You have now made the trip to Costa Rica and you made your decision to purchase some property, so where do you go from here? First you need to find a reputable real estate agent to guide you through the process. A good agent will be able to offer you dependable advice, guide you to reliable services such as competent contractors, lawyers and similar tradesmen.
A good agent will conduct the preliminary work regarding properties offered for sale through his agency. Your agent will also verifying if clear title can be granted and make sure there are no encumbrances attached to the property. Your agent will also be working directly with all concerned parties to make sure the transition goes as smooth as possible.