Costa Rica History in knife metaphorI’d say that about 1/10th of my time spent with people looking to buy property in Costa Rica’s Southern Pacific zone is spent in the actual buying/selling of property. The other 9/10ths is a mix of conversations regarding what’s involved with living here, as well as discussing the business of real estate in Costa Rica.… Read on...


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A New Type of Property Buying Option in Costa Rica 1

Video done by Chuck Chastain of Aerial Media

Typically the type of property that I have sold over my years in Costa Rica real estate have been multi-acre, ocean view properties. These have been sold to hardy individuals that have deemed themselves up to the task of taming these jungle laden acres to their will … Read on...

Uvita Costa Rica Walk-to-the-Beach development Villa Del Sol

How to Buy a Property in Costa Rica

Reasons we hear for why people buy property in Costa Rica:

  • “There are big changes in (home country) afoot”
  • “We’d like to simplify”
  • “Gotta get out of this cold!”
  • “We’d like a second home”
  • “We’d like a second home that generates income while we are not there”.
  • Getting more self-sufficient, going off the grid or
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Should I buy or buy and build a house in Costa Rica?

State of the Market – October 2012 3

What is the current market like in Costa Rica real estate?

I get asked this question quite a lot these days. Well, actually that is probably the question that characterizes the life of a real estate agent anywhere – and probably at any time, except when it is clearly known that there is a recession … Read on...

Houses at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf

New Office, New Ideas in Costa Rica

Yes, we moved… from our office in Uvita to a new, larger space in Ballena, just a quick drive down the Costanera Highway. Ballena and Uvita are both home to the Marino Ballena National Park, an area that is vibrant with wildlife, as well as, electric green and blue hues.

Ballena is only 7 … Read on...

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