Buying property is an exciting endeavor, but it can also produce some anxiety as it usually entails spending a considerable amount of money and such feelings increase when you are entering the unknown: buying in a foreign country.
Whether you decide to keep the real estate
Whenever a person is confronted with a decision many different aspects should be taken into account. Getting married? Getting a divorce? Buying this car or staying put for a while? White or dark mocha? The examples are endless.
However, when it comes to deciding on whether or
Buying a property is part of the life plan for many people; a plan that incorporates the hopes, life-long dreams, and wishes of many families, along with it being an important financial investment. For some, there are expectations to live closer to your workplace or
A recurrent query we receive is about taxes involved in the purchase of properties, and even though the answer is pretty simple, each tax has its own complexity.
Basically, we are talking about the VAT, Government taxes, and Capital gains or losses.
a) Value added tax.
Moving to another city can be a challenge since the factors that will influence the final choice must be carefully weighed. But what if you want to move to another country? Maybe Costa Rica? The decision becomes a bit more complicated when there is a
After several months of heated discussions, a new set of regulations pertaining to land division in Costa Rica were introduced on September 14th. In order to understand the background of this situation, I will offer a brief recap of how land division has been regulated in
What a wondrous decision is to move to Costa Rica. If you are thinking about starting a new life in the tropics, the first thing that you need to consider is that when a person invests in this beautiful Central American country, they are not
In Costa Rica, most of the properties are registered, and the titles are registered and centralized in the offices of the Public Registry in San José.
The property transfers require the buyer and seller to sign a deed before a Costa Rican notary public (the responsibilities
The National Registry announced key dates regarding its functions for the next weeks and months. Starting October 29 until November 02, the institution will close its offices all over the country and will suspend the services through other entities, rnpdigital.com, and digital window. This suspension
Usually, a decision such as investing in a property is preceded by circumstances that hold particular relevance in the decision maker´s life. Perhaps the interested person had the chance to go and visit a foreign country in the past and the place made a deep