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Ivo Henfling

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Ivo Henfling, a Dutch expat who has lived in Costa Rica since 1980, founded the American-European Real Estate Group back in 1999 which was the first functioning MLS with affiliate agents from coast to coast. Ivo Henfling can be reached at (506) 2289-5125 / 8834-4515 or at ivo@american-european.net

Should we self-manage our condominium in Costa Rica or hire an administrator?

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Mal Pais and Santa Teresa are booming beaches in Costa Rica

I went surfing. In my case, that means looking how kids grab their surfboards,...

Does same-sex marriage affect Costa Rica property ownership?

QCOSTARICA | Can a same-sex marriage and same-sex couples own Costa Rica property together?...

11 Aspects you need to know before renovating an old house in Costa Rica

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Why is m2 value indicator wrong on Costa Rica real estate websites?

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10 Life changing facts when you marry a Costa Rican

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Should I Stay Or Leave Costa Rica For A Lower Cost of Living?

QCOSTARICA by Ivo Henfling - Many of you know that the cost of living...

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