Category: Renting in Costa Rica

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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4 Apartment Hunting Tips to Help You Find the Perfect Place for You

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes When moving to Costa Rica, and without being here, apartment hunting is not so easy. Finding the right apartment can be a bit challenging at a distance. Especially if you have never been to Costa Rica before, you probably don’t even know where to start. Not knowing your options and…

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A Funny Letter from Landlord to a Tenant

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes A tenant-landlord relationship can be exceedingly difficult, even if the landlord-tenant law is clear to both parties. Disputes are quite common and unfortunately, in Costa Rica, it is costly for either party to take the other to court. I always keep interesting articles on my computer, this one was written…

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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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Where to buy vacation rental property in Costa Rica in 7 steps

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes If you’re just starting your due diligence on where to buy vacation rental property in Costa Rica, you have arrived at the right place. When you buy a vacation home for yourself, for your own use, you will be looking for a product that you and your family are interested…

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FAQ | Does the rent include the utility costs in Costa Rica?

A very common frequently asked question we receive from clients is if the utility costs are included in rentals. It’s a great question because the utility costs can run up quite a bit. So the utility costs can cut into your budget tremendously. The correct answer to this question is that sometimes it is and…

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Mandatory rent invoice for landlords starting September 2018

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Soon, landlords will have to give tenants a rent invoice for rent paid. It seems that the good times that rental income will go unseen by the Costa Rican tax authorities are over. Resolution DGT-R-012-2018 obliges landlords to give an electronic rent invoice for each rent paid by the tenant…

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Rent office space in Torre Mercedes on Paseo Colon is a wise decision

When you are new to Costa Rica, and you need to rent office space, you probably won’t know where to get started. Just like everyone else, you will need a great location, good presentation without being flashy, at a reasonable lease price. Let me introduce you to Torre Mercedes, on Paseo Colon. Torre Mercedes is…

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