Kristi is originally from Illinois, USA and has lived in Costa Rica for nearly 20 years and a Costa Rican citizen.
Kristi is married to a Costa Rican and they have two children together.
Her father has done several developments in the southern zone, such as Costa Verde Estates in Escaleras, Dominical, Osa and has been involved in the real estate and property development field for over 15 years.
Kristi worked for CV FIRM in San Isidro, Perez Zeledon for 5 years where she was mentored by Lic. Casimiro Vargas and Licda. Maribel Barrantes Rojas. CV Firm was a pioneer legal office in the real estate development field. CV Firm was also the original founder of E & T Escrow and Trust solutions, now one of the bigger Escrow companies in Costa Rica.
Kristi went on to study law in Costa Rica and got her degree and license in early 2010. She worked briefly as a realtor while studying and was able to visit and learn about many properties in the area. Her husband, also bilingual, has been a realtor in the area for over 15 years and has vast knowledge of all aspects regarding local properties and developments.
Kristi also has her Master’s degree in Notary and Registry Law in Costa Rica. She speaks and writes both English and Spanish fluently and specializes in the researching properties prior to the purchase and sale of property, creating contracts for such and assisting with all legal proceedings related to closing, due diligence and post-closing procedures.