Real estate experts recently analysed the property market in Houston and reached a number of key conclusions. Their findings confirm the investment value of apartment accommodation in the city and the tremendous potential behind Houston’s rental market.
Brazil is currently carrying out one of the largest affordable housing programmes in the world. The next phase (3 million additional properties) will further boost the property market in the country as well as creating employment and advancing economic growth.
Fortaleza, the capital of Ceará in Northeast Brazil, continues to hold a privileged position in the Brazilian property market. Not only is the city one of the few where prices are rising above inflation, Fortaleza also stands out in sales figures.
Florida has long been a favourite with investors in US property who are consistently drawn to the state’s year-round pleasant climate, stunning coastline and affordable prices. Recent research consolidates Florida’s position as one of the best places in the US to buy beach property.
The forthcoming FIFA World Cup is an exceptional opportunity for tourism in Brazil. During one month, Brazil will be placed in an international spotlight with all eyes focused on what the country has to offer. Hundreds of thousands of visitors and high expenditure are expected, and officials are fully confident that the World Cup will boost tourism in Brazil to unprecedented levels.
Recently-released figures show that the Florida property market has got off to an excellent start this spring. The combination of higher average prices and more new listings in April confirm the upward trend in the housing market.
Ceará is one of Brazil’s most popular places for tourism and 2014 looks set to be a record year for the state. The combination of travel accolades and FIFA World Cup matches in Fortaleza are expected to push visitor figures up and raise Ceará’s profile as a prime holiday destination.
The Sunshine State lived up to its name during the first quarter of this year and more than reaped the rewards in terms of tourism. Florida’s warm and sunny weather from January to March drew record numbers of visitors to the state, which is well on track to achieving its aim of attracting over 100 million tourists by December.
The recent 86th edition of Latin America’s largest construction event brought further optimism to the sector in Brazil, one of the largest in the country and an important engine behind the nation’s economic growth.
Caixa Economica Federal, one of Brazil’s largest banks and the biggest mortgage lender in the country, has just held its annual Own Home Fair in seven of Brazil’s regional capitals. With over 150,000 units on show at the exhibition, this tenth edition of the Fair saw record levels of business in Fortaleza, Northeast Brazil.
House prices for single family homes in Houston recently hit an all-time high as the property market in the city continues to show an imbalance of demand and supply. Real estate experts expect this situation to continue for the immediate future meaning that for many families, the only solution is to rent a property.
The state of Florida is leading the way for the US employment market in 2014. Recent figures show that job creation in this part of the country is the highest in the nation. They also reflect the current positive state of the economy in Florida.
The latest annual review of Brazilian property has just been published and its findings confirm that the market for new builds continues to strengthen. Furthermore, the report highlights Northeast Brazil as one of the fastest growing areas in the country.
The news that Sarasota has no less than 24 construction projects in the pipeline confirms that the Florida housing market is once again surging ahead. It’s nearly ten years since Sarasota experienced construction potential on this scale and the news was warmly received by the city’s business community.
Brazil’s north east is catching up with its more prosperous southern counterpart. Northeast Brazil has been Brazil’s economic superstar over the last decade. The region’s GDP between 2000 and 2010 was an average 4.2% per annum, higher growth than in the rest of the country.
The U.S job market looks set to swing into action in 2014. Forecasts for Florida in particular show a positive trend in 2014, with estimates of adding around 176,000 new jobs to the state’s economy, with a particular concentration in the construction sector. Such job creation should help stimulate Florida’s economy through increased wages and confidence in the local market.