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6 Passive Ideas to Stay Busy after Retirement in Costa Rica

6 Passive Ideas to Stay Busy after Retirement in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes We have come up with some passive ideas, so you can be busy...

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by Ivo Henfling
Why Costa Ricans have two last names instead of one

Why Costa Ricans have two last names instead of one

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Did you know that Costa Ricans have two last names? When...

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11 Free Apps for effortless living in Costa Rica

11 Free Apps that will make living in Costa Rica easier

Estimated Reading Time: 10 Minutes Looking for free apps you can use in Costa Rica? If you're a...

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Buying a house with bank financing and no money down

Is buying a house with bank financing and no money down possible?

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Can you possibly buy a house with bank or owner financing and no...

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5 Ways to Ensure a Fair Sales Price for Your Property

5 Ways to Ensure a Fair Sales Price for Your Property

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes One of the foremost concerns when selling your property is...

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Should I trust the home inspector I hire
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Should I trust the home inspector I hire when I buy a house in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Can you trust the home inspector to do a good job when you buy...

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5 Common Realistic Listing Price Objections on Costa Rican property
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5 Common Realistic Listing Price Objections on Costa Rican property

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Property owners in Costa Rica are often not realistic about...

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Costa Rica homes are sold As Is

Homes are sold As-Is in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 minutes Did you know that in Costa Rica homes are sold "As-Is"? In...

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

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Should you first rent instead of buying so you can feel at...

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How to dress and live without stress in Costa Rica

How to dress and live without stress in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Costa Ricans still dress quite conservatively in public,...

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Bring Furniture to Costa Rica or Buy New After Arrival

Bring Furniture to Costa Rica or Buy New After Arrival?

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes I often get the important question "do I bring furniture with me...

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by Ivo Henfling
All About Costa Rica Property Tax

All About Costa Rica Property Tax

Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes The correct way of calculating the Costa Rica property tax or...

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3 Useful Homebuyer Tips for Financing a Home

3 Useful Homebuyer Tips for Financing a Home

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Homebuyers often have different challenges to overcome, the...

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10 Most Read Live in Costa Rica blogs 2021

10 Most Read Live in Costa Rica blogs 2021

Estimated Reading Time: 11 Minutes These are the most read live in Costa Rica blogs 2021, of a...

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Christmas traditions in Costa Rica

Christmas traditions in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Christmas traditions in Costa Rica are probably not what you...

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Tamales in Christmas time in Costa Rica | you must try it
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Tamales in Christmas time in Costa Rica | you must try it

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Have you tried tamales made in Costa Rica yet? Unfortunately,...

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by Ivo Henfling
How to keep the good Costa Rica information from the bad

How to keep the good Costa Rica information from the bad

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes There is a fantastic amount of old information available online....

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by Ivo Henfling
Aguinaldo or Christmas bonus in Costa Rica is obligatory
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Aguinaldo or Christmas bonus in Costa Rica is obligatory

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes In most countries around the world, employees do not receive a...

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Discover how to cook the different Tico vegetables with imagination

Discover how to cook the different Tico vegetables with imagination

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes This week, we had the monthly ARCR seminar, part of the...

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The unkempt house for sale in Costa Rica

The neglected house for sale in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 8 Minutes Does a neglected house sell quickly? Let’s find out...

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buying a rural home in Costa Rica

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

Estimated Reading Time: 10 Minutes Buying a rural home in Costa Rica sounds like an exciting...

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The number 1 requirement to move to Costa Rica is tolerance

Tolerance is the #1 Virtue needed to Move to Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes No matter where you live in the world, you need tolerance to...

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Checkin’ Out Costa Rica on Suicide Showers

Checkin’ Out Costa Rica on Suicide Showers and other things to avoid

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Suicide Showers, Surfer Hotels, and Other Things to Avoid on...

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Checkin’ Out Costa Rica | Getting Around

Checkin’ Out Costa Rica | Getting Around

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Getting around this relatively small nation is pretty...

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