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Why You Should Invest In A Luxurious Condo

Why You Should Invest In A Luxurious Condo

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Have you had this dream: you’re sitting on the balcony of your luxurious condo on a Costa Rican beach, sipping a piña colada? Well, this is a pretty common dream for those who live through cold winters year after year. Thousands of snowbirds fly down every year, to enjoy their […]

What is a Starter Home in Costa Rica?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Even in Costa Rica, each generation has a different idea of what a starter home is. When I married the first time, in 1984, it was quite common to buy a 3-bedroom home in Escazu for $95,000, but the exchange rate of the dollar was at 43 colones. My monthly […]

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 […]

Can waterfront property in Costa Rica be used to build a boat dock?

Can waterfront property in Costa Rica be used to build a boat dock?

Quite often boat owners ask if waterfront property in Costa Rica can be used to build a boat dock? Can waterfront property even be bought in Costa Rica? Well, we have plenty of waterfront property. This beautiful Central American country has over 763 miles of coastline. 631 Miles are on the Pacific side and 132 miles […]

Self-management of a condominium in Costa Rica or not?

Self-management of a condominium in Costa Rica or not?

Not always can the condominium owners afford themselves to contract a condo manager. Is self-management of a condominium in Costa Rica a good solution? The financial cost of hiring a condominium manager is quite high. Particularly when the condominium is a small one, it might be very necessary for a HOA to cut cost everywhere […]

Escazu condo home inspection gone wrong

A unique Escazu condo home inspection

Should the common areas of condominiums and gated communities be inspected? This story about an Escazu condo home inspection is a perfect example so you can learn the answer to this question. In Costa Rica, real estate developers build more and more condos and homes in gated communities. You probably will want to know how this […]

Why live in an 800 sq. ft. condo in Costa Rica

Why live in an 800 square feet condo in Costa Rica?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Do 800 sq.ft. condos exist in Costa Rica? Condos are getting smaller and smaller and more residential developers are building 800 square feet condos in Costa Rica. Some people have asked me why anyone in his right mind would live in an 800 square feet condo in Costa Rica. For […]