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2022-2023 Costa Ballena Real Estate Market Recap and 4th Quarter Market Report

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Welcome to our 2022-2023 annual market recap and quarterly-market report for Costa Ballena real estate for the fourth quarter of 2022 (October to December). Osa Tropical Properties is the only office in the Costa Ballena region that provides a quarterly market report, offering sales totals and statistics that give a fair representation of our local…

South Pacific Costa Rica Real Estate Market Report For 3rd Quarter 2022

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The South Pacific Costa Rica real estate market continues to thrive in the third quarter (July, August, and September) of 2022. More people are visiting our region and staying in vacation rentals. Construction grew exponentially as turnkey property inventory dwindles and more buyers are purchasing land and building new homes as new contractors arrive in…

The Importance Of A Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) In Costa Ballena Real Estate

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It is an unfortunate consequence of a hot real estate market that everyone and their dog wants to become a realtor. This means that our exciting Costa Ballena real estate market is currently filled with amateur realtors who do not know how to do a proper Comparative Market Analysis for their clients. This is a…

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…

Property Taxes In Costa Rica (Plus Luxury Home Tax and Corporation Tax)

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It is tax season here in Costa Rica and we are fielding a lot of questions from our client base and others who look to us for information (want to join our weekly newsletter to stay current on news and properties in South Pacific Costa Rica, sign up here). Annual Property Taxes In Costa Rica …