My wife and I bought both of our condos in projects developed by the Tamarindo Diria Resort, the largest hotel in Tamarindo. We felt that there was security in the confidence that the buildings would be finished because the developer had substantial assets and a reputation to protect that would ensure that the projects were developed successfully.
I apologize that this series has taken a turn to show the unpleasant consequences of the U.S. recession on the Costa Rican real estate market for vacation properties. I will return to happier subjects tomorrow.
On our Viva la Voyage travel photo site this week we are showing one of our favorite places -- the town of Bellagio on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. It is much more beautiful than the Las Vegas casino that it inspired.