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Learn About Uvita Costa Rica – Visiting or Moving to Uvita Costa Rica

Want to learn about Uvita Costa Rica? Uvita is nestled along Costa Rica's breathtaking southern Pacific zone and there lies the charming town of Uvita (Uvita is pronounced Ooo-beat-ah). This hidden gem, known for its stunning beaches, laid-back atmosphere, and well known marino ballena national park, has becoming a favorite among travelers and potential residents seeking a slice of the pura vida...

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Learn About Ojochal Costa Rica – Visiting or Moving to Ojochal Costa Rica

Want to learn about Ojochal Costa Rica? Ojochal is nestled along Costa Rica's breathtaking southern Pacific zone lies the charming town of Ojochal (Ojochal is pronounced Oh-ho-chal which an extra emphasis on the hard "ch"). This hidden gem, known for its stunning beaches, laid-back atmosphere, and world-class cuisine, has becoming a favorite among travelers and potential residents seeking a slice of the...

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Cost of Living in Costa Rica – Specifically the Costa Ballena area of Costa Rica

Costa Rica, a country synonymous with stunning rainforests, breathtaking volcanoes, and laid-back beaches, also offers a relatively affordable cost of living compared to many other parts of the world.  Sometimes I'm asked about the "cost of living in Costa Rica" or "Is it really cheaper to live in Costa Rica?". Whether you're considering retirement, a digital nomad lifestyle, or simply an extended...

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Can Foreigners Own Property in Costa Rica?

One of the questions I am often asked about property in Costa Rica is something along the lines of " Can foreigners buy real estate in Costa Rica?" "Can Americans own property in Costa Rica?", "Can Canadians own property in Costa Rica?" or generally "Can foreigners own property in Costa Rica?".  The short answer is absolutely YES! Costa Rica is known for its stunning natural beauty, laid-back lifestyle,...

Ocean View Properties vs Jungle View Properties

Ojochal, Costa Rica, nestled between verdant jungles and the sparkling Pacific Ocean, offers a dream location for those seeking a slice of paradise. But with such stunning scenery comes a delightful dilemma: jungle view or ocean view property?  Many people assume they want ocean views, but those who have lived here for a while have a bit more nuanced view. The Allure of the Ocean View in Costa Ballena...

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Discovering Property in Costa Rica: Alternatives to Zillow, Craigslist, and Redfin

Are you on the hunt for your dream property in the lush landscapes of Costa Rica? We often hear people asking for Zillow Costa Rica or Zillow alternatives in Costa Rica.  You might have started your search on popular real estate platforms like Zillow, Point2homes, Craigslist, or Redfin, only to discover that these sites don’t cater to Costa Rican listings (well, Craigslist is here, but pretty minimal...

Are Mortgages Available to Foreigners in Costa Rica?

I'm often asked about the availability of bank loans or mortgages (hipoteca) in Costa Rica.  Often times US or Canadian buyers make the assumption that they can obtain a mortgage anywhere, anytime because we've become comfortable with the idea that with good credit and sufficient income that mortgages are fairly easy to obtain.  Unfortunately, this doesn't apply to foreigners buying property in Costa...

Why Sellers that List their Home “For Sale By Owner” Say They Regret Not Using a Real Estate Agent

At times, I am asked by sellers if they should just sell their home themselves.  This is an interesting article that discusses the results, although this was in the US, I think this is even more important here in Costa Rica. == Homeowners who decline to use a real estate agent to sell their property are twice as likely to say they weren’t satisfied with the selling experience, according to a new...

Why List your House for Sale with RE/MAX We Sell Paradise in Dominical, Uvita, Ojochal or Tres Rios Costa Rica?

Do you want to sell your house in Dominical, Uvita, Ojochal or Tres Rios Costa Rica? We can do that! Perhaps you are just starting to explore the idea or you just want a second (or third) opinion - let's talk! Do you want free marketing and personal attention? Below is a summary of the services we provide when you list with RE/MAX We Sell Paradise: Personal attention – We purposely limit our...

Real Estate Sales Costs

Buying and selling property in a foreign country can be exciting and rewarding.  Some costs are unique to buying and selling in Costa Rica.  The costs can vary widely, but the numbers below are a good ballpark estimate. Buying and Selling Costs Home Inspection – $600 and up depending on size and other factors Survey – $400-$500 typical, but higher for large/difficult properties.  Not required...

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