Don’t “fall on your face”, like so many who moved to Costa Rica before you, when buying or renting a property. Protect yourself, your family, and your money. Learn about everything you should NOT do when you buy, or rent a property in Costa Rica. Participating in this legal due diligence seminar is the best […]
Are you curious about learning which Costa Rica real estate blogs 2019 are the most popular?
Financing, taxes, security, and addresses (not having them) are the topics that score high every year. We published a total of 92 Costa Rica real estate blogs 2019. As usual, I try to make them informative for our readership.
What’s a perfect expat life you might ask? It is, in my opinion, someone who is happy for having moved to Costa Rica; one who doesn’t find all the faults they can in their new home country and complains all the time. I have identified 7 common barriers to having the perfect expat life we […]
A participant in Christopher Howard’s Live in Costa Rica Tour asked me if Resident Registration of home address necessary in Costa Rica. Chris and I looked at each other, both thinking the same thing: great question! It’s really something I never thought about because home addresses are so messy here. It’s so bad, that if […]
Is Costa Rica your retirement goal? Are you fed up with the cold weather and the rat race, and can’t wait to get to warm Costa Rica, that tropical retirement paradise you’ve been dreaming about for many years. Or maybe you just moved here and you want to enjoy your new life in the sun? […]
Future expats don’t know where to live in Costa Rica before they move here. So often they just send emails to realtors. “I want to live in Costa Rica, send me listings.” You might think otherwise, but it’s not so simple. Sometimes they don’t even realize that Costa Rica is not an island and it’s […]
If you are Costa Rican and left Costa Rica several decades ago, you will find adjusting difficult when you return. You probably think that returning home for your retirement is pretty easy. Well, let me assure you it’s not and adjusting is difficult, much more than you’ll expect. Costa Rica, like all other countries, has […]
Is it possible to retire on social security in Costa Rica and live comfortably? Retirees on U.S. Social Security, or Canadians on the Canada Pension Plan, seem to be attracted to moving to Costa Rica. (I too hate cold winters!) I receive lots of emails from retirees in those two countries asking if they could […]
I’ve asked the coffee experts to write an awesome article about the secrets to drinking Costa Rican Coffee the right way. And they did! Let me tell you something, Costa Rican coffee is nothing short of excellent. And that should come as no surprise, as there are literally tens of thousands of small-scale coffee farmers […]