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Do you need title insurance when buying property in Costa Rica?

The very first time I had any idea what title insurance was all about was in 2002. In Costa Rica, title insurance was not customary. Only INS, the local insurance company, could sell insurance, by monopoly regulations. Not until 2008, President Oscar Arias signed a new law that opened up the insurance market in Costa…

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Costa Rica National Register inaugurates new website

One day before the Costarican Independence Day, on the 14th of September 2012, the Costa Rica National Register introduced a new website to give a better and faster service than ever. Being used to over 6,000 daily requests for certifications, register studies and other documents related to Costa Rica real estate, personal property, corporations, cadaster,…

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