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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

Why do people move back after relocating to paradise? There are quite a few good reasons to...

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by Ivo Henfling
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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by Ivo Henfling
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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3 Landscape Management Tips For The Rainy Season

3 Landscape Tips For The Rainy Season In Costa Rica

Rainy seasons can get rough in Costa Rica, so I'd like to give you 3 simple landscape tips to...

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by Ivo Henfling
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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by Ivo Henfling
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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by Ivo Henfling
The Central Valley farmers markets and other ferias

The Central Valley farmers markets and other ferias

There are many ferias in the Central Valley, but are they all farmers markets? When people talk...

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by Ivo Henfling
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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by Ivo Henfling
Comida Tipica de Costa Rica

Traditional food of Costa Rica or Comida Tipica

You probably think that the only traditional food in Costa Rica is Gallo Pinto. But Gallo Pinto is...

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by Ivo Henfling
15 Tico Driving Habits - Driving in Costa Rica is different

15 Tico Driving Habits – Driving in Costa Rica is different

Driving habits are different because most drivers in Costa Rica probably don't have the discipline...

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by Ivo Henfling
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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by Ivo Henfling
Have a good look at affordable Grecia home rentals

Have a good look at affordable Grecia home rentals

The word is out! Grecia home rentals are among the most affordable in the Central Valley. It seems...

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by Ivo Henfling
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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by Ivo Henfling
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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by Ivo Henfling
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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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,...

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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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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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by Ivo Henfling