Video: An attorney’s advice on buying beachfront property in Costa Rica

Buying beachfront property

Roger Petersen, a Costa Rica attorney specializing in real estate law, shares his advice on buying beachfront property in Costa Rica in this, the second of a series of videos for The Tico Times.

Petersen, author of the book “The Legal Guide to Costa Rica,” has been practicing law for 22 years with a specialization in real estate transactions.

Click below to watch the video.

Contact Roger Petersen at (506) 2288-2189 ext. 101 or at Read his blog at


    Andy Meyn | April 18, 2016

  1. The Costa Rica is a bad legal system, I am trying to get my
    property back for the last 10 years. 4.5 hect. Motel and 3 bedroom
    house, titled Beach property. Thank you , Andy

  2. Roger Petersen | April 18, 2016

  3. When it takes 10 years to resolve a property issue the system is clearly broken. The legislature recently approved a new Code of Civil Procedure (Código Procesal Civil) which will take effect in October of 2018 to give the Court system the time to adapt to the new procedures. The new law is aimed at expediting the judicial process. We shall see.

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