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How to calculate investment property asking price correctly when selling?

How to calculate investment property asking price correctly when selling?

Often, sellers do not know how to calculate investment property asking price when they want to sell...

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by Ivo Henfling
Unsecured Personal Loan for US Expats up

Unsecured Personal Loan for US Expats up to $300,000

Unheard of in Costa Rica: Now, US Expats can get an unsecured personal loan up to $300,000 How...

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by Ivo Henfling
7 Obstacles to Enjoying the Perfect Expat Life

7 Obstacles to Enjoying the Perfect Expat Life

What’s a perfect expat life you might ask? It is, in my opinion, someone who is happy for having...

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by Ivo Henfling
Is Resident Registration of home address necessary in Costa Rica?

Is Resident Registration of home address necessary in Costa Rica?

A participant in Christopher Howard’s Live in Costa Rica Tour asked me if Resident Registration...

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by Ivo Henfling
North Americans living in Costa Rica do not like Fatca

North Americans living in Costa Rica do not like Fatca

Many of our US expats living in Costa Rica might not know that the United States Congress quietly slipped Fatca into a jobs bill last year.

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by Ivo Henfling

6 Steps for Proper Pet Travel Preparation before Flying

Angela Passman, a long-time supporter of the American European real estate network wrote an...

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by Guest Blogger
8 Reasons why buying a hotel with no money down is not an option

8 Reasons why buying a hotel with no money down is not an option

Quite often, we receive requests for buying a hotel with no money down. This is usually a small or...

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by Ivo Henfling
12 Tips for not screwing up your new business in Costa Rica

12 Tips for not screwing up your new business in Costa Rica

Starting a new business requires a lot of hard work, determination, and a learning curve. Starting...

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by Ivo Henfling
The solution to your Costa Rican corporation problems

The solution to your Costa Rican corporation problems

You might not even know you have Costa Rican corporation problems. Especially if your corporation...

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by Ivo Henfling
How to look for fire sale property in Costa Rica

How to look for fire sale property in Costa Rica

Why not look for a fire sale property when you’re buying! If you don’t look for that fire sale...

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by Ivo Henfling
Does a recreational farm or quinta exist in Costa Rica?

Does a recreational farm or quinta exist in Costa Rica?

I noticed a client looking for a recreational farm the other day. All our agents are bi-lingual,...

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by Ivo Henfling
Considerations for Incorporating a Company When Buying Property in 2019

Current Considerations for Incorporating a Company When Buying Property in 2019

I started practicing law in Costa Rica in 2003. At the time, incorporating, or not incorporating a...

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by Guest Blogger
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