The yearly property Tax in Costa Rica is only 0.25 percent of the registered value of the property. This is remarkably lower than most North American countries and one of the benefits of buying real estate in Costa Rica.  Annual payments are most common, but it is also possible to make biannual or quarterly payments. …

You can help get the results you want by staging your home. Staging is not about redecorating your entire home. It is about rearranging what you do have and making a few improvements to appeal to more buyers. A staged home will sell, on average, for 17% more than an unstaged home. – U.S. Department…

OCEANS by DayStar Corporate Meeting and Wedding Facility Under Construction Oceans by DayStar has unveiled plans for a multipurpose entertainment, corporate meetings and private event facility in Jaco Beach, opening July 2011. Known as the OCEANS CENTER, it will also serve as a Cultural and Community Center and home to Teatro Jaco with a 150…

Join us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/jacoremax Costa Rican’s have always been known for their friendly attitude toward foreigners but what do they think about foreign investment in their country? Laura Chinchilla, the current president of Costa Rica has traveled to the U.S. to encourage other large companies to join the 200 plus multinational companies that already…

Costa Rica’s plan for economic expansion of the country along with the continued development of mid- to high-end residences, accommodations, services and amenities will continue to enhance the overall economic stability of the area. In addition to financial security, many ex-patriots, Europeans and Canadians are moving to Costa Rica due to the lower cost of…

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…

In today’s market, sellers commonly have to deal with the infamous Lowball offer.  The best strategy is to keep emotions out of the mix and “consider it” as a starting point for negotiations.  Regardless of what kind of offers you receive, you can’t take it personally.  Your motivation is to sell your property and the…

The Los Suenos Marina Resort & Spa has a total of 11 restaurants, ranging from Sushi to typical Costa Rican cuisine to gourmet Italian. La Vista Restaurant – International. A relaxing Playa Herradura Costa Rica restaurant, La Vista offers the best in Costa Rican and international dishes in a colonial atmosphere that overlooks the resort’s…

Gated Communities can be a very important thing to consider when purchasing a vacation or second home. When you don’t plan on being at your house year round, you want to know that your things will be safe and your house will be undisturbed. These are some of the benefits that come along with living…

The Jaco Rays soccer futbol game schedule season 2010. Right now we are the number one in our division and things look very positive.  Our next step in the playoffs were the Jaco Rays will fight for the number 1 position moving them into the Major leage. We are very excited for our new team!…