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corporation owned real estate

New law may affect transactions of corporation owned real estate

Do you have corporation owned real estate in Costa Rica? Now you need the approval of your board of...

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rent office space

Rent office space in Torre Mercedes on Paseo Colon is a wise decision

When you are new to Costa Rica, and you need to rent office space, you probably won’t know where...

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by Ivo Henfling
the cost of a mansion in Costa Rica

What is the cost of a mansion in Costa Rica?

There are many different opinions on what qualifies for a mansion; we will discuss that later in...

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by Ivo Henfling
Bank appraisal in Costa Rica

What to expect from a bank appraisal in Costa Rica

Are you buying a house in Costa Rica and needing bank financing to purchase? In that case, you need...

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by Ivo Henfling
Self-management of a condominium in Costa Rica or not?
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Self-management of a condominium in Costa Rica or not?

Not always can the condominium owners afford themselves to contract a condo manager. Is...

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by Ivo Henfling
caretaker’s quarters

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...

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by Ivo Henfling
Tamarindo building lot

Tamarindo building lot options that fit your personality

You don’t have the right personality to live in a cookie cutter condo in Tamarindo? You know you...

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by Ivo Henfling
beach condo in Costa Rica

How to avoid buyer’s remorse after buying a beach condo in Costa Rica

You just closed on your new beach condo in Costa Rica. Now you’re flying back home and on the...

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by Ivo Henfling
The Most Popular Costa Rica Real Estate Blogs 2016

Most Popular Costa Rica real estate blogs 2016

It is not always possible to make Costa Rica real estate blogs interesting to every reader. The...

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by Ivo Henfling
Is a verbal offer acceptable in Costa Rica real estate

Is a verbal offer acceptable in Costa Rica real estate?

We receive a verbal offer in Costa Rica real estate quite often. Is a verbal offer acceptable and...

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by Ivo Henfling
office space in Costa Rica

How to select the right office space in Costa Rica     

Are you planning to move your company abroad and will need office space in Costa Rica?  Moving...

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by Ivo Henfling
Buy a home with a fitness center

Is buying a home with a fitness center a smart decision?

Is a fitness center important to you when buying property in Costa Rica? Buying a home with a...

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by Ivo Henfling
mold in Costa Rican homes
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Is mold in Costa Rican homes acceptable?

Recently, we had a home inspection rejected by a buyer because of a mold issue. I was as surprised...

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by Ivo Henfling
Most exclusive neighborhoods in Escazu

What are the most exclusive neighborhoods in Escazu?

Don't you want to find out first what the most exclusive neighborhoods in Escazu are, before...

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by Ivo Henfling
Home with a fireplace

Is buying a home with fireplace a crazy idea for Costa Rica?

How to reduce the cold and get cozy in Costa Rica Why would you buy a home with a fireplace in...

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by Ivo Henfling
Costa Rica real estate contingencies

8 Real estate contingencies to consider in your purchase offer

How many times you purchase a property in a life time? Not very often, right? You wouldn’t know...

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by Ivo Henfling
11 Clever ways to organize a kitchen in Costa Rica

11 clever ways to organize a kitchen in Costa Rica when you get older

A cramped kitchen and no pantry? Then you should find a way to organize a kitchen in Costa Rica...

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by Ivo Henfling
Atenas Best Climate in the world

Does Atenas have the best climate in the world?

Atenas is advertised everywhere as having the best climate in the world. Who would not like to...

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by Ivo Henfling
How long to sell a luxury home in Costa Rica

How fast can I sell my luxury home in Costa Rica?

Learn in a few bullet points how to sell a luxury home in Costa Rica as fast as possible. What...

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by Ivo Henfling
Escazu condo home inspection gone wrong

A unique Escazu condo home inspection

Costa Rica home inspection gone wrong Should the common areas of condominiums and...

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by Ivo Henfling
7 Unique tips to organize your carport in Costa Rica

7 Unique tips to organize your carport

Find out how to organize your carport. Do you have a carport that always looks messy? Wouldn't...

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by Ivo Henfling
Where to look for farms in Costa Rica
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Where should you look to purchase a farm in Costa Rica

Often, I received a request from a buyer for a farm or ranch property in Costa Rica, but the buyer doesn’t know exactly in which area to purchase. Often, the buyer does not specify what kind of farm or ranch he is looking for.

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by Ivo Henfling
Why live in an 800 sq. ft. condo in Costa Rica

Why live in an 800 square feet condo in Costa Rica?

Do 800 sq.ft. condos exist in Costa Rica? Condos are getting smaller and smaller and more...

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by Ivo Henfling
Esterillos – Visit the Hidden Gem of the Central Pacific

Esterillos – Visit the Hidden Gem of the Central Pacific

Have you ever heard of Esterillos? Probably you have not. I’d like to extend an open invitation to all to come and visit us in Esterillos, the hidden gem of the Central Pacific.

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by David Karr