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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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Residential and Commercial 3BR House for sale in San Jose. Great opportunity, strategic Location!

Residential and Commercial 3BR House for sale in San Jose. Great opportunity, strategic Location!
Price:
$126,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
4
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
La Cosecha, Sabanilla, Montes de Oca, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
220.00 m² (2,368.05 sq ft)

Morroccan-Inspired Luxury Estate with Breathtaking Ocean Views

Morroccan-Inspired Luxury Estate with Breathtaking Ocean Views
Price:
$845,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
29
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Ojochal, Puerto Cortés, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.71 ha (1.75 acre)

Mountain Development Parcel For Sale in La Fortuna

Mountain Development Parcel For Sale in La Fortuna
Price:
$23,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
5
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
La Fortuna, La Fortuna, San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
750.00 m² (8,072.90 sq ft)

Near the Coast and Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Belén

Near the Coast and Mountain Home Construction Site For Sale in Belén
Price:
$550,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Belén, Belén, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Mountain, Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Beach View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
1.19 ha (2.95 acre)

Development Parcel For Sale in Amón

Development Parcel For Sale in Amón
Price:
$178,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
1
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Amón, Carmen, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
178.00 m² (1,915.97 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in Escazú

Mountain House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$490,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
3
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Wooded View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
890.00 m² (9,579.84 sq ft)

Mountain House For Sale in La Guaria

Mountain House For Sale in La Guaria
Price:
$490,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
9
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
8/4
Location:
La Guaria, San Vicente, Moravia, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
900.00 m² (9,687.48 sq ft)

House For Sale in Zapote

House For Sale in Zapote
Price:
$230,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/2
Location:
Zapote, Zapote, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban, Urban
View Type:
City View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
280.00 m² (3,013.88 sq ft)

Combo - House and Condo for Sale in San Jose. Great Investment Opportunity - Motivated Seller!

Combo - House and Condo for Sale in San Jose. Great Investment Opportunity - Motivated Seller!
Price:
$105,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
23
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Ipís, Goicoechea, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
160.00 m² (1,722.22 sq ft)

Great Location - Large 6BR House for Sale in Vazquez Coronado - San Jose, within a very secure community!

Great Location - Large 6BR House for Sale in Vazquez Coronado - San Jose, within a very secure community!
Price:
$213,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/4
Location:
Centro de Coronado, Vázquez de Coronado, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
City View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
372.00 m² (4,004.16 sq ft)

Great flat 4843 sq ft lot for sale in Atenas, Alajuela - Premier location with all services, ready to build your Home!

Great flat 4843 sq ft lot for sale in Atenas, Alajuela - Premier location with all services, ready to build your Home!
Price:
$48,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
15
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Atenas, Atenas, Atenas, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
450.00 m² (4,843.74 sq ft)

Lots I-34, I-35, I-47: 3 Great Lots in the Heart of Surfside Estates

Lots I-34, I-35, I-47: 3 Great Lots in the Heart of Surfside Estates
Price:
$120,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
13
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Potrero, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1,600.00 m² (17,222.19 sq ft)

House for sale in Rio Azul downtown

House for sale in Rio Azul downtown
Price:
$425,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
27
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Río Azul, Río Azul, La Unión, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,972.00 m² (21,226.35 sq ft)

Surfside Towers #102: FIRESALE - AFFORDABLE LUXURY & WALKABLE TO THE BEACH

Surfside Towers #102: FIRESALE - AFFORDABLE LUXURY & WALKABLE TO THE BEACH
Price:
$109,900
Status:
Pending Sale
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Tempate, Tempate, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
61.00 m² (656.60 sq ft)

8856: For Sale in Escazu Elegant 4 Bedroom House with Income Potential.

8856: For Sale in Escazu Elegant 4 Bedroom House with Income Potential.
Price:
$699,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/6
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, River View, Southern View
Total Lot Size:
1,849.00 m² (19,902.39 sq ft)

The Gem: Near the Coast and Oceanfront House For Sale in Lagarto

The Gem: Near the Coast and Oceanfront House For Sale in Lagarto
Price:
$449,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
25
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Lagarto, Cuajiniquil, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Oceanfront
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
0.79 ha (1.95 acre)

Rainforest Home in Quiet Community Near Manuel Antonio

Rainforest Home in Quiet Community Near Manuel Antonio
Price:
$345,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
22
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1.03 ha (2.55 acre)

Home Construction Site For Sale in Calle Zurqui

Home Construction Site For Sale in Calle Zurqui
Price:
$195,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
9
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Calle Zurqui, San Isidro, San Isidro, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,876.00 m² (20,193.02 sq ft)

JUNGLE PARADISE: Heaven on Earth

JUNGLE PARADISE: Heaven on Earth
Price:
$295,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
50
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Abangares, Abangares, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain
View Type:
Garden View, Greenbelt View, Mountain View, Valley View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
25.23 ha (62.34 acre)

Casa Linda: Near the Coast House For Sale in Playa Carrillo

Casa Linda: Near the Coast House For Sale in Playa Carrillo
Price:
$265,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Carrillo, Puerto Carrillo, Hojancha, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
793.00 m² (8,535.75 sq ft)

Flamingo Marina Lots: 2 Lots For Sale Directly Across The Road From The New Marina

Flamingo Marina Lots: 2 Lots For Sale Directly Across The Road From The New Marina
Price:
$500,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Mountain View, Ocean View, Other
Total Lot Size:
1,802.00 m² (19,396.49 sq ft)

Large ocean view property, in Golfo de Papagayo

Large ocean view property, in Golfo de Papagayo
Price:
$368,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
29
Property Type:
Development Parcel
Location:
Sardinal, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Countryside
View Type:
Bay View, Greenbelt View, Ocean View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
1.23 ha (3.04 acre)

Lakefront and Countryside Villa For Sale in Florencia

Lakefront and Countryside Villa For Sale in Florencia
Price:
$174,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
Villa
Beds/Baths:
2/3
Location:
Florencia, San Carlos, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Lakefront, Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Garden View, Lake View
Total Lot Size:
2,124.00 m² (22,862.45 sq ft)

Super Deal! - Fire Sale! Gorgeous independent 4BR Home for sale in Escazu - Central Valley. Drastic 40k price reduction!

Super Deal! - Fire Sale! Gorgeous independent 4BR Home for sale in Escazu - Central Valley. Drastic 40k price reduction!
Price:
$370,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Bello Horizonte, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,050.00 m² (11,302.06 sq ft)

2 bedroom apartament for sale in second floor Brasil de Mora

2 bedroom apartament for sale in second floor Brasil de Mora
Price:
$127,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Brasil de Mora, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
102.00 m² (1,097.91 sq ft)