22 vacation home features you cannot do without
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22 vacation home features you cannot do without

Ivo Henfling - January 12, 2017

You’re done sleeping around, and you’re ready to commit. You’re going to buy a vacation home in Costa Rica. Your biggest decision will be location, and Costa…

22 ways a real estate closing can drive you crazy
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22 ways a real estate closing can drive you crazy

Karl Kahler - December 19, 2016

You are selling your property in Costa Rica. You have been at it for quite a while and you finally found a buyer. You had your property…

How to prevent the illegal transfer of your property in Costa Rica
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How to prevent the illegal transfer of your property in Costa Rica

admin - December 9, 2016

Few things are worse than making a major investment in real estate in Costa Rica and finding out later that someone else holds title to that same…

Is qualifying a Costa Rica property buyer possible?
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Is qualifying a Costa Rica property buyer possible?

Ivo Henfling - November 24, 2016

A reader named Rafa asked last week in a comment on an article why agents do not qualify real estate buyers. Is qualifying a Costa Rica property buyer…

What is an easement and how can it affect the value of a property in Costa Rica?
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What is an easement and how can it affect the value of a property in Costa Rica?

Ivo Henfling - October 27, 2016

An easement — servidumbre in Spanish — is the right to use someone else's property. If you’re looking to buy property in Costa Rica, you need to…

Will U.S. election outcome drive people to Costa Rica?
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Will U.S. election outcome drive people to Costa Rica?

Ivo Henfling - September 26, 2016

Every four years, during election season in the United States, people start talking about moving to Costa Rica. As the results of the polls build up hope…

Video: How to buy property in Costa Rica using an IRA
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Video: How to buy property in Costa Rica using an IRA

admin - September 21, 2016

Among the options for funding the purchase of property in Costa Rica is the use of an individual retirement account (IRA). There are a few steps to this…

How to gain residency in Costa Rica by buying a house
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How to gain residency in Costa Rica by buying a house

admin - September 19, 2016

It is absolutely possible, under Costa Rican immigration law, to gain residency in this country simply by becoming a homeowner here. The current immigration statutes establish different…

How to remodel your kitchen in Costa Rica
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How to remodel your kitchen in Costa Rica

Karl Kahler - August 30, 2016

Don’t we all love to have an awesome kitchen in our home? Some people consider the kitchen the most important room in their house. When shopping for…

Expocasa showcases financial, real estate, insurance and home decor services
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Expocasa showcases financial, real estate, insurance and home decor services

admin - August 25, 2016

The 2016 Expocasa and Decoration opened Wednesday and runs through Sunday, with 150 exhibitors from the financial, real estate and insurance sectors, as well as a large…