Category: Living in Costa Rica

The Real Reason Costa Rican Rentals are so Expensive

Ok, there are times when the economist in me just screams to get out.  So, the following questions were the trigger: 1)      Why aren’t there any Ticos trying to buy

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Strike in Costa Rica and Its Effect on All of Us

As the now declared “illegal” strike continues into the 5th week, most of the expat community in the Atenas area has been celebrating that we have not been affected, but

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How we limit our Personal Growth by Being Judgmental

How can we improve our personal growth?  By not being so judgmental. Let’s face it.  We all feel superior.  We feel that our culture and our ways are better than

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Doing Costa Rica on the Cheap

People come to Costa Rica for many different reasons and with many different budgets.  Costa Rica offers all levels of living from basic to ultra-luxurious.  If you are coming to

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Solutions for your Water Problems

Here are a couple of solutions to the hard water issue that we have in Costa Rica.

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What NOT to Expect from your Real Estate Agent

We know what to expect from a real estate agent.  Prompt responses, promotion, and the sale of your home (or the purchase of the home of your dreams).  Unfortunately, all

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