By Lauren Hogan, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The volume of loans for the acquisition and construction of buildings is on the rise - reaching R$9.7 billion in May, an increase of six percent since April. According to the Brazilian Association of Real Estate and Savings (ABECIP), this is the second best result for a month of May in the past twenty years - a sign that Rio's real estate market should continue to stay strong . . .