costa rica investment: A Costa Rica Engagement - 01/31/09 12:31 PM
Among all the business of real estate comes joy. We finished our resort condominium, The Oaks Tamarindo, just in time for Christmas. And lo and behold, just last week, we got to celebrate our first engagement! One of our new owners, Sherie, from England, arrived in Costa Rica with her boyfriend, and left with her fiance! Yes, the same lucky guy, Lawrence. Check out the rock!
Sherie is a dealer in antique jewelry, and Lawrence runs a business in the neighboring county. So, Sussex and Kent unite in Paradise! Congratulations!


costa rica investment: Why Costa Rica Real Estate Prices Are Going Up - 01/28/08 01:26 AM
People who have never visited Costa Rica always ask me the same three questions. Is it safe? How is the medical care? Is the real estate market going up?
 On December 14, the Wall Street Journal reported on a phenomenon that Canadians and Americans also are beginning to discover.
According to the article:  "The housing slump has sent many Americans shopping south of the border.
Existing-home prices... are still climbing in much of Latin America and the Caribbean. ... In San Pedro, Belize, the average price of a 2,200-square-foot home was $697,500 in September, up 18.6% from a year ago, according to a … (13 comments)

costa rica investment: Costa Rica Referendum -CAFTA - 10/07/07 02:15 PM
This is off-topic, but I can't resist.
Today marks an important moment in the history of Costa Rica. For the first time, the people are deciding, in a direct referendum, the fate of the proposed Central American Free Trade Agreement among the United States, the Dominican Republic, and the other nations of Central America. By all reports, the people are almost evenly divided, and we probably will not know the result until tomorrow, or later. The streets of San Jose have been packed all day, by people in favor and opposed, but so far as I know with no acts of violence, actual … (5 comments)

Robert Irvin (The Oaks Tamarindo)

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Address: 4 km south of Huacas, 4 km north of Villa Real, Tamarindo, Costa Rica

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