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…

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!…

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…