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Squatter Problems with your Costa Rica Property!

Squatter Problems with your Costa Rica Property! Travel Costa Rica and take my advice:  Don't buy a piece of land or a house and leave it unattended. What's the problem: Squatters (in Spanish= precaista). First, if you buy a property which has a Tico house on it with a family living in it, check the following-Ask the seller for the documents prov...

Common Sense Approach to Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica

Common Sense Approach to Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica Travel Costa Rica and thinking about buying property?  Yes, foreigners are allowed to own property in Costa Rica..usually in the name of a corporation which your Costa Rican attorney will form before you begin the purchasing process. Now: All land records are kept  at one place-a central t...

Monteverde Costa Rica’s Remote Rainforest Reserve, Wildlife Refuge

Monteverde Costa Rica's  Remote Rainforest Reserve, Wildlife Refuge Let's visit  unique  place in Costa Rica, settled by the  Quakers in the 1950's. A bone-shaking road leads up to Monteverde from the Inter-American Highway 1. Only about 35 miles but takes around two hours to drive. It is unpaved and rocky and winds around the mountain up 3,...

Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna and Sunset Tours

Arenal Volcano, La Fortuna and Sunset Tours The small town of La Fortuna, Costa Rica is the main gateway to the Arenal Volcano. Despite it's tourist boom, La Fortuna still serves as a regional agricultural center, with strong ties to the local beef cattle economy. Pineapple and papaya are the most popular crops, most of which are exported to US. T...