Tag: Property

Top 9 Mistakes to Avoid when Buying Land in Costa Rica

Top 9 Mistakes to Avoid when Buying Land in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes The lack of knowledge and the excitement of buying land you fell in love with are common reasons for rushing into a purchase and making costly or fatal mistakes. Buying land is pretty simple for those who do it all the time. But even experienced buyers from other latitudes should…

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How to protect your property from a landslide

How to protect your property from a landslide

Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes Watch out for mud or landslide! A landslide can make your property disappear overnight; did you know that? The image on the left is in Cinchona, where an earthquake in January 2009 – Richter magnitude 6.2, took 34 lives and destroyed many properties. Buying a property in Costa Rica is not…

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How To Get the Most Out Of A Real Estate Investment

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Making a real estate investment can be very rewarding. Yet it’s also fraught with a lot of challenges and risks. Especially if you decide to do it alone. There’s a belief among real estate investors, almost taken as gospel truth, that you can never go wrong with investing in real…

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Where to find thousands of Costa Rica property listings

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Nothing is worse than surfing on Google looking for property listings and not finding anything you like. Or they’re not in your budget. Probably, the property listings you find are also in the wrong location. Some don’t know where to start because they have never been to Costa Rica. The proof…

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An incredible Property Hunters tool packed full of free information

Our real estate network website provides efficiency, innovation, quality, and good service to property hunters. Are you a Costa Rica property hunter? Then you’ve arrived at the right place. This MLS is absolutely a great tool to assist you in your hunting adventures. Did you know that we have almost 3,000 active property listings on…

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Can waterfront property in Costa Rica be used to build a boat dock?

Quite often boat owners ask if waterfront property in Costa Rica can be used to build a boat dock? Can waterfront property even be bought in Costa Rica? Well, we have plenty of waterfront property. This beautiful Central American country has over 763 miles of coastline. 631 Miles are on the Pacific side and 132 miles…

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Mandatory property value declaration in Costa Rica

Did you know that every property owner in Costa Rica has to present a property value declaration every 5 years? Probably not eh… In most countries around the world, property owners receive notice from the tax authorities that they have to pay their property taxes. Not in Costa Rica though! Like so many other things…

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How important is a caretaker’s quarters on a property in Costa Rica

I’m sure you have seen properties advertised on the MLS that has a caretaker’s quarters on the property. Wondering why properties have caretaker’s quarters? Is it really necessary to have a caretaker who lives on your property? Let me explain. The property size When you purchase a large property with lots of gardens, you probably…

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