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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 Alicia: 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Home With Huge Lot, Only 2-Years Old

Casa Alicia: 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Home With Huge Lot, Only 2-Years Old
Price:
$109,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
692.00 m² (7,448.60 sq ft)

Two Houses Close to Beach and Town

Two Houses Close to Beach and Town
Price:
$450,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
7
Property Type:
Multiplex
Beds/Baths:
6/4
Location:
Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
765.00 m² (8,234.36 sq ft)

Los Almendros 4: Beachfront Villa with Great Amenities

Los Almendros 4: Beachfront Villa with Great Amenities
Price:
$314,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
Villa
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
Playa Ocotal, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Oceanfront
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Ocean View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
2.65 ha (6.56 acre)

Home Construction Site For Sale in Los Reyes

Home Construction Site For Sale in Los Reyes
Price:
$224,372
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
22
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Los Reyes, Guácima, Alajuela, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
997.00 m² (10,731.58 sq ft)

Large properties in La Arena of Liberia

Large properties in La Arena of Liberia
Price:
$349,500
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
28
Property Type:
Agricultural Land
Location:
Liberia, Liberia, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
3.50 ha (8.65 acre)

Villa Marina-Flamingo Estates: Large Main Home and Additional Duplex with Pool and Ample Parking

Villa Marina-Flamingo Estates: Large Main Home and Additional Duplex with Pool and Ample Parking
Price:
$599,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
20
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
7/7
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
1,528.00 m² (16,447.19 sq ft)

Amazing Oceanview Lot for a STEAL in Playa Flamingo!

Amazing Oceanview Lot for a STEAL in Playa Flamingo!
Price:
$240,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
10
Property Type:
This lot has the potential to be used for a condo development or a home construction site
Location:
Playa Flamingo, Cabo Velas, Santa Cruz, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Bay View, Beach View, Mountain View, Northern View, Ocean View, Valley View
Total Lot Size:
715.72 m² (7,703.92 sq ft)

New Construction, 5 Mins to Samara

New Construction, 5 Mins to Samara
Price:
$299,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
10
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Sámara, Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Garden View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
1,780.00 m² (19,159.68 sq ft)

House For Sale in Pavas

House For Sale in Pavas
Price:
$400,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
24
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
7/5
Location:
Pavas, Pavas, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Eastern View
Total Lot Size:
423.00 m² (4,553.12 sq ft)

Brand New Modern Ocean View Home overlooking Ballena National Park

Brand New Modern Ocean View Home overlooking Ballena National Park
Price:
$1,479,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
57
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/4
Location:
Ballena, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Ocean View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
0.56 ha (1.38 acre)

Go Crazy With Your Architect

Go Crazy With Your Architect
Price:
$159,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
5
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Hatillo, Quepos, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View, Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
2.76 ha (6.82 acre)

Home Construction Site For Sale in San Antonio

Home Construction Site For Sale in San Antonio
Price:
$96,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Antonio, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
715.00 m² (7,696.17 sq ft)

Corner 7523 sq ft lot for sale in Escazu, ready with all services. Negotiable Price!

Corner 7523 sq ft lot for sale in Escazu, ready with all services. Negotiable Price!
Price:
$94,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
4
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
San Antonio, San Antonio, Escazú, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Greenbelt View
Total Lot Size:
699.00 m² (7,523.94 sq ft)

Cheap Flat 2217 sq ft lot for sale in Orotina - Alajuela, with easy access to the best Pacific Coast Beaches!

Cheap Flat 2217 sq ft lot for sale in Orotina - Alajuela, with easy access to the best Pacific Coast Beaches!
Price:
$13,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
6
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Trinidad Vieja, Ceiba, Orotina, Alajuela, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside, Mountain, Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Mountain View
Total Lot Size:
206.00 m² (2,217.36 sq ft)

CABINA ON 2.5 ACRES: PRIVATE-TRANQUIL & CLOSE TO ALL AMENITIES

CABINA ON 2.5 ACRES: PRIVATE-TRANQUIL & CLOSE TO ALL AMENITIES
Price:
$125,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
4
Property Type:
Cabin
Beds/Baths:
1/1
Location:
Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Countryside
View Type:
Lake View
Total Lot Size:
1.00 ha (2.47 acre)

House For Sale in Santa Ana

House For Sale in Santa Ana
Price:
$289,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Santa Ana, Santa Ana, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
378.00 m² (4,068.74 sq ft)

Build Your Home & Business on This One

Build Your Home & Business on This One
Price:
$175,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
12
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Uvita, Bahía Ballena, Osa, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Mountain
View Type:
Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2.24 ha (5.54 acre)

Gorgeous 1-story Home for sale in Pavas - San Jose

Gorgeous 1-story Home for sale in Pavas - San Jose
Price:
$165,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
4/2
Location:
Pavas, Pavas, San José, San José, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
City View
Total Lot Size:
300.00 m² (3,229.16 sq ft)

Gorgeous Home, with Apartment in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

Gorgeous Home, with Apartment in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
Price:
$595,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
18
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Manuel Antonio, Quepos, Aguirre, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
2,623.00 m² (28,233.62 sq ft)

House For Sale in Mercedes Norte

House For Sale in Mercedes Norte
Price:
$197,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
12
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
6/4
Location:
Mercedes Norte, Mercedes, Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
195.00 m² (2,098.95 sq ft)

Property for sale in Cartago

Property for sale in Cartago
Price:
$167,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
House
Beds/Baths:
3/2
Location:
San Rafael, San Rafael, Oreamuno, Cartago, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
712.00 m² (7,663.87 sq ft)

CITY LIVING: residential lot in town

CITY LIVING: residential lot in town
Price:
$85,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Land Listing
Images:
8
Property Type:
Home Construction Site
Location:
Lomas Del Sol, Tilarán, Tilarán, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
City View, Garden View, Mountain View, Wooded View
Total Lot Size:
1,665.00 m² (17,921.84 sq ft)

Azul Paraíso 9A: Phenomenal Ocean Views in the Lap of Luxury

Azul Paraíso 9A: Phenomenal Ocean Views in the Lap of Luxury
Price:
$529,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
15
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
2/2
Location:
Playa Ocotal, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Greenbelt View, Ocean View, Valley View, Western View
Total Lot Size:
164.32 m² (1,768.72 sq ft)

Apartment For Sale in San Vicente

Apartment For Sale in San Vicente
Price:
$210,000
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
11
Property Type:
Apartment
Beds/Baths:
2/1
Location:
San Vicente, San Vicente, Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Urban
View Type:
Garden View
Total Lot Size:
165.00 m² (1,776.04 sq ft)

Azul Paraíso 3B: Stunning Ocean Views with First Class Amenities

Azul Paraíso 3B: Stunning Ocean Views with First Class Amenities
Price:
$624,900
Status:
Active
Listing Type:
Residential Sale
Images:
14
Property Type:
Condominium
Beds/Baths:
3/3
Location:
Playa Ocotal, Sardinal, Carrillo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Location Type:
Ocean-Vicinity
View Type:
Ocean View
Total Lot Size:
207.00 m² (2,228.12 sq ft)