How to Buy a House in Costa Rica

Congratulations!  If you are reading this article, you are considering a decision that thousands of folks just like you have already made - you're moving to Costa Rica!  Of course there will be a handful of you that are considering a vacation home or other such residence in our beautiful country, but the rules of how to buy a house, condo or property in Costa Rica will pretty much be the same. So what...

For Sale By Owner in Costa Rica- Watch out!

For Sale By Owner in Costa Rica- Watch out! Overall, my experience with For Sale By Owner in Costa Rica has not been great.  Our family has been looking at real estate and investing here since 1999 (and even before that since we are from here originally!) So let's go through the problems with for sale by owner properties in Costa Rica, and then I will tell you how we can help fix them for you if you...

Great Rental in San Ramon Costa Rica!

Beautiful House for Rent in Costa Rica! Close to town, but on a nice country street with beautiful mountain views.  Quite tico neighborhood with easy access to private and public schools, 2 bus stops (if you don't want to drive), local stores and the active city center of San Ramon is just 5 minutes by car.  And many people in this area just walk!  Its quite accessible! Want to know more about San...

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Don’t just retire and be bored- Live and Invest in Costa Rica!

Live and Invest in Costa Rica! Why retire to do nothing?  Moving to Costa Rica can be fun, energizing, and just the adventure you are looking for.  But for many, while the move is invigorating, you may simply run out of things to do once you are here.  After a while, all the sunsets and wine may get a little old, even trips to the beach.  Don't let it make you old too - invest in your future!  Did...

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Why Move to Costa Rica?

Why move to Costa Rica? Adventurous people around the world are searching for better places to live as the political climate of their home countries becomes more and more unstable.  And then there are folks just looking to try a different lifestyle!  So many exotic destinations are being touted as the new up and coming place to live.  So why, after all these years, are people still choosing and moving...

How to Successfully Sell Your Home in Costa Rica!

How to Successfully Sell Your Home in Costa Rica!

Why do some homes sell and others sit forever without a buyer? While there is no exact answer, following this advice will definitely help you towards successfully selling your home in the least amount of time!  AND enjoying your home in the meantime instead of just 'letting it go'.  Costa Rica is a great place to keep your house looking neat, fresh and sell-able while your Agent does their magic. There...

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How to Choose the Right Agent to Sell your Home in Costa Rica

Check the article below!!! I could not have said it better myself. This article CLEARLY points out all the reasons why choosing a great Agent is the most important decision you can make in Selling your Home. The article is geared towards the US, but the advice is solid and applies anywhere. Just keep in mind when you are reading it in regards to Costa Rica - (1) there are few open houses here unless its...

A few Key thoughts from our friends at NAR – The Selling Process

Hello Sellers! Please check out this great little chart below from Houselogic on selling your home Internationally or in Costa Rica! Please keep in mind there are a few things unique to Costa Rica that this basic chart does not cover. For example: #2 - Research the Market - you can certainly check on-line to see the asking prices of other homes in your area - but please remember asking prices in CR do not...

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