Living Costa Rica

a Costa Rica real estate blog

6 Tips to Find the Perfect Investment Property in the South Pacific

If you’re thinking of buying a perfect investment property in the South Pacific, you’ve found a great option. Prior to plunking down your hard-earned money to buy a property, however, it is important to make sure you are well informed about the local real estate market about what to expect when buying a property in the…

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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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How to change Costa Rica utilities hassle free

When you purchase or rent Costa Rica real estate, you might inherit Costa Rica utilities such as a water and power meter from someone who isn’t even alive anymore. Costa Ricans, when they purchase a property, they will leave the utility services like power and water in the former owner’s name (or several owners ago). The power…

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Río Grande Hydroelectric plant will open up residential growth in 2016

In November of 2006, our Costa Rica real estate office sold a large rural property in the middle of nowhere. This property is geographically located in the district of Mora, which belongs to the municipality of Ciudad Colon. I’m talking about the new Río Grande Hydroelectric plant at future Lake Chucás. Location wise, the property…

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