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Chile Investments’ New Facebook Page

Posted: 15/09/2014

  This is just a very short post to say that we have finally created a Facebook page. If you’re interested in receiving property updates, news and information, and some great photos of Chile in general in your Facebook timeline, then please just click here and ‘like’ the page!

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Galt’s Gulch Chile: The Truth Finally Comes Out

Posted: 28/08/2014

As I’m sure many of you know, for the past couple of years there’s been a lot of talk about a project aimed at American “libertarians” on a property close to Santiago, in Curacavi. The name? Galt’s Gulch Chile, after Ayn Rand’s novel. When I first heard of this project, my initial reaction was, “Curacavi? […]

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Living Atlas: Chile

Posted: 27/08/2014

My apologies for the lack of new posts on this blog- we’ve been incredibly busy over the last few months with work and have neglected a little this area. Chile’s tourism ministry has been promoting a “Living Atlas” of the country, showcasing areas that might easily be overlooked and highlighting different customs and traditions from […]

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Real Estate in Patagonia, Chile: Valle California

Posted: 20/06/2014

I wrote a few months about Climate Change & Real Estate in Patagonia, Chile, and specifically mentioned Valle California. For full information about this spectacular property in Chile, please visit the listing page for real estate in Patagonia. At the end of January, I had the pleasure of visiting this wonderful part of the country, accompanying […]

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Real Estate in Chile: Unique Opportunities

Posted: 04/06/2014

“One of a kind” really is a phrase that is abused in the real estate world, so it’s rare to come across a property that genuinely deserves that description. I was recently offered the chance to market this property in Chile…To say it’s ‘magnificent’ is a true understatement. This is a one-of-a-kind chance to invest […]

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Vineyard Update 6

Posted: 02/04/2014

It’s been a while since I posted about our vineyard, so I thought it was time for an update. Things have gone extremely well over the last few weeks. The first year is all about getting the plants to grow as much as possible, trying to get them up to the first wire, so in […]

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Peralillo, Colchagua Valley: Rapidly Improving

Posted: 18/02/2014

  When I first arrived to live permanently in the Colchagua Valley, in August of 2009, I gravitated naturally to the town of Santa Cruz. After all, Santa Cruz is where the Colchagua Valley’s rapid rise to prominence as one of the world’s finest wine regions started, with Carlos Cardoen’s construction of a luxury hotel […]

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Valparaiso History and Real Estate

Posted: 12/02/2014

During my almost three years of living and working in Valparaiso, I spent quite some time investigating the history of this fascinating city. From the strong European influence to the city being one of the cultural capitals of Latin America, it was really enjoyable learning more about how Valparaiso grew to be one of the […]

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Vineyard Update 5: Bedding In

Posted: 10/02/2014

It’s been a really busy couple of weeks here at Chile Investments…I just got back from Patagonia, where I was visiting the stunning Valle California property with some clients. They loved the property and made an offer for two of the ‘lots’ (which offer complete access to 3,000 hectares of stunning Patagonian ranching and wilderness). […]

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Chile: Land of Charm

Posted: 30/01/2014

Things have been extremely busy for the last week, so I haven’t had much time to post anything. Tomorrow I am leaving for a 5 day trip to visit this stunning property for sale in Patagonia with clients. I am extremely excited to be visiting the property again and can highly recommend the investment potential […]

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Beautiful Video About What Chile Has To Offer

Posted: 17/01/2014

This 5 minute video was released about 18 months ago and I’ve watched it many times since. It’s one of the best ‘snapshots’ I’ve seen of what Chile has to offer, from top to tail. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do! If you’re interested in real estate in any of the areas […]

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Climate Change & Real Estate in Patagonia, Chile

Posted: 15/01/2014

A recent study, undertaken by ND-GAIN (click here for full results), has stated that Chile is the 11th most prepared country in the world for the effects of climate change. This is not a great surprise to me. Chile is clearly a country that can handle increasing global temperatures and the problems that will inevitably […]

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Why Work With Chile Investments?

Posted: 14/01/2014

I am often asked by potential clients, ‘What can you bring to the table? Why should we work with you and not a local agent or another foreign consultant when looking to buy real estate in Chile?’ This is a perfectly valid question for anyone who is embarking on the process of looking for property […]

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Vineyard Update 4: Growth

Posted: 29/11/2013

It’s been a while since I’ve managed to update our vineyard’s progress. It’s been an incredibly busy month or so, with quite a large number of clients coming down to visit real estate for sale in Chile, a week long trip to Mendoza to take a look at different real estate projects that have been […]

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Vineyard Update 3: Fully Planted

Posted: 05/11/2013

Well, after a week of extremely hard work, we can now say that we are the owners of a fully planted vineyard! We have about 1.1 hectares of vines in the ground…and a week or two of rest before the next round of work comes along! If you’ve read the previous posts, you’ll remember that […]

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Torres del Paine Voted The 8th Wonder of the World

Posted: 02/11/2013

  Chile’s stunning national park, Torres del Paine, was just voted the 8th Wonder of the World, collecting more than 5 million votes in the several months long voting process. We at Chile Investments of course added our vote for one of the most incredible natural landscapes you will find anywhere in the world. Congratulations, […]

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Vineyard Update 2

Posted: 15/10/2013

The vineyard preparation is progressing! We’ve made a couple of important decisions- I’ll get to those later on in this post. But first, I’ll explain the process of preparing a property for organic vineyard plantation. Back in March, when we had decided 100% to plant the property with one hectare of vines, the first job […]

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Chilly in Chile

Posted: 01/10/2013

(photo credit: Tunquen Wines) This last week has been unseasonably cold here in Chile and agriculture is currently suffering. It’s not all perfect in Chile! At this time of the year, buds are breaking and fruit is starting to blossom. The trees and vines can take a usual frost, even for two or three nights […]

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Water and Water Rights Issues in Chilean Agriculture

Posted: 27/09/2013

The Santiago Times recently published an excellent article about the problems many farmers in the northern part of the Central Valley are experiencing. You can read the article here. It covers the topic very well. Water rights can be a complicated issue when you’re looking for an agricultural property for sale in Chile. The most […]

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Vineyard Update 1

Posted: 18/09/2013

As I promised a short while ago, here’s the first update about the planting of our vineyard in the Colchagua Valley. But firstly, I’d like to wish everyone a happy Dieciocho! Today is Chile’s most important national holiday, commemorating the date that the country took its first step towards independence and celebrated with BBQs, lots […]

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Why Invest in Real Estate in Chile?

Posted: 06/09/2013

Why invest in real estate in Chile? That’s a good question- why, indeed? Out of all the countries in the world, why should you buy property in Chile? There are many sound economic and practical reasons, such as Chile’s excellent credit ratings, extremely low levels of corruption, stable and growing economy, sound economic base, huge […]

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Welcome to Chile Investments’ New Blog

Posted: 27/08/2013

Welcome to Chile Investments’ new blog. We’re excited to bring this new feature to our updated website and we hope you like the new design. Once or twice a week, we’ll be posting news and views about Chile, visits to new properties and updates about Chile Investments’ founder Matt Ridgway’s one hectare organic vineyard in […]

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