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Cryptocurrencies in Costa Rica: Bitcoin Jungle, Crypto Mining, and More

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In March of this year, Costa Rica’s former government proposed a law to tax cryptocurrency purchases and gross sales. This law did not pass, meaning that Costa Rica does not subject cryptocurrency gains to the Value Added Tax (IVA) or income tax. According to current Costa Rican regulations, this type of asset is not classified…

Costa Rica Left Out Of InterNations’ Expat Insider 2022 Report

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The 2022 Expat Insider survey is not picking up exactly where it left off and popular expat destinations like Costa Rica have been entirely left out of this year’s report!  For the 2022 survey, 11,970 respondents representing 177 nationalities living in 181 countries or territories worldwide were asked to evaluate their lives abroad. For a…

OTP’s Costa Ballena Real Estate 2nd Quarter Market Report

It is already midyear 2022 and even during the rainy season Costa Ballena real estate is heating up! Home values continued to increase in the second quarter of 2022 and with a sales total of over $44 million for the area for the last 3 months, the traditionally quietest quarter of the year has us…

Open Listings Vs Exclusive Listings (And Why Realtors In Costa Rica Avoid Taking Open Listings)

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The Southern Zone of Costa Rica is in a seller’s market due to a growing number of buyers searching for their dream home in the tropics. This has increased real estate seller confidence to value their properties at a much higher rate in 2022 than we realtors in Costa Rica have ever seen before in…