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Avoid Costa Rica Real Estate Regret

Posted by Shawn Fletcher on August 22, 2017

The search for Costa Rica real estate as an investment or for a primary residence can seem overwhelming. At REMAX Oceanside Jaco Beach it is our goal is to provide both a superior customer experience and to make your Costa Rica Real Estate search enjoyable. Enough about us…. now let’s talk about you!

Here are 3 WAYS YOU CAN AVOID REAL ESTATE REGRET in the purchasing process as you search for the perfect home, condo or residential lot in 2016.

STEP 1: Know yourself and your goals.  (ie. relocation, investment or Costa Rica real estate purchase)

Costa Rica Real Estate the paradise that you deserve remax Oceanside realty jaco beach costa ricaWe understand that your have something special in mind but to find your perfect match you need to be able to communicate it to us. So dream out loud! And make sure the right people are listening. This way you can skip the information overload, over priced properties and over marketed developments and make your way straight to your personally Costa Rica paradise.

To find the perfect Costa Rica town and property type start by asking yourself the following:

  • Do I want to have a car? How closed do I want the amenities?
  • How much Spanish do I know? Is being close to an expat community important?
  • What do I want to spend my time doing?
  • Is rental income or work opportunities important?
  • Is bilingual schools, church, medical care important? How close do I want them?
  • How much am I going to travel? How close do I want a international airport?
  • Anything else that I need or want that will help narrow down the Costa Rican locations?
  • How much time do I want to spend taking care of my new investment? Condos offer a more care free options which may offer a more attractive international investment. They are also much easier to rent and come with added security?
  • Houses are private will take a lot more of a personal commitment.
  • How much freedom do I need to make changes, garden, BBQ? Homes are private and offer much more freedom.
  • Do I want to build my dream home? Residential lots or inexpensive and building cost are reasonable ($80-110 per square foot).

STEP 2: Save time with a free, no-obligation Costa Rica real estate consultations.

Tell us the details of your desired property or real estate questions, and one of our RE/MAX Oceanside licensed real estate agents will respond. Our office is located in Jaco Beach and all of our brokers, buyer’s agents and listing agents live in Costa Rica. We know the different towns and sales prices of comparable properties so we can help to educate you on the current real estate market.

We believe that if we offer you the best information, properties for sale and service we will earn your loyalty. We also play nice with the other real estate offices which is very important since there is not real existing multiple listing system in Costa Rica. It is our job to find you the house, condo or lot that you picture when you think about investing or relocating to Costa Rica.

Call 1.714.369.8133 US/ Canada or 2643.4005 Costa Rica or use our Contact Us page.

STEP 3: Don’t cut corners in the Costa Rica purchase process! Do things right the first time around and you will thank yourself later.

YES, it may cost you a little more but make sure you do not getting suckered by shortsightedness. When you are working with our Jaco Beach office you can be sure that each of our agents are educated on the current laws and we work the most reputable attorneys for real estate closings. DON’T work with an unlicensed “realtor! DON’T use the seller’s attorney! DON’T forget all the details that will leave you hanging out to dry later. It is very important that you make sure the property you are considering is clean and free from any liens or possession claims, taxes paid, and that your ownership is correctly recorded. Let the REMAX Jaco Beach team help guide you through the process. We are excited to share the place we treasure and call you neighbor.

Search through hundreds of Costa Rica real estate listings on the REMAX Oceanside Realty webpage or visit the Jaco Beach office for all your real estate and rental needs.

Top Costa Rica Communities: Punta Leona | Playa Escondida & Faro | Herradura Bay & Los Suenos | Herradura Valley | Jaco Beach City | Playa Hermosa Beach | Esterillos Oeste | Esterillos Central & Este | Bejuco | Not finding what your are looking for? Search more Costa Rica Real Estate locations.

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