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Real Estate in Costa Rica: Costa Rica Unique Properties! Your real estate office in Costa Rica.

Buy properties in Costa Rica. Costa Rica Unique Properties has been operating as a full service real estate company in Costa Rica over 20 years, during this time we have been providing expert advice and assistance for buying land, ocean view condos, retirement homes and investment properties. Contact our Real Estate office and find residential houses, lots, farms, and much more ideal properties either in a Guanacaste beautiful beach or any city of Costa Rica.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Invest in Costa Rica: COSTA RICA HAS A GREAT POTENTIAL:



Costa Rica is among the top 30 leading exporters of high-tech products (Human Development Report, 2001).

The UNCTAD in its 2002 World Investment Report classified Costa Rica as one of the six most successful countries in the attraction of the FDI. Also in the E-commerce and Development Report 2002, states that Costa Rica can potentially enhance export competitiveness and produce high value-added services that gives a major boost to the local economy. At the same time, the growth of the domestic IT industry has led more and more firms to use ICT in their business activities, enabling them to move rapidly into e-commerce, e-banking and e-tourism.

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, San José is the city with the best quality of life in Latin America, The study also highlights Costa Rica as the country with the longest uninterrupted democracy government.

In a context of sustainable development Costa Rica is ranked 9th out of 142 countries in the Environmental Sustainability Index (World Economic Forum, 2002)
COSTA RICA MAIN EXPORTS:
Electronic components, textiles, bananas, coffee, medical devices, pineapples, foliage and ornamentals, fish and seafood, processed foods.
STANDARD OF LIVING INDICATORS IN COSTA RICA
Life expectancy: 76.1 years
Literacy rate: 95.5%
Educational Institutions: 6147 primary and secondary schools and 50 universities
Education expenditures: 5% of GDP (2002).
Youth literacy: 98.3%
Population served with piped water: 99%
Public health services coverage: 90.4% of population
Health expenditures: 27.8% of government budget
Access to telephone service: 92% of population

According to the United Nations' Human Development Index (HDI) for 2002, Costa Rica has one of the highest ratings among developing nations: United States # 6
Ireland # 18
Singapore # 25
Costa Rica # 43
Mexico # 54
Malasya # 59

POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT OF COSTA RICA
Traditional and stable democracy, army abolished in 1949.
Lowest risk rating in Latin America.
Business environment and legal framework open to foreign investment.
No limitation on foreign control of corporations and ownership of property.

The political structure establishes three independent powers:
1. Executive: President and Ministers
2. Legislative: 57 elected Representatives
3. Judiciary The Presidential term consists of 4-year periods without re-election. The current President of Costa Rica is Oscar Arias Sánchez (2006-2010).

COSTA RICA MARKET ACCESS
Duty free access to US (CBI)
Preferential access to European and Asian markets (GSP)
Free Trade Agreements with Mexico, Canada, Chile and Dominican Republic
Active involvement in the implementation of the Free Trade Area of the Americas
Currently in CAFTA.

Quick Facts About Costa Rica:

GEOGRAPHY

Country capital: San José
Area: 51,000 square kilometers (19,652 sq. miles)
Languague: Spanish
Location: Located in the Central American isthmus, immediately north of Panama, with ports in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and 153 highway miles between them.

COSTA RICA POPULATION

4.0 million
Density: 78.4 inhabitants per square kilometer (203.5 inhabitants per sq. mile)
Major metropolitan center: San Jose (1 M )
By sex: men: 49,86% women: 50,14%
Total labor force: 1,7 million
Economically active population: 42.3%
Unemployment rate 2008: 4.6%
Underemployment rate 2008: 7.6 %

ECONOMIC INDICATORS OF COSTA RICA(YEAR 2008)

GDP in millions of US$ 16,841
Per capita GDP in US$ 4,130
Exports (FOB) in millions of US$ 5,224
Imports (CIF) in millions of US$ 6,997
Inflation rate 10.0%
Devaluation rate 9.9%

 

 

 

 

 

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Int. Federation of Real Estate Agents.
Costa Rica Chamber of Realtors. American Chamber of Commerce. Urban Land Institute. U.S.A Asociation of Real Estate agents of U.S

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