RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay's first phase of border reopening attracts property owners in the country who do not have a residence there.
With this reopening announced, there was a notable increase in interest from foreigners wanting to cross to Uruguay to settle there, reflected in an increase in the number of consultations in different sectors.
The National Directorate of Land Registers stated that some 90,000 Argentines own property in Uruguay. The Tourism Directorate of Maldonado (department where Punta del Este is located) believes that between 30,000 and 40,000 are located in Maldonado, the remainder are . . .