SIR Costa Rica Blog

Work from Paradise

The circumstances of social confinement have forced the world to adapt to great changes: working from home is the new reality for many. The current situation has highlighted the importance of having a refuge where we can rest, work and share, which in turn has allowed us to find new value in every space of… Read More

Tour our Homes from the Comfort of yours

You can keep looking for a property without leaving your home. From your cellphone or computer, you can easily explore our listings and experience every detail. Discover your dream property, remotely! Elegant House in Curridabat Cozy corner residence located in Ganadilla, Curridabat, This beautiful residence is characterized by wide spaces, pleasant lighting and comfort that… Read More

Stay home, stay safe: Properties that make staying inside a little easier

Our home is where we find rest, peace and share with our loved ones. Without a doubt, our home is our refuge, and we understood it even better in this time of social confinement. Now more than ever, we value each of the spaces in our home and we make the most of it; Whether… Read More

Crafting a Win-Win Deal for your new home

Even if it is your first home purchase, or one of many, it’s always exciting to go house hunting, especially when you are looking for a home on a tropical beach in beautiful Costa Rica! It is important to do your homework so that the process is streamlined and to entrust an experienced real estate… Read More

5 Ways to Keep Your Mind and Body Healthy While Working from Home

Taking care of your mind and body should always be a top priority when it comes to ensuring that you’re living your best life, but in these trying times, it’s more important than ever. If you’re beginning to feel trapped and stagnant as you adjust to working from home, here are 5 tips to help… Read More

5 advantages of getting a real estate agent when buying a home!

When looking for your new dream home or an investment property, a series of challenges could arise and when your dream home is in another country, with language barriers, distinct laws and other details that may differ to what you know, is important to find a real estate agent. This person can become your strategic… Read More

Steps to buying a house as a couple; the new concept of marriage

We live in an age where the kind of romanticism of the old days has changed. The "millenials", or so called "Generation Y", have been showing an upward trend of "I do not accept". Although we could mention several reasons as to why young people reject the idea of marriage, the one that stands out… Read More

New Year, New Home, New School

Looking to relocate to Costa Rica with your family but have no idea where to start your research on education and schools? Look no further! Find your beginner’s guide right here. Let us start by highlighting that Costa Rica has an outstanding educational system. For many years, there has been a high amount of public… Read More

Steps for buying your first home

Of the many doors opened during a lifetime, there is only one you have to make always sure is the correct one: your new house front door. In other areas, you can commit mistakes and learn, but when it comes to planning to buy your first home, it’s better to avoid wrong steps that could… Read More

Distinctive Destinations: Living in Seattle

This month, we partnered with Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) in Seattle, Washington for Distinctive Destinations, a series that highlights a selection of properties from our global affiliate partners around the Sotheby’s International Realty® network. The team at RSIR shared a collection of luxurious homes that span the heart of downtown Seattle to its lush… Read More

Costa Rica: a flight away from your second home

To wake up in the mornings with the sweet birds’ melody, to observe the sunset from a balcony facing the beach or enjoy a warm climate throughout the year… Which of these three options do you prefer to have for your second home? And what if I told you that there is a place just… Read More

Top 2019 design and interior decorating trends

Sometimes it´s not necessary to travel in order to get to know other countries. By just taking a walk through a finely decorated property you can enter into the most exotic cultures with no airplanes in between. In a predominantly white living room with big natural light entrances you can almost feel Nordic cold climate…. Read More

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Costa Rica Real Estate

Costa Rica’s pristine beaches, beautiful nature and thriving local economy have driven many people to call Costa Rica their second home. The country has thrived in recent years and owning a home in Costa Rica is an affordable luxury. More than 20,000 U.S. expatriates already live in Costa Rica. The wide range of scenic landscapes and microclimates make Costa Rica a dream for people looking for a vacation home. Covering 51,000 scenic square kilometers, Costa Rica is a safe place to call home. There is a low incidence of violent crime. Outside the capital city thereisn’t much crime of any kind. It is a country with amazing people, a high standard of living, and an exciting blend of local and foreign cultures.