House price boom for Brazil

Adrian Holliday

It's a bit off the beaten track for many investors, but for those wishing to tap into Brazil's exploding economy, how about a property in Rio? The average residential rent in the Brazilian capital measured in square meters soared 35% in the last year - and in some parts of Rio, much more. Brazil remains one of the few parts of the world where property investment has had a good year, fuelled by increasing international investment.