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Entering a formal contract can be daunting at first, depending on the object of the contract (a car, a house, a leasing, an insurance policy, you name it). When it comes to contracts in general, there’s a Latin phrase that goes “pacta sunt servanda” which

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Everything seems to be centered around the pandemic lately as it should. It is reasonable to say that this has changed our lifestyle in many different ways (some of those ways were nearly unthinkable prior to the pandemic) and that there are not many choices

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Essentially a Due Diligence is the process of really making sure that everything is as it was presented to the buyer, before proceeding to make any potential purchase. When a company or a person is interested in acquiring land, and given the economic magnitude of the transaction, it is

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Purchasing property in Costa Rica can seem like an uncertain investment. The process normally begins with an offer on the property. This process usually consists of the realtor presenting an offer on your behalf, based on the asking price. This can be negotiated between Buyer and Seller. An accepted

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Sometimes, we hear people from older generations talking about historical events that we didn’t witness, perhaps because we were not even around when such events took place. Other times we may have heard about some of those events, or we were around when they happened,

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As promised, here we are with an article that addresses some topics that were briefly introduced in a previous article titled: “The ABC of Easements: What Are They and How Are They Created.” So, if you just ran into this article I suggest you go back

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On May 20th, 2020, Mr. Carlos Alvarado, President of Costa Rica, signed a Law that seeks to alleviate local taxpayers as well as the financial management of the municipalities affected by Covid-19. It is a law that gives taxpayers the ability to request an extension on

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Today, we are going to address another topic that is essential to this field: easements. When we discussed some of the aspects concerning the right of ownership, we posited that such a right is, under the branch of civil law known as “real rights” (meaning the

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When purchasing a property you want to make sure you are not buying into a problem. Sadly, there are enough stories out there about bad real estate deals. Most of the time people act with lack of knowledge. A significant challenge in Costa Rica is that

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