This ratio, calculated by dividing the average house price by the yearly rent, evaluates real estate valuation by indicating the number of years needed to recover the investment. Ideal values are up to 20, with lower numbers suggesting better investment opportunities. Note that this calculation excludes taxes and other purchase or rental costs.

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Last updated June, 2024
Argentina 22 yrs
Chile 21 yrs
Mexico 18 yrs
Peru 17 yrs
Brazil 16 yrs
Panama 16 yrs
Uruguay 15 yrs
Colombia 14 yrs
*n.a. means there is not enough data to show a valid result