Buying Costa Rica Real Estate

The relaxed attitude and the stunning tropical climate of Costa Rica, encapsulated in their "Pura Vida" lifestyle, are irresistible to both tourists and expats. The cost of Costa Rica real estate is comparatively lower than in many regions in North America, which amplifies the allure of living in such a paradise. This guide is a valuable resource if you're contemplating acquiring property in Costa Rica, as it provides pertinent information about the purchasing process.

Properties in Costa Rica

Costa Rica offers a variety of living environments. Given the incredible landscapes, beaches, and laid-back living, the coastal regions are a popular choice for international buyers searching for real estate in Costa Rica. For those who thrive in urban environments, San Jose is ideal, known for its multicultural atmosphere, lively nightlife, and ample employment options. Due to its reputable universities, it is a sought-after destination for students. Atenas, Grecia, Santa Ana, Escazu, Tres Rios, and Curridabat offer a similar urban experience. For those who enjoy the peace and tranquility of coastal towns, consider visiting Nosara, Tamarindo, Samara, Playas del Coco, Manuel Antonio, Dominical, Uvita, Ojochal, Playa Grande, Jaco, Playa Guiones, and Santa Teresa.

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I have some sense of how busy Scott Bowers is but we always felt we had your full attention whenever we needed it and Scott Bowers never rushed us. Making such a large decision from Canada had the potential to go sideways in countless ways. Scott Bowers always kept us on track and found answers to our many questions. Scott Bowers helped us bridge the language issues, especially the definition of “furnished”! Cheers and pura vida
Janet Sutton, United Kingdom
Moving to a new country can never be easy but after meeting Dylan, I found my perfect home. I have a long relationship with Coldwell Banker and so when I decided I wanted to purchase a home in Costa Rica I contacted my local Coldwell Banker agent and she introduced me to Dylan. Dylan is a great agent, he took the time to educate me about the area I was interested in and provided me with the information I needed to purchase my new home. Even after purchase he provided me with assistance on making my hew house my new home. I highly recommend Dylan as an agent here in Costa Rica. He is knowledgeable about all the issues of purchasing a home in Costa Rica and is able to share his knowledge with you so that you can make an informed decision. He is personable, attentive and highly respected by other agents in the area. I highly recommend Dylan and I know you will be well pleased with using him as your agent here in Costa Rica. Pura Vida!
Bruce Cromartie, United Estates
Daveed Hollander served as my real estate broker and helped me successfully sell three luxury properties over the past several years. His knowledge of the marketplace and experience in the area, professionalism, and responsiveness back by a great team were all outstanding. If you are looking to sell or buy, I would strongly recommend Daveed and his Coldwell Banker team.
 Cathlyn C, Dominical
In all the excitement of moving to Costa Rica and setting up our new home, I have been remiss in sending you a big “Thank You!”.
Amalia Patane, United States
Scott Bowers helped us to purchase our house in Costa Rica. Scott was very responsive and specific, always answering the phone, or returning phone calls right away. He is a very nice person to work with and he was very professional and amiable when showing us the properties while we were in the country. He helped us to negotiate the deal on the property we have selected and also introduced us to a local RE attorney and assisted us in preparing documents needed to finalize the transaction while we were back in the USA. He provided help with things substantially above and beyond his responsibilities as a RE agent, such as setting up a bank account in CR. His book, “The Definitive Guide to Costa Rica Expat Living”, is a must read for anybody thinking about RE in Costa Rica. I strongly recommend him.
Michael Sigalovsky, Harwich, MA
In all the excitement of moving to Costa Rica and setting up our new home, I have been remiss in sending you a big “Thank You!”.   I have some sense of how busy Scott Bowers is but we always felt we had your full attention whenever we needed it and Scott Bowers never rushed us. Making such a large decision from Canada had the potential to go sideways in countless ways. Scott Bowers always kept us on track and found answers to our many questions. Scott Bowers helped us bridge the language issues, especially the definition of “furnished”! Cheers and pura vida
Vickie and Charles, United States
I had the pleasure of working with Dylan to find my perfect property in Costa Rica. Dylan is very detail-oriented and found exactly what I wanted. He has many great contacts from attorneys, craftsmen to the best places to eat! What a great family! Friends for life! P.S. Thanks for the surfing lessons.
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