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FORECLOSURE - 5000 Sq Ft Luxury residence Lake Arenal on 6.2 acres FIRE SALE!Initially offered at $1.95 million, bank say sell $895k

Posted by Steve Linder on Tue, Mar, 01, 2016

 
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Tags: Property in Costa Rica, Costa Rica Bank Owned real estate, Costa Rica foreclosure

Infrastructure Update - Chontales Costa Rica Real Estate Development

Posted by Steve Linder on Mon, Jun, 04, 2012

Impressive!  Our latest effort has been the engineering, design, approval and construction of the water system for the Chontales development.  High in the mountain jungle behind Chontales is a large artesian mountain spring.  Over the past 5 months a posse of our workers hand carried over 100 tons of cement, rebar, miles of PVC piping and wood to make forms deep into the jungle.   These materials have been transformed into a collection system capable of delivering over 40 liters per second of clean artesian spring water. 

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Tags: Infrastructure, ICE, Costa Rica real estate, Property in Costa Rica, Pacific Lots of Costa Rica, retirement property Costa Rica, INVU, MINEA, SETENA, MOPT, Paragon Properties

The Tortoise and the Hares - Costa Rica Real Estate and Property

Posted by Steve Linder on Mon, Dec, 26, 2011

About 3 hours south of San Jose Costa Rica, just above the coastal highway around Ojochal is the largest residential expat development in the entire county.   Without the aid of a real estate office, highway signs or office in San Jose, this project has been one of the best kept secrets while being the most successful.   While many other developers in Costa Rica have come and gone, this firm has grown slowly and steadily. The company is represented under the name Pacific Lots of Costa Rica and sales to North Americans from both the US and Canada have been brisk even as most other real estate projects in Costa Rica struggle to survive.  With 22 years developing land and building custom homes, a primary reason of the success of the company has been its conservative approach and the decision to build a residential community, not a tourist attraction. 

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Tags: Costa Rica, foreclosed homes costsa rica, Caldera Highway, international living, Costa Rica real estate, Costa Rica retirement, Real estate in Costa Rica, Property in Costa Rica, Costa Rica development, Pacific Lots, baby boomers offshore

Lessons from Thomas Jefferson

Posted by Steve Linder on Wed, Feb, 09, 2011

    “The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.”

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Tags: Thomas Jefferson, Property in Costa Rica, Pacific Lots of Costa Rica