Category For Buyers


Two “Below Market” Ocean View Properties

What a glorious rainy season it has been. After a few years of lighter than

Whales Tail view property Uvita

The Whales Tail View from Bella Vista #5.

normal rains, we’re having a season now that fits the descriptions old-timers here give to what rainy season “used to be like”. Rains starting in the early to mid-afternoon. Going into, and … Read on...


Property Buyer’s Checklist Part 2 1

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Costa Rica Property Buyer's Checklist

Costa Rica property buyer's checklist imageElevation, temperature, misty, humidity, view spoiling clouds and mold. These are the next points on the checklist about buying a property at altitude in Costa Rica.

I find “temperature” an interesting consideration. I moved to Costa Rica from the high-country … Read on...


Disappearing Breed: Under $100k Ocean View Lots 2

One of the things you can count on when you are a real estate agent in Costa Rica. The question: “how is the market there?” Perhaps not a daily occurrence, but almost. I was asked this today. One of the consistent qualities of “the market” here is that there are always those that are looking … Read on...


The Hidden Market

Little House view

View from the “Little House”

I’ve just submitted an article to Tico Times about the time we are in right now that is favorable for spec home building. Now let’s add to this another factor that is not as obvious. Well… it is actually every bit as obvious. It’s just that it is hidden, which … Read on...