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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

Secure and Modern 3BR House for sale in Santa Ana

Secure and Modern 3BR House for sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$175,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Northern View
Total Lot Size:
243.00 m² (2,615.62 sq ft)

Retirement at its best: Unobstructed Views-Security-Marina-Pool: Villa with Additional Lot for Privacy

Retirement at its best: Unobstructed Views-Security-Marina-Pool: Villa with Additional Lot for Privacy
Price:
$259,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
13
Property Type:
Villa
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Tierras Morenas, Tierras Morenas, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Lake View, Mountain View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
1,033.42 m² (11,123.60 sq ft)

Villa For Sale in San Isidro

Villa For Sale in San Isidro
Price:
$154,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
Villa
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
San Isidro, San Ramón, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
0.62 ha (1.53 acre)

Casa del Sol 5: 2 Bed 2 Bath Walk-to-Beach Beautiful Condo for Sale in Potrero

Casa del Sol 5: 2 Bed 2 Bath Walk-to-Beach Beautiful Condo for Sale in Potrero
Price:
$279,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
100.92 m² (1,086.29 sq ft)

Villas Colorada: House For Sale in Jacó

Villas Colorada: House For Sale in Jacó
Price:
$225,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
220.00 m² (2,368.05 sq ft)

House For Sale in Jacó

House For Sale in Jacó
Price:
$310,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Jacó, Garabito, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Bay View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
220.00 m² (2,368.05 sq ft)

Condominium For Sale in San Pablo

Condominium For Sale in San Pablo
Price:
$169,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Pablo, Rincón de Sabanilla, San Pablo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
150.00 m² (1,614.58 sq ft)

Property For Sale in San Antonio

Property For Sale in San Antonio
Price:
$160,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
San Antonio, San Antonio, Puriscal, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

Lagunas 360 View Ocean, Coastline, Mountains, and More - 8.6 acres

Lagunas 360 View Ocean, Coastline, Mountains, and More - 8.6 acres
Price:
$389,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
70
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Savegre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
3.48 ha (8.60 acre)

Matapalo Beachfront Perfection

Matapalo Beachfront Perfection
Price:
$99,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
13
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Matapalo, Savegre, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Beach View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
4,353.00 m² (46,855.12 sq ft)

World Class Building Site

World Class Building Site
Price:
$319,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
22
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Valley View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.81 ha (2.00 acre)

Panoramic Lake/Volcano View Home with Soccer Field: Family Retirement Property or Sports Center

Panoramic Lake/Volcano View Home with Soccer Field: Family Retirement Property or Sports Center
Price:
$499,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
8
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
Río Piedras, Tierras Morenas, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Lake View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
0.97 ha (2.40 acre)

LAKEFRONT CONDO-3/3 WITH FULL AMENITIES: SECURITY-SMALL MARINA-TENNIS-POOL-CLUBHOUSE

LAKEFRONT CONDO-3/3 WITH FULL AMENITIES: SECURITY-SMALL MARINA-TENNIS-POOL-CLUBHOUSE
Price:
$295,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
5
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Nuevo Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Lakefront
View Type:
Bay View, Lake View
Total Lot Size:
2,317.47 m² (24,944.94 sq ft)

House For Sale in Santa Ana

House For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$208,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
187.00 m² (2,012.84 sq ft)

Casa Blanca 3: Cozy 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo Close To The Beach!

Casa Blanca 3: Cozy 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo Close To The Beach!
Price:
$234,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
97.00 m² (1,044.10 sq ft)

Casa Blanca 2: Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Condo Close To The Beach!

Casa Blanca 2: Gorgeous 2 Bedroom Condo Close To The Beach!
Price:
$234,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View, Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
97.00 m² (1,044.10 sq ft)

Modern Town House for sale in Piedades de Santa Ana

Modern Town House for sale in Piedades de Santa Ana
Price:
$500,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
Townhouse
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Piedades, Piedades, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
621.00 m² (6,684.36 sq ft)

UNIQUE-FUNCTIONAL-STATELY: HOME WITH SURROUNDING WATER VIEWS:ALSO INCLUDED IS 1/2 INTEREST IN A 2006 19' CENTER CONSOLE COSTA

UNIQUE-FUNCTIONAL-STATELY: HOME WITH SURROUNDING WATER VIEWS:ALSO INCLUDED IS 1/2 INTEREST IN A 2006 19' CENTER CONSOLE COSTA
Price:
$575,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
28
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Lakefront
View Type:
Bay View, Lake View
Total Lot Size:
0.69 ha (1.71 acre)

Turn Key Ocean View Home in Gated Community Above Uvita

Turn Key Ocean View Home in Gated Community Above Uvita
Price:
$695,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
111
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.50 ha (1.24 acre)

9489: For Sale Spacious, Exclusive Apartment in Jaboncillos de Escazu

9489: For Sale Spacious, Exclusive Apartment in Jaboncillos de Escazu
Price:
$650,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Guachipelín, San Rafael, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
459.00 m² (4,940.62 sq ft)

9383: For Sale in Escazu, 4 BR Contemporary House with Office, Views and Putting Green.

9383: For Sale in Escazu, 4 BR Contemporary House with Office, Views and Putting Green.
Price:
$525,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
53
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Bello Horizonte, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
788.00 m² (8,481.93 sq ft)

Large lots close to city of Liberia

Large lots close to city of Liberia
Price:
$27,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
5
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Cañas Dulces, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
1,422.00 m² (15,306.22 sq ft)

Weiszer Lot: Affordable Lot in Downtown Playas Del Coco

Weiszer Lot: Affordable Lot in Downtown Playas Del Coco
Price:
$29,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
9
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playas del Coco, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
475.09 m² (5,113.81 sq ft)

9361: For Sale, Santa Ana, Beautiful Contemporary House, 3B, in Gated Community.

9361: For Sale, Santa Ana, Beautiful Contemporary House, 3B, in Gated Community.
Price:
$575,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/4
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
608.00 m² (6,544.43 sq ft)

Ocean SEXY Sunset Views PLUS Close To The Beach

Ocean SEXY Sunset Views PLUS Close To The Beach
Price:
$130,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
30
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Matapalo, Savegre, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Valley View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1.42 ha (3.51 acre)