What’s Wrong With This One?

Here’s the weird thing. The short answer is: nothing. This planet is miraculously perfect. Costa Rica is a strong option for relocating to, or just simply to visit and in...

Expat Real Estate Guy

Ok, so what's a guy to do when he encounters one of life's dramatic curves and finds himself living back in the U. S. of A. All very unexpectedly and...

Merge with Nature

Paul's Paradise description. Is this property what you are looking for? I'll get to the details below, but for the sake of your time, here's my effort at profiling the...

Moving On

The below article was written on March 7, 2019 and not posted until November 30, 2019 I hear from people who tell me that they have read my entire blog....

Learning Spanish: Make as Many Mistakes as You Can

I derive perverse pleasure from enticing the reader (you) into learning Spanish by telling you how extremely hard it is to do so. Enjoy!

Water – What’s All The Fuss?

One thing you get used to, living in Costa Rica, is that there is really nothing constant but change. There have been some rather profound changes here as of late,...

Understanding Costa Rica Real Estate Part 4

This article can serve as a stand-alone read, but if you'd like to read the preceding, sequential articles in this series, please click for: Part 1, Part 2 and Part...

Sales Process Overview: Part 4

This is part 4 of a 4 part series. Click for: Part 1 || Part 2 || Part 3 Due Diligence The term for due diligence is normally 3 weeks,...

Understanding Costa Rica Real Estate Part 3

After venturing through the early days of real estate in Costa Rica, this is to say, the beginnings of what led up to the current market conditions in parts 1...

Nuts and Bolts of Buying a Property For Vacation Rentals

Below is a copy and paste from an e-mail inquiry regarding buying a property for the purpose of investment initially. It needs to be an existing rental property that the...

Interested in Costa Rica real estate as an investment. They primarily live somewhere else, but they own property in Costa Rica for the asset appreciation potential as well as possible rental income. Some just buy and hold (land-bank). For developed properties, the investor has a vacation home to visit as desired.

Migrators spend a regular amount of time in Costa Rica during each year.

Re-locators are those that are looking to move to Costa Rica from wherever they are. They will live full-time in Costa Rica.