JB Real Estate Costa Rica offers property management to those of you seeking a responsible company that will take care of your home while you are thousands of miles away. We have been in this business for 15 years. To us it is important that we completely understand our clients’ needs and expectations so that their property is kept at their standards. This way as a property owner you can come and go freely, knowing the property we manage will be in good hands.
Having lived in Costa Rica for most of our lives we know how the weather affects buildings and yards. Our knowledge of what is available and where helps us obtain whatever materials are necessary to guarantee the integrity of the property. We have a vast botanical knowledge which allows us to maintain existing gardens or create new ones if desired.
Melanie handles all book keeping, rentals and managing the office work. At the same time she has an eye for cleaning and will make sure any cleaning lady fulfills her job. Her experience with the local city hall and knowledge of the rules and regulations in Costa Rica is a plus to any property owner.
Luis is a handyman and can repair almost any small issue that surges. He also has an excellent sense in the gardens allowing him to make sure that buildings and surrounding grounds are well maintained.
Housekeeping (supervise a lady to do general cleaning, wash laundry)
General Maintenance (sinks, faucets, toilets, AC, small paint jobs, etc)
Garden Maintenance (making sure existing plantings are pruned and fertilized)
Landscaping (designing new gardens, obtaining plants and planting)
Rentals (marketing on internet thru different agencies, handling calendar, doing check ins and check outs, managing inventory)
Bookkeeping (paying utility bills, property taxes, corporate taxes, etc.)
Our price starts at $60 a month for a basic management including the following:
-weekly checkup of property
-paying of utility bills
-overseeing of a gardener and/or house keeper
-any small repairs that accumulate up to 1 hour a month (any extra time will be charged at $15 and hour). The owner will have to authorize this prior.
Other consulting services:
-obtaining building permits
-getting a commercial license