Tag: Condo

8 Fun things to do when locked-up in a apartment during a pandemic

8 Fun things to do when locked-up in a condo during a pandemic

Estimated Reading Time: 8 minutes Even during the pandemic, some of you have fun things to do, especially those who don’t believe you have one. But today, whether we’re in a pandemic or not is not in discussion right now. This pandemic changed the lives of most of us around the globe, being obliged or…

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Is a Condo Inspection just like a Home Inspection?

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Are you buying a condo in Costa Rica and you don’t know how a condo inspection should work? Obviously, buying a condo is different from buying a single-family dwelling for many reasons.  In Costa Rica, real estate is sold “as is”. Therefore, a home inspection is nothing more than a…

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Can waterfront property in Costa Rica be used to build a boat dock?

Quite often boat owners ask if waterfront property in Costa Rica can be used to build a boat dock? Can waterfront property even be bought in Costa Rica? Well, we have plenty of waterfront property. This beautiful Central American country has over 763 miles of coastline. 631 Miles are on the Pacific side and 132 miles…

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Self-management of a condominium in Costa Rica or not?

Not always can the condominium owners afford themselves to contract a condo manager. Is self-management of a condominium in Costa Rica a good solution? The financial cost of hiring a condominium manager is quite high. Particularly when the condominium is a small one, it might be very necessary for a HOA to cut cost everywhere…

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8 Real estate contingencies to consider in your purchase offer

How many times do you purchase a property in a lifetime? Not very often, right? You wouldn’t know which real estate contingencies you should consider when making your offer. Unless you are a Costa Rica real estate investor. Even when you have bought and sold real estate in other countries, you’ll find that everything functions…

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A unique Escazu condo home inspection

Should the common areas of condominiums and gated communities be inspected? This story about an Escazu condo home inspection is a perfect example so you can learn the answer to this question. In Costa Rica, real estate developers build more and more condos and homes in gated communities. You probably will want to know how this…

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Condominio Bougainvillea in Heredia – a superb lifestyle

Condominio Bougainvillea as it is called by the locals, is a one of a kind gated community. It is located in Santo Tomás de Santo Domingo de Heredia. This magnificent gated community sits on 4.2 Hectares – 10 ½ acres of landscaped grounds. This is very unusual for a condominium anywhere in Costa Rica. The…

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A few strange differences in Costa Rica real estate

You will find some strange differences in Costa Rica real estate when shopping for a property. Houses in Costa Rica that are for sale and advertised by real estate agents have most of the time a few strange differences from other countries because of language differences created by a multicultural country. There are many people…

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Condominium Condado de Baviera – quiet quality living in Escazu

Condominium Condado de Baviera is located in Bello Horizonte on the east side of Escazu, on what is called “la Calle Alemanes” by the locals. On this street, you’ll find several mansions, estates, and luxury homes. Also, there are some very nice communities with controlled access like Vista Alegre and La Suiza. Condominium Condado de…

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