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    MercadoPago app without DNI

    You can reload Sube cards at any Subte station just ask at the booths, as for other bills, just use Pagofacil.
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    What Latin American Countries have normal, working mail service?

    This may be the case, in theory. But as you know the law here is all in the eyes of the interpreter. Last year our friend sent us several copies of The Week and they ended up stuck in customs. The next lot arrived safely.
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    Can you send me details of the fridge please?

    Can you send me details of the fridge please?
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    When will property be cheap in Buenos Aires?

    Again that was my understanding, but knowing how things here change by the day and by whoever you are dealing with at the time, my stance is to just ignore it until the time comes. What you say is probably true today my information is ten years old, who knows what will be the case when I come to...
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    When will property be cheap in Buenos Aires?

    You are the guy that knows Perry, but I can't help but wonder at all the constructors. Surely they expect to sell? Many have held on to plots since 2001 and are now building. There are three vacant plots on my block alone now being built on. I would be interested in your take on this.
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    When will property be cheap in Buenos Aires?

    I think he was working on my being here 3 months of the year.
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    When will property be cheap in Buenos Aires?

    I have often thought along those lines, it may be true, but I am Anglo Saxon and like having my own place. The answer will only be known when I sell and that is not something I see happening in the near future. For what I paid I could have bought a seaside caravan on Anglesey, it would be after...
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    When will property be cheap in Buenos Aires?

    There is a wealth tax of 1% PA, not applicable if you have less than $250,000 and DNI. No DNI you pay on everything. When you come to sell they will assume that when you were not here, you rented and tax you accordingly. As for rents. To rent out to Turistas ( The only way you will get $1000...
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    When will property be cheap in Buenos Aires?

    I have read these posts with interest. I know some on this site have made money on the property market here, but to do that you need to be on the spot and at specific times. If like me you live away I would only say this, "do not buy with money you are not ready to loose". There is a big tax...
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    Lollapalooza

    Good luck with that, but if I can offer just a little advice; you can send your passport number as numero de document. That is what I always use when asked, but I have always failed to get into the big concerts, usually you have to be registered with one of the telephone companies.
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    Argentina is expensive. Really don't know how middle class here get by

    I think it may be a global problem, but with inflation at over 40% saving by any means is all but impossible.
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    Teaching English in Buenos Aires

    Join the queue. There are more hopeful English teachers here than Tango teachers.
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    Am I just unlucky?

    In ten years here in Almagro, I have only seen one crime. It is all about being with and like the locals. That said, in the so called safe areas, Palermo, Recoletta and Micro centro, I have been manhandled and had many attempts to rob me. The thing is; the ladrones know where the touristas hang...
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    Who plans to live in Buenos Aires permanently and why?

    I have visited since 2004 and bought an apartment in 2008. I always intended to stay permanently when I retired. Reality took over though, just doing the day to day stuff can drive you nuts. We send mail, for instance, to the UK. one guy in the Correo just puts a stamp on it and it is done...
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    Newbie looking for advice

    I was here then, people were out in the streets with their cameras. Two days later I was walking around in shorts again.
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    Argentina is expensive. Really don't know how middle class here get by

    I take your point, but I thought that this post was about costs for visitors, as much has been said about eating out and rentals. Most people reading and commenting are not, like you, living on and Argentine income. To live with this level of inflation is a nightmare. Anything imported is...
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    Best places for volunteering

    I will have to check it out. It's a bit off my route and I wonder if I would be welcome in A Gibraltar bar.:p
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    Argentina is expensive. Really don't know how middle class here get by

    I live here in January to April on the equivalent of £1000 a month. That feeds two of us, pays the utilities, takes us to a Milonga every day and eat out twice a week. We shop locally and get great service, last night we had a meal for two, two litres of Stout and spent 500pesos with tip. If...
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    Is it normal for Argentinians to tease gringos about their Spanish accent?

    I worked all my life in factories. Any small thing was picked on for making fun. The thing I find most difficult is the modern way of taking offense, so when Argentines take the mick, I just accept it and feel comfortable.
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    Best places for volunteering

    There is no Guinness here, but an acceptable substitute is their black beer. Ask for cervesa negra or stout (pronounced stoat). Some places advertise it but do not actually stock it. The more of us who ask, the more places will stock it.
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