The Brazilian mortgage market continues to evolve with more consumer-friendly products. The latest offering comes from the Caixa Economica Federal and offers a fixed interest rate. Analysts believe it will open up the property market in Brazil considerably.
Loans for Brazilian mortgages post their highest increase for 4 years as everything points to a busy year for the Brazilian property market. Find out why.
Mortgages in Brazil rise by 15% as lower interest rates and a stable property market encouraged more people to buy. Find out more.
The historic low in Brazilian interest rates since mid-2017 has sparked fierce competition among banks striving to attract clients. As a result, analysts expect the Brazilian property market to see supply drop dramatically by the end of this year.
Recent government measures have given the Brazilian property market a boost, particularly for demand. In some parts of the country, for example, Fortaleza, the market is already moving upwards with a rise in property prices.
As any savvy investor knows, the ideal time to purchase an asset is when prices are low. With currency exchange rates at their most favourable for foreigners in a long time, Brazilian property stands at its most attractive. So argue experts from the Brazilian property sector and – judging by record lending figures for April – so do Brazilian buyers.
With a low inventory, pent-up demand and record levels of new mortgages, property in Ceará, northeast Brazil stands out in the Brazilian property market. Market conditions are so buoyant in the state that Ceará property is known as an “oasis”.
The figures just released for employment and property in northeast Brazil highlight that both markets are booming and well ahead of those at national level. The state of Ceará was one of the centres for job creation as well as a hot spot for property.
After an unusual 12 months, the Brazilian property market is set for a good 2015 characterised by marked increases in mortgage lending and greater sales activity. Government investment in the social housing programme, strong job creation and the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on the horizon are three of the main factors that will be driving the market next year.