Living Costa Rica

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Cremation or Funeral Services and Repatriation of the deceased

Cremation or Funeral Services and Repatriation of the deceased

Estimated Reading Time: 3 Minutes Many expats and retirees in Costa Rica don’t think about passing away, their cremation, funeral services, or the repatriation of the deceased.  But when a spouse dies, everyone starts running to find information. Few funeral services speak enough English for you to be comfortable arranging the deceased’s cremation, funeral, or…

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Costa Rica Cosmetic Dentistry

Costa Rica Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants, Zirconia Crowns, and Porcelain Veneers

Cosmetic dentistry is the solution if you want to smile again and be proud to show your teeth. CosDent has been a pioneer for more than 25 years in achieving one´s perfect smile according to each client’s needs and characteristics. Cosmetic Dentistry These procedures will improve the teeth’ appearance by modifying their color, shape, and…

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How important is Property Listing Removal After Closing?

How important is Property Listing Removal After Closing?

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Most sellers don’t worry about the property listing removal after closing. Of course, once you’ve closed the sale, you probably have better things to do. Nonetheless, most sellers forget about all those agents they listed the property with. They’re not doing the new owner a favor by not contacting all…

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10 Tips for Changing Your Address When You Move to Costa Rica

10 Tips for Changing Your Address When You Move to Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Don’t forget about changing your address before moving to Costa Rica. You don’t want to have all your friends and family back home wonder what happened to you! Once you’ve gone through the steps of selling your house, there are a thousand other things you need to get done. In…

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Request a home inspection before closing on a property

Request a home inspection before closing on a property

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Incredibly, local buyers often don’t request a home inspection before closing a property. When investing a lot of money in a home, why wouldn’t you spend an extra few bucks to ensure you’re not buying into a huge problem? Imagine that you have found this excellent bargain property in Costa…

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84 Interesting Facebook Group Sources for Living in Costa Rica

84 Interesting Facebook Group Sources for Living in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 18 minutes Finding the right Facebook group when looking for information before moving or living in Costa Rica requires time and effort. However, here you have all the sources together. I published this blog for the first time in 2016 with 68 groups and pages, and I have now updated it. It’s…

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Why is a price-cutting trend rare in Costa Rica real estate?

Why is a price-cutting trend rare in Costa Rica real estate?

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Why is a price-cutting trend so rare in Costa Rica real estate? There are several reasons. In typical real estate markets, it’s a buyer’s market when the inventory is high, and it’s a seller’s market when the inventory is low, right? Well, the Costa Rican real estate market is not…

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