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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

Affordable lot with an amazing ocean view!

Affordable lot with an amazing ocean view!
Price:
$80,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
8
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Beach View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
650.00 m² (6,996.51 sq ft)

House For Sale in Montes de Oca

House For Sale in Montes de Oca
Price:
$148,506
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Montes de Oca, San Pedro, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
214.00 m² (2,303.47 sq ft)

House For Sale in San José

House For Sale in San José
Price:
$76,450
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
San José, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
160.00 m² (1,722.22 sq ft)

House For Sale in San José

House For Sale in San José
Price:
$137,083
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
San José, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
276.00 m² (2,970.83 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in San Rafael

Apartment For Sale in San Rafael
Price:
$96,661
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Rafael, San Rafael, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
62.00 m² (667.36 sq ft)

House For Sale in San Rafael

House For Sale in San Rafael
Price:
$880,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
San Rafael, San Rafael, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
786.00 m² (8,460.40 sq ft)

La Granja, San Pedro, 2300-ft2 House, Suitable for Offices

La Granja, San Pedro, 2300-ft2 House, Suitable for Offices
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/2
Location:
San Pedro, San Pedro, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
175.00 m² (1,883.68 sq ft)

Vista Bella Lot #91: Estate Lot in a Gated Community With Extreme Ocean & Mountain Views Close to Beach

Vista Bella Lot #91: Estate Lot in a Gated Community With Extreme Ocean & Mountain Views Close to Beach
Price:
$199,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Cuajiniquil, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.86 ha (2.13 acre)

Mountain House For Sale in Platanillo de Dominical

Mountain House For Sale in Platanillo de Dominical
Price:
$649,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
54
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Platanillo de Dominical, Barú, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
8.09 ha (19.99 acre)

Gorgeous Independent House for Sale in San Isidro - Heredia. Motivated Seller. Make your offer today!

Gorgeous Independent House for Sale in San Isidro - Heredia. Motivated Seller. Make your offer today!
Price:
$320,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San José, San Isidro, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
721.00 m² (7,760.75 sq ft)

House For Sale in El Tirol

House For Sale in El Tirol
Price:
$303,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/5
Location:
El Tirol, Los Ángeles, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
1,565.00 m² (16,845.45 sq ft)

House For Sale in Escazú

House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$290,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
445.00 m² (4,789.92 sq ft)

Exclusive Pent House for Sale in Escazu. Price Reduced!

Exclusive Pent House for Sale in Escazu. Price Reduced!
Price:
$620,387
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
339.00 m² (3,648.95 sq ft)

Cheap House for Sale in San Jose - Needs Renovation

Cheap House for Sale in San Jose - Needs Renovation
Price:
$93,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Purral, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
139.00 m² (1,496.18 sq ft)

Perfect 3BR House for Sale in Santa Ana: Great Location, Motivated Seller!

Perfect 3BR House for Sale in Santa Ana: Great Location, Motivated Seller!
Price:
$284,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Pozos, Pozos, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
333.00 m² (3,584.37 sq ft)

House For Sale in Atenas

House For Sale in Atenas
Price:
$86,116
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Atenas, Atenas, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
608.00 m² (6,544.43 sq ft)

9319: Townhouse For Sale in Santa Ana

9319: Townhouse For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$285,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
Townhouse
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
280.00 m² (3,013.88 sq ft)

9332: Townhouse For Sale in Escazú

9332: Townhouse For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$259,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Townhouse
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
232.00 m² (2,497.22 sq ft)

9336: House For Sale in Escazú

9336: House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$839,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Garden View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
2,311.00 m² (24,875.30 sq ft)

House For Sale in Alajuela

House For Sale in Alajuela
Price:
$78,208
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Alajuela, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
277.00 m² (2,981.59 sq ft)

House For Sale in San Pablo

House For Sale in San Pablo
Price:
$308,436
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/4
Location:
San Pablo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
590.00 m² (6,350.68 sq ft)

CUTE 4 BDR HOUSE IN CONCEPCIÓN DE SAN RAFAEL (NHP-013)

CUTE 4 BDR HOUSE IN CONCEPCIÓN DE SAN RAFAEL (NHP-013)
Price:
$170,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Concepción, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Suburban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
271.00 m² (2,917.01 sq ft)

Lot for sale in la Garita de Alajuela

Lot for sale in la Garita de Alajuela
Price:
$380,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
16
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
La Garita, Garita, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
4,091.00 m² (44,034.98 sq ft)

Villas Catalina 6: Enjoy Majestic Views In This Stunning 4- Bedroom, 3/1 Bath Villa!

Villas Catalina 6: Enjoy Majestic Views In This Stunning 4- Bedroom, 3/1 Bath Villa!
Price:
$519,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
41
Property Type:
Townhouse
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Beach View, Garden View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
286.64 m² (3,085.35 sq ft)

Waterfall Country Home and Rental House

Waterfall Country Home and Rental House
Price:
$420,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
56
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/3
Location:
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, River View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1.92 ha (4.74 acre)