If you own a Corporation you need to know about these new Costa Rica corporate tax urgent changes for 2017-2018. In order to keep you informed and assist maintaining your companies and/or corporations in compliance with all Costa Rican Laws please review the information indicated below: Costa Rica Corporate Tax: In accordance with the Legal…

MAKES SENSE FOR THE SELLER 1. It generally results in a higher selling price. When the agent feels that his time and money investment is relatively safe, he will take his time to negotiate or turn down offers as he deems appropriate. 2. It allows the agent to invest more in advertising. When you grant…

by Hannah Rico Fletcher Recently an annual tax on Costa Rica corporations was passed (act no. 9024) to raise money for the Ministry of Public Security.  This tax will take effect on April 1st, 2012.  How much are we talking about?  The due payment will depend on whether your corporation is active or inactive.  If…

Home | About Us | Buy Property | Sell Property | Contact Us Dear Seller, This has been a crazy month but a good one. I apologize for the delay or lack of communication and I wanted to take this opportunity to update you since we have your listing and appreciate business. For the past…

The unmatched competitive advantages of RE/MAX affiliation.  For instance RE/MAX rated:       • No. 1 in market share.      • No. 1 in agent productivity.      • No. 1 in brand name awareness.      • No. 1 in advertising.      • No. 1 in lead generation.      • No. 1 in professional education.      •…

Pricing is all about supply and demand and it is the most important factor to consider when selling your Costa Rican property. You do not want to overprice it or sell yourself short so here are a few guidelines that will help as you consider what price tag you should put on your condo, house…

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…

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…