Living Costa Rica

a Costa Rica real estate blog

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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Do Costa Rican beaches have mild temperatures?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes The beaches of Costa Rica have very mild temperatures for someone who moves here from another tropical country. But for someone who comes from the most northern states of the U.S., they’re not so mild. Along the coast, temperatures average between 25–34˚C (77–93˚F), which most of us can’t really call…

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6 Important Facts to Know Before you Buy a Property in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Before jumping into the unknown, first, learn a few important facts about buying a property in Costa Rica. We now have a sellers’ market; therefore, some buyers jump on property too fast, without even knowing what they are doing. Too much money is at risk, and not doing your homework…

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Is the Hotel Business a Great Investment After the Covid-19 Pandemic?

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Covid-19 has interfered incredibly in the hotel business in Costa Rica over the last several years. The world watched in awe, and sometimes despair, as everything we knew and loved was uprooted and changed, seemingly overnight. One of the industries that were hit the hardest by the restrictions and new…

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8 Things to Do Before Becoming an Expat Family in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Before you decide to become an expat in any country and move here with your family, there are some important things to do first. There’s nothing like going to a beautiful getaway to help you add adventure to your routine. Costa Rica offers incredible scenery and remains a solid destination…

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9 Steps to Updating a Home in Costa Rica Without Renovating

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Is Renovating in Costa Rica difficult or is updating a lot easier? While housing is more affordable in Costa Rica, most foreigners have a need for renovating a home to their own standards. But renovating a house is a much larger headache than just updating. You will be jumping through…

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