author Call Us +506 2289 5125

Compare Listings

The Tica Zone

The Tica Zone

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

Continue reading
by Guest Blogger
All About U.S. Tax When You Retire in Costa Rica

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

For many retirees and soon-to-be retirees, the idea of retiring in Costa Rica, although appealing,...

Continue reading
by Guest Blogger
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...

Continue reading
by Guest Blogger

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

The Covid-19 outbreak obliges some of us to re-invent ourselves and writing articles can be an...

Continue reading
by Guest Blogger
Dealing with home financing in Costa Rica

Dealing with home financing in Costa Rica

Are you dealing with home financing in Costa Rica or will you be soon? Then you will find this a...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
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...

Continue reading
by Guest Blogger
40 Smart Steps to Take before Renting a Home in Costa Rica

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

Now you probably say “40 smart steps to take before renting a home”? Why so many? You would...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
The 10 things I hate most about bad landlords

The 10 things I hate most about bad landlords

A reader suggested I should do a blog about bad landlords. Recently, I did a blog on the 9 things I...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
How to Write a Resume for the Company from Costa Rica

How to Write a Resume for the Company from Costa Rica

Do you know how to write a resume that hits a home run? I bet you don’t! Getting a job in...

Continue reading
by Guest Blogger
What is amarrar el perro in Costa Rica

What is amarrar el perro in Costa Rica

Amarrar el perro is to tie down the dog. But in Costa Rica, amarrar el perro is something that...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
23 Awesome Mortgage Tips for a Property Purchase in Costa Rica

23 Awesome Mortgage Tips for a Property Purchase in Costa Rica

If you are looking to make a property purchase you’ll love the mortgage tips. In fact, using...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
Los Chiles Visa Renewal Border Run

Los Chiles Visa Renewal Border Run

I went on my first border run to the Tablillas crossing, better known as Los Chiles. Many of my...

Continue reading
by Brooke Bishop
5 Costa Rican Vacation Essentials to Pack

5 Costa Rican Vacation Essentials to Pack

To spend your vacation with no worries, it’s important to think about your vacation essentials....

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
Inactive corporations in Costa Rica must declare assets in 2021

Inactive corporations in Costa Rica must declare assets in 2021

In December 2019, the Costa Rica Tax office published a resolution that starting 2021, existing...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
What is guácala en Costa Rica?

What is guácala en Costa Rica?

When the food is awful, you say guácala. But when it’s great you say esta riquísimo! The...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
10 Most Read Live in Costa Rica blogs 2019

10 Most Read Live in Costa Rica blogs 2019

It’s amazing how many people have enjoyed our bi-weekly Live in Costa Rica blogs...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
5 Important hurdles when doing business in Costa Rica

5 Important hurdles when doing business in Costa Rica

Do you think you can survive doing business in Costa Rica? Well, it’s easy for some, but for...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
What does Pura Vida mean - Where does it come from?

What does Pura Vida mean – Where does it come from?

As soon as you arrive in Costa Rica, you'll hear the words Pura Vida all the time. Keylor Navas,...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
11 Reasons to live on a Costa Rican golf course

11 Reasons to live on a Costa Rican golf course

I’m not a golf player myself, but would I live on a Costa Rican golf course? From a real estate...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
Warning: Chris Schoo of Dutch Grecia Realty is NOT GoDutch Realty
2

Warning: Chris Schoo of Dutch Grecia Realty is NOT GoDutch Realty

Watch out, Chris Schoo of Dutch Grecia Realty doesn’t belong to our real estate organization. He...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
8 Common condominium bylaw restrictions in Costa Rica

8 Common condominium bylaw restrictions in Costa Rica

Thinking of buying or renting a condominium in Costa Rica? Then you should know about some of the...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
Casino resort for tourism and real estate boost Costa Rica

Costa Rica looking forward to $400 million casino resort for tourism and real estate boost

A casino resort is normally a big-time real estate investment involving millions of dollars. The...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
Would you prefer Guaro or a Chiliguaro?

Would you prefer Guaro or a Chiliguaro?

You’ll ask “what’s Guaro? And what’s Chiliguaro?”. Well, it all started with simple...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling
Smart Guide for buying property stress-free in Costa Rica

Smart Guide for buying property stress-free in Costa Rica

Buying property stress-free is like being a mom raising your first kid. It’s almost impossible to...

Continue reading
by Ivo Henfling