By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO – As with any big city, apartments are the bulk of the real estate market. However scarce, houses are also available for sale in Rio. Usually further from main public transportation, in some areas, the noiseless tree-lined cobblestone streets and bird soundtrack in which these detached homes are usually found feels more like a small town than a bustling city.
For those looking for a house as a place of business it is important to know that in Rio local zoning laws can vary widely according to the block where the property . . .