Living in Costa Rica

The History of Playas del Coco, Costa Rica.

The reason why we did this newsletter in the first place is because our good friend Freddy Barahona just opened a new store called Solo Bueno in Playas del Coco.

Costa Rica Realtors. Top 10 reasons why you should choose Dennis Easters and Gerardo Gonzalez as your Realtors to buy your new home in Atenas, Costa Rica. Free video.

Our nearly 20 years of experience in real estate is a huge asset to you when buying a property in Costa Rica. That experience can make the difference between a successful transaction or a complete disaster. We know our “farm” area, only working with quality properties in addition to keeping up to date on laws and legal changes that may impact our clients.

Predatory Capitalism Versus Capitalism With Compassion.

I was enjoying lunch with a good friend of mine who owns a security company that specializes in retail stores, earlier in the day he had visited a client who wanted a more secure access system for her jewelry store.

Volcanoes of Costa Rica. Part 6 – Rincón de la Vieja Volcano

The Rincón de la Vieja Volcano is a volcano in the Guanacaste Mountain Range. It is located in the northwest part in the country, 25 km from the city of Liberia. This volcano has a height of 1,895 meters above sea level, covering an area of around 100 — 130 km2. Rincón de la Vieja is one of five active volcanoes in Costa Rica.

Internet Access in Costa Rica 2016

Costa Rica continues to lag the competition as other nations offer their populations access to much faster Internet much faster than is available to the average Costa Rican.

Can I Get A Mortgage in Costa Rica To Buy My New Home? Free video.

Unfortunately, a foreigner cannot get a loan in Costa Rica. Now, even if you were capable of getting a loan in Costa Rica, you probably wouldn’t want the rates as Costa Rica interest rates can be upwards of 10 or 12 percent a year.

Why Expats Consider Costa Rica the Perfect Oasis

Most people know that Costa Rica is beautiful, but the list of reasons that this destination has become the “perfect oasis” for both expats and investors is quite extensive.

Volcanoes of Costa Rica. Part 5 – Orosí Volcano

The Orosí Volcano is an inactive stratovolcano located in the Guanacaste mountain range. It is 30 km away from La Cruz a town near the northern border with Nicaragua. This volcano reaches a height of 1,440 mts above sea level.

Moving To Costa Rica. Cheri Ballard’s Adventure.

I started researching different countries a few years before we moved.  Things that we looked for were safety, access to medical care, how easy it would be to get around without a vehicle, and cost of living.  We finally decided that Costa Rica was the place for us.

“If XXXXX becomes President of the U.S.A., we are moving to Costa Rica!”

If the U.S. Presidential candidate of your choice doesn’t win come November 2016, you may be looking for an easy escape exit. Every election, especially a controversial one, thousands of Americans threaten to leave the United States if the “wrong” candidate becomes president.

“A ship in a harbour is a safe ship but, that’s not what ships are built for!”

“A ship in a harbour is a safe ship but, that’s not what ships are built for” is a quote I hurriedly scribbled down listening to a terrific video interview with Peter Sage, a successful British entrepreneur.

Costa Rica Franchise Expo 12th & 13th May 2016

Expofranquicia is an activity which has been organized by the National Center Franchise Costa Rica (CENAF) for six consecutive years and will be held in Costa Rica on the 12th & 13th May 2016.

Volcanoes of Costa Rica . Part 4 Poás Volcano

The Poás Volcano is an active 2.708 mts (8,885 ft) stratovolcano in the Central Mountain Range of Costa Rica. This volcano is located in the province of Alajuela, 45 km northwest from San José. The Poás Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Costa Rica.

Volcanic Mountain Ranges of Costa Rica

In Costa Rica there are four groups of mountain ranges. They run from northwest to southeast crossing the whole country. Only two of these mountain ranges are volcanic. They are called the Volcanic Mountain Range of Guanacaste and the Central Volcanic Mountain Range.

Volcanoes of Costa Rica. Part 3 – Barva Volcano

The Barva Volcano is a Central Mountain Range volcano located 22 km to the north of San José in the province of Heredia. The Barva volcano is the third highest volcano in Costa Rica with a height of 2,906 meters above sea level.