Sunday, May 30, 2010
Monday, May 3, 2010
In the South Pacific area of Costa Rica is a popular place known as Uvita. The famous Uvita land mark is the shape of its coastline created by a rocky outcrop it looks like and has been named the 'Whale Tail'.
Uvita is a quiet and unspoiled part of Costa Rica that is drawing some interest. You can buy a beach proximity house for sale in Uvita from as little as 150,000 US dollars. The property is only 400 metres from the local beach of Playa Chaman. Properties like these can be very well utilised as holiday homes or incomes can be gained renting them out to tourists. Others may decide to develop the property, install a swimming pool then sell for a nice profit. Prices are rising in the area and shrewd investors and showing interest.
Most of the Uvita area now has cell GSM coverage which means that phone and internet coverage are possible. This fact alone is drawing a lot of visitors that need constant access to their business via the internet.
A big portion of real estate interest is also land for sale in Uvita. Many people live with the dream of building their very own home to their own design in a dream location with sunset and beach views. Well in Uvita this is very possible at a budget that will surprise many. 79,000 US dollars can secure you an amazing tranquil sea view plot of land where you can build your ideal home. These plots have water and electricity ready to be connected to the house. For some year round access may need a four wheel drive car, but as the area flourishes this will no longer be the case. However these are the days when bargains can be had and dreams can become a reality.
Many of the plots of land in Uvita have local creeks and rivers with cascading waterfalls that can be enjoyed. The wildlife is truly stunning. Building costs for you new house will be very low as labour charges are minimal.
Friday, April 23, 2010
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Some people that are thinking of investing in a Costa Rica property for sale for a vacation home, vacation rental or investment may have reservations as to how this investment can be looked after whilst the owners are living in another country or continent. This should not put anyone off from having a dream home in Costa Rica, there are a few options the most obvious is a condo as there are on site property managers available, but if your dream home is to be in the mountains over looking a spectacular Ocean view then this is also easily resolved as there are reliable professional property managers that offer their services catering especially to these clients. There is a variety of services on offer, utility payments, monthly statements of account, inspecting the property and grounds regularly, arranging house cleaning, gardeners, pool services, property maintenance, repairs and improvements, inspecting the work and with aid of the internet, pictures can be easily sent to the owners for their inspection. Also a concierge service for renters, assistance from first contact to departure such as arranging tours, catering, maid service and they can give good local knowledge of local restaurants and services, etc.
Costa Rica is a perfect location to get some power relaxing done. With flights to San Jose from as little as $350 is does not cost too much either.
The most popular parts of Costa Rica are the coastal resorts. Whether you want to chose the Caribbean side in the East or the more rugged West coast is a matter of preference.
Many Americans after visiting Costa Rica a few times decide that buying their own property in their favourite area. In recent years this has become easier and easier. Whether its a large villa, a house or even an apartment you will probably find its easier than you think.
When and if you buy a property for sale in Costa Rica you will be using a different system to the US. It is a Spanish based system using a publicly appointed Notary. This is an idependantly hired official whose job it is to check that transactions are carried in a fair manner. He or she will check over all the paper work and monies changing hands and make sure there is no underhandedness going on.