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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

Delirium: Premium Ocean View Custom Built Home With Breathtaking Views

Delirium: Premium Ocean View Custom Built Home With Breathtaking Views
Price:
$1,027,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
5
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Paquera, Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

House For Sale in Cariari

House For Sale in Cariari
Price:
$895,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/7
Location:
Cariari, Asunción, Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
589.00 m² (6,339.92 sq ft)

Near the Coast House For Sale in Bejuco

Near the Coast House For Sale in Bejuco
Price:
$299,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Bejuco, Parrita, Parrita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
508.25 m² (5,470.74 sq ft)

Countryside House For Sale in Coyolar

Countryside House For Sale in Coyolar
Price:
$3,500,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
46
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/8
Location:
Coyolar, Coyolar, Orotina, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
9.11 ha (22.50 acre)

Mirador: Wonderful Ocean View Custom Made Home

Mirador: Wonderful Ocean View Custom Made Home
Price:
$976,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Paquera, Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Marbella: Beautiful Premium Ocean View House in Front of Isla Tortuga

Marbella: Beautiful Premium Ocean View House in Front of Isla Tortuga
Price:
$785,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Paquera, Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Apartment For Sale in Lomas de Ayarco Sur

Apartment For Sale in Lomas de Ayarco Sur
Price:
$110,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Lomas de Ayarco Sur, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
63.00 m² (678.12 sq ft)

Flamingo Towers 16: Best Sunsets All Year Round!

Flamingo Towers 16: Best Sunsets All Year Round!
Price:
$389,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
125.98 m² (1,356.03 sq ft)

Alegria: Amazing Luxury Ocean View Home

Alegria: Amazing Luxury Ocean View Home
Price:
$706,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Paquera, Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Delirium: Luxury Ocean View Home in Front of Isla Tortuga

Delirium: Luxury Ocean View Home in Front of Isla Tortuga
Price:
$877,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
5
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Paquera, Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Apartment For Sale in Alajuela

Apartment For Sale in Alajuela
Price:
$90,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
74.42 m² (801.05 sq ft)

Cerro Colon: Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Ciudad Colón

Cerro Colon: Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Ciudad Colón
Price:
$300,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
13
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Ciudad Colón, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Valley View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2,628.00 m² (28,287.44 sq ft)

Venado: Beautiful Custom Built Home Steps Away From the Beach Near Isla Tortuga At An Amazing Price!

Venado: Beautiful Custom Built Home Steps Away From the Beach Near Isla Tortuga At An Amazing Price!
Price:
$117,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
4
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Paquera, Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
808.00 m² (8,697.20 sq ft)

Colibrí: Custom Built Beach Walk Distance House for Sale at an Incredible Price

Colibrí: Custom Built Beach Walk Distance House for Sale at an Incredible Price
Price:
$163,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
5
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Paquera, Paquera, Puntarenas, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
808.00 m² (8,697.20 sq ft)

Beach Front Lot for Sale Coyote Guanacaste

Beach Front Lot for Sale Coyote Guanacaste
Price:
$60,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
8
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Coyote, Bejuco, Nandayure, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
998.00 m² (10,742.34 sq ft)

Casa de Gracia: Beautiful 4 - Bedroom Costa Rican Home A Short Walk to the Beach for $329,000!!

Casa de Gracia: Beautiful 4 - Bedroom Costa Rican Home A Short Walk to the Beach for $329,000!!
Price:
$329,000
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:
540.00 m² (5,812.49 sq ft)

South Pacific Coast Luxury: Mountain House For Sale in Escaleras

South Pacific Coast Luxury: Mountain House For Sale in Escaleras
Price:
$1,150,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
46
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2,683.00 m² (28,879.46 sq ft)

House For Sale in Barreal de Heredia

House For Sale in Barreal de Heredia
Price:
$140,003
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
37
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Barreal de Heredia, Ulloa, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
56.00 m² (602.78 sq ft)

ROSSITER CARBALLO URUCA: House For Sale in Uruca

ROSSITER CARBALLO URUCA: House For Sale in Uruca
Price:
$77,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Uruca, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Southern View, Other
Total Lot Size:
90.43 m² (973.38 sq ft)

Malinche 13A: Majestic Ocean View Condominium

Malinche 13A: Majestic Ocean View Condominium
Price:
$775,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Playa Conchal, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
295.56 m² (3,181.37 sq ft)

Upala - Residential Building Site for Sale on Main Road Near Santa Domingo

Upala - Residential Building Site for Sale on Main Road Near Santa Domingo
Price:
$149,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
3
Property Type:
Residential Building Site
Location:
Bijagua, Bijagua, Upala, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
3.00 ha (7.41 acre)

Casa Bosque: 3 bedroom house with guest house and much more!

Casa Bosque: 3 bedroom house with guest house and much more!
Price:
$410,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
29
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Playa Grande, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

Costa Rica farm for sale!

Costa Rica farm for sale!
Price:
$3,000,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
32
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Turrialba, Turrialba, Turrialba, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
316.00 ha (780.85 acre)

Quick Escape from City Life

Quick Escape from City Life
Price:
$130,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
28
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Isidro, San Isidro, Vázquez de Coronado, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
City View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
188.00 m² (2,023.61 sq ft)

Vista del Mar: Ocean view, riverfront, tropical forest

Vista del Mar: Ocean view, riverfront, tropical forest
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Playa Bananito, Limón, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Riverfront, Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Ocean View, River View, Valley View, Eastern View
Total Lot Size:
21.50 ha (53.13 acre)