While it’s technically possible for a foreigner to get a mortgage with a bank in Costa Rica, it is also almost impossible to go through the process without losing one's mind. For the purpose of testing it, I tried in 2012.
We are starting to see the high season for tourism start in Guanacaste, but the real estate sales for local real estate agents is year round.
"I want a house". "I want a condo". Which one is right for you?
Did you know that on July 25,1824 Costa Rica received Guanacaste with open arms, formerly known as “La Gran Nicoya”? With this, our nation not only enlarged its territory, but incorporated its major cultural asset. We all know Guanacaste is a great place, full of contrasts unlike other regions in Costa Rica. Measures 10,140 km2 and volcanoes, beaches, flora and fauna abound.
After Tropical Storm Nate we have been enjoying sunny days now in Tamarindo. The town of Tamarindo and the popular beach areas we serve were minimally affected by the storm Nate, however many outlining areas were affected by the heavy storms.
October 9th, 2017
So, you bought a place in Tamarindo or Flamingo and you want to go to San Jose. Do you fly or do you drive? Well, let’s look at the pros and cons.
Once you arrive in Costa Rica, it won’t be long before you hear someone say “pura vida”. It’s one of the most common expressions in Costa Rican culture, and according to dictionaries, it has at least seven different uses. It’s used to say hello and goodbye. Pura vida is used as a description, a condition, and a philosophy.