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New collaboration explores the future of urban housing in Brazil

The School of Architecture and Planning and the Norman B. Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism (LCAU) at MIT have established a long-term initiative to rethink the future of affordable housing in Brazil, which faces an estimated shortage of 7 million units.

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Brazil Real Estate Is Now Cheap And Distressed

Commercial and residential real estate prices in Brazil continue to fall, and after ending 2016 5.5% lower than they did 2015, distressed asset lovers may find Brazil more interesting in 2017.

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Brazil Real Estate To Fall 'Deeper' In 2017

After years of skyrocketing housing costs in Brazil, the market has come down to earth since the recession. Next year will see even deeper declines in Brazilian real estate. Fitch Ratings said Tuesday that home prices in Brazil “will drop further as the economy remains challenged.”

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GTIS has invested $2 billion across 40 different projects in Brazil

A U.S. investment firm that recently acquired one of Brazil’s largest hotel companies is planning to expand and upgrade in the country, wagering it can steer through a sluggish local economy and fend off new foreign competitors.

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Little Risk of Bubble Seen In Booming Brazilian Real Estate

Higher incomes, low unemployment and declining interest rates have pumped up the real estate market in Brazil, but few see signs of a bubble.
 

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Brazil Housing Market Booming 'Til 2017

Investors worried about an overheated Chinese housing market need only turn to Brazil. This real estate market has legs. And the recent five year real estate boom there has a good five more years before home values stop appreciating.

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Brazilians Buy Miami Condos at Bargain Prices After 45% Surge in Currency

Frederico Azevedo went to Florida looking for a second home. He left with three, paying $300,000 and $500,000 for condos in two Miami towers, and $1 million for a unit at the Trump International resort in nearby Sunny Isles.

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Brazil Launches Low-income Housing Program

Brazil says it will build 2 million low- and middle-income houses by the end of 2014.

President Dilma Rousseff launched the program Thursday and said the government plans to invest more than $78 billion in the effort.

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Business Booms on Brazil's Domestic Property Market

A total of 9.1 million families plan to buy real estate in Brazil over the next 12 months which is a huge increase since the Minha Casa Minha Vida (My House, My Life) program was introduced in 2009.

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Brazilian Government Enforces Restrictions on How Much Land Foreigners Can Buy

The Brazilian government is beefing up a law that restricts the amount of land foreigners can buy.

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