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We like to blog about Costa Rica!

We are more than a real estate team. We feel as a big family and we always like to meet to share our ideas and perceptions about life, about Costa Rica, our activities, our daily life, our kids, our job, our clients, etc. We like to talk about simple things as which restaurants are betters, the last road who has been paved in town, who won the surf contest and where to get the special organic oil for a insect bite! We are from all around the globe and we all moved abroad for a better life. Some of us are Canadians, some are Americans, some are native Costa Ricans, some are Europeans. We are also a mix of Catholics, Christians, Jehovah's witnesses, Buddhists and deists! We are a colorful team, happy to be living the dream life in Costa Rica! We all chose Guanacaste to live our lives with our families.

By reading our blogs, you will feel different perceptions, different cultures, different religions within the same office. But all of us share one thing: we love our lives and we are very happy to work together and live the Pura Vida life!

Enjoy your reading :-)

Jan 14, 2015
What do you think of when you think about Costa Rican cuisine? Just because it's considered Latin America, doesn't mean that Costa Rica is the land of tacos, quesadillas, and burritos. Costa Rica's food features many types of cuisines that you've probably never even heard of, let alone actually tried. While you may find variations of it in...
Nov 30, 2014
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Aug 27, 2014
We’re going to look at the 10 best countries to invest in real estate from a US-centric position. That means we’re going to be looking at countries that hold the greatest promise to an American investor. Had we done this from the standpoint of a European or Japanese investor, the list might look quite a bit different (but...
Jul 17, 2014
One question we get a lot in Real Estate here in Costa Rica is: How much does electricity cost in Costa Rica? Well, we are going to answer that question right now!  Clearly and with numbers. In Costa Rica the price of KWH pricing fluctuates depending on the time of day. This pricing structure is quite common in various parts of the United...
Jun 11, 2014
Costa Rica has been much beloved as a travel and investment destination by Canadians for years now. We're attracted by the peaceful political climate, pristine beaches, friendly locals, great weather and eco-friendly lifestyle with 25% of the country preserved in national parks.  According to new research conducted by the Global Tourism...
May 26, 2014
I know this is out of real estate, but I had to share with you this cool video from Dole in Costa Rica, explaining the process of growing and packing bananas for exportation! DOLE IN COSTA RICA: YOUTUBE VIDEO You'll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. Bananas...
Apr 23, 2014
Source:http://www.indexmundi.com/factbook/compare/nicaragua.costa-rica For those who want to invest in Costa Rica or Nicaragua, read this! I resumed the most important parts in the pdf. Isabelle Emond, Owner/Broker
Mar 28, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnSycuWSlWY Isabelle & Martin  
Mar 13, 2014
We have seen an increasing number of families moving to the areas of Playa Flamingo, Playa Grande, and Playa Tamarindo in the last ten years with the addition of private schools that offer international accreditations.  A lot of our clients ask us about information on the education system so I wanted to provide some details and links about...
Feb 11, 2014
Driving in Costa Rica My clients often suggest they’ll be renting a car to get around and tour the country, or upon arriving at the airport use the car as a ‘cheaper’ transportation option.  Sometimes I have to just cringe.  The driving experience here in Costa Rica is different than it is in North America and Europe.  Best to...