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Christopher Howard's Guide to Real Estate in Costa Rica

A primer for investing in Costa Rica’s real estate market

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Lindsay Whipp and Peter Krupa

Residence with Breathtaking Sunsets and Panoramic South Pacific Ocean Views

Residence with Breathtaking Sunsets and Panoramic South Pacific Ocean Views
Price:
$875,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
33
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Dominicalito, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.56 ha (1.38 acre)

6888: Spanish Style, 5B, 4.5B, Single Family Home, Ample Lot, Golf Community For Sale

6888: Spanish Style, 5B, 4.5B, Single Family Home, Ample Lot, Golf Community For Sale
Price:
$590,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
El Coco, Guácima, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,074.00 m² (11,560.39 sq ft)

Lot A3: Great Opportunity To Build Your Dream Home Steps From The Beach

Lot A3: Great Opportunity To Build Your Dream Home Steps From The Beach
Price:
$44,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
11
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
540.00 m² (5,812.49 sq ft)

Lot A2: With An Affordable Price And Close To The Beach

Lot A2: With An Affordable Price And Close To The Beach
Price:
$44,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
540.00 m² (5,812.49 sq ft)

Countryside Agricultural Land For Sale in Venecia

Countryside Agricultural Land For Sale in Venecia
Price:
$125,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Venecia, Venecia, San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Eastern View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
4,696.00 m² (50,547.12 sq ft)

MAR VISTA CASA MALINCHE 59: OCEAN VIEW HOME IN MAR VISTA

MAR VISTA CASA MALINCHE 59: OCEAN VIEW HOME IN MAR VISTA
Price:
$699,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
213.00 m² (2,292.70 sq ft)

Lot for sale in front of the beach in Guanacaste San Miguel

Lot for sale in front of the beach in Guanacaste San Miguel
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
12
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Nandayure, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Oceanfront
View Type:
Beach View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1,414.00 m² (15,220.11 sq ft)

Crestview Manor: Mountain House For Sale in Nuevo Arenal

Crestview Manor: Mountain House For Sale in Nuevo Arenal
Price:
$235,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Nuevo Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Lake View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Rancho Jacare: Mountain House For Sale in El Aguacate

Rancho Jacare: Mountain House For Sale in El Aguacate
Price:
$399,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
El Aguacate, Santa Rosa, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Lake View
Total Lot Size:
2.21 ha (5.46 acre)

House For Sale in Escazú

House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$235,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
31
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/5
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
623.00 m² (6,705.89 sq ft)

Cozy house close to Liberia

Cozy house close to Liberia
Price:
$99,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
35
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Cañas Dulces, Cañas Dulces, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View, Greenbelt View, River View
Total Lot Size:
1,193.00 m² (12,841.29 sq ft)

Gorgeous 3 bedroom home with a large swimming pool on 2.10 acres of land.

Gorgeous 3 bedroom home with a large swimming pool on 2.10 acres of land.
Price:
$299,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
36
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Ojochal, Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.85 ha (2.10 acre)

ELEGANT HOUSE FOR SALE IN SANTO DOMINGO DE HEREDIA (NHP-411)

ELEGANT HOUSE FOR SALE IN SANTO DOMINGO DE HEREDIA (NHP-411)
Price:
$270,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Vicente, San Vicente, Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
320.00 m² (3,444.44 sq ft)

House For Sale in Alajuela

House For Sale in Alajuela
Price:
$150,003
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Alajuela, Alajuela, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
200.00 m² (2,152.77 sq ft)

FINCA 188HA FOR CONSERVATION OR AGRICULTURE IN SARAPIQUI (NHP-407)

FINCA 188HA FOR CONSERVATION OR AGRICULTURE IN SARAPIQUI (NHP-407)
Price:
$561,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
13
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
La Virgen, La Virgen, Sarapiquí, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
188.00 ha (464.56 acre)

CONSTRUCTION LOT IN GATED COMMUNITY IN SANTO DOMINGO DE HEREDIA (NHP-408)

CONSTRUCTION LOT IN GATED COMMUNITY IN SANTO DOMINGO DE HEREDIA (NHP-408)
Price:
$66,150
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
9
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Santo Tomás, Santo Tomás, Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
189.00 m² (2,034.37 sq ft)

Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Ocotal

Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Ocotal
Price:
$549,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
5
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Ocotal, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2,329.00 m² (25,069.05 sq ft)

TOWNHOUSE IN SANTIAGO DE SAN RAFAEL DE HEREDIA (NHP-409)

TOWNHOUSE IN SANTIAGO DE SAN RAFAEL DE HEREDIA (NHP-409)
Price:
$160,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Santiago, Santiago, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
192.00 m² (2,066.66 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in San Sebastián

Apartment For Sale in San Sebastián
Price:
$100,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
San Sebastián, San Sebastián, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
56.00 m² (602.78 sq ft)

House For Sale in San Rafael

House For Sale in San Rafael
Price:
$92,503
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
6
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
San Rafael, San Rafael, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
111.00 m² (1,194.79 sq ft)

OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY IN SANTA CRUZ

OCEAN VIEW PROPERTY IN SANTA CRUZ
Price:
$163,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
14
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Veintisiete de Abril, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Bay View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Ocean View, Valley View, Northern View, Western View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
13.33 ha (32.94 acre)

Calle Mango: Surfside Rediential Building Lot Ready To Build

Calle Mango: Surfside Rediential Building Lot Ready To Build
Price:
$60,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
19
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
500.00 m² (5,381.93 sq ft)

Villa Jazmin 103: Charming Condominium Just Steps From The Beach

Villa Jazmin 103: Charming Condominium Just Steps From The Beach
Price:
$153,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
69.60 m² (749.17 sq ft)

Grand Ocean View Estate in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica. On the Edge of Paradise: Discerning and Appealing

Grand Ocean View Estate in Manuel Antonio Costa Rica. On the Edge of Paradise: Discerning and Appealing
Price:
$2,900,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
57
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
7/5
Location:
Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
4,329.00 m² (46,596.78 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in Ojochal

Mountain House For Sale in Ojochal
Price:
$295,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
30
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Ojochal, Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
3,944.00 m² (42,452.69 sq ft)