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Studio Apartment in Rio de Janeiro for Sale

Apartment in Ipanema, Rio (the city), Rio De Janeiro

£450,909 / $696,629 / €551,111 / R$1,240,000

1 Bedroom
1 Bathroom

Ref: RIO-RA2012

General Summary

  • 5 Mins Walk to beach 
  • 30 to 40 Mins Drive to Rio De Janeiro International Airport
  • 5 to 30 Mins Drive from Rio Olympics site
  • Next Local Beach Restaurants
  • Nearest Town Centre approx  20 Mins drive

The Development / Communal Building Offers:

  • Communal Party Room
  • 1 Parking
  • Communal Area maintained for you

The Property Offers: 

  • Property Size 56sqm
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Living Room
  • 1 Kitchen
  • 1 Bathroom

Property / Investment in Rio Overview - Studio Apartment in Rio de Janeiro for Sale (Ref: RIO-RA2012)

Studio with ocean view.

Studio with approximately 56m≤, silent and clear, kitchen, laundry area, maidís bathroom and bedroom that can be reversed. The building has playground, 24-hours doorman and 1 parking space.

IPTU (tax): R$1.200,00 / Condo fee: R$350,00

Property Location & Area within Rio De Janeiro

Ipanema together with Leblon is the most exclusive areas in Rio!

Build / Property Specification
Please ask any questions you may have and we will forward them to the owner / broker directly in Rio.  We are located on the ground in Rio De Janeiro, so can have a face to face meeting with relevant parties and owners if required.



Property Deposits & Payments Terms

A deposit would be required to secure the property, this is usually a standard from 10% to 20% in Rio De Janeiro of the property price. We would advise that a lawyer is introduced to the transaction at an early stage as its important to know the documents are all in order before paying the deposit.  We can recommend various neutral Brazilian Lawyers in Rio (and in UK or USA if required).


The final payment will be required within 30 days maximum of the deposit payment.  Should you wish to extend the payments slightly, then it may be possible to negotiate with the seller / owner a stage payment plan.

Associated Purchase Costs

In addition to the listed price for the investment, the following costs will apply to your purchase:

  • Property Transfer Tax (ITBI) of approx 2% (payable at the City Hall).
  • UK / Brazilian Lawyer (optional but recommended) - good lawyer around 1% of property price.
  • Admin / Processing (includes all processing costs) £400 (see below)
  • Deed and registering the deed costs is about R$ 2000
  • In some cases there are can be additional tax on purchases, this will be advised by our local Broker. 


Admin / Processing:  We charge a fee when you decide to proceed with a property.  Before you progress with the purchase or pay a deposit, it is important to see the contract and have it translated in English.  The 'Admin / Processing' fee is to pay for translation services, contract raising and other legal document collecting which may be required.  A lawyer can then be introduced and the 10 or 20% deposit paid accordingly.  If you would rather just pay the deposit and await for the lawyers to check the title, then this fee can be waived / not charged.



Rio Property Running Costs

Monthly Utility and other costs directly associated with this property in Rio de Janeiro can be obtained upon request.


Below is a list of utility costs.

  • Council Tax / IPTU Tax (per year): R$1.200,00
  • Electric
  • Water
  • Monthly Condo fee: R$350,00

Above stated in Brazilian Local Currency

When buying a property in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil it is important that you pay the appropriate council rates (usually around 1% of the property value per year) and condominium charges (if applicable), your home / investment is at risk if you do not keep up these payments. 

Rental / Yield Potential in Rio de Janeiro

We can introduce
you to a reliable company in Rio de Janeiro to manage your property (if you so require).  We can also help with estimates of rental projections.  The 2016 Olympics in Rio, increasing tourism and Oil discoveries will ensure the economy in Rio for renting / letting remains strong.


* All properties are sold in Brazilian Reais (symbols R$ or BRL). Currency rates will depend upon your banks conversion rate at the time of transferring the monies. The current conversion rates used on this site are Ä1 = R$2.25, £1 = R$2.75, $1 = R$1.78. To check the latest rate 'spot rate' with Bank of Brazil click here.

Consider using a Money Transfer Agent to Transfer Money To Brazil, offering better Exchange Rates than High Street Banks.

Prices displayed do not include other associated purchase costs such as Government Purchase Tax, Legal Costs, Admin and Furniture (unless stated).