Common expat neighborhoods include:
• Vila Nova Conceicao
• Alto da Boa Vista
• Taim and Jardins
Rental Housing Cost
Rental housing cost depends on the type, size, and location of the property:
• 1 Bedroom Apartment 3,500-6,000 BRL
• 2 Bedroom Apartment 4.500-15.000 BRL
• 3 Bedroom Apartment 5.000-25.000 BRL
• 4 Bedroom Apartment 7.000-35,000 BRL
Public transportation is not very straight forward but includes taxis, trains, and buses. Taxis are often used for local and long distance travel. Although a number of expats drive their own car, they must be prepared for challenging driving conditions and traffic jams.
São Paulo is the largest metropolis in South America with 12 million people. It is a sophisticated, cosmopolitan city with some of the best galleries, restaurants and museums in the country.