Nearly US$3 trillion of the world's private wealth is held in owner-occupied residential properties.
The real estate market in Costa Rica is displaying signs of significant interest towards pre-built construction of coastal gated communities.
The private equity industry is finally returning in real estate markets after a long recession.
Real estate prices shot up to over $8,400/acre, an increase of 400 percent.
Owned by Tavistock Group, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, the resort reveals plans for the second phase of its Marina Residences.
Costa Rica is a country that has a well establish and relatively easy system.
The clock has been reset in the Costa Rica real estate market. Experts see prices rolling back at least eight years.
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.