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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 High Tide: One-of-a-kind 2 Bed, 2 Bath Home in Playa Potrero!

Casa High Tide: One-of-a-kind 2 Bed, 2 Bath Home in Playa Potrero!
Price:
$289,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
27
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:
959.67 m² (10,329.76 sq ft)

House For Sale in San Francisco

House For Sale in San Francisco
Price:
$264,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Francisco, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
210.00 m² (2,260.41 sq ft)

Beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale in Condominio Villas Los Balcanes

Beautiful 3 bedroom home for sale in Condominio Villas Los Balcanes
Price:
$340,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
25
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Piedades, Piedades, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
606.00 m² (6,522.90 sq ft)

Casa Dulce Vida: Jungle and Mountain Views in Samara

Casa Dulce Vida: Jungle and Mountain Views in Samara
Price:
$249,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Valley View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1,172.00 m² (12,615.25 sq ft)

House For Sale in Concepción

House For Sale in Concepción
Price:
$645,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
30
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/6
Location:
Concepción, San Rafael, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
2.06 ha (5.09 acre)

Agricultural Land For Sale in Brasil

Agricultural Land For Sale in Brasil
Price:
$604,570
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
9
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Brasil, Brasil, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
0.58 ha (1.44 acre)

Home Construction Site For Sale in Salitral

Home Construction Site For Sale in Salitral
Price:
$427,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Salitral, Salitral, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
0.72 ha (1.78 acre)

BARGAIN: Home or Mixed use building. Home, potential Restaurant, Souvenir store

BARGAIN: Home or Mixed use building. Home, potential Restaurant, Souvenir store
Price:
$130,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
28
Property Type:
House with commercial potential
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Nuevo Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Suburban
View Type:
Garden View, Lake View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1,297.87 m² (13,970.10 sq ft)

Stunning Estate Home with Guest Villa in the Village of Ojochal

Stunning Estate Home with Guest Villa in the Village of Ojochal
Price:
$469,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
83
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Ojochal, Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.93 ha (2.30 acre)

House For Sale in San Rafael, Alajuela

House For Sale in San Rafael, Alajuela
Price:
$141,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Rafael, San Rafael, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
171.00 m² (1,840.62 sq ft)

Mountain House near the park Braulio Carrillo

Mountain House near the park Braulio Carrillo
Price:
$230,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Calle Zurqui, San Isidro, San Isidro, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
1,000.00 m² (10,763.87 sq ft)

House For Sale in San Francisco

House For Sale in San Francisco
Price:
$174,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Francisco, San Francisco, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
206.00 m² (2,217.36 sq ft)

2 Story House for sale in Santa Ana. 3 BR / 2.5 Baths and tons of space!

2 Story House for sale in Santa Ana. 3 BR / 2.5 Baths and tons of space!
Price:
$185,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Brasil, Brasil, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
258.00 m² (2,777.08 sq ft)

House for Sale in San Francisco, San Isidro, Heredia

House for Sale in San Francisco, San Isidro, Heredia
Price:
$247,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Francisco de San Isidro de Heredia, San Francisco, San Isidro, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Countryside, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
364.00 m² (3,918.05 sq ft)

Property for commercial, residential, mixed. Jericó, Desamparados.

Property for commercial, residential, mixed. Jericó, Desamparados.
Price:
$350,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
San Miguel, San Miguel, Desamparados, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Countryside, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
2,148.00 m² (23,120.79 sq ft)

House For Sale in Colón

House For Sale in Colón
Price:
$134,447
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
1,062.00 m² (11,431.23 sq ft)

Two houses for sale in a single plot. Duplex

Two houses for sale in a single plot. Duplex
Price:
$280,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
El Carmen, Mata de Plátano, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
320.00 m² (3,444.44 sq ft)

Property for sale in Daniel Flores, San Jose. House and Condo within the same Lot.

Property for sale in Daniel Flores, San Jose. House and Condo within the same Lot.
Price:
$170,651
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
7/5
Location:
Daniel Flores, Pérez Zeledón, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
3,211.00 m² (34,562.78 sq ft)

House For Sale in Barreal

House For Sale in Barreal
Price:
$116,882
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
10/3
Location:
Barreal, Ulloa, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
123.00 m² (1,323.96 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in Santa Barbara

Mountain House For Sale in Santa Barbara
Price:
$134,447
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Santa Barbara, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
1.49 ha (3.69 acre)

House For Sale in Cartago

House For Sale in Cartago
Price:
$85,765
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Cartago, Dulce Nombre, Cartago, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
171.00 m² (1,840.62 sq ft)

House For Sale in La Unión de Tres Ríos

House For Sale in La Unión de Tres Ríos
Price:
$173,111
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
La Unión de Tres Ríos, Tres Ríos, La Unión, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
228.00 m² (2,454.16 sq ft)

House For Sale in Alajuela

House For Sale in Alajuela
Price:
$290,861
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Alajuela, Guácima, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
995.00 m² (10,710.05 sq ft)

Affordable house for sale in Escazu. Motivated Seller. Financing available!

Affordable house for sale in Escazu. Motivated Seller. Financing available!
Price:
$172,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
165.93 m² (1,786.05 sq ft)

House for sale in Coyol of Alajuela.

House for sale in Coyol of Alajuela.
Price:
$110,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Coyol, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
254.00 m² (2,734.02 sq ft)