Living Costa Rica

a Costa Rica real estate blog

Dominical Beach property and entertainment for everyone

Are you a prospective traveler looking for the ultimate in tropical bliss and value? Dominical Beach property in Costa Rica seems to have cornered the market. Have you made the trip to this tropical oasis yet? There is a good chance that someone you know has. Wouldn’t you like to be aware of everything Dominical Beach has to…

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Costa Rica strip mall trend fueled by convenience stores

A strip mall is a great investment, as long as there is a convenience store. Even Costa Rica is now catching up with the rat race up north. Although mostly in the high-density areas of the Central Valley. Small rural towns from yesteryear like Escazu, Curridabat, and Liberia turned into busy suburbia. Bad city planning…

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Can a non-resident or perpetual tourist renew a driver’s license now?

Is it easy to renew a driver’s license if you don’t have legal residency in Costa Rica? In the past, just about anyone (residents and non-residents alike) could get a driver’s license in Costa Rica. Once it expired, it was easy to get a renewal. But, last year, everything changed. The government announced that new…

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I am sorry, Costa Rica rentals might not include appliances

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes When searching for Costa Rica rentals, you might assume the home appliances will be included. They probably are not, unless you rent a furnished and equipped home. Are you interested in knowing more about renting with and without home appliances in Costa Rica rentals? Then you can ask a knowledgeable…

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Can I make my offer on a Costa Rica property contingent on the sale of my property at home?

Our real estate agent said we could make an offer contingent on the sale of our own property. Can you explain in detail how that works and is there any cost to us? Also, what if our property doesn’t sell in the time given? Thanks Quite a few of our Costa Rica real estate buyers,…

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Manuel Antonio Continues Eco Friendly Architecture in the Tradition of Eco Tourism in Costa Rica

It is evident in the Manuel Antonio Eco Friendly Architecture that Costa Rica hedged their bets on the country’s natural resources long before it became popular. Have a good look at Manuel Antonio real estate and you’ll be sold on it. Dating back to the 1930s, lawmakers in Costa Rica recognized that the country’s true…

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Are these 7 Items included in your Costa Rica home purchase or not?

Is what was supposed to be included in your Costa Rica home purchase there indeed after closing? I always write up the offers my buyers make. Unlike many real estate agents, taxi drivers, waiters, bartenders, pole dancers and hotel bellboys who also sell Costa Rica real estate. Costa Rica real estate is not very formal.…

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