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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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by Ivo Henfling
10 ways to beat the urge of buying property in the wrong place

10 ways to beat the urge of buying property in the wrong place

Buying in the wrong place can change your life tremendously. Honestly, I’ve met people who have...

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by Ivo Henfling
What's up with the Corporation Tax Costa Rica in 2019?

What’s up with the Corporation Tax Costa Rica in 2019?

I wrote this blog about Corporation Tax Costa Rica originally on January 1st, 2016. Since 2016,...

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by Ivo Henfling
What is Qué Polada in Costa Rica

What is Qué Polada in Costa Rica

If you want to get along with your Tico neighbors, you really don’t want to commit una polada....

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by Ivo Henfling
10 Types of Expats in Costa Rica

10 Types of Expats in Costa Rica

Which type of expats in Costa Rica do you belong to? I saw an interesting survey about types of...

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by Ivo Henfling
Awesome Costa Rican hand painted area rugs by Laurel

Awesome Costa Rican hand painted area rugs by Laurel

Most area rugs in Costa Rica have a problem with the humidity. Stop worrying about the area rugs in...

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by Ivo Henfling
Meet your Marijuana friendly Real Estate Broker in Costa Rica

Meet your Marijuana friendly Real Estate Broker in Costa Rica

Yes, there is a marijuana friendly real estate broker in Costa Rica: me. I saw this article about...

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by Ivo Henfling
All about kissing and greeting in Costa Rica

All about kissing and greeting in Costa Rica

Let me tell you all about kissing and greeting in Costa Rica. Not that I'm a kissing expert... But...

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by Ivo Henfling
Costa Ricans always smell good

Costa Ricans always smell good

Costa Ricans smell good, at any time of the day. Men and women alike, they always smell good, as...

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by Ivo Henfling
What is so special about Atenas valley view building lots?

What is so special about Atenas valley view building lots?

Did you know that Atenas valley view building lots are incredibly special? Let me tell you all...

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by Ivo Henfling
61 Clubs in Costa Rica for when you are bored stiff

61 Clubs in Costa Rica for when you are bored stiff

Single people often need to be a member of clubs in Costa Rica to stay entertained. Couples have...

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by Ivo Henfling
7 Reasons we live in a gated community or condominium in Costa Rica

7 Reasons we live in a gated community or condominium in Costa Rica

Often, clients ask why it is necessary to live in a gated community or a condominium in Costa Rica....

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by Ivo Henfling
The mangoes at my Atenas rental home are keeping me awake

The mangoes at my Atenas rental home are keeping me awake

I read the complaint “the mangoes are keeping me awake”. This complaint from a client who had...

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by Ivo Henfling
12 Insane Factors That Reduce Home Value

12 Insane Factors That Reduce Home Value

Sellers often forget to take into account the insane factors that reduce home value. I know,...

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by Ivo Henfling
11 Free Apps that will make living in Costa Rica easier

11 Free Apps that will make living in Costa Rica easier

Looking for free apps you can use in Costa Rica? If you're a tourist or an English speaking...

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by Ivo Henfling
5 Experts you need when doing a fixer upper in Costa Rica

5 Experts you need when doing a fixer upper in Costa Rica

I have described in another blog why doing a fixer upper in Costa Rica is not so easy. Nonetheless,...

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by Ivo Henfling
When the seller backs out of the property sale?

When the seller backs out of the property sale?

It’s time to tell you what can happen when a seller backs out of the property sale. In another...

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by Ivo Henfling
What is hasta el copete in Costa Rica?

What is hasta el copete in Costa Rica?

When you are totally over your head in work, you can say “estoy hasta el copete de trabajo”....

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by Ivo Henfling
The cost of groceries Costa Rica vs USA 2019

The cost of groceries Costa Rica vs USA 2019

In this blog, you’ll find the comparison of the cost of groceries Costa Rica versus the cost of...

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by Ivo Henfling
Reflections of a home invasion victim 

Reflections of a home invasion victim 

Home invasion.  We were victims of a professional, well-planned home invasion.  It is...

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