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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...


How To Buy… And End Up Happy 1

Sky's the limit... but buy smart.

We had an inquiry recently that concluded in a remarkable way.  This gentleman said, “I will accept defective land due to lack of funds. (I was ripped off 5 times!).”  I had to ask myself, how does one experience being “ripped off 5 times” in a country where the … Read on...


Sellers Options in Costa Rica

Ben Vaughn, co-owner of Guys In The Zone Real Estate, explains the three listing options available to Costa Rican property owners. There is no Multiple Listing Service in the southern Pacific zone of Costa Rica, which expands the listing possibilities– the Open Listing, the Exclusive Listing, and the (new) Modified Exclusive Listing. Please visit Ben … Read on...


Pura Vida Poll, August 2011

August begins a new Guys In The Zone tradition, the poll question. As some of you know, we have been increasingly active with the social marketing and networking lately. LinkedIn, in particular, has inspired many new connections and ideas. The Poll will be a regular addition to our Talk Show and articles, and who … Read on...


Talk Show, Episode 13

This is our mid-year review of real estate in the Southern Pacific Zone of Costa Rica. With tourism numbers up 11% in Central America, Ben and Rod discuss how this trend points to a brighter future for The Zone.


Costa Rica Real Estate – Talk Show 13 by GuysInTheZone