What to look for when buying a retirement home


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What to look for when buying a retirement home and how to spend the second part of your life, you need to know “What To Look For When Buying A Retirement Home?”  Much depends on age, health, lifestyles, and visitors.

From our experience, the basic things that are a must:

  1. Value property
  2. Within 1.5 hours of an international Airport (when many visitors are likely)
  3. Good climate (for those above 65)
  4. Gated and secure (mainly if you like to travel)
  5. Proximity to malls, supermarkets, healthcare.
  6. Low HOA

BEST SCENARIO IS to rank 5 of 5 (includes all of the above)

The list can go on but, these need to be addressed for Costa Rica Retirement. In formulating what to look for when buying a retirement home, the majority of people 65 and over will mainly choose the spring-like climate of Costa Rica’s Central Valley. All major shopping of every kind is found here. Major world-class healthcare, universities for an extra course like Spanish and much more.

If your plan is to extend or, augment your education, you should add universities to what to look for when buying a retirement home. The other thing many folks like is to be within 1 hour of the beaches – add this as well.

Costa Rica Retirement Real Estate is abundant in the Central Valley due to the popularity of the area and its services. Here you may browse 100s of properties for sale in the popular towns.

” 5 RANK” PROPERTIES of what to look for when buying a retirement home

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GRECIA – Central Valley
Home $129,950
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GRIFO ALTO – Central Valley
Home $159,000

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SANTIAGO – Central Valley
Home $369,000

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ATENAS – Central Valley
Home $369,000

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Costa Rica Retirement – 4 Perfect Low HumidityTowns


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Four popular low humidity towns for Costa Rica Retirement

Atenas GreciaSan Ramon  –   Puriscal

See the  Central Valley offering of Costa Rica Retirement Real Estate with 100s of good choices of properties for sale.

Costa Rica Retirement made easy for you.   Costa Rica always comes up on the radar when one thinks or investigates offshore retirement.  And, rightly so, as it is considered one of the best places and ranked highly by most retirement specialists and writers around the world.  More, Costa Rica Retirement is easy.

Many microclimates are found throughout the country.  For those above a certain age, the beautiful spring-like temperatures are very attractive and provoke many to

Costa Rica Retirement Vacation Properties has been relocating people since 2001.

If Costa Rica Retirement is in your crosshairs, you need to be sure you are getting the most current information.

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We have brought 100s of people to Costa Rica to retire or relocate.  This is our business.

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Costa Rica Retirement can be fun… We like to see people winding down from many years of hard work but, also consider keeping active and engaged.  If one is going to buy a home then consider a configuration that allows some rental but with privacy.

Not FOR  everyone but consider this

  • Meet people from all over the world
  • Cover your home costs and more
  • Turn it off when you want to be private
  • If you like the results, expand and add cabins

See this example as an ideal scenario
(providing it is in your budget range).  A gorgeous large 3600 sq ft home on 3 acres and impeccable with gorgeous mountains views.  Taxes less than 900 per year and HOA 55 monthly.

Gated community
Excellent Pool club area
Nice large master suite on the main floor
Two lovely bedrooms  on the second floor
Large sitting between them
Balcon with incredible mountain views
Best part – A separate entrance for complete privacy.

Even if the rooms only rent for $60 a night – do the mth.

This is an overview of four very popular towns for Costa Rica Retirement.   The B and B example is excellent advice and a good sample of how to retire in comfort.

We have 100s of opportunities like this in both low humidity areas and coastal.