On August 1st Brazil’s Central Bank voted to keep their key Selic rate at 6.50 percent. Making borrowing costs the …
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The Northwest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) stands as the number one health care REIT in Canada with international investments. Importantly, the venerable company recently announced its Q1 2018 results. These showcased movement into the German real estate market, rebranding within Australia and Asia and new investments in health care.
Brazil certainly has the ear of the international investment community today. However, most investors are looking for long term and short term investments, not the next hot thing. Should the corruption in Brazil and the inherent risk of an emerging economy keep retail investors away? Not everyone has the money to make a million dollar mistake.
This is what we have all been waiting for: The World Cup is finally here! Beyond the fanaticism and excitement, however, there are plenty of politics, and economics, behind the World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Countries vie for the World Cup because they all believe it will be an opportunity to boost their economies. However, this is not always the case. Much like the Olympics, the World Cup can cause a country to overproduce new infrastructure. After the event, the leftover real estate could become a burden, unless the country has the political and economic framework to maximize these investments.
It can be difficult to predict or analyze the complicated real estate market in Brazil. This is especially true in the current political turmoil under President Michel Temer. The supposedly red hot Brazil real estate market experienced a slight fall in home prices in Q1 2018. What do the stats really mean?
International sporting events are usually an economic boon to the host municipality. People rent accommodations and transportation, purchase concessions and souvenirs. They interact with the daily economy in a generally positive way. These short term economic boosts can move into longer-term trends in real estate. Only if the country has the proper political and financial infrastructure to support such a move.
When it comes to real estate, there can be many factors that affect the market. It can range from location to simply the local climate. In São Paulo, Brazil, one of the major key influences affecting the region’s market is the political volatility and. Together with the increasing inequality between the city’s people.