author Call Us: +506 2289 5125

Compare Listings

9 Steps to Updating a Home in Costa Rica Without Renovating

9 Steps to Updating a Home in Costa Rica Without Renovating

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Is Renovating in Costa Rica difficult or is updating a lot easier? While housing is more affordable in Costa Rica, most foreigners have a need for renovating a home to their own standards. But renovating a house is a much larger headache than just updating. You will be jumping through […]

5 Reasons to Hire the Architect Before Buying the Building Lot

5 Reasons to Hire the Architect Before Buying the Building Lot

Estimated Reading Time: 11 Minutes Why should you hire the architect and begin the planning process before buying the building lot?  The vast majority of our customers don’t even talk to an architect until they want to start building the house. Hiring an architect before buying the building lot they fell in love with is […]

7 Reasons for using tempered double-glazed glass in your windows

7 Reasons for using tempered double-glazed glass in your windows

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Although it’s more expensive, learn now why tempered double-glazed glass in your home in Costa Rica is a good idea. Have you ever thought of getting double-glazed glass windows from double glazing Bristol and enjoying the benefits that come with them? I never even thought about using it in my house until […]

Why upgrading the kitchen now and then is such a great idea

Why upgrading the kitchen now and then is such a great idea

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Homeowners in Costa Rica almost never think of upgrading their kitchen. They usually stay their whole life in the same home. Maybe they give it a new coat of paint now and then. If that! In many other countries, homeowners seem to outgrow their homes a lot quicker. Some do […]

Is a Condo Inspection just like a Home Inspection

Is a Condo Inspection just like a Home Inspection?

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Are you buying a condo in Costa Rica and you don’t know how a condo inspection should work? Obviously, buying a condo is different from buying a single-family dwelling for many reasons.  In Costa Rica, real estate is sold “as is”. Therefore, a home inspection is nothing more than a […]

6 Promises by Residential real estate developers that should worry buyers

6 Promises by Residential real estate developers that should worry buyers

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Residential real estate developers and builders in Costa Rica make promises quite easily.  That’s because promises are easily made, as long as the sale is made, right! A buyer often cannot even start to imagine how difficult those promises are to fulfill. Especially in a buyer’s market, when you will […]

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 to a question we receive almost daily: what is the construction cost in Costa Rica? I wish the answer was simple but there are many details involved that will change the building cost of a home. Now, in 2019, construction cost in Costa Rica runs anywhere between $70 […]