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Vila Mariana

Brazil - São Paulo


Vila Mariana - São Paulo

Situated in the south side of São Paulo, Vila Mariana is a lovely residential district but also a prosperous and upper middle class area. It is home to old mansions as well as new high-rise apartment buildings. The wealthy borough welcomes a lot of students as it hosts prestigious universities and schools but remains a quiet and posh district. It also benefits from various amenities including public and private hospitals, retail, and cosy parks.
Vila Mariana is a good place which has a lot to offer to its inhabitants in terms of quality of life and attractiveness, in a safe environment.

Market overview

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.

Who buys?

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.

Buying basics

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.

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