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5 Reasons to pay attention to Tree Maintenance on your property

5 Reasons to pay attention to Tree Maintenance on your property

Not paying attention to the tree maintenance on your property before the rainy season starts can do...

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by Ivo Henfling
8 Reasons to move back after relocation to Costa Rica

8 Reasons to move back after relocation to Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Why do people move back after relocating to paradise? There...

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The Psychology of Pricing a Property for Sale

The Psychology of Pricing a Property for Sale

Do I think there a science or psychology to pricing a property intelligently when you're motivated...

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We Love Paying a Referral Fee

We Love Paying a Referral Fee for sending customers to us!

Of course, we love paying a referral fee. It’s an important ingredient in our real estate...

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Same-sex couples' health coverage at CAJA now approved

Same-sex couples health coverage at CAJA approved

Same-sex couples health coverage through CAJA is now possible. Although Costa Rica is way behind on...

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3 Landscape Management Tips For The Rainy Season
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3 Landscape Tips For The Rainy Season In Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Rainy seasons can get rough in Costa Rica, so I'd like to...

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Building a private road in Atenas

Building a private road in Atenas

Most people never build a private road in their lives, but mine deserves telling about it. It’s...

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Carport or Garage – Which suits your home best?

Carport or Garage – Which suits your home best?

Only those who move from another tropical country understand why a carport or garage is so...

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7 Top Things to Do in San Jose Costa Rica

7 Top Things to Do in San Jose Costa Rica

Though many would think that San Jose Costa Rica is not exciting, there are many things to do....

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The Central Valley farmers markets and other ferias

The Central Valley farmers markets and other ferias

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes There are many ferias in the Central Valley, but are they...

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What is El Güiri Güiri in Costa Rica

What is El Güiri Güiri in Costa Rica

I’ve never been able to pronounce güiri güiri well. You probably won’t either. My wife makes...

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Comida Tipica de Costa Rica

Traditional food of Costa Rica or Comida Tipica

Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes You might think that the only traditional food in Costa Rica...

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15 Tico Driving Habits - Driving in Costa Rica is different

15 Tico Driving Habits – Driving in Costa Rica is different

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Driving habits are different because most drivers in Costa...

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How to Boost Air Quality in Costa Rican Office Buildings 

How to Boost Air Quality in Costa Rican Office Buildings 

While Costa Rica is often known for its amazing air quality, the country still experiences...

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Have a good look at affordable Grecia home rentals

Have a good look at affordable Grecia home rentals

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes The word is out! Grecia home rentals are among the most...

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Fish tacos and much more

Fish tacos and more in Taco Bar

I just updated this blog about Taco Bar that I published in November 2012. Taco Bar now offers 4...

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What Is Amarrarse Los Pantalones In Costa Rica

What is Bajarse los Pantalones in Costa Rica

Bajarse los Pantalones is to give in on a dishonorable negotiation. If someone has lowered his...

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The Tica Zone

The Tica Zone

The Tica Zone, by author Allen Dickinson, was published in El Residente recently. I wanted my...

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All About U.S. Tax When You Retire in Costa Rica

All About U.S. Tax When You Retire in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes For many retirees and soon-to-be retirees, the idea of...

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BE CREATIVE - USE HAND-PAINTED TILE TO SPRUCE UP

Using Ceramic Tiling in Costa Rican Home Designs Creatively

A very affordable way of updating your older home in Costa Rica is using ceramic tiling. Selling a...

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Articles about Costa Rica – A Writing Gig during Corona Virus?

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes The Covid-19 outbreak obliges some of us to re-invent...

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Dealing with home financing in Costa Rica

Dealing with home financing in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Are you dealing with home financing in Costa Rica or will...

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How to Write an Application Essay for College

How to write an application essay for a Costa Rican college

Are you moving to Costa Rica so you can go to a Costa Rican college? An application essay is a...

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40 Smart Steps to Take before Renting a Home in Costa Rica

40 Smart Steps to Take before Renting a Home in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 11 Minutes Now you probably say “40 smart steps to take before...

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