veranosoloVisitors to the Expoconstrucción 2013 (ends today) not only have the option to view homes and apartments, but the opportunity to get a loan with excellent conditions at fixed rates and monthly payments for the first five years of the loan.

Public and private banks are offering rates of 10.5% for loans fixed in colones and 6.5% for dollar loans, during the early years. With that, a person seeking a loan of $45,000, (about ¢22.5 million colones), pays an average of ¢350,000 colones colones monthly on loans in colones and ¢300.000 colones per month on dollar loans.

However, you don’t have to take a loan while at Expoconstrucción. Banks are offering the rates at their branches throughout the country, up to three months, to anyone who registered during the fair.