Costa Rica Cost of Living Costa Rica is a great relocation option whether you are an American looking for an international retirement alternative and a slower pace of life, Canadian looking for warmer year-round weather,  or an adventurous spirit. Almost once a week I have the “Cost of Living” conversation with someone considering the…

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…

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…