Buy real estate in Rio / Brazil
Buying Property in Brazil step by step
1. Issue Brazilian ID called a CPF.
You need a birth certificate
translated into Portuguese by a
certified translator and legalized
by the Brazilian consulate in your
2. Decide if you wish a temporary or permanent Visa
Visas: Foreigners are allowed 3
month visas, or 6 months total per
year in Brazil.
3. Look for a property
It's best to use a trusted local resident, or an official broker (more expensive). You need help to find a property, make sure the price is fair, and make certain that the property is owned by the seller, and that there are no debts on it.
4. Sign a contract and pay to the owner
The contract contains:
The contract is signed at an
5. Register the property
The registration of the property
into your name is done via a
cartorio (similar to a notary). Cost
is up to 5% of the purchase price.
6. Taxes and expenses
There is an annual property tax of approximately 0.6% per year of the assessed value. In addition you may need to pay monthly administrative local taxes
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