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Paying For Your Costa Rica Expat Life In Dollars

Many expats live in Costa Rica, but earn, or collect, the money they live on in a foreign currency, the U.S. dollar.

Who’s Doing What On Independence Day in Costa Rica?

As a kid, each year my family would cook hamburgers and hot dogs before jumping into the van to go to a local fireworks show for the 4th of July.

Retirement on the Southern Caribbean Coast – Why we bought a home there. (But I think they’re hoping nobody else does… Scott)

After three years of internet searches (WeLoveCostaRica.com being a very valuable resource) and several trips to Costa Rica, it became very apparent that purchasing anything nice on the West Coast of Costa Rica would be much more expensive, so we started researching the Caribbean coast.

There’s Gold In Them Thar Hills

First off, I have to apologize for taking so long to write another Newsletter. Fortunately, business is booming, as everyone wants out of the Black Hole known as North America, and I have literally not had a moment to breathe in two months.

The Taxman Can’t Do Math

Last month, lawmakers in Massachusetts approved a constitutional amendment that will lead to the departure of many of the state’s wealthiest and most productive citizens. This move is likely to cause tax revenues to drop and real estate values to collapse.

The Triviality Of Terrorism

In the general scheme of manmade disasters, terrorism is trivial. That’s not even debatable, as I’ll itemize below. Westerners who’ve been consuming televised fears for 15 years straight may object, but fear has nothing to do with truth… and very much the opposite.

Why Are Many Expats From The USA & Canada So Passionate About Living in the Papagayo Region of Costa Rica? With free video…

Let me give you a little background on our area.  Playa Hermosa is part of a group of beaches that make up what is known as the Golfo de Papagayo:  Playa Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa and Playa Panama. We are located in…

Californian Comes Home to Dominical, Costa Rica. Free video interview.

When native Californian Daveed Hollander strapped his surfboard to his car and drove south for points unknown, he never dreamed he was about to embark on a new life.

Google Trends Search Data For Costa Rica From The USA Since 2005

Hover your mouse over the graph to examine different points on the graph. Letters on the graph represent news articles that might indicate why a certain term is spiking during that time period.

The Relationship Essential Money Can’t Buy. “Johnny Depp’s Wife Files for Divorce!”

What could two movie stars possibly have to fight about? Depp’s fortune is reportedly between three and four HUNDRED MILLION dollars. And his estranged wife, Amber Heard, has anywhere from …

How Not To Treat Your Realtor in Costa Rica

PLEASE understand that Costa Rica is a very small country. Many of us agents know one another and certainly all the best ones do…. When you contact me, and contact two other agents in the same area to look for property, we will find out about it. The reason we find out is because …

The Rape Of The West

In this post, I’m going to give you an overview of what is going on and an outline of how the schemes work. I am not going to “prove” everything I write with citations and math.

Would You Buy Real Estate From An Immigrant Working Illegally In Your Home Town? Free video…

If you are involved in a real estate transaction which means at some stage you will be paying a significant sum of money, then you should trust the person you are doing business with but, you should also verify who they are and whether they are legally allowed to work as a Realtor and represent you as a Realtor in a real estate transaction!

Investing in Costa Rica Real Estate in Jaco. The one request that has always remained the same with free video.

We’ve traveled all over the world and one of the most important things I have learned is that it doesn’t matter where you are, great views always sell for a premium.

All An 4 Permanent Dentures In One Visit To Costa Rica $16,000 with $500 Airfare Rebate!

Over the years you have lost most or perhaps all of your teeth. Gum disease, poor dental hygiene, bad luck with an accident, a bad dentist (yes, they out there) or just bad DNA has, or will have shortly, destroyed your dental health and robbed you of enjoying a decent quality of life.