On September 22 and 23, Outlier Legal Services participated in the Costa Rican Real Estate Congress 2022, that was held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Escazú, where real estate companies, business experts, government officials and entrepreneurs shared their knowledge about the local and regional market
On this occasion, we are going to address in a brief manner a topic that tends to be somewhat technical in the Civil Law field.
A property or real estate can be acquired in many different ways through Costa Rican law. Perhaps the ones that come
So you've pulled up stakes, and you have packed your wagon and are headed to the tropics, as in Costa Rica? You've had every family member question your judgement and promise to visit. You are ready to buy your dream home in Paradise.
With the help of a
An escrow account is essentially a pass-through third-party account, created for the purpose of a Real Estate purchase. It is meant to protect both the buyer and seller all parties in the transaction. Outlier Legal highly recommends using this service for your real estate purchase
We all have experiences we can share regarding landlords. Some are good and we have had no complaints during our tenancy, and yet we also have experience of, or know of, the landlord from hell. The good news in Costa Rica is that the law
If you’ve driven down 34 through Dominical over the past year, you may have noticed something. It seems this sleepy town has woken up. Many large new homes have cropped up, while others are in the process of being built, all vying for their view
An important part of buying real estate is checking the status of outstanding debts on properties or businesses.
Let’s start with the property.
When checking a property title, you will find certain annotations that could raise a flag when it comes to debs, specifically when the property
What is a survey review?
A survey review is the process through which the information found on the survey of a particular property is compared to the information found on the property’s title and in case there is no title, it is compared to the square
As you may know, on July 5th, Costa Rica's President Alvarado signed the law to attract foreign investors, rentistas and retired people to the country.
Currently, everyone is wondering how this is going to be implemented and what should be done to take advantage of the
If you have ever owned land, or if you are interested in buying property, you might be familiar with the idea of the “title” and “acquiring a clean title."
A title is a legal official document that includes the specifics of a property. Among the information contained