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Top 10 Living In Costa Rica Tips

Top 10 Living In Costa Rica Tips Many retirees and people tired of the United States’ politics, rules and regulations are interested in retiring in Costa Rica! So, I have created this post about my Top 10 Living In Costa Rica Tips. While Costa Rica is a great place to retire on less money, it…

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Top 10 Reasons To Retire In Costa Rica

Retiring in Costa Rica has been recommended for many years and so here is a list of the top 10 reasons to retire in Costa Rica. There are many more reasons why AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) and International Living and other retirement organizations and magazines speak so highly of Costa Rica. But here…

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Costa Rica Cost of Living

One of the main things people want to know about when considering retiring in Costa Rica is what is the Costa Rica cost of living? The cost of living in Costa Rica varies a lot and that depends on how you decide to live. Let me explain. If you decide you have to have all…

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Costa Rica Best Place To Retire

Many surveys have touted “Costa Rica Best Place To Retire” and recently there was another one published. From the Costa Rica News:(http://thecostaricanews.com/costa-rica-makes-the-2015-top-five-list-for-best-places-in-the-world-to-retire/22861) “According to International Living’s 2015 Retirement Index, four out of five of the top retirement locations are in Central and South America. Costa Rica, a well-known expat and retiree location, has once again…

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San Ramon Costa Rica Real Estate Prices

I want to talk about San Ramon Costa Rica real estate prices and property prices in Costa Rica in general. Recently I hear how Costa Rica is more expensive than other Latin American choices such as Nicaragua, Mexico, and so on. Can you buy cheaper land and homes in other countries? Yes. But is “cheap” the only important criteria?…

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FAQ About Living In Costa Rica

All about Living in Costa Rica, Buying Real Estate In Costa Rica, San Ramon, and so on … 1. Where exactly is San Ramon, Costa Rica or Puriscal, or San Isidro or Tamarindo, etc. on a Costa Rica map? Answer: Hopefully if you’re reading this you already know that Costa Rica is in Central America…

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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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