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Panoramio Real Estate Trend: Stylish, Furnished Homes in Rural Costa Rica

Panoramio PRFree.Org (Press Release) Jul 27, 2015 -- Costa Rica is a popular tourist destination, but it is also home to roughly 4.8 million people. That means that this tropical paradise must cater to both types of property owners. One Navarro home fulfills both of these needs by offering either a comfortable layout for homeowners or vacation-homeowners, or a useful layout for renters. This f...

The Insolvency Service British Real Estate Investors Defrauded from Costa Rica

The Insolvency Service The Insolvency Service Press Release – First Choice Properties MGT Ltd, a London property investment company has been ordered into liquidation in the public interest following an investigation by the Insolvency Service. The investigation found that the company had cold called unsuspecting members of the public promoting the purchase of plots of land in Brazil, Cyprus,...

A home near the beach in Costa Rica New Platform for Vacation Real Estate Rentals in Costa Rica

Beach house in Costa Rica Ocean City, New Jersey (PRWEB) July 22, 2015 -- RealTimeRental’s new vacation rental distribution channel, Rental Retreat, expertly combines the modern online travel experience with the protection and reliability of booking a rental through a traditional real estate or property management company. “Rental Retreat fills a void in today’s vacation rental market. Trav...

Reserva Conchal Realtors Association of Costa Rica Holds Annual Charity Event

Costa Rica Global Association of Realtors The Costa Rica Global Association of Realtors presents the 14th Annual Charity Open to the Public Weekend at the exclusive Reserva Conchal Golf Course and Beach Club in Guanacaste. This year, the event will benefit the Amigos de la Educacion Foundation. The event will begin with a Welcome Cocktail Party courtesy of Latitude Blue on Friday, July 10th...

Source: Sylvania Electrical Home Connections in Costa Rica

Source: Sylvania By: Carolina Ruiz Vega In Costa Rica and Central America, one of the main causes of fire is deficient electrical connections. Having qualified personnel making proper installations is, without a doubt, a first step in avoiding this kind of hazard. A second step is installing certified electrical products -- the kind of appliances that have gone through a series of evalua...

One of Keystone Custom Homes US Realtors Can Win a Costa Rica Vacation With Keystone Homes

One of Keystone Custom Homes (PRWEB) June 26, 2015 - In order to keep the year-long promotion top-of-mind, mRELEVANCE organized a multi-tiered rollout of blog posts, emails, flyers, press releases and social media updates. Quarterly winners are highlighted on the KCH Realtor blog and through social media. mRELEVANCE promotes the contest via social media on a monthly basis by creating albums on...

Finca Bellavista Tree House Real Estate in Costa Rica

PRFree.Org (Press Release) Jun 26, 2015 -- “Pura vida!” It’s a seemingly simple Costa Rican phrase with a much more complex meaning. Directly translating to “pure life,” the phrase refers to living a peaceful, simple life with a deep love of nature, family, and friends. Amidst the hustle and bustle of today’s industrialized world, there are many who would prefer this simpler life. Unfortunately, t...

Flickr Commons You Can Now Live Like a Real Gangster in Miami Beach

Flickr Commons By Olga Guerrero Miami Beach, Jun 15 (EFE).- Almost seven decades after legendary gangster Al Capone died at his Miami Beach mansion, the fully restored waterfront property is being made available as a set for television, film and even commercial shoots. The mailbox of the house on Biscayne Bay no longer keeps any secrets. Any passerby who gets to No. 93 on posh Palm Is...

DiCaprio Why Eco-Developers May Choose Belize Over Costa Rica

In the world of ecologically-conscious real estate development, Costa Rica has enjoyed favored status in the Americas for a few decades; however, the challenges of getting some of these projects started are prompting some eco-developers to look at friendlier jurisdictions such as Belize. As a real estate activity, eco-development is firmly established in Costa Rica, which means that the governm...

Costa Rica - Osa Peninsula Managing Your Tropical Forest Property in Costa Rica

Selva Nueva On June 18th, a luxury real estate auction featuring spectacular real estate in the Caribbean Basin and Central America will take place. Premiere Estates Auction Company will offer $190 million worth of collective inventory for sale in various countries and island nations in Florida, the Caribbean, Costa Rica and Belize. One of the most interesting offerings in this auction is l...

