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.
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.
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.