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Only GoDutch Realty can give you the ultimate Costa Rica real estate experience. GoDutch Realty, a leading Costa Rica real estate office with agents in different areas of the Central Valley that has succeeded for so many years because we value the long term support of our clients buying real estate in Costa Rica, which we have earned by the level of service that we provide.

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The best news is: it is for FREE. We stand out from the rest of the real estate crowd in Costa Rica because we do take our job seriously and try hard to make it easy for you, the buyer who would like to be living in Costa Rica or retire in Costa Rica. Hundreds of satisfied clients are happy witnesses to our success. Feel free to read their testimonials elsewhere on this page.

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Try it for yourself! The Ultimate Costa Rica Real Estate Experience for all who move to Costa Rica and want to do it right! is an experience that only the Properties in Costa Rica specialists, GoDutch Realty, your professional, experienced and trusted real estate in Costa Rica company in the Central Valley can give you. We welcome you to look at our wide range of Costa Rica golf properties for sale and retirement properties in Costa Rica for sale where we offer the best of homes, Costa Rica condos, farms, land in Costa Rica, ranch, retirement communities in Costa Rica and other Costa Rica property.

Homes in Costa Rica by GoDutch Realty who  is one of the leading real estate companies in Costa Rica and in the Central Valley and can show for an extremely good track record and ethics, knowledge of the Costa Rican real estate market and commercial properties. Hundreds of clients buying real estate in Costa Rica have enjoyed our professional guidance in the purchase or sale of their costa rica luxury real estate as shows in their testimonials elsewhere on this page. Because of our ethics, many other real estate companies in Costa Rica enjoy working with us, which makes the search of your retirement homes a lot easier for you.

Costa Rica Real Estate agents by GoDutch Realty aren’t high-pressure sales people when it comes to buying Costa Rican real estate because our mission is to guide you through the buying and legal process on real estate in Costa Rica that will protect you when you purchase your costa rica luxury real estate, save you money and eliminate frustration.

You, client, are the most important part of this process and we want you to have an understanding and comfort level throughout. Our real estate agents are professional, experienced and welcome the opportunity to help you here when you are buying property in Costa Rica for sale, retirement properties in Costa Rica or Costa Rica golf properties for sale. Over the years we have had many satisfied clients buying real estate in Costa Rica or to retire in Costa Rica who will attest they appreciated the client care and non pressure approach that is our trademark when we are showing you every Costa Rica condo for sale in locations like Escazu, Los Santos, Heredia, Cariari, Atenas, Grecia, Naranjo, Rohrmoser, Santa Ana and San Jose and other locations in the Central Valley. Ask ANY of our clients about The Ultimate Costa Rica Real Estate Experience, you can do it too, and for FREE.

Very few real estate websites show who they are, but GoDutch Realty shows the faces and names of all our real estate agents on our website so you can check us out and start feeling comfortable about whom you are dealing with. The reason is very simple: our objective is for you, our client, to have an exceptional property purchasing experience here in Costa Rica. Real estate in Costa Rica is not regulated but GoDutch Realty trains its real estate agents very well.

All GoDutch real estate agents are well trained and WILL do due diligence, unlike most real estate offices in Costa Rica do, before we even list a home, land or condo in Costa Rica, to make sure you will be buying property in Costa Rica with a clear title. We make sure we get to know the Costa Rica property as well as we can, so we can give you, the buyer, all the necessary expertise.

Also, we always recommend the use of a home inspector before you purchase. We prefer you know about the problems a property might have so you’ll have an easy move into your new home, condo or villa. Properties in Costa Rica are sold “as is” so a home inspection will give you a list of what needs to be fixed, so you can get that done before moving into your townhome or condo in Costa Rica. A Godutch realtor will protect YOUR interests, so when you move to Costa Rica and want to live the Ultimate Costa Rica real estate experience, make sure you contact us. All GoDutch real estate agents have good ethics and rules to live by even though real estate licensing in Costa Rica is not mandatory but eventually the Costa Rica MLS will straighten that out as they will start soon the Continued Education for Realtors. It is easy to find out who we are, just check the testimonials on our website and see what our clients have to say about us.

