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The 6 Most Successful Costa Rica Expat Personality Types

Many people dream about becoming a Costa Rica expat but they worry that they might not succeed at such a big, life-changing move. We all know that retirees and free-spirited types love Costa Rica. We frequently read about Costa Rica in retirement blogs and magazines and we hear talk about a different kind of pura…

Interview With Jeff Steffe, Builder in Costa Rica — Part 2: Timelines, Budgets, Materials, and More

Continuing along with last week’s interview with Costa Ballena builder, Jeff Steffe, this week we take a more in-depth look into timelines, budgets, materials, and more important information about construction in Costa Rica. Click here to read part one of this interview that gives a general overview about construction in Costa Rica. Getting more into…

An Interview With Builder Jeff Steffe in Costa Ballena, Part 1: Popular Types of Construction in Costa Rica

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Interested in renovation or new construction in Costa Rica? This week, we are featuring part one of a two part interview series with Jeff Steffe, owner of the full-service construction management company, Figure 8 Management, out of Uvita, Costa Rica. Stay tuned for part 2 with Jeff next week where he addresses building options, costs,…

Active Seniors Are Choosing Retirement in Costa Rica in 2021

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Retirees from around the world who are looking for a better quality of life are contacting our office wondering if all they have heard about retirement in Costa Rica is really true. Are people really happier living in Costa Rica? Are there really that many options for fresh and delicious food? And, most commonly, what…

What It’s Like to Travel to Costa Rica in November-December 2020

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Although we are still deep in pandemic times around the world, borders have opened for travel to Costa Rica and people are flying in. There is much precaution being taken but Costa Rica, amongst other tourism-dependent nations, has chosen to reopen borders to help their struggling economy. Cases continue to plateau, remaining concentrated around the…