Make your tropical dream a reality; invest in Costa Rica real estate

Basking in the tropical sun, strolling along white sandy beaches whilst surrounded by exquisite tropical vegetation might sound like a distant dream for many and far removed from everyday life. Looking to escape from the cold winters of the northern hemisphere and recent economic downturn, many people have taken up the opportunity to live and invest in Costa Rica, ultimately giving them a better quality of life than they ever imagined

Located between Nicaragua and Panama, Costa Rica is a small Central American country famous for its political stability and no army policy. With government investments focused on education and the environment, Costa Rica has become an idyllic destination for those looking to change their fast paced life. In the past decade, Costa Rica’s Pacific coast has experienced incredible growth for both the tourism and real estate industry. As an increasing number of investors have discovered the benefits of purchasing Costa Rica real estate for sale, the time to invest is now before the secret gets out!

Costa Rica’s growing economy and increasing tourist figures have meant a rise in opportunities to purchase Costa Rica real estate. Mountaintop villas, high-rise condos to beachfront and ocean view estates are just some of the many options available for those looking for Costa Rica real estate deals. Many investors have purchased Costa Rica real estate for sale to use as high income vacation rentals. Along the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, expats are taking advantage of the vacation rental phenomena by buying additional properties and using reputable property management companies to help them achieve maximum rental occupancy.

For others interested in developing their own properties, affordable vacant beach lots are readily available on the Costa Rican real estate market; with many developers buying oceanfront lots at incredible prices for future developments. Many investors who bought beachfront lots for pennies in the 1970s are now sitting on goldmines.

John Wieland

John Wieland

John currently believes that this is the best time in history to being a buyer in Costa Rica. He studies global markets and the flow of funds meticulously and is seeing an upswing. He is currently working with Haute Living Magazine to promote a higher quality of luxury homes to discerning clientele throughout the US. He is rigorous in his pursuit to expand such marketing efforts and visits prominent markets like Los Angeles, Miami, New York and more to build upon his network of affluent brokers. As the President of Coldwell Banker Costa Rica’s nine offices, his #1 Priority for his franchisees’ is training. With an ever-changing industry, he carefully reviews the performance of each office and is committed to helping each succeed. He is committed to growing the brand in Costa Rica from nine offices by implementing systems and a useful business tools that brings all the offices together. A visionary and consummate professional, John saw the benefit of starting an alliance amongst other brokerages and in 2008, spearheaded Southern Pacific Alliance of Realtors (SPAR). Although this may be his most challenging work, the sustainability of this business model has already proven to be a tremendous success and benefit for the area brokers. He has built networks spanning multiple countries and is committed to providing the highest level of client service. John, a self-proclaimed wine snob, currently resides in Playa Uvita where he often chooses wine from his hidden stash while his wife prepares something fantastic to pair with it. They continue to travel and visited Spain and Germany and also enjoyed a trip to visit family in California & Arizona. He has purchased a couple properties this year and has plans to build their family home next year in Ballena. An avid golfer, he was able to tick off Torrey Pines in San Diego and PGA Championship in Palm Beach from his bucket list. He is currently reading such books like “The One Thing”, “Business Adventures”, “Tomorrow’s Gold” and “The Clipper Ship Strategy” while also finding time to play the guitar for his wife and daughter.” Keep an eye for his new love of writing on his blog and other various industry platforms.