Buying a Home in Costa Rica

Considering Buying a Home in Costa Rica?

buying a home in costa rica When one thinks of Costa Rica one word should come to mind; amazing! Costa Rica has been proclaimed by many to be the Switzerland of the Americas with regards to its gorgeous mountain ranges that form the backbone of the country. Its shores and beaches have been hailed as some of the best surfing in the world. Combine these with the country’s rich biodiversity and picturesque scenery and throw in the amazing progressive programs that entice tourists and investors alike, and what you have is a formula for paradise.

Expats and investors love Costa Rica for its beauty, lifestyle and affordability. Costa Rica is fortunate to have a lower cost of living than the United States and Canada and this makes real estate prices for ocean view and beachfront properties exceptional. With as many as 3.3 million American baby boomers planning to retire abroad and live the ‘pura vida’, we wanted to provide some helpful insights on buying a home in Costa Rica.

Buying a home in Costa Rica has never been easier. Our Costa Rica real estate firm can offer sound advice and help you navigate the process of buying a home in this beautiful country. We are based in Dominical but having lived here for many years, we know all about the various locales, new developments and the overall direction an area is going. We can help you find your dream home in Costa Rica to enjoy during retirement.

The first step is to decide about location. It’s all about the location. This country has it all. Everything from mountainous terrain, jungle properties and beachside real estate listings can be found here. Consider the access points and closeness to cities and airports such as San Jose International Airport in the country’s capital, Liberia International Airport in the northern region, and Palma Sur in the country’s southern zone.

We would love the opportunity to show you Costa Rica real estate listings in Dominical, Playa Dominical beach, and wonderful investment opportunities throughout Bahía Ballena de Oro and the southern zone including Uvita and Ojochal. We specialize in offering listings of Costa Rica properties in these locales: Dominical, Uvita, Ojochal, Hatillo, Playa Matapalo, Platanillo, Tinamastes, San Isidro, Manuel Antonio, and Pavones.

7 Reasons The Costa Rica Southern Zone is the Best Place to Purchase Property

Costa Rica Real Estate

The Costa Rica southern zone is one of the most biologically diverse and complex ecosystem’s in the world. Vast amounts undisturbed rainforests comprise much of the Costa Rica southern zone. For surfers, adventure seekers and ecologically minded people, it is an ideal place. Visitors can enjoy eco-adventures, yoga retreats, surfing and down time. It’s a place people come to in order to escape the high stress lifestyle of the modern cities. Continue reading

Dominical Costa Rica: The Surf Capital and More

Dominical Costa Rica Real Estate

Cloud forests, magical waterfalls, wildlife, and raw beaches, striking sunsets, wildlife, open-minded friendly people, incredible breaks, relaxed vibe, describe Dominical, Costa Rica.  There are few places in the world that can top the natural beauty, ideal laid back lifestyle that Dominical offers. It is the gateway to the southern zone, which is one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world as well as a world-class surfing spot. Some people describe the southern zone as the edge of the world. It is a place untouched by industrialization. It’s where people come to escape, re-charge and reflect. Continue reading

Uvita Costa Rica Real Estate

Uvita is a charming little village located in southern Costa Rica on the Pacific just 17 km south of Dominical. Known for its quiet, clean beaches and Marino Ballena National Park, Uvita is a special place with rain forested mountains and Pacific Ocean views. The village is home to humpback whales at various parts of the year and you can watch them frolic in the waters just off-shore. The beaches are secluded and in pristine condition. If you are searching for Costa Rica Investment Property that has been left mostly untouched by the tourist boom, Uvita Costa Rica Real Estate listings are a great place to begin looking.Uvita Real Estate Costa Rica Investment Property

The village has hosted the Envision Festival the past few years and has proven to be a fantastic venue with its farms and tiny shops left mostly untouched. Visitors to the area LOVE the surfing and exploring the trails that lead to waterfalls such as Santa Lucia falls. Uvita Real Estate has been described as the ‘Garden of Eden’ on the southern side of Costa Rica and the opportunities for business abound here.

We feature some amazingly great opportunities to Buy Costa Rica Real Estate including Costa Rica Condos for Sale in Uvita at Play Hermosa including oceanfront elegant Costa Rica Villas for Sale. There are many commercial properties available including an epic 12.5 acre ocean view Costa Rica property with waterfalls that would be a perfect hotel / retreat and it includes an infinity pool! Click here to view the details for this amazing Costa Rica Investment Property.

Trying to find Costa Rica beachfront real estate on the quiet beaches of Uvita? We feature a fantastic Costa Rica property deal that is just 200 meters from the beach for just $325,000 and a waterfall Costa Rica property that has an ocean view for less than $300,000! Looking for green Costa Rica homes for sale? Check out this $279,000 home in the center of Uvita Costa Rica with solar panels already tied to the grid! You can find these properties and more in our Costa Rica real estate listings or contact Saul at 011-506-8861-2714 or if you are in the U.S. call 310-929-5122.

Farms For Sale In Costa Rica

Farms For Sale In Costa Rica

Many people come to Costa Rica on vacation and then realize that they want to live here.  The pace of life is much slower than the North American lifestyle that many of them are used to living.   Your money will go a lot further here and for the same price as a 1 bedroom condo in many major cities, you can buy an ocean view farm!!
 
