What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

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What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

Post by vamoschile » Thu Aug 27, 2020 10:40 pm

All,

I see a lot of land pretty cheap around Los Muermos(Cordillera vieja). Besides not being close to the volcanos and major cities what is the down side? Is there services like high speed internet?

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Re: What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

Post by passport » Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:28 pm

It's farm country - and that's it. Not close to cultural centers.

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Re: What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

Post by 41southchile » Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:27 am

Depends what you are looking for
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Re: What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

Post by 41southchile » Fri Aug 28, 2020 2:30 am

In the township Los Muermos you will get fiber optic internet probably or coming soon, countryside farmland, not so much. Its colder and wetter than Puerto Varas. Its rural with some Puerto Montt spillover , but far enough away still from the city itself. Many people that live there commute to Puerto Montt if they are not involved in the rural sector.
Prices have come up a lot in the last few years for small blocks/parcelas, but the agriculture land is still a lot cheaper than say north Los Lagos region, but again that's because its colder and less developed, soils are good generally. The further west you go you get into rough hill land that gets dry in summer and then the Coast, that has got that rugged west coast beauty.
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Re: What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

Post by admin » Fri Aug 28, 2020 9:14 am

We have a bunch of clients with property out there.

You just got to be prepared for rural, rural living. It is pretty area, that still has some fairly good prices on land. In fact, up until a few years ago land prices were much cheaper there, than a lot of the places further south in the Patagonia that are harder to access.

You are not getting high speed internet out there. Well, at least no more than any other rural area down south. Internet is 4G via cell phone is the best you are going to get. There are some dead spots in that area with no cell phone coverage at all. You got to kind of test it as you go.

There are is a spectacular beach out there. It gets some nasty clouds of big horse flies at certain times of the year. Like, I could see clouds of them chasing our car. You might not want to buy too close to the beach.

4x4 is a must for poking around out there. We went one time with two vehicles, and I had to stop and tow a regular car up a hill with ruts in it deeper than the tires. I have stopped and turned around a couple of times with vehicals that were not equipped when the roads got bad. Really depends how far out you want to be.

There are some mapuche areas out there too. So make sure the land is not in the indigenous land register. I have never really heard of them protesting or anything.
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Re: What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

Post by proger » Fri Aug 28, 2020 5:41 pm

thanks.good to know

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Re: What do you know about Los Muermos in Los Lagos Region?

Post by admin » Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:43 pm

and don't waist time or money on real estate agents out there. Most know less than nothing about real estate in Chile, let alone real estate in such a rural area.

If you want to screw-up a perfectly good real estate deal in chile, get a real estate agent involved.
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