RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For a long time, buying a property to rent was considered the safest and most advantageous option for conservative investors. This is one of the many legacies of the long period of inflation and high-interest rates experienced by much of the Brazilian population.
Even though the current situation is not precisely one of economic stagnation (consider that the Selic is at 12.75% per year), investment options are much more diverse than they were years ago. Deciding where to invest is much more democratic now, especially for conservatives.
The situation in the rental market is . . .