Category: Costa Rica Retirement Communities

Retirement Fund Prohibitions when you buy Costa Rica real estate

Retirement Fund Prohibitions when you buy Costa Rica real estate

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes There are a few retirement fund prohibitions when using your IRA or 401(k) to purchase real estate that you should know about. Many retirement fund owners don’t even know you can buy real estate in Costa Rica with your self-directed IRA (Individual Retirement Account) or your 401(k) (Retirement Savings Account).…

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11 Reasons why buying a home in Cariari is a great idea

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes Buying a home in Cariari is not such a bad idea at all, and you will agree with me once you’re done reading this. Cariari, also called Ciudad Cariari, is not very well known. It’s a master-planned community, for those residents who are looking for value. If you and your…

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Wow gardens and retirement in Grecia

Estimated Reading Time: 7 Minutes The year-round spring-like weather and the volcanoes are the best ingredients for an entertaining retirement. Are you wondering what you are going to do with all that free time when you retire? Gardening is a great option, isn’t it? Therefore, wow gardens and retirement in Grecia are a perfect fit.…

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Property near the Cariari Golf and Country Club offers an exciting lifestyle

The Cariari Golf and Country Club is the country’s premier and located in the most beautifully designed master-planned community in the Central Valley. This beautiful country club features the perfect location right between the cities of San José, Heredia, and Alajuela. Ciudad Cariari, a lifestyle community, is commonly called just Cariari. The community is wonderful…

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The renowned Annual Atenas Charity Chili Cook Off

Atenas expats always enjoy the Annual Atenas Charity Chili Cook Off. Are you a great cook? Do you like to eat? Do you have a great Chili recipe that’s been in your family for over a century? Are you ready to have some fun? Even if you don’t live in Atenas, you should join the…

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Quality assisted living in Costa Rica at reasonable prices

Estimated Reading Time: 5 Minutes Assisted living is now available in Costa Rica. Florida became famous for its retirement communities and Costa Rica will be the next. The first REAL retirement community in Costa Rica is Verdeza is under construction and located in Escazu. This beautiful community will be fully operational on the 11th of…

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I was Two Feet from a Toucan in Atenas

Estimated Reading Time: 4 Minutes Carole and her husband Don live in Atenas and met a toucan for the first time in their life. They are baby boomers and retired in Atenas, Roca Verde to be exact. It’s a pity that Carole’s blog doesn’t exist anymore. But you can order her book “Flying High with…

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Active Adult and retirement communities in Costa Rica

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Are you looking for active adult or retirement communities in Costa Rica? Then you want to read this blog, so you understand how different our market is. Quite often I get emails from clients in the US and Canada who are looking to retire in another country. They have read…

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Roca Verde homes in Atenas | An oh so different gated community in Atenas

Estimated Reading Time: 6 Minutes Did you know that Roca Verde homes are amongst the most popular homes in Atenas? I have lived in Atenas for almost 8 years now, own property in Atenas, and I still enjoy it. Over ten years ago, two French Canadian pioneers in Costa Rica, started to develop Vista Atenas…

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