We are in high season here in the southern pacific zone. The months of November through April are typically when there are more tourists here than during the rainy months.

There is another type of “high season” happening right now as well. This has more to do with world conditions. I know, those from the … Read on...


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Shrimp n’ Street Talk 1

Guys in the Zone heresay service: I thought that I’d behave like a blogger this morning and so I cruised the Costa Rica news & real estate blogs.  The following are my findings along with some current gossip:

The PRETOMA (Programa Restauracion de Tortugas Marinas) website

The US Department of State`s Bureau of Oceans, Environment,
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Costa Rica Golf – Southern Zone Style 1

I have broken one of my cardinal rules of Pure Real Estate Brokering. Since getting involved in Costa Rica real Estate some years ago, I have always made it a part of my presentation to disclose that I don’t have a personal vested interest in the properties that I am marketing. If there has been … Read on...


Relocate to Costa Rica FAQ 2

I get lists of question from time to time due from people who want to move to Costa Rica. I wrote Vickey back and answered her questions, but I have taken the liberty to post the interchange here to my blog. I think that some of the readers of this blog will find it helpful.… Read on...


Struggles of Conscience 1

I am a real estate agent in Costa Rica. I am also a borderline tree hugger. Oxymoron, right? Granted, I sell property here that has been developed by someone else who likely had to cut a road into the building site. He / she may also have purchased a large tract of land known here … Read on...


What the heck is the catastrado? 1

The below is a work in progress. Buying real estate in Costa Rica is a knowledge intensive endeavor. Little by little the country is getting modernized to where the property that one is looking at can actually be identified clearly and its pedigree determined. But the land registration process is also a work in progress.… Read on...