63 Homes for Sale in Costa Rica

San Rafael de Heredia,  Costa Rica
(€) 1000000,  Heredia,  Costa Rica
(€) 300.000,  Monteverde,costa rica,  Costa Rica
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Costa Rica is highly protective of its natural resources and public areas. There is a set of rules and regulations that apply to beachfront property acquisition. Depending on the type of property itself, the type of ownership and the details of the contract, the list of documents may be different. There are, however, prerequisites for ownership transfer of any type. Read our detailed overview of contract types, basic document requirements and property ownership types common in Costa Rica.
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Several years ago, Costa Rican banks, both state and private, offered foreign buyers mortgage loans on lucrative conditions. However, the world economic crisis and especially the U.S. home bubbles significantly altered the situation. One thing you should know when considering Costa Rica is that its economy largely depends on the Big Brother’s financial health. Currently, only several banks offer mortgage options to non-resident foreigners. There are no mortgage brokers, and a real estate agency has to be top-notch to be able to help you with comfortable conditions on your mortgage. Seller financing becomes increasingly popular with both buyers and sellers.
Buying property in Costa Rica inevitably involves costs other than the price tag attached to the house. Lawyers, government, appraising agents, like it or not, are a necessary part of any property acquisition. In this overview, we tried to provide you with a brief outline of potential costs a buyer faces when closing a deal. Bear in mind that some of the values may be subject to change, if the Costa Rican Ministry of Finance decides so.
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Can I as a foreigner buy property in Costa Rica? What is the procedure? Do I need a lawyer? Do I need a real estate agent? Is investing in Costa Rican real estate wise? Can I get a mortgage? The following summary dwells on a number of general questions related to property acquisition in Costa Rica. While this is a summarized overview, we also offer more detailed reviews of main subjects concerning the acquisition of real estate in Costa Rica in dedicated articles.
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