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Costa Rican house size is measured under the roof
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Costa Rican house size is measured under the roof

Ivo Henfling - November 29, 2017

Not all home buyers know what house size they are really looking for. Most would say they’re looking for a 3-bedroom / 2-bath home with a large…

11 circumstances with a negative impact on property values in Costa Rica
Real Estate
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Real Estate
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11 circumstances with a negative impact on property values in Costa Rica

Ivo Henfling - November 15, 2017

There is an amazing number of undesirable conditions that can have a negative impact on your property value in Costa Rica. The time to look at these…

Why not get the max out of your house sale?
Real estate
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Real estate
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Why not get the max out of your house sale?

Ivo Henfling - November 1, 2017

Every property seller wants to get the best price for their house, as well as the best conditions possible. Unfortunately, sellers almost never cooperate in creating the…

Did you inherit a property in Costa Rica?
Real estate
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Real estate
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Did you inherit a property in Costa Rica?

Ivo Henfling - October 3, 2017

Did you inherit a property in Costa Rica and you don’t know what to do? First, you should check whether the deceased left a will in Costa…

The truth about real estate appraisals in Costa Rica
Real estate
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Real estate
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The truth about real estate appraisals in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - September 22, 2017

I just had a Whatsapp discussion with someone about the value of real estate appraisals. Our office had a building lot in Pavas listed with a price…

Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Mel Gibson in real estate row over Guanacaste beach property

The Tico Times - May 19, 2016

Costa Rica loves to brag about celebrities who vacation here, but the honeymoon appears to be over for one Pacific municipality and Hollywood actor Mel Gibson. The…

Costa Rica’s high-rise boom
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Costa Rica’s high-rise boom

The Tico Times - May 9, 2016

The bakery’s storefront on Avenida Central in Los Yoses, just east of downtown San José, looks like dozens around the metropolitan area selling pan dulce and other…

Dan Fowlie, ‘King of Pavones,’ asserts his land rights — and his innocence
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Business
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Dan Fowlie, ‘King of Pavones,’ asserts his land rights — and his innocence

The Tico Times - February 17, 2016

Dan Fowlie was wearing a tropical shirt and a suntan when I met him in The Tico Times lobby close to 5 o’clock on Friday, looking good…

US man with post-polio syndrome protests ‘inhumane conditions’ in Costa Rica prison
Crime
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Crime
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US man with post-polio syndrome protests ‘inhumane conditions’ in Costa Rica prison

The Tico Times - January 18, 2016

When Iranian-American Cyrus Sepehr was thrown into a preventive prison in Costa Rica under suspicion of fraud, he could still walk. But in just four months he's been…

What $50 million gets you in Miami’s resurgent condo market
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Business
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What $50 million gets you in Miami’s resurgent condo market

Carlos Harrison | Special to The Washington Post - September 18, 2015

Also recommended: From Miami's 'Scarface' pad, Panama's exiled President Ricardo Martinelli fights back MIAMI — With condominium prices in the Miami real estate market climbing to $50 million…