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Why is Caribe Sur real estate so attractive?

Why is Caribe Sur real estate so attractive?

Caribe Sur real estate is not for everyone. Some people just hate surfing, snorkeling or just lying...

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by Ivo Henfling
What is a real estate purchase option in Costa Rica?

Real Estate FAQ | What is a real estate purchase option in Costa Rica?

What is a real estate purchase option and when is it needed? Who writes up this purchase agreement?...

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by Ivo Henfling
Is renting a house as a tourist possible in Costa Rica?

Is renting a house as a tourist possible in Costa Rica?

Do you want to try renting a house as a tourist in Costa Rica? It’s often hard to figure out...

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by Ivo Henfling
Look for the local knowledge when buying real estate in Costa Rica

Look for the local knowledge when buying real estate in Costa Rica

No one in the Costa Rica real estate market can take our place when it comes to sharing local...

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by Ivo Henfling
6 Promises by Residential real estate developers that should worry buyers

6 Promises by Residential real estate developers that should worry buyers

Residential real estate developers and builders in Costa Rica make promises quite easily....

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by Ivo Henfling
How to get a survey map or plano catastrado of your property online

How to get a survey map or plano catastrado of your property online?

Looking for a survey map or plano catastrado of your property? Then you’ve arrived at the right...

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by Ivo Henfling
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?
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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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by Guest Blogger
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