How to sale a property in Brasil without a bank account in Brazil

Discussion in 'Buying Overseas Property' started by Aleit, Jul 8, 2017.

  1. Aleit

    Aleit New Member

    Good evening,
    I'm currently in Brasil trying to sale some properties that my family received from an inheritance from a family member that lived in Brazil for over 40 years.
    Neither myself or any other family member lives or reside in Brazil.
    The banks won't allow me to open a bank account unless I have the RNE. I can't get the RNE unless I reside in Brazil. I have a CPF. Without a bank account we can't accept a check 'adminstrativo' from the buyer.
    How should the payment for the sale of the house be processed?
    I was told with an international transfer, ok sure, but how can I make sure that the transfer arrives to destination in our bank without any problem and without the risk that the bank transfer gets cancelled by the buyer once I have signed the paper? It's all very confusing and frustrating to get some proper advice in Brazil.
    I'm sure I'm not the first foreigner to sale a property in Brazil.
    Any suggestion will be greatly appreciated.
    I wish you all a nice day ahead.
    Regards
    Ale
     
  2. Analia Siele

    Analia Siele New Member

    May be an escow account, from the realtor company or may be from the notary who do the title?
     
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