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FAQ | Property Tax and other taxes to pay when buying property in Costa Rica

FAQ | Property Tax and other taxes to pay when buying property in Costa Rica

Don’t you want to know what property tax to pay before you buy property in Costa Rica? Of course,...

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by Ivo Henfling
How to Avoid Your Retirement in Paradise Becoming a Hell

How to Avoid Your Retirement in Paradise Becoming a Hell

Is Costa Rica your retirement goal? Are you fed up with the cold weather and the rat race, and...

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by Ivo Henfling
Is moving to Panama a bad idea?

Is moving to Panama a bad idea?

I really enjoy reading discussions between expats if moving to Panama is a bad idea or not. I...

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by Xinia Salazar
Learn where to live in Costa Rica in 20 steps

Learn where to live in Costa Rica in 20 steps

Future expats don’t know where to live in Costa Rica before they move here. So often they just...

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by Ivo Henfling
6 Benefits of listing on the #1 MLS in Costa Rica

6 Benefits of listing on the #1 MLS in Costa Rica

There are several great benefits for listing a property for sale on the #1 MLS in Costa...

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by Ivo Henfling
Is buying a jungle home in Playa Cocles a good idea?

Is buying a jungle home in Playa Cocles a good idea?

Have you ever thought about buying a jungle home in Costa Rica? I bet you have. Where you can hear...

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by Ivo Henfling
FAQ | What is the construction cost in Costa Rica?

FAQ | What is the construction cost in Costa Rica?

In this blog, I’d like to attend a question we receive almost daily: what is the construction...

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by Ivo Henfling
Ticos returning home find adjusting difficult in Costa Rica

Ticos returning home find adjusting difficult in Costa Rica

If you are Costa Rican and left Costa Rica several decades ago, you will find adjusting difficult...

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by Ivo Henfling
Earn additional ROI buying investment property before August 2019

Earn additional ROI buying investment property before August 2019

I’d like you to take advantage of the additional ROI you can receive when you buy an investment...

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by Ivo Henfling
Can You Retire on Social Security in Costa Rica?

Can You Retire on Social Security in Costa Rica?

Is it possible to retire on social security in Costa Rica and live comfortably? Retirees on U.S....

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by Ivo Henfling
What is Loan to value ratio or LTV on a mortgage in Costa Rica

What is Loan to value ratio or LTV on a mortgage in Costa Rica

Loan to value ratio or LTV is a ratio that reflects the relationship between how much you borrow...

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Sell your property before the Capital Gains tax hits?
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Sell your property before the Capital Gains tax hits?

You might not know it yet, but soon we’ll have capital gains tax in Costa Rica. How will this...

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by Ivo Henfling
Who pays taxes in Costa Rica

Who pays taxes in Costa Rica

Do your homework on who pays taxes in Costa Rica, which taxes and when they have to be paid. This...

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by Ivo Henfling
Anonymous corporations are not anonymous anymore in Costa Rica

Anonymous corporations are not anonymous anymore in Costa Rica

Watch the new legal requirements on Anonymous corporations in Costa Rica. In the past, property...

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by Guest Blogger
24 Best beach towns to live in Costa Rica

24 Best beach towns to live in Costa Rica

Ask any expat in Costa Rica which are the best beach towns to live in Costa Rica and they’ll all...

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by Ivo Henfling
Refinance a hard money loan in Costa Rica

Refinance a hard money loan in Costa Rica

We have great news for you! It is now possible to refinance a hard money loan in Costa Rica quickly...

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by Guest Blogger
7 Essential items needed for the ultimate home office

7 Essential items needed for the ultimate home office

The internet allows us to work from home, so a comfortable home office is now more important than...

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by Ivo Henfling
FAQ | Does the rent include the utility costs in Costa Rica?

FAQ | Does the rent include the utility costs in Costa Rica?

A very common frequent asked question we receive from clients is if the utility costs are included...

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by Ivo Henfling
Why real estate developments are not listed on the MLS

Why real estate developments are not listed on the MLS

Quite often buyers from out of the country ask why real estate developments in Costa Rica are not...

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by Ivo Henfling
6 Wrong investments to make in Costa Rica

6 Wrong investments to make in Costa Rica

It’s pretty easy to make the wrong investments in a country that you know well. It’s much...

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by Ivo Henfling
Best off the grid property in Costa Rica

Best off the grid property in Costa Rica

Planning of living off the grid? Check out some incredible off the grid property our agents have...

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by Ivo Henfling
Expat Residential Home Loan in Costa Rica - An Incredible Mortgage Solution

Expat Residential Home Loan in Costa Rica – An Incredible Mortgage Solution

We have great news! COSTA RICA MORTGAGE SOLUTION has been able to secure Residential home loans in...

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by Ivo Henfling
Do you still have to pay the mortgage after your house was destroyed?

Do you still have to pay the mortgage after your house was destroyed?

Most homeowners in Costa Rica don't even think about fire and earthquake insurance and if they...

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by Ivo Henfling
6 Ways Homebuyers Sabotage Their Purchase 

6 Ways Homebuyers Sabotage Their Purchase 

Amazingly enough, homebuyers are sometimes their own worst enemy without knowing it, until it’s...

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by Ivo Henfling