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Why Renegade Realty?

Renegade Realty Logo #renegaderealtycr We are often asked: “Why name yourself Renegade Realty.” It’s a good question and one we asked ourselves repetitively before deciding on it. If you go to a dictionary, it gives the following definition for “renegade”: An individual who rejects conventional behavior.” When marketing a business, the old adage is “differentiate or die.” We...

Banking in Costa Rica

This is what you need to know! Banking in most North American and European Countries is a rather routine and uneventful activity, especially with the introduction of on-line banking services which render most prior bank visits unnecessary. It is not that easy in Costa Rica. Banking in General Unfortunately, banking in Costa Rica can be quite an ordeal. Opening a bank account for a corporation...

What’s for dinner?

A Diner's Guide to the Playa del Coco and Hermosa Area There is no shortage of restaurants in the Playa del Coco/Hermosa area.  You can get many kinds of food within a short travel distance which makes life pretty convenient and easy when you don’t feel like cooking.  What you will notice immediately is the clear lack of any common chain restaurants that you find in North America. There are...

Shopping in Costa Rica

What we've discovered so far Shopping in Costa Rica can be done easily or can become a reason for an adventure. Our office is in the Playa del Coco/Hermosa area, the top tourist area in Costa Rica and the home of a large Ex-Pat population. This area is close to Liberia, the second largest with the combined population of the areas of less than 100,000 people. Even though the area has a much...

Driving in Costa Rica: Nothing to Fear

A common misconception about Costa Rica is that the roads are horrible. This is far from the truth.  Most of the main roads are paved and fairly well maintained.  Whereas the side roads can be a different story depending on where you are heading. These get worse in the rainy season (late September through early November) with dumping rain which washes out the roads substantially in some...

Healthcare in Costa Rica

Is Healthcare Free in Costa Rica? Although Costa Rica has a universal public healthcare system, healthcare is only free for the poorest nationals. Legal residents and employed citizens living in Costa Rica pay into the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS), commonly referred to as the Caja. Healthcare in Costa Rica is indeed very affordable. Travel medical insurance policies normally...

Tourism Boom Ups Real Estate Return in Costa Rica

Bridge in Rainforest - Costa Rica - Monteverde Picturesque landscape, affable locals, and the depth of varied attractions make Costa Rica a perfect tourist destination. In 2018, over 3 million foreign tourists landed in the country to experience its exotic and sustainable eco-tourism. The first-half of 2019 saw more than 2 million foreigners flocking to unrivaled beaches and scenic hinterland of this...

Invest in Costa Rica … The Moment is NOW!

Due to all the conflictive situation that is currently developing in Costa Rica at this moment, you will feel inclined to think that it is not a good idea to contemplate possible investments here. But with this article, TCRN will convince you of the opposite. Read on and see for yourself. Investing in a crisis is undoubtedly risky since the timing and scope of a recovery are uncertain, but those...

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