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5 Best Places for Buying a House in Chicago

5 Best Places for Buying a House in Chicago

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Are you moving back to Chicago and buying a house there? Even...

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by Ivo Henfling
Looking After The Trees In Your Costa Rican Garden

Tree Upkeep In Your Costa Rican Garden

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes If you have a garden, no matter where in Costa Rica you have...

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4 Things to Know Before Buying a New House

4 Things to Know Before Buying a New House

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Are you buying a new house? From a real estate...

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5 Best Seafood to Try in Costa Rica
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5 Best Seafood to Try in Costa Rica

Do you enjoy seafood as much as I do? Before I moved to Costa Rica, I was strictly a meat person. I...

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7 Ways to deal with bad neighbors in Costa Rica

7 Ways to deal with bad neighbors in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes In this blog, I'm not going to solve the problems you have...

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What's the definition of a condo in Costa Rica?

A Condo in Costa Rica well explained

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes What is the definition of a condo in Costa Rica? To many, it's...

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What is a Soda in Costa Rica?

What is a Soda in Costa Rica?

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes The definition of a soda in Costa Rica is different from...

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2 Powerful Reasons Your Business Should Use Solar Energy

2 Powerful Reasons Your Business Should Use Solar Energy

If you have a business anywhere in Costa Rica, you could be using solar energy. As a business...

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Property Management: 7 Ways To Do It Right

Property Management: 7 Ways To Do It Right

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Property management can be an exciting and rewarding career....

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How important are nearby amenities in your home purchase?

How important are nearby amenities in your home purchase?

Estimated Reading Time: 13 Minutes Often homebuyers in Costa Rica forget to check on nearby...

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Why do most homes in Costa Rica do not have an open floor plan

Why do most homes in Costa Rica do not have an open floor plan?

Have you ever wondered why large single-family homes in Costa Rica do not have an open floor plan?...

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Is Vinyl Plank Flooring Right For Your Costa Rican Home?

Is Vinyl Plank Flooring Right For Your Costa Rican Home?

Have you thought about using vinyl plank flooring in your home? Costa Rica is characterized by the...

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What is dar en el clavo in Costa Rica

What is dar en el clavo in Costa Rica

To nail it – dar en el clavo – is usually a miracle in Costa Rica, especially when dealing with...

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moving to Costa Rica with a dietary problem or a disability

Is moving to Costa Rica with a dietary problem or a disability a good idea?

Estimated Reading Time: 9 minutes Do you have a dietary problem or a disability? Are you afraid...

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What is a Media Naranja or half an Orange in Costa Rica?

What is a Media Naranja or half an Orange in Costa Rica?

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes In Costa Rica, the ideal person to spend the rest of your...

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What Can a Horse Lover and a Casino Fan Expect in Costa Rica?

What Can a Horse Lover and a Casino Fan Expect in Costa Rica?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Are you a horse lover or do you love to bet on horse racing?...

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International Money Transfer Companies

International Money Transfer Companies option for real estate purchase

A money transfer is key to any international real estate transaction. It’s no secret that...

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Where To Get a 24-hour Covid 19 Test In Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes We receive questions about a 24-hour Covid 19 Test from...

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Strange habits - Stories by a Former Expat in Costa Rica

Strange habits – Stories by a Former Expat in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes In Costa Rica, people have sometimes strange habits. They do...

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Costa Rican real estate company prepares for retirees moving to Costa Rica in 2021

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Press Release – GoDutch Realty, a real estate company in...

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10 Most Read Live in Costa Rica blogs 2020

10 Most Read Live in Costa Rica blogs 2020

The best part about writing blogs for those who want to live in Costa Rica is that thousands of...

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7 Ways To Make Wooden Furniture Last Longer in the Tropics

7 Ways To Make Wooden Furniture Last Longer in the Tropics

Wooden furniture from Sarchi is quite commonly found in expat homes in Costa Rica. Nowadays,...

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Get rid of collectibles and war trophies before showing appointments

Get rid of collectibles and war trophies before showing appointments

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Do you have collectibles or war trophies all over your house?...

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Who Are Costa Rica´s Greatest Sporting Icons?

Who Are Costa Rica´s Greatest Sporting Icons?

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes As a country of sports lovers, it is no surprise to see that...

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