The Costa Rica real estate market saw a significant turn-around in 2013 after setting a record.
The Global House Price Index released by property research firm Knight Frank increased by 8.4 percent last year.
A new Caribbean residential project provides luxury living spaces, with a bonus incentive for investors.
As Costa Rica slowly enters into its second real estate boom, that many are calling a "recovery" and not a boom.
The plan has become the most polarizing issue in a city full of polarizing issues.
Grand Tower, the latest major project to be delivered in Punta Pacifica, has finally been issued its occupancy permit. The developer of the 55-story tower has started to notify owners to prepare for closings, which are expected to begin in December.
The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is forming a partnership with Banco BTG Pactual S.A. to invest in Brazil residential development. CPPIB has committed US$240 million for a 40 percent interest in the venture.
As fans of the series "Homeland" already know, the tense CIA thriller took a surreal turn this week, when Marine/Terrorist/Ex-Congressman Nicholas Brody suddenly appears in a bleak, urban landscape in the middle of Caracas, Venezuela.
Mortgage rates in Brazil are at two-year low, while mortgage lending has increased as banks look to profit from a secure mortgage business. Itau Unibanco Holding SA and Banco Bradesco SA have each increased their home-loan portfolio by 32 percent.
Property sales in Argentina dropped 44.7 percent in June from the same period a year ago, as the market wrestled with new currency regulations. The June sales of 2,632 homes amounted to $1.5 billion. 37.2 percent lower than the same time last year.
There were a lot more active Panama real estate agents back in 2008. That's when people were buying properties sight unseen, over the phone, before construction had even started on the project.
The real estate market in Panama has reached a new level of luxury and exclusiveness. This small country with the ever growing skyline reminiscent of Miami now boasts Latin America's first man-made islands, the Ocean Reef development.
Los Angeles-based fund manager Paladin Realty has completed a deal to invest in a $10 million joint venture to build middle-income homes in San Jose, Costa Rica. Paladin is teaming with CSC Management and Development, S.A.