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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

BACK ON THE MARKET ! Jungle home on 25 acres, only 10 Minutes from town

BACK ON THE MARKET ! Jungle home on 25 acres, only 10 Minutes from town
Price:
$279,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Guatuso, Cote, Guatuso, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
10.00 ha (24.71 acre)

Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Río Piedras

Countryside Home Construction Site For Sale in Río Piedras
Price:
$16,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Río Piedras, Tierras Morenas, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,407.37 m² (15,148.74 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in El Tirol

Mountain House For Sale in El Tirol
Price:
$365,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/3
Location:
El Tirol, Los Ángeles, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
2,195.10 m² (23,627.77 sq ft)

House For Sale in Concepción

House For Sale in Concepción
Price:
$2,974,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
9/12
Location:
Concepción, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
3.75 ha (9.26 acre)

Condominium For Sale in Granadilla

Condominium For Sale in Granadilla
Price:
$275,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Granadilla, Granadilla, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
213.00 m² (2,292.70 sq ft)

Celebrity Home with Spectacular Views: Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Parcelas Monseñor

Celebrity Home with Spectacular Views: Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Parcelas Monseñor
Price:
$1,100,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Parcelas Monseñor, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Valley View, Western View, Other
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

Casa Blanca, Unit 8: Expansive 3 bed / 2.1 bath condo located within a 2-minute walk from the beautiful and tranquil beach of Playa Potrero.

Casa Blanca, Unit 8: Expansive 3 bed / 2.1 bath condo located within a 2-minute walk from the beautiful and tranquil beach of Playa Potrero.
Price:
$164,900
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
129.79 m² (1,397.04 sq ft)

Countryside Mobile/Manufactured Home For Sale in El Roble

Countryside Mobile/Manufactured Home For Sale in El Roble
Price:
$59,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
6
Property Type:
Mobile/Manufactured Home
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
El Roble, Tronadora, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Other
View Type:
Garden View, Lake View, Northern View
Total Lot Size:
401.00 m² (4,316.31 sq ft)

Casa Greg: Investment opportunity in Surfside Estates, Playa Potrero

Casa Greg: Investment opportunity in Surfside Estates, Playa Potrero
Price:
$125,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Wooded View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
1,080.00 m² (11,624.98 sq ft)

900701019-309

900701019-309
Price:
$450,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/3
Location:
Ciudad Colón, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.66 ha (1.62 acre)

Mountain House For Sale in El Tirol

Mountain House For Sale in El Tirol
Price:
$270,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
5
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
El Tirol, Los Ángeles, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,157.00 m² (12,453.79 sq ft)

Lake and Volcano View Parcel

Lake and Volcano View Parcel
Price:
$85,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
7
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Lake View, Mountain View, Northern View
Total Lot Size:
0.95 ha (2.34 acre)

House For Sale in Guadalupe

House For Sale in Guadalupe
Price:
$58,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/1
Location:
Guadalupe, Guadalupe, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
129.00 m² (1,388.54 sq ft)

House For Sale in Curridabat

House For Sale in Curridabat
Price:
$225,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
27
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/3
Location:
Curridabat, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
275.00 m² (2,960.06 sq ft)

Mountain Property For Sale in Cascajal

Mountain Property For Sale in Cascajal
Price:
$180,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
11
Property Type:
Ideal for tourist project, mountain hotel, refuge shelter, country club, educational organizations, religious, spirituals, or almost whatever you can imagine right here. (construction permits are already approved)
Location:
Cascajal, Cascajal, Vázquez de Coronado, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.75 ha (1.84 acre)

House For Sale in Brasil

House For Sale in Brasil
Price:
$1,580,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
4
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/5
Location:
Brasil, Brasil, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Other
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
2,665.61 m² (28,692.27 sq ft)

Condominium For Sale in Trejos Montealegre

Condominium For Sale in Trejos Montealegre
Price:
$429,001
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
1
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Trejos Montealegre, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
346.23 m² (3,726.77 sq ft)

Home Construction Site For Sale in San José

Home Construction Site For Sale in San José
Price:
$145,000
Status:
Sold
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
1
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San José, Catedral, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
206.00 m² (2,217.36 sq ft)

DRASTICALLY REDUCED!! Great Deal - Awesome Views!!

DRASTICALLY REDUCED!! Great Deal - Awesome Views!!
Price:
$295,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/5
Location:
Carrizal, Carrizal, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Other
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,667.81 m² (17,952.09 sq ft)

Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Tejona

Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Tejona
Price:
$82,824
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
9
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Tejona, Santa Rosa, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Eastern View, Lake View, Mountain View, Northern View
Total Lot Size:
0.69 ha (1.71 acre)

Mountain Agricultural Land For Sale in La Asunción

Mountain Agricultural Land For Sale in La Asunción
Price:
$525,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
La Asunción, Asunción, Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
0.70 ha (1.73 acre)

House For Sale in San Luis

House For Sale in San Luis
Price:
$44,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
San Luis, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Lake View
Total Lot Size:
175.02 m² (1,883.89 sq ft)

Lakefront Home Construction Site For Sale in Arenal

Lakefront Home Construction Site For Sale in Arenal
Price:
$68,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Lakefront
View Type:
Lake View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,315.95 m² (14,164.71 sq ft)

Great Views of Tilaran: BARGAIN ! Seller VERY motivated ! Solitude, Tranquility & Self Sustainable

Great Views of Tilaran: BARGAIN ! Seller VERY motivated ! Solitude, Tranquility & Self Sustainable
Price:
$39,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
11
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
City View, Greenbelt View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
0.91 ha (2.25 acre)

900701029-59

900701029-59
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
3
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Tárcoles, Tárcoles, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, River View
Total Lot Size:
1.60 ha (3.94 acre)