Costa Rica’s Juan Santamaría International Airport, just outside of Costa Rica's capital city of San José, is undergoing an $18 million expansion. The project aims to accommodate an additional 260,000 passengers per year, which represents an 18% increase from the airport's current capacity.
Steps to Buying in Costa Rica
Costa Rica real estate agent Chris Spears explains the property purchase process in this video. He also addresses some frequently asked questions about how to buy property in Costa Rica. This video should be of assistance with your due diligence as consider whether or not buying in Costa Rica is right for you. Of course, if you have more detailed questions, feel free to contact Chris Spears or another member of our Re/Max team for more information. We look forward to assisting you. Pura Vida!
The Washington Post Worldview Blog recently posted a very interesting article entitled “Forty maps that explain the world.” The author Max Fisher merged geographic projections with data to provide insight into a variety of global topics and issues.
Many potential buyers of real estate in Costa Rica would like to buy property that they can use as a vacation rental when they're not enjoying the property themselves. The questions we are frequently asked are: (1) Is there a market for a vacation rental in Costa Rica, and (2) Where do your vacation rental clients co
The owners of the Hacienda Pinilla Beach Resort, Agroganadera Pinilla, S.A, released their much anticipated announcement yesterday regarding the apppointment of their new president and future direction of Hacienda Pinilla - a 4,500 acre luxury community on Costa Ri
Costa Rica's North Pacific Guanacaste province is set to see some dramatic growth in the near future. Construction will center around the Liberia airport and nearby Papagayo Bay, where the Costa Rican government has designated large scale tourism development.
According the first quarter reports for 2013 just released by the Foreign Trade Corporation of Costa Rica (PROCOMER), Costa Rican exports are up 3.5% over the first three months of 2012. Statistics show that Costa Rica exported USD $3.019 billion in assets, which is a USD $101 million increase over the first quarter of 2012.
Export goods in processing industries demonstrated strong growth of 10.3%, from USD $1.524 billion to USD $1.682 billion during the first three months of the year. The growth of the last 12 months is 6%.
"Who would have thought you'd be on TV?" said Re/Max Ocean Surf Realty agent Chris Spears' mother after watching the House Hunters International episode featuring Chris and his clients Lynne and David Jenkins.