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Article: Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica

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Article: Buying Real Estate in Costa Rica

Post Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 6:45 pm

Costa Rica is a land of sunshine, educated and friendly Ticos (as the Costa Ricans are called), and affordable prices for real estate and cost of living. The country offers its residents 23 distinct climates to choose from, one of the highest standards of living in Latin America, and an amazing natural exuberance which includes: 1) more bird species than the US and Canada combined, 2) beautiful tropical plants littered about the land, 3) exotic tropical wildlife popping up when you least expect it, and 4) incredible sunset, ocean and mountain views around every corner.

All of these attributes have led many businesses, retirees and professionals to relocate here and enjoy the 'pura vida' (pure life) that Costa Rica offers. If you are considering relocating overseas or investing in real estate in a foreign country, here are some steps you can take to make your purchase a success and to avoid the most common traps...


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