There are many farms for sale in Costa Rica, especially here on the Southern Pacific Coast in the areas of Dominical and Uvita!  For a very reasonable amount of money you can own acreage with ocean and mountain views, open pasture, jungle, rivers, creeks, and springs.  Many people actually move to the area because it is so easy to be self sustainable.  You can grow your own food all year and with the abundance of fresh water and warm weather farming is easy.  
 
Ocean View Farm Minutes From The Highway With Creek and Spring!!!

Ocean View Farm Minutes From The Highway With Creek and Spring!!!

One of our featured listings is this 102 acre farm in Uvita which is listed for $750,000. This property is only minutes from the paved coastal highway and from the beaches.  It has many ocean view building sites and is perfect for a self sustainable community.  It could also be purchased and segregated into lots and sold as a development.
 
 
Ocean View Property

Ocean View Property

 
 
 
 
 
                  Another one of our featured listings is a 253 acre farm also in the mountains above  Uvita.  This really is a one of a kind nature lovers paradise.  Of all of the farms for sale  in Costa Rica, this is one of the best.  This property is at the end of the road and in  almost all primary old growth forest.  It has waterfalls and ocean views and all of the    wildlife you can possibly imagine.  It is listed for $549,000 and is perfect for a private  estate, an eco resort, or a retreat center.
 

A Dream Escape: Costa Rica Home in Lagunas

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Located in Lagunas, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the southern zone is a unique Costa Rica home. Built in 2007, this comfortable airy custom designed 2300 square foot house offers dramatic water and mountain views. A unique house that incorporates the outside into its interiors to create an expansive laid back vibe that is rustic yet finished. For the buyer looking for a vacation getaway or permanent residence with easy beach access, this 2.5 acre property is ideal. Continue reading

Eco Friendly Home

Eco Friendly Home For Sale In Costa Rica

                                                                              
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Home For Sale

This eco friendly home was just built in Costa Rica and is located in the hills above Playa Dominical.  The home is now for sale and is a great, affordable option for someone looking to live in paradise and be one with the environment.  The builders took many things into consideration when they built this beautiful 3 bedroom home.  They installed a solar hot water system, the house is ready to have solar panels installed, they planted 80 trees to offset the wood used in the construction, the house has energy efficient appliances, there is a rainwater catchment system in place, and many more eco friendly features.
 
 
This is the best eco friendly home in Southern Costa Rica.The benefits of buying an eco friendly home are many. 
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 You can feel good that you have not had a bad impact on the environment, you will save money on your monthly electricity bills, and when you want to sell your home it will have more value!
 
 
This home is located in Lagunas, 10 min from the beautiful beaches and the town of Dominical. Lagunas is a great place to live and has plenty of wildlife including birds, monkeys, sloths, etc etc.   The mountain views from this home are spectacular.  You can watch the sunrise over the biggest mountains in Costa Rica!!! This is a great place to enjoy vacations with your family or to make it your full time home.  Many people buy homes in this area and then rent them as vacation rentals and you can make some really good money doing this, and still get to enjoy your home whenever you want.         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Please feel free to click on the link to see the listing on our website......
 

Uvita Costa Rica Homes for Sale

uvita costa rica homes for saleCosta Rica is a country full of diverse natural resources and one of the best locales for expats looking for investment beach real estate. The democratic nation has focused on preserving its natural wonders and creating a country that celebrates the best that life has to offer. We are a reputable Costa Rica beach real estate company that you can trust. We have a proven track record assisting clients with buying Uvita homes for sale for over 8 years. We are a no pressure sales office, and our only goals for success are to ensure that buyers feel comfortable and knowledgeable during the buying process. We welcome questions and we love sharing our own experience of how we found ourselves living in paradise.

Right now we are showing several listings of Uvita Homes for Sale featuring picturesque beaches and gorgeous mountain locales along the coast. Our offices are located in Dominical, Osa Puntarena if you are visiting Costa Rica and want to find out more about Uvita Costa Rica homes for sale in our listings stop in, we’d love to chat!

Costa Rica Real Estate Market Fueled by Expat Retirees

Costa Rica Real Estate

Voted one of the top five countries to retire in again this year, the Costa Rica real estate market shows no signs of slowing down. Political stability, great weather, natural beauty and good healthcare are all factors contributing to Costa Rica’s surging popularity as an international favorite destination spot. The real estate market is stable in Costa Rica. Large numbers of Europeans, Americans and Canadians flocking to this country have fueled a residential building boom. Construction has surged in the last several years across the country. An increasing number of American potential buyers are looking in the southern pacific zone to purchase property. For the buyer looking to purchase a new home in Dominical, the area’s communities offer a high quality of life in a pristine environment with some of the best surfing in the world. Continue reading

Buying Costa Rica Property through a Corporation

Costa Rica Real Estate

Buying Costa Rica real estate through a corporation is a common practice among both natives and foreigners purchasing property here. Regardless of the type of property you are considering purchasing, there are many advantages to using a corporation. Its sole purpose is to serve as a holding company for real estate titles. People can also own one or multiple properties under the holding company. Continue reading