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Financing Property in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes There are hundreds of articles online about financing property in Costa Rica. Most articles are outdated, and few have the correct information. That’s why you should do your own homework by calling around if you’re looking for a mortgage to purchase property in Costa Rica. Financing property is very easy…

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The use of escrow services when buying Costa Rica real estate

The safest way to buy real estate in Costa Rica is through escrow services.
These services are a secure way to transfer funds between a seller and a property buyer. The escrow company is a third party that handles these funds in return for a fee. This fee is usually 0.25% of the funds to be wired, with a minimum of $900.

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The Cheapest Way To Transfer Money To Costa Rica: Currency Brokers

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes When you purchase a property in Costa Rica, and your savings are in a different currency than US dollars, you will need the assistance of currency brokers. Transferring money to Costa Rica for your property purchase is not cheap, the reason for this article. While property in Costa Rica is…

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How to buy foreclosed property in Costa Rica?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Did you know that real estate agents seldom list foreclosed property in Costa Rica? Unusual, isn’t it? Real estate licensing is not mandatory. This is the reason banks do not use real estate professionals to sell a bank-owned property. Only in a buyer’s market, some banks ask realtors to register.…

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