Re: more questions on moving
- Welcome new members, including ¨reverse¨, (I hate not having a name to
While I wouldn´t have put it in the way Bruce did, he had a point.
PLEASE go to the eboard:
Spend some time reviewing information. There are sections on areas to
live in, cost of living under FAQs, residency and legal information,
and more. (Remember that those headings with an * have hidden further
menus..they appear when you click on the main heading)
Also, answers to specific questions can also be found in our archives:
Click on ¨messages¨ on the left side of the page, and type in your
search terms in the appropriate box that appears.
Further, the referral to the arcr site:
www.arcr.net was a good one. There are also good books to review. Try
post number 57954 for suggestions, to which I would add John Howell´s
Discover Costa Rica.
One of the first things you may find is that you cannot work here, with
certain very specific exceptions.
I find members are much more willing to jump in with help if the
questions are more specific. Nobody knows how to answer, ¨Can I afford
it¨, or ¨Where should I live¨.. What kind of climate are you looking
for? The microclimates here abound and change within a few hundred
feet. Beach, mountain? Do you need to be near ¨gringo¨ type
services? What does ¨getting by¨ mean to you.
- Ok to be more specific of my needs for moving, I;m looking to move in
the Central Vally area because i don't want to be next to all the
beach's. I would like some shops and common amenity's in the general
area. weather dosent matter to me anything is better than snow! I
would like to cook or teach English but I heard that you can get
bonded and insured to watch peoples houses. I'm not looking to be
filthy rich i just want a fresh start and raise a family. I understand
that it's not the easiest thing to do i just need some help guiding me