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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

Lote #12 Punta San Francisco: Garden Lot in Gated Community

Lote #12 Punta San Francisco: Garden Lot in Gated Community
Price:
$169,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Langosta, Tamarindo, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
448.00 m² (4,822.21 sq ft)

Beautiful Apartment for Sale in Alto de las Palomas

Beautiful Apartment for Sale in Alto de las Palomas
Price:
$374,701
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Alto de las Palomas, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
196.00 m² (2,109.72 sq ft)

Countryside House For Sale in Ciudad Hacienda Los Reyes

Countryside House For Sale in Ciudad Hacienda Los Reyes
Price:
$700,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
30
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Ciudad Hacienda Los Reyes, Guácima, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1,012.00 m² (10,893.03 sq ft)

House in neighborhood Los Ángeles - Liberia

House in neighborhood Los Ángeles - Liberia
Price:
$150,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Liberia, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
184.00 m² (1,980.55 sq ft)

House For Sale in Mata Redonda

House For Sale in Mata Redonda
Price:
$390,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
25
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/5
Location:
Mata Redonda, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
431.00 m² (4,639.23 sq ft)

Finca Los Pargo-Lot 9: Home Building Site Near A World Class Surfing Beach

Finca Los Pargo-Lot 9: Home Building Site Near A World Class Surfing Beach
Price:
$74,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Negra, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View, Northern View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Authentic Joglo, Villa and Extra Land in Escalares, Dominical ,Lot 86

Authentic Joglo, Villa and Extra Land in Escalares, Dominical ,Lot 86
Price:
$499,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
47
Property Type:
Villa
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1.83 ha (4.52 acre)

6000 - Maybe the last beachfront lot around!...need urgent sale!

6000 - Maybe the last beachfront lot around!...need urgent sale!
Price:
$185,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
7
Property Type:
Residential or light commercial
Location:
Playa Cangrejal, Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Beach View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
534.00 m² (5,747.91 sq ft)

Spectacular cattle farm in Dos Ríos – Upala

Spectacular cattle farm in Dos Ríos – Upala
Price:
$565,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
35
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Dos Ríos, Upala, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
179.83 ha (444.37 acre)

House For Sale in Coyol

House For Sale in Coyol
Price:
$145,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Coyol, Alajuela, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Lake View
Total Lot Size:
205.00 m² (2,206.59 sq ft)

Casa Nené on the Osa Peninsula: Live the Dream at Casa Nené!

Casa Nené on the Osa Peninsula: Live the Dream at Casa Nené!
Price:
$337,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Cañaza, Puerto Jimenez, Golfito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1.86 ha (4.60 acre)

Lot for sale Cerro Alto Gated community Escazu Guachipelin

Lot for sale Cerro Alto Gated community Escazu Guachipelin
Price:
$680,595
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
19
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
1,361.19 m² (14,651.67 sq ft)

Apartment for Sale with Beautiful View Il Cortijo 3 Rooms

Apartment for Sale with Beautiful View Il Cortijo 3 Rooms
Price:
$470,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
31
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Los Laureles, San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
145.00 m² (1,560.76 sq ft)

2017 - Quiet and lovely Compact, one bedroom condo overlooking the pool

2017 - Quiet and lovely Compact, one bedroom condo overlooking the pool
Price:
$120,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Playa Samara, Nicoya, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
46.80 ha (115.65 acre)

Finca Los Pargo-Lot 8: Home Building Site Near A World Class Surfing Beach

Finca Los Pargo-Lot 8: Home Building Site Near A World Class Surfing Beach
Price:
$149,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
11
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Negra, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Casa Familia: Creach in Cañaza Affordable Home on the Osa Peninsula

Casa Familia: Creach in Cañaza Affordable Home on the Osa Peninsula
Price:
$89,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Cañaza, Puerto Jimenez, Golfito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Ocean-Vicinity, Other
View Type:
Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,119.00 m² (12,044.77 sq ft)

Casa Vida: Near the Coast House For Sale in Playa Potrero

Casa Vida: Near the Coast House For Sale in Playa Potrero
Price:
$369,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Southern View
Total Lot Size:
628.00 m² (6,759.71 sq ft)

Tierra condo #6: Amazing brand new condo in Tamarindo

Tierra condo #6: Amazing brand new condo in Tamarindo
Price:
$179,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Playa Tamarindo, Tamarindo, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
49.00 m² (527.43 sq ft)

Se Vende Casa en Moravia

Se Vende Casa en Moravia
Price:
$115,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
3
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
La Trinidad, Moravia, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
170.00 m² (1,829.86 sq ft)

House For Sale in Guayabos

House For Sale in Guayabos
Price:
$395,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
31
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
Guayabos, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
285.00 m² (3,067.70 sq ft)

Corcovado Park Area Hostal, at a super good price!

Corcovado Park Area Hostal, at a super good price!
Price:
$350,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
Puerto Jimenez, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain, Other
View Type:
Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
2,825.00 m² (30,407.93 sq ft)

Escazu Home Site Residential Corner Lot Close to Everything

Escazu Home Site Residential Corner Lot Close to Everything
Price:
$424,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
7
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain, Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Northern View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
2,186.00 m² (23,529.81 sq ft)

HOUSE FOR SALE IN SAN PABLO DE HEREDIA (NHP – 481 )

HOUSE FOR SALE IN SAN PABLO DE HEREDIA (NHP – 481 )
Price:
$158,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
San Pablo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
192.00 m² (2,066.66 sq ft)

Casa Fresca: Brand New Home Fully Furnished & 2 Minute Walk-to-Beach!

Casa Fresca: Brand New Home Fully Furnished & 2 Minute Walk-to-Beach!
Price:
$389,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Southern View
Total Lot Size:
500.00 m² (5,381.93 sq ft)

Casa Guanabana: A Serene Haven Near the Sea

Casa Guanabana: A Serene Haven Near the Sea
Price:
$289,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
27
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Puerto Jimenez, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
0.90 ha (2.22 acre)