100 days into the term of president Juan Carlos Varela, the real estate market is finding many reasons to applaud the new administration.
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.