Category: Costa Rica News

The Primary Coffee Regions of Costa Rica

The Primary Coffee Growing Regions of Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes There are three primary coffee growing regions in the world – Central and South America, Africa and The Middle East, and Southeast Asia. These are along the equatorial zone, between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn, and widely known as the “Bean Belt.” In Costa Rica, eight…

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Tamarindo real estate now on House Hunters International

Haven’t we all seen House Hunters International on TV? Mark Venegas is a top producer of American European Real estate Group‘s affiliate in Tamarindo in Guanacaste, ABC Real Estate. In August 2014, Mark showed buyer Nancy Carter in August 2014, in an episode of “A New Home on a New Beach” by House Hunters International 3…

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New Costa Rica President hoisted gay flag and National flag together

The Gay flag was hoisted together with the national flag of Costa Rica. Last Friday, May 16, 2014, was possibly a big day for many locals and expats living in Costa Rica. Especially for the gay community. The Catholic and Christian communities might not agree but the recently elected President of Costa Rica, Luis Guillermo…

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Will Costa Rica real estate be affected by closing down of foreign industries?

Will foreign industries leave the country? Just before the Costa Rica elections 2014, the rumor of INTEL leaving the country to move operations to Asia has hit the newspapers. Will other foreign industries follow? Opinions are all over the news. These opinions are not real estate related. As an expert on Costa Rica real estate, I…

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Home Security – You never get a Second Chance at a First Impression

“You never get a Second Chance at a First Impression”. Cliché right? Let’s connect the phrase to home security. The phrase provokes thoughts of personal image and interaction, perhaps a critical Job interview or dating experience. Now apply this to a “Huge Life Altering Experience” such as relocation to a foreign country. And try “Surrounding yourself…

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