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Costa Rica Investors Like Bricks and Mortar

QBUSINESS - Stable returns is the main characteristic of real estate funds which in Costa Rica have shown...

Costa Rica Construction Sector Grew 4.2% in 2016

Q COSTA RICA - The number of constructions works in Costa Rica grew by 4.2% compared to 2015,...

Can You Afford a Vacation Home in Guanacaste?

(Q COSTA RICA, by Randall Zamora Hidalgo, Vozdeguanacaste) Many of us have dreamed of being able to say,...

The Cost of Owning a Home on Guanacaste’s Famous Coasts: US$45,000 to US$3.6 million

(Q COSTA RICA, by César Brenes Quirós, Vozdeguanacaste) How much would it cost to have a home in...

Costa Rica Commercial Real Estate Inventory Grew In September 2016

  Q COSTA RICA NEWS - The total inventory of square metres of commercial property use grew by 15.04%...

No Real Estate License Required Here.

Did you know that in Costa Rica you do not need any qualifications, training or experience whatsoever to...

Is Costa Rica Office Market Nearing Saturation?

(QCOSTARICA) With a 10% plus vacancy rate, the threshold for defining market saturation, experts are expressing concern, as...

Costa Rica Middle Class Can Now Afford A Condo…But A Small One

The Costa Rica real estate market has begun to respond to demands for minimal sizes in houses and...

US$56 Million in Residential Projects

Vertical and horizontal residential condominiums in the provinces of San José, Heredia and Cartago are some of the...

State Banks Offer 760 Properties At Attractive Pricing and Easy Financing

QCOSTARICA - Three state banks will be selling off about 76 properties in the first "Expo Interbancario" (Interbank...

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

QCOSTARICA - Neighbors don’t necessarily agree with each other all the time, which should not really be a...

Does same-sex marriage affect Costa Rica property ownership?

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

Banco Popular Offering Houses and Lots Up to 60% Off

QCOSTARICA - The Banco Popular y de Desarrollo Comunal (Banco Popular) is offering for sale across the country...

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

QCOSTARICA - Don’t you just hate living in a condominium or a gated community in Costa Rica? Live...

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

QCOSTARICA REAL ESTATE - When you are ready to put your Costa Rica real estate up for sale,...

More Tourist Projects In The Central Pacific

(QCOSTARICA) Punta Leona, a well established 300 hectate (750 acre) beach community in the Tarcoles tourist district of...

In Escazu Is Where The Largest Homes Are Built

(QCOSTARICA) - Escazú is the canton where the largest houses in Costa Rica are built. During the last decate,...

Government Forced To Drop Price To Sell Confiscated Property

QCOSTARICA - The home of Alejandro Jiménez González, alias Palidejo, in the Altos de Montenegro in Canos de...

Fractional Ownership in Costa Rica

Guanacaste, Costa Rica (PRWEB)  - With a 128% increase in inquires and sales over the first 90 days...

Costa Rica Still Has Room for Large Commercial Centers

QCOSTARICA - The City Mall, being built in Alajuela, that will open in about nine months already reports...

Lack of Law Hampers Finance Ministry Collection of Sales Tax on Short Term Rentals

QCOSTARICA - Luxury homes that rent out daily or weekly to tourists are the target of the Ministry...

Condohotel: A New Tourism Option in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS - A condohotel, also known as a hotel-condo, a business model that has been...

Fourteen More Hotels in Costa Rica

COSTA RICA BUSINESS NEWS -- Between October 2013 and September 2014 permits to build 53,827 square meters of...

ExpoCasa 2014 Kicks Off Tomorrow

COSTA RICA NEWS - The 2014 edition of ExpoCasa, the annula housing fair, kicks off tomorrow, bringing real...

Is It Better To Rent Or Buy a Piece of Paradise?

Many foreigners living in or deciding to live in Costa Rica are faced with that simple question of...

Oversupply of Office Space As Demand Decreases

During 2012, the office space market experienced a significant growth in supply motivated by the addition of new...

Real Estate in Costa Rica Swings to Profit in 2013

A sharp increase in real estate acquisition and development by foreign investors in Costa Rica contributed $377 million...

There are Now 16 Real Estate Frauds in Nosara

Currently a criminal band is stealing or buying the properties they hire someone else to steal, pretending to...

Purchasing Property in Costa Rica

Purchasing property in Costa Rica requires a higher level of due diligence in order to avoid the pitfalls...

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It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

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TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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