The Costa Rica Lifestyle Basics Hello hello readers! Today I would like to share a few of my favorite things about the Jaco Beach Costa Rica Lifestyle.  If you are planning to move to Playa Jaco or the surrounding towns in Garabito you will also quickly be sucked into the Pura Vida Lifestyle. Jaco Beach Costa Rica Lifestyle Outdoor Activities:…

Costa Rica Vacation Photos VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL If you are thinking about vacationing, relocating or buying in Costa Rica but you are not sure where this might help.  Pictures and web research only tells part of the story so your best bet is to actually visit the different sites you are considering.  If…

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…

Measurements in Costa Rica run on the metric system.  Property is sold by the meter squared.  Here is a conversion chart to make your real estate search easier.  Haga clic aquí para Español                    1 square foot = 144 square inches 1 square foot = 929.03 square centimeters 1 Square foot = 0.093 Square meters 1…

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…

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…