Costa Rica Real Estate Testimonials for GoDutch Realty

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Let’s compare Escazu and Atenas lifestyle

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13 Tips for the Costa Rica Rainy Season

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9 Tips to efficiently run private real estate without any hassle

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Why Concrete Patio is the Best Choice for Homeowners

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9 Habits that Help you Save Money

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International Schools in Costa Rica

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5 Crucial Keys to NOT be an Angry Seller

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Costa Ricans report the highest life satisfaction in the world

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Do property sellers accept almost half the asking price?

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Costa Rica Home Buying Guide for Foreigners

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How Can Future Expats Go Native In Costa Rica?

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6 Super Tips That Unlock the Secret To Selling Your Home Online

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6 Passive Ideas to Stay Busy after Retirement in Costa Rica

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Why Costa Ricans have two last names instead of one

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11 Free Apps that will make living in Costa Rica easier

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5 Ways to Ensure a Fair Sales Price for Your Property

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Homes are sold As-Is in Costa Rica

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Will you feel at home as much when you rent instead of buying?

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Based on 27 reviews.
sally Faulkner
March 27, 2021.
Moving to a country where you don’t speak the language is always stressful. The one thing that drastically reduced that stress was working with Ivo from GoDutch Realty Costa Rica. Ivo was with us every step of the way, not only with all the complicated red tape involved with the purchase, but how to navigate all the complications which we had never even considered. He was available to answer all our questions and point us in the right direction, even helping us get Costa Rican phones, find a lawyer to help with the legal requirements of purchasing land and applying for residency. It can be quite intimidating when your grasp of the language and customs is infinitesimal, but we always knew that Ivo could answer all our questions or point us to someone who could help us. We have our new home and are settled in, but will always consider Ivo a friend. Even now we know that he will answer any questions which pop up because he and the other GoDutch Realty employees are just that kind of people. The best decision we ever made was moving to Costa Rica, the second best would be working with GoDutch.
Jorge Zuniga
March 23, 2021.
Don Ivo es un excelente profesional con muchos años de experiencia capacitado para atender al público de habla hispana y anglosajón. En su portafolio tiene variedad de propiedades y en lo personal puedo decir que es todo un caballero.
Cheryl Ewing
March 23, 2021.
I've known Ivo Henfling for years. He's the best! Always someone you can trust and count on.
Douglass Hatcher
March 22, 2021.
GoDutch Realty was able to sell our house in Escazu despite being in a very difficult market. We were able to close while out of the country thanks to our attorney’s and our agent’s efforts. Highly recommended.
Erik Reinhold
March 21, 2021.
Ivo knows what he is talking about. He has a LOT of experience and is a very realistic realtor who will tell you what the real deal is and will go ALL the way to get the best deal for you.
Dom Porto
March 21, 2021.
Godutch Realty has been there for us over the last 11years, We purchased a home for our residence and two investment properties that were also sold through Godutch. We are very pleased with Ivo and his staff of realtors, who were a part of all our transactions, that included rentals. Ivo also keeps us updated with his blog giving essential info about local laws and taxes which are necessary to know for foreign owners of real estate. THANK YOU IVO
Ethan Kelley
March 21, 2021.
Ivo listened to our needs and was successfully able to find us our piece of paradise.
Carlos Penn Thomas
March 21, 2021.
Evo is the best, he will do whatever is necessary to satisfy his clients.Very knowlegable in every thing Real estate, We have become very good friends with EVO and his wife Dani over the years
Cynthia Mayer
March 20, 2021.
We bought a house through Go Dutch in 2008. Ivo helped us with the compete process and really looked out for our interests. After we moved, he has since been available to help us with many of the ever-changing Costa Rican official government hoops (requirements). We highly recommend his services.