To rent or buy this 54 minute video with Costa Rica Attorney Roger Petersen please visit our Video On Demand page here.

Attorney Roger Petersen is a good friend of mine who has helped a few of our 25,000 VIP Members of with their legal solutions in Costa Rica especially with regards to real estate.

In this 54 minute video Attorney Roger Petersen answers important questions about buying and investing in Costa Rica real estate and many others.

To rent or buy this 54 minute video with Costa Rica Attorney Roger Petersen please visit our Video On Demand page here.

Roger has been an attorney since 1992 and is a member of both the Costa Rican and Florida Bar. He practices law in San José, Costa Rica and is the author of the best-selling book The
Legal Guide To Costa Rica which you can order from

Most experienced attorneys in Costa Rica would charge $200+ per hour for their time but for just $9.95 here you get to enjoy a 54 minute Q&A with Attorney Roger Petersen.

In this video you will find Attorney Roger Petersen’s answers to the following questions:

  • Is it true that you must have a Costa Rican partner to own real estate in Costa Rica?
  • What’s the difference between the legal systems in the U.S. and in Costa Rica?
  • How easy, complicated, affordable or expensive is it to get divorced in Costa Rica?
  • With all the new money laundering restrictions, how easy is it to wire money to Costa Rica?
  • Can U.S. Citizens still open bank accounts in Costa Rica? Does it change depending on the nationality of the client?
  • How secure is residential real estate in Costa Rica?
  • Why does everyone call themselves a Realtor in Costa Rica?
  • For property taxes, do our homes still have to be revalued every five years?
  • How do you know your Costa Rica real estate lawyer is honest?
  • How does a buyer know that the property he’s buying is not sobre precio or over priced?
  • What is the CAJA? What is the INS? Why this is important and when do we need to pay it?
  • What rights does a homeowner have when it comes to stopping the neighbour’s dogs from barking?
  • Can I bring down a gun to Costa Rica? Can I buy a gun in Costa Rica? How do I get permission to carry a gun?
  • When will the real estate market come back so I can sell the land I bought in 2008?
  • What should I do with the land I bought in Costa Rica ten years ago?
  • What are the key steps that someone has to follow before buying land in Costa Rica?
  • My Realtor tells me that to save money and time that I should use the seller’s attorney, is that correct?
  • Can a real estate buyer authorize his/her attorney to make decisions and sign for him?
  • How are property values determined in Costa Rica?
  • If I want to sell with seller’s financing what interest rate should I charge?
  • Why have the different MLS systems never worked in Costa Rica?
  • What would you say to someone considering living in Costa Rica who is concerned about volcanos and earthquakes.
  • Are HOA’s unconstitutional?
  • Can you give us an idea of how long legal procedures take in Costa Rica compared to the U.S.?
  • How do you avoid getting tied up in a real estate dispute?
  • What permits do I need to build a home under 750 square feet?
  • Are builders, engineers and architects in Costa Rica just as qualified as they would be in the U.S.?
  • Are there communities in Costa Rica that would be more suitable for people with mobility issues?
  • What sort of person loves living in Costa Rica? What sort of person simply can’t handle life here?

To rent or buy this 54 minute video with Costa Rica Attorney Roger Petersen please visit our Video On Demand page here.

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