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When is a good time to list a property in Costa Rica for sale?

When is a good time to list a property in Costa Rica for sale?

When keeping up with international real estate news, I always see great international articles...

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by Ivo Henfling
Don’t keep your AOL email account
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Don’t keep your AOL email account when you move to Costa Rica

If you decide to keep your AOL email account even after you move to Costa Rica, you will ask...

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Why is it smart to buy turnkey real estate in Costa Rica?

Why is it smart to buy turnkey real estate in Costa Rica?

Did you know that buying turnkey real estate can be an incredible deal? Sad enough, there are lots...

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5 Cities in Costa Rica with the best temperatures

5 Cities in Costa Rica with the best temperatures

Moving to paradise is not easy. It's even more difficult to figure it all out if you are looking...

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4 Top locations with outstanding Central Valley views

4 Top locations with outstanding Central Valley views

There are 4 amazing top locations where you can buy or build a home with outstanding Central Valley...

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Wearing flip flops to work in Costa Rica

Wearing flip flops to work in Costa Rica

Those who know me personally, know that wearing flip flops to work is normal to me. Every day. I...

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buying a home in Cariari

11 Reasons why buying a home in Cariari is a great idea

Buying a home in Cariari is not such a bad idea at all, and you will agree with me once you’re...

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20 Cool hand gestures you can use safely in Costa Rica

19 Cool hand gestures you can use safely in Costa Rica

When you come from a different country and you want to use hand gestures in Costa Rica, you have to...

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Is it difficult to change money in Costa Rica?

Is it difficult to change money in Costa Rica?

When moving to Costa Rica or just visiting you will need to change money for your day to day...

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buying a rural home in Costa Rica

17 Questions to ask when buying a rural home in Costa Rica

Buying a rural home in Costa Rica sound like an interesting plan, but is it really so...

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13 Reasons to look for a new lifestyle in Costa Rica

13 Reasons to look for a new lifestyle in Costa Rica

Now that you found this article, I’m sure you’re looking for a new lifestyle in Costa...

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8 ways to block the neighbor from your life in Costa Rica
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8 ways to block the neighbor from your life in Costa Rica

Have you ever had the need to block the neighbor from your life? Well, I certainly did. And I’m...

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Why have Costa Ricans two last names?

Why have Costa Ricans two last names?

Did you know that Costa Ricans have two last names? When born, children are given first the...

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Should vacation rental accommodations have to pay taxes soon?

Should vacation rental accommodations have to pay taxes soon?

Is there a chance that vacation rental accommodations will have to start paying taxes soon? Many...

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Is showing late for an appointment acceptable in Costa Rica?

Is showing late for an appointment acceptable in Costa Rica?

Almost everyone comes late for an appointment in Costa Rica. Is it hard to adjust to that? Yes, it...

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Why lose earnest money in escrow?

Will I lose earnest money in escrow if I don’t close?

Not very often buyers ask if they lose earnest money in escrow if they will not close on time. Most...

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finance vacation rental investment

How to finance vacation rental investment in Costa Rica

Potential buyers often ask how to finance vacation rental investment in Costa Rica. Owning a...

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Most Popular Living in Costa Rica blogs 2017

Most Popular Living in Costa Rica blogs 2017

This year, for the Holiday Season, I’ve decided to re-publish the 4 Most Popular Living in Costa...

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Traditional Costa Rican Christmas food

Traditional Costa Rican Christmas food

Traditional Costa Rican Christmas food is probably much different than what you used to eat during...

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Christmas traditions in Costa Rica

Christmas traditions in Costa Rica

Christmas traditions in Costa Rica are probably not what you are used to.  You can prevent culture...

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Everything about utilities in Costa Rica

Everything about utilities in Costa Rica

When you move to Costa Rica, utilities are a very important, if you purchase or even rent. Some...

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What is a chorreador de cafe in Costa Rica?

What is a chorreador de cafe in Costa Rica?

I’m pretty sure you don’t know what a chorreador de cafe in Costa Rica is. In simple English,...

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Terrace homes in Atenas in the spotlight

Terrace homes in Atenas in the spotlight

Did you know that we are the ultimate solution for terrace homes in Atenas? By we, I mean GoDutch...

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Why we do not take property listings outside our area code

Why we do not take property listings outside our area code

Some property sellers do not understand that we do not take property listings outside our area...

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by Ivo Henfling