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Male vs. female buyers of Costa Rican real estate

The Tico Times - September 2, 2015

A consumer outlook survey by a large U.S. real estate franchise noted that while men tend to position themselves as more responsible for the financial aspects of…

Bio Caribe plans to build homes from shipping containers
Bio Caribe
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Bio Caribe
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Bio Caribe plans to build homes from shipping containers

The Tico Times - August 28, 2015

Edsart Besier doesn’t build ordinary houses. He has built houses around trees at his Tree House Lodge in Punta Uva, and he built his Crystal House out…

Your story here: Tell us about your experience
Living in Costa Rica
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Living in Costa Rica
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Your story here: Tell us about your experience

The Tico Times - August 26, 2015

Do you have a compelling story to tell about your experience buying or selling real estate in Costa Rica? The Tico Times Real Estate section welcomes submissions…

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14 reasons to live in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - August 4, 2015

Those who travel to different countries quickly find out what the advantages and disadvantages are of living or vacationing abroad, especially if you do your due diligence…

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Why are many Costa Rican listings overpriced?

The Tico Times - June 2, 2015

  “I love that beach home for sale, but why is it so expensive?” When surfing for property in Costa Rica on a real estate website or…

Advice
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10 things to think about when buying a starter home

The Tico Times - April 20, 2015

With the arrival of large international companies in Costa Rica and better paid jobs, developers have adjusted their market to smaller homes and apartments in condominium, also…

So you’re planning on buying into Costa Rican paradise: 7 things to consider
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Advice
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So you’re planning on buying into Costa Rican paradise: 7 things to consider

The Tico Times - April 17, 2015

  You will naturally be vetting your options exhaustively and trundling your way diligently up a steep learning curve. Here in paradise you will need to familiarize…

Buying in Costa Rica: How to find the best areas
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Advice
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Buying in Costa Rica: How to find the best areas

The Tico Times - February 9, 2015

Starting off on the right foot is critical when you buy real estate, and it is essential to find out where the best areas are to buy…

4 tips to lowering your electricity cost in Costa Rica
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Advice
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4 tips to lowering your electricity cost in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - February 3, 2015

  Costa Rica’s beautiful climate and natural surroundings leave little to complain about, but no place is perfect. And if there is one common complaint you’ll hear…

Top 10 tips for improving rental income in Costa Rica
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Top 10 tips for improving rental income in Costa Rica

Alfredo Gago - January 19, 2015

  See also: 3 tips for finding the right broker If you own a property in Costa Rica, there is a good chance that you rent it out…