DiCaprio Land Conservation: A Real Estate Trend in Central America

Selva Nueva Acquiring large plots of land for the purpose of protecting ecosystems and preserving nature is one of the latest trends in real estate, and the Central American region is very attractive in this regard. Philanthropists such as business mogul Sir Richard Branson and former US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson are involved in the direct funding of environmental conservation projects; ...

EDGE IFC Costa Rica Costa Rica Adopts International Green Building Certification

San Jose, Costa Rica, (IFC Press Release) — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Green Building Council of Costa Rica (GBC-CR), today launched the EDGE green building certification system in Costa Rica to bolster eco-friendly construction and resource efficiency in new buildings. The launch took place during the GBC-CR International Green Building Congress: “Habitat and Sustainable Citie...

Wikimedia Commons Paul McCartney Buys New York Penthouse for $15.5 Million

Wikimedia Commons New York, May 22 (EFE).- British singer Paul McCartney and wife Nancy have purchased an apartment in New York for $15.5 million, the local press reported Friday. The property is a luxury penthouse on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue with stunning views of Central Park, the daily New York Post said. The ultra-exclusive duplex was owned up to now by heirs of real-estate magnate M...

Selva Nueva Spectacular Real Estate Offerings in Belize and Costa Rica

Selva Nueva The international real estate market is currently sizzling with impressive real estate opportunities, and the Central American region is getting a lot of attention in this regard. Globalization and transnational free trade agreements are making it easier for foreign investors to acquire property around the world, and two of the most spectacular listings at this time are located in ...

Selva Nueva Costa Rica Up for Auction: An Eco-Development Property in Costa Rica

Selva Nueva Costa Rica MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Premiere Estates Auction Company announces an auction date for the world's first Caribbean Basin multi-property auction to be held via sealed bid on June 18, 2015. An unprecedented endeavor, Premiere Estates Auction Company will offer $190 Million worth of collective inventory for sale under the direction of Tuvia Sab...

Rainy season in Costa Rica Preparing Your Real Estate for the Rainy Season in Costa Rica

Follow these tips to keep the weather from deteriorating your walls and ceilings By: Carolina Ruiz Vega Sun, rain, hail, even volcanic ash… Costa Rica’s weather can be uncertain and merciless to unprotected walls and ceilings, which are vulnerable and likely to suffer environmental damages. May marks the beginning of the rainy (green) season in this tropical country. However, due to the E...

A Modern Surf Shack For Sale in Costa Rica

Source: Ackerman Realty PRLog - During the past few years a new building trend has emerged. People are using large shipping containers as building blocks in constructing their homes. They do this for a variety of reasons: cost, environment, durability, and ease. A completely constructed container home on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica is currently being sold at a remarkable price when compare...

Source: Flickr Commons Fractional Real Estate Transactions on the Rise in Costa Rica

Guanacaste, Costa Rica (PRWEB) April 20, 2015 - With a 128% increase in inquiries and sales over the first 90 days of 2015 vs. 2014, the exclusive Hacienda Club, a luxury fractional Private Residence Club at Hacienda Pinilla in Guanacaste, Costa Rica has set the bar for fractional Residence Clubs in Latin and Central America. The Hacienda Club, launched in 2013, has seen a dramatic increase in ...

Wikimedia Commons Rupert Murdoch Lists Manhattan Apartment for $72 Million

Wikimedia Commons New York, Apr 16 (EFE).- Rupert Murdoch is putting his 3-story New York apartment on the market for $72 million. The 84-year-old communications magnate, who was born Australian but became a nationalized U.S. citizen, has decided to move from the Manhattan apartment, with its 637 square meters (about 6,850 square feet) of floor space, to a Greek Revival townhouse in the cen...

Screenshot from Google Maps This Island Off Puerto Rico Will Cost You $2.5 Million

Screenshot from Google Maps San Juan, Apr 6 (EFE).- Cayo Ratones, a 10-hectare (24-acre) island off southern Puerto Rico that has just one solar-powered wooden house with a swimming pool, has been put on the market for $2.5 million. Puerto Rico Sotheby's International Realty is handling the sale and its president, Margaret Peña Juvelier, told Efe that "people from several parts of the world...

