Costa Rica How To Guides

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HELPFUL RESOURCESABOUTLIVING IN COSTA RICA Costa Rica ExpertiseEverything you need to know about doing business in Costa Rica, including buying homes and land in Costa Rica. Spend some time here reading articles written by Garland Baker for AM Costa Rica. Costa Rica Weather and Rainfall ChartsSee how much rain and sunshine the San Ramon and…

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How to Check A Costa Rica Property Title

HOW TO CHECK A COSTA RICA PROPERTY TITLE USING THE REGISTRO NACIONAL (NATIONAL REGISTRY) WEB SITE First click on the following link. It will open up in a new window, then come back here and follow the directions:https://www.rnpdigital.com/shopping/login.jspx In the upper left hand side of this page you will see a box that says:REGISTRARSE POR…

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Do I Need a Costa Rica Corporation?

DO I NEED TO START A COSTA RICA CORPORATION OR S.A. BEFORE I BUY PROPERTY IN COSTA RICA? One of the first things you will want your Costa Rica lawyer to do is set up a Costa Rica corporation for you. There are many reasons you will want to have a Costa Rica corporation or…

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How To Open A Costa Rica Bank Account

 NOTE: If you are NOT A LEGAL RESIDENT OR APPLYING FOR RESIDENCYit is difficult to open a Costa Rica bank account.This was not true in the past but has been true for some time now. Thanks to the kind forum member who pointed out this article was outdated. I have re-written it and hope now…

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How to Choose a Costa Rica Attorney

No, you cannot use your attorney back home to handle your legal affairs in Costa Rica, you need a Costa Rica attorney! So you must find a Costa Rica attorney – actually a notary. Not all attorneys in Costa Rica are notaries, but all notaries are attorneys. In Costa Rica, notaries handle real estate purchases.…

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How to Buy Real Estate In Costa Rica

HOW TO BUY COSTA RICA REAL ESTATE Learning how to buy Costa Rica real estate is a multi-faceted subject. First you should give some thought as to what type to buy and where to buy your property. Further down this page you will also learn some of the pitfalls regarding attorneys and real estate agents and so…

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