Costa Rica real estate hit the big time with investors in 2018, growing significantly over previous years.  And, our South Pacific region of Costa Rica is likely to be even bigger in 2019.

The cost of living in Costa Rica is the highest in Central America. Yet the number of tourists it draws each year and the hordes of expats who’ve chosen to call it home, has not dwindled, despite the rising costs.

Located just an hour south of the popular beach town of Manuel Antonio and Quepos; “Costa Ballena”, or Whale Coast, is slowly becoming famous for its pristine beaches and rolling green mountains that teem with wildlife, and a slower pace of life.

Purchasing or selling property in Costa Rica can seem like an uncertain endeavor, especially if you believe everything you read on the internet. However, the process should be enjoyable and educational. In this explanation, the goal is to guide you step-by-step on what is the modern and standard process of purchasing or selling land in Costa Rica (2018).

By using the same common-sense practises you would at home, taking good advice from locals; you will find that Costa Rica is a very safe place to travel and live! 

People from cold climates like the fact they no longer have to endure cold and snowy winters. Costa Rica is 8 to 12 degrees north of the Equator, in the Tropic of Cancer; so, the climate is tropical year around.  Making life a whole lot easier!  The fact that you can put shorts on, every day of the year is a treat for us northerners!

You know that no place is paradise.

There have got to be downsides, and you wouldn’t mind getting a sneak-peak in advance.

You’ve prepared yourself for the best, so what could be the worst? Well, let’s check a few of those things out.

In Costa Rica your lifestyle choices have a huge influence on how much you need to spend on a month to month basis.

A lot has been said about the cost of living in Costa Rica, and for the most part we can safely say that you can save money on services such as medical and dental care, cost of communications, fresh food; but your costs for other commodities such as cars and electronics will be higher. In Costa Rica your lifestyle choices have a huge influence on how much you need to spend on a month to month basis

During the “Green Season” the countryside is lush and green and looks like you would expect a tropical country to look like. Because everything is so green, there is more fruit on the trees, more flowers blooming and an awakening of life in the rainforest.

Costa Rica has an appeal that attracts people of all ages, from all walks of life and from all over the world...