Costa Rica Real Estate

Passion for Travel Leads Here to Stay

It all began many years ago when my wife Nadene and I started travelling. We spent a few years exploring [...]

Anatomy of a Costa Rican Dream Home

For those of you who make the life-changing move down to Costa Rica, at some point your thoughts turn to [...]

Water Availability

When considering building a home in Costa Rica, you might expect water availability to be the least of your concerns. [...]

FOR SALE Malinche 111B Ocean View Studio

FOR SALE $299,000 Costa Rica escape to paradise in this luxury ocean view condo located within the prestigious guard-gated Reserva [...]

French Canadian Real Estate Agent Welcomes YOU FR/EN

My name is Alain Mouquet, I have been in Costa Rica since 1990.I´m a professional real estate agent with Tres [...]

Tres Amigos Realty

Click ad for our website! Discover our agents, why they love our region and their joy in working with people [...]

Eco-Friendly Flora Protect Our Fauna- “Bee” Kind to Vital Insects

Various eco-friendly aspects of building design and construction have been covered in past articles, most recently last month’s overview of [...]

Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica: The Basics

PART 1 Now that international borders have reopened, the real estate market in Costa Rica is starting to heat up. [...]

HOA Law in Costa Rica

Purchasing or renting property in Costa Rica can be confusing for foreigners. One of the most confusing and least understood [...]

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Horizon Pacific

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Costa Rica Its A Lifestyle EN/SP

(Spanish below/Española abajo) Living in the small fishing village of Playas del Coco has undeniably slowed this New York City [...]

Building CR – Picking Your Dream Property

Plan to build your dream home in Costa Rican paradise? First, it's always recommended to find a reputable real estate [...]

Building in Costa Rica: Sustainable, Attainable and Affordable

Building in Costa Rica: Sustainable, Attainable and Affordable.  Costa Rica inspires many vacationing visitors to reflect on sustainable living ideas [...]

Costa Rica Property Options: Finding Your Own Piece of Paradise

Choosing where to live in Costa Rica can be a daunting decision, but highly rewarding if you take the time [...]

Jaco Area Remains Increasingly Popular

The Central Pacific region of Costa Rica remains one of the most sought-out areas for seeking vacation properties, second homes, [...]

Summer is Not All That’s Hot in Costa Rica

The real estate market in the land of pura vida is as hot as the tropical summer sun. The initial [...]

Choosing a Legal Property Manager

You now own a home in Costa Rica. Congratulations! What an exciting and wonderful event! But who is going to [...]

What area of Costa Rica is right for ME?

What area of Costa Rica is right for ME?.  Based on Google data, Costa Rica ranks in the top five [...]

Seven Things to Think About When Moving to Costa Rica

Costa Rica has emerged in 2021 as the world’s premier destination for luxury travel, and plenty of visitors are even [...]

Understanding the Real Estate Market

I have over 30 years of combined experience as primarily a real estate attorney, in both Canada and Costa Rica, [...]

Moving to Costa Rica: Is It Right for You?

Costa Rica is one of the most sought-after destinations for retirees, singles and families looking for a new place to [...]

The Unplanned Wonders of Pura Vida: What to Really Expect Moving Your Family to Costa Rica

Most people would agree that moving is a major life stressor, but moving to another country with children adds on [...]

Autonomous Living in Costa Rica

Solar Solutions at Home and On the Road People move to Costa Rica for many reasons, but living autonomously or [...]

Building Your Dream in a Greener World

As one of the world’s most widely recognized green-building certification programs, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) offers multiple [...]

Lighting Your Life – Natural and Artificial Have Their Place

Lighting Your Life - Natural and Artificial Have Their Place.  Incorporating as much natural light as possible in your living [...]

Go Green – The new added value to your investment?

Go Green - The new added value to your investment?  Costa Rica has embraced an era of building green with concrete [...]

Costa Rica Building Permit Process Step by Step

Costa Rica Building Permit Process Step by Step: To build a residence in Costa Rica, there’s a general three-stage process [...]

Building in Costa Rica: When is the right time to build in Costa rica

When to Build in Costa Rica: Key points to kick off a successful project: First time visitors to Costa Rica are [...]

Building in Costa Rica: Dream Home Design

Building in Costa Rica: Dream Home Design: So you have seen enough of Costa Rica to get a sense of the [...]

Build Green and Prove it: Sustainable Building in Costa Rica

Building Costa Rica - Building it Green and Proving it: Sustainable Building in Costa Rica: Developed countries many years ago [...]

Grow Sustainably, Build Sustainably, Live Sustainably: Costa Rica Eco-Sustainable Special

Grow Sustainably, Build Sustainably, Live Sustainably: A side from the abundance of nature tours and adventures that make Costa Rica [...]

Septic Systems Costa Rica

Septic Systems Costa Rica: As mentioned in my June 2017 Howler article about plumbing, septic systems play an important role [...]

Building Costa Rica – Built-in Safety By Design

Now that Semana Santa has come and gone, it’s the perfect time to discuss home security systems and ways to […]

Building CR – Picking the Right Windows

Windows are one of the most important components in any home. Not only can they completely enhance the design and [...]

Building CR – Swimming Pools, Design, Construction and Maintenance

Costa Rican paradise lends itself to beaches, sun, fun and of course refreshing swimming pools for relaxing and unwinding. Many […]