Pinheiros is an enjoyable neighbourhood to live in. This upscale district became a fancy place for artists, writers, intellectuals and even movie directors. This rich enclave close to Downtown is home to millionaires mansions and exclusive shops.
Despite its absolute dimension, Pinheiros is a nice melting-pot of all social classes. The prestigious neighborhood welcomes distinguished schools and universities and benefits from a great public transportation.
In recent years, the real estate market in São Paulo has evolved. In fact, professionals have revealed that a new trend was taking place: real estate buyers are investing more and more in small luxury apartments, situated in posh districts of the city and located in new and elegant high-rise apartment buildings. Besides, purchasers are more looking for constructions with a vast range of paid services. This type of investment is interesting because it allows companies to host their leaders in luxury districts with all conveniences of a house. Therefore, this kind of offers is mainly situated close to business centers.
In the last few years, the city of São Paulo has welcomed new types of buyers, who are mainly posh young couples and wealthy businessmen who wish to invest in a luxury property.
In Brazil, there are special rules regarding property: – the general rule is that the owner of the soil also owns the subsoil. Owner is able to make vertical constructions up to a reasonable depth, such as to build a basement or a subterranean garage. Owner cannot prevent the use of the subsoil for some activities, such as soil drilling for subway rails, passageway for conduit devices... Foreign investors have the same rights as local citizens to acquire real estate property, except for special cases (rural lands, mining land, property near the coast or frontier...) and Foreigne r with residence in Brazil cannot acquire more than an area equivalent to 50 units of rural property called “módulos rurais”. foreign entity can only acquire rural property for agricultural purpose, industrialization, and other specific projects, duly approved by the Brazilian Agricultural Ministry or the Department of Trade and Industry.
It is advisable to count with a legal assistance for the acquisition of a real estate in Brazil. The lawyer will verify the certificates and possible burdens or impediments for the acquisition, elaborate all legal documents, and make sure that the transaction is safe for the buyer.
It is during this period that temperatures are worst, tourism is also declining, with the exception of July, which is a period of school holidays. During this season, it is best to explore some parts of the Amazon and the Pantanal.
During this season the climate is mild and dry, especially when approaching the coast and temperatures decline slightly further south. The tourist attraction during this period is not excessive which makes it the best period to discover São Paulo and its surroundings.
The peak season in Brazil coincides with the winter of the northern hemisphere. It is the most festive period when it is the hottest. The tourist influx is very intense and the climate remains very heavy. In addition, in the case of a school holiday period in Brazil, the number of tourists is the highest.
This monument was designed by Oscar Miemeyer in tribute to Latin-American people and their struggles but also to dedicate a place to welcome festivals and public shows. The building is home to a library, a research center, art exhibitions (including one on the Latino-American popular art) as well as the Brazilian center of Latino-American studies. This is a nice place to visit, to go for a walk and admire the remarkable architecture.
Praça Benedito Calixto Flea Market is an open market which takes place every Saturday, all day long. This market is the perfect place to stroll, taste local products and enjoy the friendly atmosphere while listening to chorinho, a local style music influenced by samba.
This market proposes common products like fresh food and drinks but also surprising items such as Brazilian musical instruments. This must-to-see attraction is worth visiting at noon.
Commonly known as the "Sunset Plaza", this place is situated in the Pinheiros district and provides one of the most stunning views of the city. Every days, young couples, families and bunches of friends gather at the site to admire the scenery, enjoy nature and have a break from the hustle and bustle of the dynamic metropolis. The area became a popular spot to watch the nightfall. Considered as a haven among the buildings, the place is a good area to stroll in the wintertime.
The large city of São Paulo has about 20 million inhabitants, making it the third most popular megalopolis in the world and the largest city in South America. São Paulo is also the economic, gastronomic and cultural capital of Brazil, also known for its unpredictable climate and the architecture of its infrastructures.
There are, in this city, no less than 150 museums and cultural centers, 12500 restaurants representing more than 50 types of cuisine, more than 400 cinemas and theaters. It is important not to forget that there are more than 15 000 bars and discotheques, which is related to the reputation of Brazilian,'s nights. And which make the pleasure of tourists, coming from all over ...