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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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2 Story House for sale in Belén, Heredia. Lots of natural light!

2 Story House for sale in Belén, Heredia. Lots of natural light!
Price:
$300,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
Townhouse
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
La Ribera, La Ribera, Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
237.00 m² (2,551.04 sq ft)

For Sale, Land of 6800 square meters with house. Atenas, Costa Rica

For Sale, Land of 6800 square meters with house. Atenas, Costa Rica
Price:
$220,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Atenas, Atenas, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
0.68 ha (1.68 acre)

Land for sale in Escazu, Ready to Build

Land for sale in Escazu, Ready to Build
Price:
$92,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Bello Horizonte, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
243.00 m² (2,615.62 sq ft)

Large 57 Acre lot for Sale in Aserri - San Jose. - Land very productive with coffee and fruit crops

Large 57 Acre lot for Sale in Aserri - San Jose. - Land very productive with coffee and fruit crops
Price:
$197,715
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
12
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Aserri, Aserrí, Aserrí, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
23.16 ha (57.23 acre)

House For Sale in Parrita

House For Sale in Parrita
Price:
$531,634
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Parrita, Parrita, Parrita, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
4,840.00 m² (52,097.12 sq ft)

Residential Lots For Sale in Lankester Community, in Paraiso - Cartago

Residential Lots For Sale in Lankester Community, in Paraiso - Cartago
Price:
$40,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Paraiso de Cartago, Paraíso, Paraíso, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
146.00 m² (1,571.52 sq ft)

Property in Coco Beach

Property in Coco Beach
Price:
$139,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
20
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playas del Coco, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Countryside, Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
1,744.00 m² (18,772.19 sq ft)

House For Sale in Cartago

House For Sale in Cartago
Price:
$145,167
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Cartago, Oreamuno, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
342.00 m² (3,681.24 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in Paraiso

Mountain House For Sale in Paraiso
Price:
$266,432
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Paraiso , Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,529.00 m² (16,457.95 sq ft)

House For Sale in Desamparados

House For Sale in Desamparados
Price:
$106,327
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
Desamparados, Desamparados, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
147.00 m² (1,582.29 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in Hatillo

Apartment For Sale in Hatillo
Price:
$89,631
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Hatillo, Hatillo, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
75.00 m² (807.29 sq ft)

Affordable Brand New House for Sale in Curridabat - San Jose. 2 BR Home within a safe community!

Affordable Brand New House for Sale in Curridabat - San Jose. 2 BR Home within a safe community!
Price:
$127,417
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
7
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Curridabat, Curridabat, Curridabat, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
112.00 m² (1,205.55 sq ft)

Beautiful custom home in a Sustainable community, Uvita

Beautiful custom home in a Sustainable community, Uvita
Price:
$399,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/3
Location:
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1.02 ha (2.52 acre)

Large .61 Ha land for sale in Montes de Oro, Puntarenas, Residential and Commercial use. Perfect for development.

Large .61 Ha land for sale in Montes de Oro, Puntarenas, Residential and Commercial use. Perfect for development.
Price:
$90,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
5
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Miramar, Miramar, Montes de Oro, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Beach View, Wooded View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
0.61 ha (1.51 acre)

Beautiful Estate For Sale, in Atenas - Alajuela, just 10 min from the downtown area

Beautiful Estate For Sale, in Atenas - Alajuela, just 10 min from the downtown area
Price:
$183,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
2
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Atenas, Atenas, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
4,805.00 m² (51,720.38 sq ft)

Residential 4,305 sq ft lot for sale in Atenas - Alajuela, perfect to build your home within a tranquil zone!

Residential 4,305 sq ft lot for sale in Atenas - Alajuela, perfect to build your home within a tranquil zone!
Price:
$40,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Santa Eulalia, Atenas, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
400.00 m² (4,305.55 sq ft)

10,763 sq ft Residential Lot for Sale in San Bosco - Heredia. Ready with all services within a secure area.

10,763 sq ft Residential Lot for Sale in San Bosco - Heredia. Ready with all services within a secure area.
Price:
$110,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
2
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Bosco de Santa Bárbara de Heredia, Santa Bárbara, Santa Bárbara, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
980.00 m² (10,548.59 sq ft)

For sale Property with 2 Houses in Rohrmoser - San Jose: Great opportunity to live and make your own money!

For sale Property with 2 Houses in Rohrmoser - San Jose: Great opportunity to live and make your own money!
Price:
$320,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/5
Location:
Pavas, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
315.00 m² (3,390.62 sq ft)

ELEGANT HOUSE IN GATED COMMUNITY, SANTO DOMINGO DE HEREDIA (NHP-414)

ELEGANT HOUSE IN GATED COMMUNITY, SANTO DOMINGO DE HEREDIA (NHP-414)
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
San Pablo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
185.00 m² (1,991.32 sq ft)

For Sale lot in industrial zone Cuidad Colon

For Sale lot in industrial zone Cuidad Colon
Price:
$864,464
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
16
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
2,966.00 m² (31,925.63 sq ft)

Near the Coast, Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Bahía Ballena

Near the Coast, Mountain and Countryside House For Sale in Bahía Ballena
Price:
$789,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Bay View, Mountain View, Beach View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
414.57 m² (4,462.38 sq ft)

Near the Coast and Mountain Condominium For Sale in Bahía Ballena

Near the Coast and Mountain Condominium For Sale in Bahía Ballena
Price:
$534,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/3
Location:
Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Bay View, Mountain View, Beach View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
213.00 m² (2,292.70 sq ft)

Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Guadalupe

Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Guadalupe
Price:
$49,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Guadalupe, Guadalupe, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban, Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
205.00 m² (2,206.59 sq ft)

The Green House: 4 BR Home with all that you need to live in San Jose City!

The Green House: 4 BR Home with all that you need to live in San Jose City!
Price:
$205,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
4
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Montelimar, Calle Blancos, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
188.00 m² (2,023.61 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in El Alto

Mountain House For Sale in El Alto
Price:
$83,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/1
Location:
El Alto, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
125.00 m² (1,345.48 sq ft)