Feb 10, 2015
Costa Rica Ranks First in Central America and the Caribbean on the Global Peace Index by the Institute for Economics and Peace!
When my wife and I decided nearly 20 years ago to relocate our family overseas from Vancouver Canada, safety was a big concern. In our search for a new home, we visited many countries that we enjoyed as tourists but...
Jan 26, 2015
Chris Spears has helped people to buy their first property in Costa Rica. Comments from an happy client!
Jan 22, 2015
Hi Friends, my name is Stacey Watson and I thought I would start writing about "a few of my favorite things" to do in Tamarindo and the surrounding areas. You know, even after 20 years of living in this not so sleepy fishing village, there are some things I can never get enough of. So, I thought I would share...
Jan 17, 2015
Costa Rica’s Dry Season/High Season: Mid-End November to End April
The dry season for Costa Rica tourism begins around the United States holiday of Thanksgiving, in late November. The dry or high season lasts through mid April. In many cases this schedule is driven by school’s vacation schedules so that the family can travel together....
Jan 14, 2015
What do you think of when you think about Costa Rican cuisine? Just because it's considered Latin America, doesn't mean that Costa Rica is the land of tacos, quesadillas, and burritos. Costa Rica's food features many types of cuisines that you've probably never even heard of, let alone actually tried. While you may find variations of it in...
Nov 30, 2014
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Aug 27, 2014
We’re going to look at the 10 best countries to invest in real estate from a US-centric position. That means we’re going to be looking at countries that hold the greatest promise to an American investor.
Had we done this from the standpoint of a European or Japanese investor, the list might look quite a bit different (but...
Jul 17, 2014
One question we get a lot in Real Estate here in Costa Rica is: How much does electricity cost in Costa Rica?
Well, we are going to answer that question right now! Clearly and with numbers. In Costa Rica the price of KWH pricing fluctuates depending on the time of day.
This pricing structure is quite common in various parts of the United...
Jun 11, 2014
Costa Rica has been much beloved as a travel and investment destination by Canadians for years now. We're attracted by the peaceful political climate, pristine beaches, friendly locals, great weather and eco-friendly lifestyle with 25% of the country preserved in national parks.
According to new research conducted by the Global Tourism...
May 26, 2014
I know this is out of real estate, but I had to share with you this cool video from Dole in Costa Rica, explaining the process of growing and packing bananas for exportation!
DOLE IN COSTA RICA: YOUTUBE VIDEO
You'll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. Bananas...