Living Costa Rica

a Costa Rica real estate blog

Finding Student Housing in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Costa Rica is home to several schools and an excellent place to study abroad. The country also features a wide variety of properties to rent as a student. Moving to another place can last for several weeks, so you may need EssayHub help to manage your first assignments while you’re searching and evaluating…

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The best custom-made container homes in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes I’ve been looking for years for someone in Costa Rica who builds quality custom-made container homes. That’s because custom-made container homes are so versatile, innovative, and environmentally responsible. The problem that most container homes in Costa Rica have is that they are usually not insulated. So it’s like living in…

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16 Important Condominium Terms English – Spanish used in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes If you’re an expat, you might not be very familiar with condominium terms used in Costa Rica. You’ll want to know them before you buy one. Condominiums are becoming more and more popular for buyers, for various reasons. Living in a condominium is not for everyone. You might think you’ll…

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3 Important Income Tax Consequences when living in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Living in Costa Rica might have important income tax consequences for you if you’re a taxpayer in the United States. Americans are increasingly choosing to relocate to destinations like Costa Rica. Data collected by in 2019 show that over 12,000 registered U.S. retirees and ex-pats prefer to live in…

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Why Investments with Potential are better than the ROI in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 10 Minutes Be creative, start looking for an investment with potential and opportunity, and not for a 12% return on an investment property in Costa Rica. Most investors looking to purchase a property in Costa Rica look for immediate Return Of Investment (ROI). Preferably of at least 12%. Well, there is a…

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U.S. Citizens Tax Implications when earning income in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes What are the tax implications for U.S. citizens when working or having a business in Costa Rica? And their spouses’? Costa Rica is regarded as one of the safest bets in the emerging markets thanks to the strong exports, high tourism levels, and high levels of Foreign Direct Investment. If…

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