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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

Casa Serenity: Recently Renovated, Walk to Beach, Private Pool

Casa Serenity: Recently Renovated, Walk to Beach, Private Pool
Price:
$249,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
540.00 m² (5,812.49 sq ft)

House For Sale in Escazú

House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$550,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
39
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
625.00 m² (6,727.42 sq ft)

Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Jacó

Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Jacó
Price:
$63,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
5
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
330.85 m² (3,561.23 sq ft)

4251 - Larsson House: Gorgeous Ocean View Home!

4251 - Larsson House: Gorgeous Ocean View Home!
Price:
$425,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
El Torito, Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.89 ha (2.20 acre)

1007- Home and Business for sale: Income Generator!

1007- Home and Business for sale: Income Generator!
Price:
$290,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Other
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Samara, Nicoya, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
334.00 m² (3,595.13 sq ft)

Beautiful Sunsets And Ocean View Property In Lagunas

Beautiful Sunsets And Ocean View Property In Lagunas
Price:
$199,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
21
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Lagunas, Savegre, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

Apartment For Sale in Pozos

Apartment For Sale in Pozos
Price:
$130,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Pozos, Pozos, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
75.00 m² (807.29 sq ft)

2016 - Nice 3 bed condo in Barco Quebrado in gated community

2016 - Nice 3 bed condo in Barco Quebrado in gated community
Price:
$149,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Barco Quebrado , Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Other
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
193.77 m² (2,085.71 sq ft)

Paseo Surfside Lot #4: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero

Paseo Surfside Lot #4: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero
Price:
$50,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
17
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Surfside, Potrero, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
488.25 m² (5,255.46 sq ft)

Paseo Surfside Lot #3: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero

Paseo Surfside Lot #3: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero
Price:
$50,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
17
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Surfside, Potrero, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
488.25 m² (5,255.46 sq ft)

Paseo Surfside Lot #2: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero

Paseo Surfside Lot #2: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero
Price:
$50,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
17
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Surfside, Potrero, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
488.25 m² (5,255.46 sq ft)

Paseo Surfside Lot #1: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero

Paseo Surfside Lot #1: Mixed Use Building Site Just Off The Strip in Potrero
Price:
$50,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
17
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Surfside, Potrero, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
488.25 m² (5,255.46 sq ft)

4014 Peaceful and Quiet: Lovely 2/2 home in quiet neighborhood

4014 Peaceful and Quiet: Lovely 2/2 home in quiet neighborhood
Price:
$160,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
140.00 m² (1,506.94 sq ft)

4220 Casa Gardenia: Exquisite home in Gated Community - move in ready!

4220 Casa Gardenia: Exquisite home in Gated Community - move in ready!
Price:
$480,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Carrillo, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1,382.96 m² (14,886.00 sq ft)

House For Sale in Calle Blancos

House For Sale in Calle Blancos
Price:
$98,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
22
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Calle Blancos, Calle Blancos, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
72.42 m² (779.52 sq ft)

New Home – Modern Lines – Lofted River Views – Dominical River Road

New Home – Modern Lines – Lofted River Views – Dominical River Road
Price:
$299,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Dominical, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Riverfront
View Type:
River View
Total Lot Size:
728.00 m² (7,836.10 sq ft)

Casa Los Sueños: Stunning Ocean View 4-Bedroom, 3-Bathroom Home!

Casa Los Sueños: Stunning Ocean View 4-Bedroom, 3-Bathroom Home!
Price:
$649,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
30
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Mountain
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View, Valley View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
804.23 m² (8,656.63 sq ft)

Beautiful Mountain View Property with Legal Water in the Village of Ojochal

Beautiful Mountain View Property with Legal Water in the Village of Ojochal
Price:
$130,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
13
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Ojochal, Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.83 ha (2.05 acre)

CASA AGUST: Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Quebrada Grande

CASA AGUST: Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Quebrada Grande
Price:
$27,700
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Quebrada Grande, Quebrada Grande, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
812.00 m² (8,740.26 sq ft)

FINCA WILROX: Lakefront, Mountain and Countryside Agricultural Land For Sale in Tronadora

FINCA WILROX: Lakefront, Mountain and Countryside Agricultural Land For Sale in Tronadora
Price:
$630,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Tronadora, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Lakefront, Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Lake View
Total Lot Size:
2.10 ha (5.19 acre)

Mountain House For Sale in Birrí

Mountain House For Sale in Birrí
Price:
$400,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
42
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
11/7
Location:
Birrí, Santa Bárbara, Santa Bárbara, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Bay View, City View, Mountain View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
2,158.00 m² (23,228.43 sq ft)

House For Sale in Río Segundo

House For Sale in Río Segundo
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Río Segundo, Río Segundo, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
325.00 m² (3,498.26 sq ft)

House For Sale in Barreal

House For Sale in Barreal
Price:
$120,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
27
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Barreal, Ulloa, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
120.00 m² (1,291.66 sq ft)

Beautiful Flat Lot

Beautiful Flat Lot
Price:
$88,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Urbanizacion Valle Soleado, Pozos, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
203.00 m² (2,185.07 sq ft)

Home Construction Site For Sale in San Rafael

Home Construction Site For Sale in San Rafael
Price:
$107,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
1,197.00 m² (12,884.35 sq ft)