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

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Chile 20 yrs
Brazil 19 yrs
Peru 18 yrs
Argentina 17 yrs
Uruguay 17 yrs
Mexico 17 yrs
Panama 15 yrs
Colombia 13 yrs
*n.a. means there is not enough data to show a valid result