Category: Costa Rica Investment

The Recipe for Fruitful Hotel Ownership in Costa Rica

The Recipe for Fruitful Hotel Ownership in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes Hotel ownership in Costa Rica is quite different from what it is in other exotic destinations worldwide. I am the American-European affiliate for the Southern Pacific area of Costa Rica, and I have listed and sold quite a few hotels during my real estate career. Over the years, I have…

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8 Practical Tips on How to Keep a Tenant Longer

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes When buying a long-term rental investment property, you want to keep a tenant a tenant longer than normal. What’s normal? How can you keep a well-paying tenant way past that 1st year? A rental agreement between an angry tenant and an unhappy landlord will not have a long shelf life.…

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How To Increase Your Profits In The Real Estate Business

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes The real estate business is a profitable investment for a lot of people, and it can be for you too! Some real estate investors rake in a lot of money, but this mostly depends on the investment strategies used. Additionally, it also depends on your location, type of investment, and…

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How To Get the Most Out Of A Real Estate Investment

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Making a real estate investment can be very rewarding. Yet it’s also fraught with a lot of challenges and risks. Especially if you decide to do it alone. There’s a belief among real estate investors, almost taken as gospel truth, that you can never go wrong with investing in real…

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How to calculate investment property asking price correctly when selling?

Often, sellers do not know how to calculate investment property asking price when they want to sell the property. Or they calculate it totally wrong and the property takes years to sell. A savvy investor will only buy a property with a great return on the investment, right? Just this week, we received the request…

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Earn additional ROI buying investment property before August 2019

I’d like you to take advantage of the additional ROI you can receive when you buy an investment property before August. “How is that?” you might ask. Well, it has everything to do with the new capital gains tax that the Costa Rican government will start charging as of August 1st, 2019. You can read…

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Everything about income producing properties in Costa Rica

Income producing properties in Costa Rica are always attractive to foreign investors. We do have quite a different market than most would expect. So it’s important to be well informed before making the big step. Savvy real estate investors know perfectly well what type of income producing properties are worth looking at and what questions…

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Is the mortgage rate in Costa Rica damaging the economy?

Did you know that the mortgage rate in Costa Rica is outrageous? I pay 9.5% interest rate on my mortgage in U.S. dollars! Politicians have been debating, due to the elections 2018, about economic solutions for the last few months. Because the government needs money. Don’t we all? Now that Carlos Alvarado of PAC was…

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Double accounting customary on investment property in Costa Rica

Many businesses and investment property in Costa Rica have a double accounting system. One is for the tax authorities and another for the business owner. Naturally, there is a significant difference between the official records and the reality. Investors who find an interesting investment property online, first send an email to the listing agent. That…

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6 Blockbuster investments in Santa Teresa real estate with added value

Are you in for a profitable investment adventure? You have to take a shot at blockbuster investments in Santa Teresa real estate. This is located in the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica. I’m inviting you to visit and see with your own eyes. That’s the only way you can start off on the right foot and find…

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Looking for investors to purchase homes to rent in Cariari and Belen

Residents of Cariari and Belen are seeing an unusual movement from investors to purchase homes to rent. New residential opportunities are generated due to commercial growth in the Free Trade Zone business and tenants love to live in a secure community such as Cariari with wide streets and upscale homes. No other area in Costa Rica is…

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Why Now Is a Good Time to Invest in Central America

Did you know it is time to invest in Central America? Investors looking for property investments with excellent potential have begun to branch outward. Many of them are turning their attention to invest in Central America. The region, comprised of Costa Rica, Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, and Honduras, is home to approximately 40…

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