visitation, so many times one has to act fast to secure a nice place […]

What R$5,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

What R$5,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Even though the market is currently cooling down and rents are mostly increasing below inflation, real estate in Rio de Janeiro is quite expensive. Yet, a budget of R$5,000 (before condo fees and taxes) can already get you two to three bedrooms in the city’s […]

What R$3,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

What R$3,000 Rents in Rio de Janeiro in 2015

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter¨ RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – While the real estate market in Rio de Janeiro is slowing down and some neighborhoods see rents increasing below inflation or even falling, renting an apartment in Rio de Janeiro, especially in Zona Sul (South Zone), is still rather expensive. This week, we’ll give an […]

Rental Price Growth Slows Below Inflation in Rio de Janeiro

Rental Price Growth Slows Below Inflation in Rio de Janeiro

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A survey by Rio’s housing union, Secovi-Rio, has shown that rents in Rio de Janeiro are rising much slower than they were a year ago. In most neighborhoods the increases in rent prices during the last year were below inflation, following the same trend as […]

Real Estate Market Cools in Brazil, But Not Crashing Yet

Real Estate Market Cools in Brazil, But Not Crashing Yet

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The real estate market in Brazil saw staggering growth in the last seven years, and coupled with a national booming economy it looked like a positive trend. However most analysts, and certainly those hoping to buy or rent, have been waiting for a housing bubble […]

High Demand for Holiday Temporary Rentals in Rio State

High Demand for Holiday Temporary Rentals in Rio State

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the slowing economy in Brazil, the demand for temporary vacation rentals has remained high around the state of Rio de Janeiro, especially along the coastal areas. Part of this demand is driven by the weakened currency exchange rate of the Brazilian real to the […]

More 25-34 Year-Olds Stay at Home Longer in Brazil

More 25-34 Year-Olds Stay at Home Longer in Brazil

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The stereotype of adult children living at home with their parents in Brazil is not likely to change any time soon, as new research shows the proportion of young adults aged 25 to 34 who still live at home increased from 21.2 percent in 2004 […]

For Sale: 3BR/3 Bath Penthouse, R$2.75MM, Barra da Tijuca

For Sale: 3BR/3 Bath Penthouse, R$2.75MM, Barra da Tijuca

3-BEDROOM, 3 BATH, 3 CAR GARAGE, PENTHOUSE FOR SALE in Barra da Tijuca near Recreio. Breath Taking unobstructed Ocean views, a true piece of paradise, impeccably furnished, 5 miles from the 2016 Olympic Village. Also views of the ecologically reserve beach and of the world famous Gavea Rock (lateral view. Access the beach via a […]

The Zone Oeste Real Estate Boom Reaches Recreio

The Zone Oeste Real Estate Boom Reaches Recreio

By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – From mega project Ilha Pura (Pure Island) to entire new neighborhoods, construction in Rio de Janeiro’s Zone Oeste (West Zone) is in full force. While the focus had long been on Barra da Tijuca, the center of new residential and commercial buildings has already moved […]

High Prices Keep Storefronts Closed in Ipanema and Leblon

High Prices Keep Storefronts Closed in Ipanema and Leblon

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The staggering spike in real estate prices over the last five years is starting to cause more closed storefronts in the Zona Sul (South Zone) beach-side gems of Ipanema and Leblon. With many five-year commercial leases turning over and owners asking for huge rent increases, […]

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