By Carlos Graffigna, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Brazilian banking system is not world-renowned for it's transparent efficiency, and when a foreigner is looking to get a mortgage here, the process can be daunting.
The first question that is usually considered for a mortgage in Brazil is whether to use a foreign bank from home, or a Brazilian bank.
Donald Pearson worked and lived in Rio de Janeiro for many years and he currently owns Kurfiss Sotheby’s International Realty in Philadelphia. Mr. Pearson, explains; “getting financed today . . .