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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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Loma Verde Pre-Construction Special Offer: Model A-1 in Gated Community Near Tamarindo

Loma Verde Pre-Construction Special Offer: Model A-1 in Gated Community Near Tamarindo
Price:
$136,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Santa Rosa, Tamarindo, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Valley View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
338.08 m² (3,639.05 sq ft)

Twin Dolphins 2N: Nice and Relaxing Beachfront Condo for Sale

Twin Dolphins 2N: Nice and Relaxing Beachfront Condo for Sale
Price:
$429,900
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
30
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Beach View
Total Lot Size:
139.00 m² (1,496.18 sq ft)

Casa Acuario: A Luxury Ocean View Home

Casa Acuario: A Luxury Ocean View Home
Price:
$795,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Bahia de los Piratas, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1,300.00 m² (13,993.03 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in Rohrmoser

Apartment For Sale in Rohrmoser
Price:
$245,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Rohrmoser, Pavas, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
104.00 m² (1,119.44 sq ft)

Excelente Ganga, Casa de Lujo: Near the Coast House For Sale in Playas del Coco

Excelente Ganga, Casa de Lujo: Near the Coast House For Sale in Playas del Coco
Price:
$210,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playas del Coco, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Urban
View Type:
Beach View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
462.00 m² (4,972.91 sq ft)

Precioso lote en Barrio La Cruz, Liberia.: Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Liberia

Precioso lote en Barrio La Cruz, Liberia.: Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Liberia
Price:
$83,200
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
7
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Liberia, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
946.20 m² (10,184.77 sq ft)

Precioso lote en Barrio La Cruz, Liberia: Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Liberia

Precioso lote en Barrio La Cruz, Liberia: Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Liberia
Price:
$41,600
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Liberia, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
911.39 m² (9,810.08 sq ft)

Casita Alejandra: Adorable Casita For Sale

Casita Alejandra: Adorable Casita For Sale
Price:
$89,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
22
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
788.00 m² (8,481.93 sq ft)

Casa Margarita: Home For Sale at Pacific Heights

Casa Margarita: Home For Sale at Pacific Heights
Price:
$749,500
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
28
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Ocean View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
0.51 ha (1.26 acre)

House For Sale in Brasil de Mora

House For Sale in Brasil de Mora
Price:
$395,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
56
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Brasil de Mora, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
450.00 m² (4,843.74 sq ft)

Casa Acharovit: Cute Fixer Upper House near the beach

Casa Acharovit: Cute Fixer Upper House near the beach
Price:
$180,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Playa Grande, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
1,132.57 m² (12,190.83 sq ft)

Furnished Penthouse in Bello Horizonte, Escazu

Furnished Penthouse in Bello Horizonte, Escazu
Price:
$155,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
29
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
87.54 m² (942.27 sq ft)

Cabo Velas 28: Best Value in Cabo Velas Estates! Price Reduced!

Cabo Velas 28: Best Value in Cabo Velas Estates! Price Reduced!
Price:
$124,900
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
22
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Matapalo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
75.00 m² (807.29 sq ft)

900701001-116: Unbeatable Views!!! Great opportunity!!!

900701001-116: Unbeatable Views!!! Great opportunity!!!
Price:
$700,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
506.00 m² (5,446.52 sq ft)

Casa Risco: Near the Coast and Oceanfront Property For Sale in Playa Flamingo

Casa Risco: Near the Coast and Oceanfront Property For Sale in Playa Flamingo
Price:
$3,800,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
17
Property Type:
Finished Home
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Oceanfront
View Type:
Ocean View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
1,279.67 m² (13,774.20 sq ft)

CASA DE LUJO SOBRE LAS MEJORES COLINAS DE ESCAZU: Mountain House For Sale in Escazú

CASA DE LUJO SOBRE LAS MEJORES COLINAS DE ESCAZU: Mountain House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$950,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
37
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/5
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
2,766.00 m² (29,772.86 sq ft)

Casa Tranquila: 3 Bedroom / 2 Bath Home With Pool Available in the Gated Community of Altos de Flamingo, only $349,000!

Casa Tranquila: 3 Bedroom / 2 Bath Home With Pool Available in the Gated Community of Altos de Flamingo, only $349,000!
Price:
$349,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
32
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
882.00 m² (9,493.73 sq ft)

Lot B 35: Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Potrero

Lot B 35: Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Potrero
Price:
$26,500
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
3
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
540.00 m² (5,812.49 sq ft)

Presidential Suite 7: Spacious and Well Appointed 3-Bed / 2-Bath Ocean View Condo! Price Reduced!!

Presidential Suite 7: Spacious and Well Appointed 3-Bed / 2-Bath Ocean View Condo! Price Reduced!!
Price:
$374,900
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
165.00 m² (1,776.04 sq ft)

ESCAZU VIEW LAND IN FORECLOSURE: Land to Build in Escazu.

ESCAZU VIEW LAND IN FORECLOSURE: Land to Build in Escazu.
Price:
$236,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
14
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, River View
Total Lot Size:
3,865.70 m² (41,609.88 sq ft)

Rancho Golondrinas: Attention to detail and spacious outdoor living. Best priced three-bedroom in the area!

Rancho Golondrinas: Attention to detail and spacious outdoor living. Best priced three-bedroom in the area!
Price:
$187,900
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
540.00 m² (5,812.49 sq ft)

Magnifico apartamento en venta. FINANCIADO. : Apartment For Sale in San Francisco

Magnifico apartamento en venta. FINANCIADO. : Apartment For Sale in San Francisco
Price:
$135,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
San Francisco, San Francisco, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
220.00 m² (2,368.05 sq ft)

BEAUTIFUL RETIREMENT HOME IN LIBERIA: Luxury house in Liberia

BEAUTIFUL RETIREMENT HOME IN LIBERIA: Luxury house in Liberia
Price:
$197,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
33
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Liberia, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

Top Of The World Panoramic Views: SOLD! Lake and Volcano Arenal Splendor

Top Of The World Panoramic Views: SOLD! Lake and Volcano Arenal Splendor
Price:
$295,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
27
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Lake View, Mountain View, Other
Total Lot Size:
2.25 ha (5.56 acre)

PROPERTY CLOSE TO THE AIRPORT OF LIBERIA.: Near the Coast and Countryside Development Parcel For Sale in Guardia

PROPERTY CLOSE TO THE AIRPORT OF LIBERIA.: Near the Coast and Countryside Development Parcel For Sale in Guardia
Price:
$1,000,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Guardia, Liberia, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2.00 ha (4.94 acre)