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First Realty CRE

Chris Evans co-founded First Realty CRE over 15 years ago, which was the first real estate franchise to operate in Costa Rica, bringing a new level of professionalism and service to the Costa Rica real estate market. Chris has been a licensed real estate broker for over 10 years.

About us

First Realty is located in Sabana Area of San Jose, Costa Rica near the brand new National Stadium. It is one of the most beautiful and fastest growing areas in Costa Rica.

Our team proudly offers the best professional real estate services in the area. Whether you are looking to buy your vacation dream home or searching for business or investment opportunities, we can assist you.

Our professional staff is led by Chris Evans who brings many years experience in the Costa Rica Real Estate Market.

Chris R. Evans - Broker

Chris is a consummate Real Estate expert and considered one of the foremost authorities on every aspect of real estate investment, development and sales in Costa Rica. Chris’ career as a Real Estate Broker and Developer has spanned 27 years in Eastern and Western Canada, the U.S.A and Central America.

Chris Co–Founded the first Real Estate Franchise in Costa Rica, RE/MAX First Realty in 1995.

Chris is currently a member of the Costa Rican Real Estate Association Camara de Bienes Raices CBR – Lic # 1083, The National Association of Realtors [NAR]. The Costa Rican – American Chamber of Commerce, he is the Monthly Speaker for the Foreign Residents Association “ARCR” of Costa Rica for over 10 years and is featured in Christopher Howard’s book – The NEW Golden Door to Living and Retiring in Costa Rica.

Franci Hermosa - Property Management Services

Mrs. Hermosa brings over a decade of property management experience in the Costa Rica market. She is an expert in both commercial and residential property management. She oversees tenant relations, property maintenance, repairs and marketing, as well as vendor relations.