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Dec 14 2014

Why We Are Leaving Costa Rica, by Janet Bradshaw

By Janet Bradshaw The Decision In August of 2012, I wrote the article “Why We Chose Nuevo Arenal” for the Retire for Less in Costa Rica Newsletter. After retiring from my work as a civil engineer in Canada in 2009, my husband, Scott, and I spent our first 3 years in Costa Rica renting and, …

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May 07 2014

Finca La Puebla near San Isidro de El General

In our April 17th newsletter, we wrote about the sudden deaths of two expat husbands which shook up not only their wives and loved ones, but also our expat community. One of those deaths was Frank Thompson, who passed away suddenly in his sleep early on March 10, 2014. Frank was also the owner, for …

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Jan 22 2014

Small House in Great Location on Corner Lot in Grecia-$125K

Property ID Number: 6357 Price: Reduced to $100,000 USD (from $125,000) Geographic Area: Grecia and Naranjo areas Neighborhood: Grecia Meters Squared or Hectares: 593.88 Year Built: 2007 Construction (sq. ft.): 645 Bedrooms: 1 Full Baths: 1 Located in a quiet area of Grecia only 10 minutes to downtown, this is a great home with lots …

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Jan 19 2014

Bajo Burgos Spec House-$135,900-SOLD!

Property ID: Bajo Burgos       Three more lots have been cut in and landscaped above the house below which as already been sold.           The 1st of 3 spec houses in Bajo Burgos will begin construction the 6th of Jan 2014 and expected completion (walls, roof, and floor) by …

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Jan 19 2014

Lake Arenal: Attractive Home with Rental Apt.-Reduced to $129,000

Property: Ref # 60 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1808 Sq Ft 1/2 Acres   Description: This house a good potential as a B&B, already with with an income producing rental apartment upstairs with a separate entrance, or for a private home. It is in a convenient location only 20 minutes from either the Municipality of …

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Jan 15 2014

New, Affordable, and Comfortable Home with Beautiful Views-$99K Reduced!

Property ID: 197   Sell: $99,000 USD (Reduced from $144K) Area: 2059 m2 Construction: 100 m2 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Years Built: 2008 5 year old home with laminate flooring, tiled kitchen counter-tops, upgraded kitchen cabinets and bathroom, concrete driveway, front porch, reserve water tank. Sitting on top of a hill overlooking the mountains with …

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May 11 2013

Protect Your Property Title in Costa Rica

by Bob Gieser My name is Bob and I have owned land in Heredia since 1991. In 2009, I lost that title and the land that goes with it through the fraudulent work of a Costa Rican Attorney and Notary. Let me summarize how it happened and how you might be able to protect your …

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Mar 06 2013

Vistas de Puriscal Spec House-$118K-SOLD!

Property ID: VDP1 This lot has concrete paved road, AyA water, and ICE electricity to lot. The plans are in the Muni and should begin building with the Concrepal Armabloque system 1st of April.                               Click here to download the full …

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Jan 04 2013

Charming Medieval Castle in Grecia-$100K

Property ID Number: 5182 Price (US$): $100,000 Geographic Area: Grecia and Naranjo areas Property City: Grecia Neighborhood: El Cajon Meters Squared or Hectares: 447 Lot Size (sq. Ft.) – Farm Acreage: 1/10th acre Year Built: 2012 Construction (sq. ft.): 900 Bedrooms: 1 Full Baths: 1 Half Baths: 1 Property Description: This Charming home has been …

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Aug 06 2012

Money vs. Time

I always tell people that time is more valuable than money at our age, realizing, of course, that we need enough money to live. It seems to me, when you are 60+, the creating of wealth becomes secondary to the time we have left on this earth. In Costa Rica, most expats pay cash for …

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