When it comes to property in Brazil , Rio Grande do Norte is the centre of attention, but there are plenty of other cities and regions with equally strong lifestyle promise and investment potential.
Here are five Brazilian hotspots that give good bang for your buck:
The fifth-largest area in the country, Recife is located at the point where the Beberibe and Capibaribe Rivers flow into the Atlantic Ocean – a location that gives it both a busy port, a stunning landscape and the nickname "the Venice of Brazil".
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Rio Grande do Sul
Rio Grande do Sul is the southernmost state in Brazil, located on the border of Uruguay. Barbecues, boots and beaches combine to make a breathtaking hub of culture and lifestyle appeal – just the thing for holiday home hunters in search of something different.
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Located in the North East of Brazil, the state of Alagoas is one of the smallest in the country, but boasts one of Brazil's biggest volumes of coconut and sugarcane production. Particularly popular among investors are beach properties close to the city of Maceió.
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The capital of the state of Paraíba, Joao Pessoa is the easternmost place in the Americas, earning it the nickname as the city where the sun rises first. Located a short way from Natal, Joao Pessoa shares its wealth of impressive beaches alongside a stunning range of greenery, making it one of the most beautiful places in Brazil to own a holiday home.
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The capital of the state of Alagoas, Maceió is a coastal city which inherits its name from spontaneous rivulets that run out of the soil to the sea. It has become increasingly popular among international buyers thanks to its range of beautiful beaches and the quality of the local cuisine.
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