New Cinema in Jaco Beach
I can’t tell you how excited all of us who live in the Central Pacific area are to hear about the new cinema in Jaco Beach. Most of the beach communities in Costa Rica are still very undeveloped, so for Jaco to receive the country’s movie theater at the beach shows just how much the area is growing. Sounds like the theater has 4 screens, but I’m not quite sure. The new Jaco movie theater is opening this weekend, June 18th..........
Jaco Beach in 2004
It’s really amazing to see just how much Jaco Beach has changed in 5 years. 2004 was really the beginning of the real estate boom here in the Central Pacific. That was the time that Daystar began building and developing on the beach. Before that time it was nearly impossible to find titled beachfront property that was built to U.S. style quality and comfort..........
I’ve traveled all over the world,and one of the most important things I have learned is that it doesn’t matter where you are, great views are a premium. Go to any hotel and the best views have the highest rates. Look at real estate in cities like Manhattan or Los Angeles and you will see that rent and real estate can cost 20-50% more when you have a great view...........
Tortuga Island Tour in Costa Rica
One of the most popular parts of Costa Rica are all the great tours and attractions available. While many people on vacation are fully content doing nothing but sitting by the pool, or laying near the beach, I definitely encourage everyone to really get around and see this beautiful country. The canopy and ATV tours are great for a more active crowd, but one of my favorites is a tour of Tortuga Island.......
Vacation Rentals Over Hotels Preferred by Many Visitors To Costa Rica New figures released show that more tourists are opting for Costa Rica vacations and there is a growing preference for beach vacation rentals. On May 19th, the Instituto Costarricense de Turismo (ICT) announced a rise in Costa Rica tourism arrival figures of 7% for the first three months of 2011. ...
Fantastic Value on Direct Beachfront Luxury Condos in Jaco Beach The past couple years the most significant trend we have seen with Jaco real estate is the demand for direct beachfront properties. Buyers in today’s market are much more selective and most who are purchasing in the $300,000 and above range truly want something special.......
The Central Pacific of Costa Rica
Last week I talked about the new highway making Jaco to San Jose just a one hour drive. Well that’s not the only good news. The Central Pacific is home to some fantastic beaches, unfortunately to get to those beaches people have had to go through old run down bridges, and unpaved roads making it hours to get there. But all that has changed.........
Craigslist in Costa Rica
Recently I’ve read and heard a few people commenting about their observations on real estate advertised on craigslist. For those of you who aren’t familiar with craigslist it is a website where people can find and post pretty much anything for sale and barter. The site has also become a very popular place for finding real estate......
Click Here For Real Estate in the Los Suenos Resort. By now most people have probably experienced or at least know someone who has tasted the worldclass sportsfishing of Costa Rica. .......
Let’s face it, financing these days is tougher to come by. It’s no different in Costa Rica, in fact most of times it’s more difficult to obtain financing when purchasing property in a foreign country. So when there are opportunities for seller or developer financing in Costa Rica...............
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Originally from Washington State ( Go Cougs), David Karr is the owner of the Coldwell Banker franchise in Jaco, Costa Rica. With nearly 20 years of experience, David takes a different approach to Costa Rica real estate, focusing on educating clients with the market, navigating them through pitfalls and focusing as a buyers agent to make sure clients are presented all options. If you are looking for an expert in Costa Rica real estate be sure to contact him today.
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