Attention: Central Pacific Property Owners We have been approached by a small handful of Escazu and Santa Ana property owners with the idea of trading their Central Valley properties for something on the coast.  Many of these city properties offer great rental potential.  If you may be interested and have a property that meets the…

For a long time seller’s could just put up a sign and post their listings non exclusively with a few offices but a lot more goes into selling a home in a buyer’s market.  If you are selling property right now you understand the difference completely.  Taking the following points into consideration will help give…

2010 has brought many positive changes for the surf traveler coming to Costa Rica. For the adventurous surf traveler there are still parts of Costa Rica that require four-wheel drive vehicles to get to your surf destination. However, much more of the country is now accessible by good paved highways. If you are coming in…

According to a mid-year report by commercial real estate firm NAI Costa Rica, Costa Rica’s real estate markets for housing, offices, retail space and land have all shown signs of improvement through the first half of 2010. The business director of NAI Costa Rica, Carlos Robles, said this recovery is due in large part to…

Pursuant to the “Check-the-Box” Treasury regulations of the US Treasury Department (Treas. Reg Statute 301-7701-2) certain foreign business entities are per se (ie. automatically) corporations such as the Costa Rica S.A. A foreign business entity that is not automatically classified as a corporation (ie. An eligible entity) can elect its classification for Federal (US) tax…

We just want to give a special Thank You to the brave Fire Fighters of Jaco Beach for all of their continued hard work. Jaco is not a city known for many fires; however a few years back there was a bad fire and by the time people got there to help the family everything…

See RE/MAX Real estate listings       Tourism numbers are up and that is evident by the number of patrons on the beach and strolling through Jaco Beach.  Costa Rica’s tourism industry has experienced cloudy skies since 2008 which was the best year to date.  After suffering through a rough 2009 the industry is now encouraged by…