Tag: RealEstate

Dec 15 2015

8 Reasons Why Your Property in Costa Rica Has Not Sold in 7 Years

by Ivo Henfling (This article originally appeared in The Tico Times Real Estate Section. Used with permission of the author.) A home-seller recently sent me an email saying, “Could you please list my property in Costa Rica? I need to sell and move on, but it’s been listed for seven years now.” In some countries and …

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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 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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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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