Wikimedia Commons Finding Real Estate in Costa Rica For Your Hybrid Vehicle

Wikimedia Commons One of the highlights of this year´s ExpoMovil consumer auto show in Costa Rica, besides the seductive models and the brisk business realized by car loan brokers, was the interest in plug-in hybrids and passenger vehicles that are not fully powered by fossil fuels. In recent years, environment and conservation analysts bemoaned the little interest shown by drivers in Costa...

Mediterranean Style 4 Bedroom Home in Playas del Coco Strong Sales of Vacation Real Estate in Costa Rica

Beach house in Costa Rica The ongoing economic recovery of the United States is having a positive impact on select housing markets in Costa Rica.   Whereas real estate development was particularly strong last year in the province of Guanacaste, analysts are seeing greater construction activity in the province of Puntarenas, particularly in the Central and Southern Pacific Coasts. Ac...

Source: Brisas de Osa New Luxury Real Estate Neighborhood Opens in Costa Rica

Source: Brisas de Osa Uvita, Costa Rica - March 13, 2015 /MarketersMedia/ -- The developers of the much anticipated Brisas de Osa gated community in Costa Rica are proud to announce the unveiling of the project to the public. The development firm announced their initial public launch by releasing a selection of ocean view home sites overlooking the majestic coastline of Costa Rica's souther...

front view of the luxury house in valle del sol costa rica Housing Markets in the U.S. and Costa Rica Show Stability

Beach house in Costa Rica Washington, Mar 4 (EFE; additional context by The Costa Rica Star).- The pace of new home sales in the United States increased 0.2 percent in January to an annual rate of 481,000 units, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday. In Costa Rica, the first quarter of 2015 indicates strong interest in new construction and the mortgage markets. Here's the Real Estate S...

Source: Wikimedia Commons Real Estate Agent from Costa Rica Indicted in the U.S.

Source: Wikimedia Commons A woman from Costa Rica is facing eight felony charges of bank fraud in the United States. According to a report by California television station Channel 10, Gabriela Carter has many years of experience as a real estate broker in the Golden State, but her troubles emerged from a time when she was acting as a mortgage loan officer. Ms. Carter could face a prison term o...

front view of the escazu costa rica townhouse Formal Opening of Keller Williams Realty in Costa Rica

A nice home in Costa Rica Austin, TX (PRWEB) February 24, 2015 -  Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, announced that it has awarded its first region in Central America to a group of business leaders led by Allen Lungo. “Over the past six years, I’ve talked with hundreds of Keller Williams agents and all of them have said it is the best company with whi...

Source: Modernize.com How to Build a Home to Sustain the Costa Rica Climate

Source: Modernize.com This article, written by Jane Blanchard, was kindly provided by Modernize, an Austin, TX-based provider of residential construction and renovation solutions. The Republic of Costa Rica is a patchwork quilt of micro climates. In Playas Del Coco, on the westward Pacific coast, leisure travelers snorkel in blue-gray waters warmed by abundant sunlight and fed by 55 inches ...

Source: Pixabay Commons Real Estate Trend: Furnished Beach Cottages in Costa Rica

Beach house in Costa Rica As part of an effort to make real estate listings in Costa Rica more attractive to house hunters, homeowners are now following the advice of their agents and selling their properties furnished. This trend is particularly on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica where new listings of homes located in coastal communities near the beach are  including furniture in order to swe...

front view of the escazu costa rica townhouse Major Real Estate Franchise Expands to Costa Rica

Beach house in Costa Rica ORLANDO, FLORIDA (PRWEB) February 09, 2015 - After another record-setting year of growth, productivity and profitability gains, Keller Williams announced it has become the largest real estate franchise by agent count in the world. The Austin, Texas-based company added a net gain of 17,000 associates in 2014, increasing its worldwide associate count to more than 112,00...

Source: Maria Jose Trejos An Attractive, Cubic and Sustainable Home in Costa Rica

Source: Maria Jose Trejos A very stylish and highly sustainable residential housing solution in Costa Rica was designed by architect Maria Jose Trejos on a spec assignment from a client who works as a professional photographer. The idea was to gain inspiration from the work/play philosophy practiced by tech companies such as Google; in essence, to create a space to foster creativity and indust...

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