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price trend tools in Costa Rica real estate

Does using price trend tools in Costa Rica real estate make any sense?

Some real estate portals offer price trend tools for those looking for comparable prices. There are...

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by Ivo Henfling

Homework before you buy beach property in Costa Rica

Nearly 800 miles of coastline obliges you to do your homework before you buy beach property in...

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by Ivo Henfling
Do Hurricanes damage property in the Southern Caribbean of Costa Rica

Do Hurricanes damage property in the Southern Caribbean of Costa Rica?

Several clients have already asked me if hurricanes damage property in the Southern...

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by Jose Tercero
622 Towns and cities with religious names in Costa Rica

622 Towns and cities with religious names in Costa Rica

Did you know that there is an amazing amount of towns and cities with religious names in Costa...

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by Ivo Henfling
Most Popular Costa Rica real estate blogs 2017

Most Popular Costa Rica real estate blogs 2017

We’ve had a great 2017 and want to thank our readership for following our Costa Rica real estate...

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by Ivo Henfling
15 Benefits of Using a Real Estate Agent

15 Benefits of Using a Real Estate Agent

Some home sellers have several reasons why they sell their home on their own. They’re under the...

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by Ivo Henfling
Real Estate FAQ | Is the neighborhood safe?

Real Estate FAQ | Is the neighborhood safe?

A real estate FAQ or frequently asked question in Costa Rica real estate is: is the neighborhood...

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by Ivo Henfling
Check for damages before renting a home in Costa Rica
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Check for damages before renting a home in Costa Rica

Before renting a home, there are quite a few details you should cover. Not only are the agreed upon...

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by Ivo Henfling
Dominical – the land of waterfall property in Costa Rica

Dominical – the land of waterfall property in Costa Rica

Did you know that you can buy a waterfall property in Costa Rica? The amazing news is that you can...

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by Ivo Henfling
November 2017 Update Corporation tax and form D140

November 2017 Update Corporation tax and form D140

Great news: we have a November 2017 update Corporation tax. Thankfully the tax authorities are...

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by Ivo Henfling
Double accounting customary on investment property in Costa Rica

Double accounting customary on investment property in Costa Rica

Many businesses and investment property in Costa Rica have a double accounting system. One is for...

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by Ivo Henfling
Real Estate FAQ | What is an earnest money deposit good for?

Real Estate FAQ | What is an earnest money deposit good for?

What is an earnest money deposit good for is a real estate FAQ or a frequently asked question...

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by Ivo Henfling
Are Gringo prices for Costa Rica property a myth?

Are Gringo prices for Costa Rica property a myth?

Is having to pay Gringo prices for Costa Rica property a myth or are they real? Often, foreign...

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by Ivo Henfling
Virtual Staging - How to show a luxury home everyone will want

Virtual Staging – How to show a luxury home everyone will want

Trying to sell an empty luxury home? Virtual staging is your solution! Now you can show a luxury...

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by Ivo Henfling
Real Estate FAQ | Is the property seller motivated?

Real Estate FAQ | Is the property seller motivated?

Is the property seller motivated is a frequently asked question in Costa Rica real estate. A...

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by Ivo Henfling
How to fill out Form D-140 for inactive corporations
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How to fill out Form D-140 for inactive corporations

Last week’s article about the requirement for inactive corporations to file Form D-140 has...

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by Ivo Henfling
Requirement Corporation filing Form D-140 is mandatory

Requirement Corporation filing Form D-140 is mandatory

Now, a Costa Rican corporation filing is also required, if your corporation is inactive. Just...

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by Ivo Henfling
Corporation Tax 2017 payments can be made now

Corporation Tax 2017 payments can be made now

The corporation tax 2017 payments can be made now. If you own a corporation in Costa Rica, you have...

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by Ivo Henfling
11 Things Sellers Do That Drive Realtors Absolutely Insane

11 Things Sellers Do That Drive Realtors Absolutely Insane

Usually, it is not so difficult to drive realtors absolutely insane; it just takes a little effort....

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by Ivo Henfling
Real Estate FAQ | How long to sell a home in Costa Rica

Real Estate FAQ | How long to sell a home in Costa Rica

How long to sell a home in Costa Rica is a real estate FAQ or a frequently asked question in Costa...

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by Ivo Henfling
How to rent an outdated home that nobody wants anymore

How to rent an outdated home that nobody wants anymore

Do you own and have you been trying to rent an outdated home in Costa Rica and it's been empty for...

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by Ivo Henfling
Does rent to own in Costa Rica exist?

Does rent to own in Costa Rica exist?

“Can I rent to own in Costa Rica” is a question we get quite often. Some potential buyers, who...

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by Ivo Henfling
I did not receive my title documents at closing

I did not receive my title documents at closing

A reader who did not receive title documents at closing is now unsure about the title of her...

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by Ivo Henfling
Do pocket listings in Costa Rica real estate exist?

Do pocket listings in Costa Rica real estate exist?

Pocket listings are not very common in Costa Rica, but seasoned real estate agents do have...

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by Ivo Henfling