Tag: Real estate developers

6 Promises by Residential real estate developers that should worry buyers

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Residential real estate developers and builders in Costa Rica make promises quite easily.  That’s because promises are easily made, as long as the sale is made, right! A buyer often cannot even start to imagine how difficult those promises are to fulfill. Especially in a buyer’s market, when you will…

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9 Reasons why buying preconstruction in Costa Rica can be a bad idea

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Did you know buying preconstruction in Costa Rica is quite a bit different than it is elsewhere? You’re looking for a change in your life, aren’t you? Buying preconstruction can definitely do that for you. Why can it be a bad idea? Well, if you don’t do the right thing…

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HOA in some Costa Rican gated communities is not legal

Is a HOA in Costa Rican gated communities legal or not? Last week, Steve emailed us “Please check your advertisement because you are falsely advertising a home owner’s association. The community doesn’t have one. All they have is a maintenance corporation.” You are probably aware that we always take the bull by the horns in our…

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New Homes Now Available in Santa Ana Resort Community, true or false?

Is it possible to find any new homes in a Santa Ana Resort Community? Most real estate agencies offering properties in Costa Rica for sale do not keep up with the availability of the properties advertised on their website. You will find that many new homes for sale and for rent on those websites are…

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For Sale By Owner Costa Rica – Costa Rica MLS

Therefore, Our Costa Rica Home Specialist Rudy Matthews follows up on San Jose East Side specialist Patrick Mulheren’s last month For Sale by owner Costa Rica articles. These articles look at FSBO or not FSBO from a sellers’ perspective and from a buyers’ perspective. Rudy writes: I share with you comments that I hope will be informational and…

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Costa Rica changes real estate tax procedures

There are some significant changes in the real estate tax procedures in the air that you should know about. In my first blog about Costa Rica Fiscal Transparency, I explained about Costa Rica’s legislation being on the verge of passing two new laws. This will bring about significant changes to the tax structure currently in…

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Costa Rica Developer Quiz – a useful tool for smart buyers

Take our Costa Rica Developer Quiz and find out about the quality of each real estate developer and his product before you purchase. Are you looking to purchase a property in a real estate development in Costa Rica? No matter if it is in pre-construction or while construction is going on, do yourself a favor!…

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