Brazil Rental Prices Beat Inflation for Second Consecutive Month

In January, average rental prices in Brazil were up 0.41 percent, just ahead of the month's inflation rate of 0.32 percent.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Residential rental prices in Brazil continued to show positive movement in January rising 0.41 percent. After December's rise of 0.38 percent, this was the second consecutive month rental prices outpaced the month’s inflation rate, which in January was 0.32 percent, as calculated by the IPCA/IBGE (National Consumer Price Index/Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics).

The latest rental figures were published in the FipeZap Rental Index, which tracks real estate rental listings across Brazil’s twenty-five largest cities.

Seventeen of the twenty-five cities . . .

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