New Property Price Index

The Costa Rica Real Estate Chamber is preparing a specialized index for land prices.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

As by explained Aleyda Bonilla, director of the Chamber, the indicator will combine information from the public registry, municipalities and inspectors and will initially serve to determine the cost of lots and then, in a second stage, will be used to list houses.

"According to the representative of the realtors, the first results of this price collection will be ready in the first quarter of 2013 and will include data only from the province of San José.

Later, it will be expanded to cover the whole country. ‘The market demands a secure knowledge base about the price of property’, she said ", reported Nacion.com.



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