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About the Authors

In order to create an accurate guidebook of this scope and magnitude it was necessary to select writers with experience in the field of economics, real estate, newspaper reporting and photo journalism. Many candidates were interviewed but the two below proved by far to be the most qualified for this three-year project.

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This book was written under the auspicious and watchful eye of Christopher Howard. Besides publishing this guidebook Mr. Howard wrote some of the sidebars and contributed to the reference section.

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Lot for sale with beautiful view San Antonio de Escazu

Lot for sale with beautiful view San Antonio de Escazu
Price:
$175,095
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
22
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Antonio, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
2,000.40 m² (21,532.04 sq ft)

Lot for sale with beautiful view San Antonio de Escazu

Lot for sale with beautiful view San Antonio de Escazu
Price:
$244,773
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
20
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Antonio, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
2,796.45 m² (30,100.62 sq ft)

Guardaria Property: 1 Hectare of Road Front Land For Sale w/3BR Home in High Traffic Commercial Area

Guardaria Property: 1 Hectare of Road Front Land For Sale w/3BR Home in High Traffic Commercial Area
Price:
$499,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
18
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Huacas, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

Lot for sale with beautiful view San Antonio de Escazu

Lot for sale with beautiful view San Antonio de Escazu
Price:
$175,103,765
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
23
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Antonio, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
2,000.50 m² (21,533.12 sq ft)

Unique opportunity for casual luxury in the fresh mountain air

Unique opportunity for casual luxury in the fresh mountain air
Price:
$450,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
34
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/4
Location:
Tabarcia, Tabarcia, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
1.58 ha (3.90 acre)

House For Sale in Belen

House For Sale in Belen
Price:
$750,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
30
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
Belen, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Garden View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
498.00 m² (5,360.41 sq ft)

Epic Ocean View 2 Bedroom Home and Building Site in Gated Community Close to Everything

Epic Ocean View 2 Bedroom Home and Building Site in Gated Community Close to Everything
Price:
$529,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
25
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.67 ha (1.66 acre)

Beautiful House with Guest House and 2 Pools

Beautiful House with Guest House and 2 Pools
Price:
$399,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
39
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Ojochal, Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront, Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Beach View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1.06 ha (2.62 acre)

Apartment for rent with appliances 2 rooms Guachipelin Escazu

Apartment for rent with appliances 2 rooms Guachipelin Escazu
Price:
$1,300 / month
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Lease
Images:
13
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Guachipelín, San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
100.00 m² (1,076.39 sq ft)

LUXURY ESTATE WITH INCREDIBLE RAINFOREST AND OCEAN VIEWS - 72 ACRES

LUXURY ESTATE WITH INCREDIBLE RAINFOREST AND OCEAN VIEWS - 72 ACRES
Price:
$4,000,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
45
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
7/5
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2.90 ha (7.17 acre)

Located in the temperate hills of Puriscal

Located in the temperate hills of Puriscal
Price:
$399,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
32
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Puriscal, Grifo Alto, Puriscal, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1.48 ha (3.66 acre)

House For Sale in Barreal

House For Sale in Barreal
Price:
$289,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Barreal, Ulloa, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
337.00 m² (3,627.42 sq ft)

Apartment for rent 2 rooms Distrito 4 Escazu Guachipelin

Apartment for rent 2 rooms Distrito 4 Escazu Guachipelin
Price:
$2,200 / month
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Lease
Images:
16
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Guachipelín, San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
170.00 m² (1,829.86 sq ft)

Furnished condominium for rent 2 rooms Brasil de Mora Cuidad Colon

Furnished condominium for rent 2 rooms Brasil de Mora Cuidad Colon
Price:
$1,350 / month
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Lease
Images:
17
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Brasil de Mora, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
150.00 m² (1,614.58 sq ft)

BEAUTIFUL HOME WITH ONE OF THE BEST VIEWS TO THE OCEAN AND THE MOUNTAIN THAT YOU HAVE EVER SEEN

BEAUTIFUL HOME WITH ONE OF THE BEST VIEWS TO THE OCEAN AND THE MOUNTAIN THAT YOU HAVE EVER SEEN
Price:
$489,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
35
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Orotina, Orotina, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1,595.00 m² (17,168.37 sq ft)

This beautiful Estate is located in a quiet and wooded area of Atenas

This beautiful Estate is located in a quiet and wooded area of Atenas
Price:
$845,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/5
Location:
Atenas, Atenas, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1.05 ha (2.59 acre)

Peaceful B & B: 1001 - Bed and breakfast property with plenty of room for more!

Peaceful B & B: 1001 - Bed and breakfast property with plenty of room for more!
Price:
$398,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Commercial Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
Hotel/Resort/Hostel
Beds/Baths:
5/5
Location:
Playa Samara, Nicoya, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
2,010.69 m² (21,642.80 sq ft)

"Amazing" Hotel Casa del Toucan. Opened in 2017: Mountain Hotel/Resort/Hostel For Sale in Hatillo

"Amazing" Hotel Casa del Toucan. Opened in 2017: Mountain Hotel/Resort/Hostel For Sale in Hatillo
Price:
$1,390,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Commercial Sale
Images:
90
Property Type:
Hotel/Resort/Hostel
Beds/Baths:
10/10
Location:
Hatillo, Quepos, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2.26 ha (5.58 acre)

Casa Islana: Ocotal Mansion Now for Sale!

Casa Islana: Ocotal Mansion Now for Sale!
Price:
$2,395,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
33
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
8/8
Location:
Playa Ocotal, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,807.76 m² (19,458.49 sq ft)

Casa Surya 1040: Modern Shape Elegance: This architecturally interesting property has it all

Casa Surya 1040: Modern Shape Elegance: This architecturally interesting property has it all
Price:
$375,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/411
Location:
Playa Carrillo, Puerto Carrillo, Hojancha, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
0.75 ha (1.85 acre)

Apartment For Sale in Paseo Colón

Apartment For Sale in Paseo Colón
Price:
$250,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Paseo Colón, Hospital, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
78.00 m² (839.58 sq ft)

Casa Luna: Pool home with bonus room in quiet location

Casa Luna: Pool home with bonus room in quiet location
Price:
$265,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Playa Samara, Nicoya, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
945.13 m² (10,173.25 sq ft)

Apartment For Rent in Paseo Colón

Apartment For Rent in Paseo Colón
Price:
$1,300 / month
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Lease
Images:
11
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Paseo Colón, Hospital, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
30.00 m² (322.92 sq ft)

House For Sale in San Rafael

House For Sale in San Rafael
Price:
$315,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
278.00 m² (2,992.36 sq ft)

Casa Sol y Luna 1056: Well priced income property close to everything!

Casa Sol y Luna 1056: Well priced income property close to everything!
Price:
$230,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Commercial Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
Multi Unit Building
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Playa Samara, Nicoya, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Beach View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
328.30 m² (3,533.78 sq ft)