Costa Rica is the 33rd Most Peaceful Country in the World

A recent study conducted by the Institute for Economics and Peace(IEP) ranked 163 countries to determine the most peaceful countries in the world.  The 2016 Global Peace Index is the 10th one they have published and from this year’s study, which is based on 23 parameters, found that the world is becoming more divided when

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Owning a wood floor in your Costa Rican Home

Once upon a time, the way to go for a home in Costa Rica was to have ceramic tiles in your home.  They kept your home cool and allowed you to have several different patterns to really match the décor of your home. Today, wooden floors are making a comeback in Costa Rica as they

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Guidelines for Renting a House in Costa Rica

Renting a house in Costa Rica should be a simple and easy process but before you decide to either rent your home or rent a home in Costa Rica, they are a few basic guidelines that you should follow.  By following these guidelines, it will enable you to have peace of mind as a homeowner

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October Fun in Costa Rica – Celebrating Beer and Halloween

October in Costa Rica means a lot of rain and loads of fun for Costa Ricans and visitors alike.   This year, the 4th edition of the Oktober Beerfest will take place from October 15 until October 16 where beer enthusiasts will get to experience 170 different types of beer along with live music and some

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Most Common Regrets by Home Owners in Costa Rica

For years, UPropertiesCR.com has been making thousands of new and veteran home buyers happy in Costa Rica by helping them find their dream home.  Whether they bought luxury real estate in Escazu, Costa Rica or a modest size condominium in Santa Ana, Costa Rica, Ingrid is always there to help. As part of her personal

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