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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

Near the Coast, Mountain and Countryside Agricultural Land For Sale in Bagaces

Near the Coast, Mountain and Countryside Agricultural Land For Sale in Bagaces
Price:
$700,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
27
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Bagaces, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity, Mountain, Countryside
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
7.87 ha (19.45 acre)

Immaculate 3-bedroom home on 3.2 acres in Costa Verde Estates overlooking the Whale's Tail

Immaculate 3-bedroom home on 3.2 acres in Costa Verde Estates overlooking the Whale's Tail
Price:
$1,490,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
60
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Escaleras, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1.34 ha (3.31 acre)

Dreamed house at Valle del Sol

Dreamed house at Valle del Sol
Price:
$1,100,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
47
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Lindora, Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Garden View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
1,320.00 m² (14,208.31 sq ft)

8095: Brand New Contemporary 4B House With Views For Sale in Exclusive Gated Community.

8095: Brand New Contemporary 4B House With Views For Sale in Exclusive Gated Community.
Price:
$890,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
16
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,030.00 m² (11,086.78 sq ft)

Spectacular Lot For Sale in La Cruz, Guanacaste - Great locaton, close to the ocean. Investment Opportunity!

Spectacular Lot For Sale in La Cruz, Guanacaste - Great locaton, close to the ocean. Investment Opportunity!
Price:
$38,080
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
2
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
La Cruz, La Cruz, La Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Western View
Total Lot Size:
952.00 m² (10,247.20 sq ft)

Casa Futura: Mountain House For Sale in Uvita

Casa Futura: Mountain House For Sale in Uvita
Price:
$1,300,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
58
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:
0.69 ha (1.71 acre)

Arenal Home-Income Earning Potential: Great Value-Great Location-Priced Below Market Value for a Quick Sale

Arenal Home-Income Earning Potential: Great Value-Great Location-Priced Below Market Value for a Quick Sale
Price:
$89,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/3
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Lake View
Total Lot Size:
971.00 m² (10,451.72 sq ft)

Casa Tiara: Mountain House For Sale in Dominical

Casa Tiara: Mountain House For Sale in Dominical
Price:
$1,300,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
60
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
5/4
Location:
Dominical, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
6.97 ha (17.22 acre)

Near the Coast House For Sale in Bahia

Near the Coast House For Sale in Bahia
Price:
$69,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Bahia, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Other
Total Lot Size:
202.00 m² (2,174.30 sq ft)

Unique Property-Self Sustaining: Home with Pool, Hot Springs, Waterfalls on 24.3 acres

Unique Property-Self Sustaining: Home with Pool, Hot Springs, Waterfalls on 24.3 acres
Price:
$545,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Arenal, Arenal, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Lake View, Other
Total Lot Size:
9.74 ha (24.07 acre)

One-story house in Santa Ana with large property, ideal for business! Excellent location 300 meters from the center, perfect for residential and commercial purposes.

One-story house in Santa Ana with large property, ideal for business! Excellent location 300 meters from the center, perfect for residential and commercial purposes.
Price:
$807,154
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Suburban, Urban
View Type:
Mountain View, Greenbelt View, Garden View
Total Lot Size:
4,346.00 m² (46,779.77 sq ft)

House For Sale in Ángeles

House For Sale in Ángeles
Price:
$190,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Ángeles, San Ramón, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Suburban
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, River View
Total Lot Size:
1.79 ha (4.42 acre)

8728: For Sale, Escazu, 4B, 5.5B, Contemporary House, Views, Guachipelin, Financing

8728: For Sale, Escazu, 4B, 5.5B, Contemporary House, Views, Guachipelin, Financing
Price:
$449,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
19
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/5
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
488.00 m² (5,252.77 sq ft)

House For Sale in Escazú

House For Sale in Escazú
Price:
$999,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
37
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Escazú, Escazú, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
2,000.00 m² (21,527.74 sq ft)

Palm Beach Lot 165: Residential Building Lot Close to Playa Grande Ready To Build

Palm Beach Lot 165: Residential Building Lot Close to Playa Grande Ready To Build
Price:
$89,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
13
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Playa Grande, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
820.21 m² (8,828.63 sq ft)

Home Construction Site For Sale in Guadalupe

Home Construction Site For Sale in Guadalupe
Price:
$41,800
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Guadalupe, Alajuela, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Western View
Total Lot Size:
215.00 m² (2,314.23 sq ft)

Independent house for sale 3 rooms Brazil de Mora

Independent house for sale 3 rooms Brazil de Mora
Price:
$200,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Brasil de Mora, Colón, Mora, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Other
Total Lot Size:
277.00 m² (2,981.59 sq ft)

8683: For Sale in La Garita, Private Estate with Large House on 12 Acres of Land

8683: For Sale in La Garita, Private Estate with Large House on 12 Acres of Land
Price:
$1,500,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
17
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
8/7
Location:
La Garita, Garita, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
5.00 ha (12.36 acre)

Lots C1-C2: Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Potrero

Lots C1-C2: Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Playa Potrero
Price:
$100,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
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:
1,096.36 m² (11,801.07 sq ft)

Lot Godsmark: Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Sámara

Lot Godsmark: Near the Coast Home Construction Site For Sale in Sámara
Price:
$35,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
8
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
2,139.73 m² (23,031.77 sq ft)

Casa del Sol 3: Stylish 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom Condo for Sale!

Casa del Sol 3: Stylish 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom Condo for Sale!
Price:
$279,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
26
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:
100.00 m² (1,076.39 sq ft)

Casa del Sol 22: Near the Coast Condominium For Sale in Playa Potrero

Casa del Sol 22: Near the Coast Condominium For Sale in Playa Potrero
Price:
$279,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
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)

Riverfront House For Sale in Cote

Riverfront House For Sale in Cote
Price:
$249,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
7
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Cote, Cote, Guatuso, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Riverfront
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
3.26 ha (8.06 acre)

Casa Buenaventura: A Beautiful Community Home Near Tamarindo For a Great Price

Casa Buenaventura: A Beautiful Community Home Near Tamarindo For a Great Price
Price:
$199,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Garita, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,560.00 m² (16,791.63 sq ft)

Casa Inesita: A Beautiful Family Home in a Great Community Near Tamarindo

Casa Inesita: A Beautiful Family Home in a Great Community Near Tamarindo
Price:
$299,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
21
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Garita, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,555.00 m² (16,737.81 sq ft)