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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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Written by
Lindsay Whipp and Peter Krupa

Huacas Commercial Land: Prime Road-Front Location at a Major Guanacaste Cross-Roads

Huacas Commercial Land: Prime Road-Front Location at a Major Guanacaste Cross-Roads
Price:
$549,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
7
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:
0.56 ha (1.38 acre)

5001 - Huge lot in gated community,: Oversized lot in nice community, 15 minutes to town and beaches

5001 - Huge lot in gated community,: Oversized lot in nice community, 15 minutes to town and beaches
Price:
$60,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
2
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Samara, Nicoya, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Casa Potrero: A Beautiful, Furnished, 4 Bedroom Home w/Private Pool Steps From The Beach

Casa Potrero: A Beautiful, Furnished, 4 Bedroom Home w/Private Pool Steps From The Beach
Price:
$749,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
32
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Surfside, Potrero, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
372.54 m² (4,009.97 sq ft)

Casa Escapada: Stunning oceanfront home in Playa Potrero with titled land

Casa Escapada: Stunning oceanfront home in Playa Potrero with titled land
Price:
$950,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
39
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Ocean View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
530.00 m² (5,704.85 sq ft)

Lote for Sale in Villa Real Santa Ana

Lote for Sale in Villa Real Santa Ana
Price:
$800,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
15
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,482.00 m² (15,952.05 sq ft)

Home Construction Site For Sale in Orosi

Home Construction Site For Sale in Orosi
Price:
$55,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Orosi, Orosi, Paraíso, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
0.70 ha (1.73 acre)

Home Construction Site For Sale in Cachi

Home Construction Site For Sale in Cachi
Price:
$55,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Cachi, Cachí, Paraíso, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
0.71 ha (1.75 acre)

House For Sale in Curridabat

House For Sale in Curridabat
Price:
$190,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Curridabat, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
173.00 m² (1,862.15 sq ft)

Large Property in Blue Zone of Papagayo - 350 Hectares

Large Property in Blue Zone of Papagayo - 350 Hectares
Price:
$3,500,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
11
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Papagayo Gulf, Nacascolo, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
350.00 ha (864.87 acre)

Building 4 Unit 3 Second Floor: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale

Building 4 Unit 3 Second Floor: Modern Luxury Ocean, Golf, & Marina View Residence for Sale
Price:
$726,570
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
1
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Playa Herradura, Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Northern View, Ocean View, Southern View, Valley View, Western View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
299.00 m² (3,218.40 sq ft)

House for Sale Big Land 3 bedrooms Cuidad Colon Bargain

House for Sale Big Land 3 bedrooms Cuidad Colon Bargain
Price:
$210,526
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Ciudad Colón, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban, Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
568.00 m² (6,113.88 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in Uruca

Apartment For Sale in Uruca
Price:
$119,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Uruca, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
55.00 m² (592.01 sq ft)

House For Sale in San Pablo

House For Sale in San Pablo
Price:
$252,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Pablo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
147.00 m² (1,582.29 sq ft)

Se Vende Propiedad en Santa Ana.: Countryside House For Sale in Santa Ana

Se Vende Propiedad en Santa Ana.: Countryside House For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$4,650,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
49
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
3.30 ha (8.15 acre)

Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Sardinal

Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Sardinal
Price:
$299,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Sardinal, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
2.00 ha (4.94 acre)

South Ridge Lot: Best Value Ocean and Marina

South Ridge Lot: Best Value Ocean and Marina
Price:
$695,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Beach View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2,691.00 m² (28,965.57 sq ft)

House For Sale in Santa Ana

House For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$395,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
22
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
300.00 m² (3,229.16 sq ft)

Casa Fresca: Brand new home fully furnished and 2 minute walk to beach!

Casa Fresca: Brand new home fully furnished and 2 minute walk to beach!
Price:
$369,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
6
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
500.00 m² (5,381.93 sq ft)

House For Sale in Escazú

House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$280,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
22
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
314.00 m² (3,379.85 sq ft)

2001 - Hidden Gem, bargain 2 bedroom!: Best priced bargain condo!

2001 - Hidden Gem, bargain 2 bedroom!: Best priced bargain condo!
Price:
$99,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Barco Quebrado , Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
177.40 m² (1,909.51 sq ft)

Costa Rica Oceanfront Luxury Cliffside Condo for Sale

Costa Rica Oceanfront Luxury Cliffside Condo for Sale
Price:
$798,249
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
7
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playa Herradura, Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Oceanfront
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Northern View, Ocean View, Southern View, Valley View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
232.00 m² (2,497.22 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in Santa Ana

Apartment For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$115,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
80.00 m² (861.11 sq ft)

Home Construction Site For Sale in Santa Ana

Home Construction Site For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$44,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
296.00 m² (3,186.10 sq ft)

Hose for sale Gated community Bosques de Lindora Santa Ana

Hose for sale Gated community Bosques de Lindora Santa Ana
Price:
$798,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Lindora, Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
750.00 m² (8,072.90 sq ft)

One Floor House for Sale Bosques de Lindora Santa Ana

One Floor House for Sale Bosques de Lindora Santa Ana
Price:
$599,800
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Lindora, Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
729.00 m² (7,846.86 sq ft)