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Nohara Estates Cost Rica is an elite team of enthusiastic, hardworking real-life Ambassadors, who strive to live by the three Cs… Commitment, Competence and Consistency. Humble but proud to also be involved in managing, consulting and marketing not only some of Chicago’s largest and most prestigious projects over the years but also across the U.S. as well as several in Firenze, Italy.

We excel in providing a plethora of crucial Real Estate services tailored to suit and accommodate all our clients whether an individual or developers. Due to our friendly approach and deep knowledge of the U.S.,  European, and Costa Rica markets we create an empathetic approach by communicating and listening allowing you to use your imagination of what your dream home might entail. We feel it is essential in taking the time to cultivate a relationship of trust between us, giving you the ultimate experience in finding your home and by paying attention to every single detail. We breathe “perfecto” in all that we do!

Boasting over 25 years in the property business on all levels and being a Registered and Certified Agency in Costa Rica means we not only hold ourselves to the highest professional stands but also are truly blessed with genuine and charming team leaders. A total of over 50 years of combined International Property Marketing Experience throughout our family means an expertise in understanding Cross Cultural Purchases. Our crew is a complementary group of people from various parts of the world, who embody the culture and who converse comfortably in English, Spanish and Swedish. Whether you are interested in purchasing an Estate, Luxury Home, Development or condominium we are here to help you understand the process and vet options.

Our extensive portfolio gives you a selection of prestigious luxury real estate options, and each one is equally beautiful! Remain confident that we will not compromise in our passion and pursuit of finding you the perfect property. A passion that will continue after the  sales attention and through the managing of your home or asset for many years to come. It is one of our core values and is essential in maintaining extremely satisfied clients.


Mark Randall

Chief Executive (CEO)

Mark has always had a deep passion for the real-estate industry. Having initiated Chicago’s very first “Hotel Condo Project” better known as the Raffaelo Hotel as well the largest condominium conversion in the history of the U.S. at Park Place Tower. After a blessed tenure in and around Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, he joined The Palazzo Tornabuoni, broadening his horizons even further.

The desire to challenge himself through real-estate led Mark to settle in Costa Rica 9 years ago. As an urban dweller he can personally attest as to how the ideas and concept of “Pura Vida” can positively impact his clients’ lives.

Amongst the honors received, Mark was also recognized as a C.A.R Golden and Platinum Award winner in IL. Mark’s experience, passion, and dedication all help his clients navigate to what he has coined as “Cross Cultural Purchasing”.

Cesar Diaz

Chief Operation Officer (COO)

E-mail:  cesar noharaestates.com
Telephone:  +506 8381 2043

Born and raised in Costa Rica in the Escazu area (known as “the Costa Rican Beverly Hills”) Cesar understands how the luxury real estate market in Costa Rica stands out as a classic, innovative, and of course “Pura Vida”, the mantra of the “Ticos” (as costaricans are called).

Cesar is a National Association of REALTORS® Member (USA Licensed), an expert in strategic business development from the George Washington School of Business. He is also an expert consultant in B2B and Fintech strategy, and has always considered integrity as the number one ingredient in every transaction. This is no exception when it comes to serving his clients at Nohara Estates Costa Rica. His amazing commitment to excellence, quality of service and confidentiality are his hallmarks.

Connoisseur of the arts, lover of good music, avid reader and golf fan, César positioned himself in the capital city using his organizational skills for networking, focusing primarily on high-end business.

Cesar’s dedication to his clients is commendable as he continues to strive to deliver excellent results with his Commitment, Competence and Consistency.

Maria Jose Ulate

Pacific Team Broker

Introducing Maria Jose Ulate, a native Costa Rican real estate specialist with a strong background in business analysis and sales management. Her focus is on evaluating real estate options aligned with each client’s financial goals.

Maria Jose’s expertise is internationally recognized with certifications from prestigious institutions such as the University of Oxford and Anhembi Morumbi University. Her in-depth knowledge of Costa Rica’s economic and real estate development, combined with a global network, ensures exceptional results.

Beyond her professional achievements, Maria Jose is a multilingual communicator, fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. In her free time, she enjoys surfing and finds solace in her faith.

With two years of experience in opening markets and delivering outstanding customer service, Maria Jose is your go-to resource for residential, commercial, luxury, and eco-property investments in Costa Rica. Let her guide you in achieving your financial goals as you explore the wonders of this beautiful country.

Jose Pablo Ureña

Pacific Team Broker

Introducing José Pablo Ureña, a seasoned entrepreneur and surfing enthusiast. With 35 years as the owner of Jaco Surf Shop and 8 years with Planeta Surf and Skate, he’s an established figure in the coastal retail scene.

Apart from his successful ventures, José Pablo has an extensive real estate background, selling and renting properties for over three decades. His passion for surfing has taken him to 25 countries, forming valuable international business connections.

As a national surfing champion and former president of the Costa Rican Surfing Federation for 20 years, José Pablo has organized major events in Costa Rica and Central America. Today, he continues to enjoy surfing as a lifestyle and takes pride in helping clients make informed property investments, particularly in Costa Rica.

José Pablo Ureña embodies the fusion of passion and expertise, making him a central figure in both surf and real estate circles

Alejandro Jaramillo Luconi

Sales Partner

Originally from downtown San Jose, Costa Rica, Alejandro considers himself a global citizen, with living experience in many exotic places, from the U.S. to South America, Europe, China, and Kuwait. As such, he has a broad understanding and awareness of foreign cultures and traditions.

With degrees in Civil Engineering and a Global MBA, his background in construction, finance, and marketing is of great value to any Real Estate undertaking, and his knowledge in land and construction appraisals provides him with all the necessary tools to assist as an indispensable advisor.

Alejandro also brings knowledge in crypto asset management and technical analysis, as a successful investor in several trading options – both in long and short positions – and as CEO of Local Bitness, crypto-based e-commerce and learning hub.

After many years as a project engineer, Alejandro has shifted his personal and professional growth strategy toward combining his skills to pursue high-value Real Estate investments.

He enjoys playing guitar, video edition, and 3D modeling.

Oliver Martinez

IT  Manager

Oliver grew up in Guatemala, a lover of technology and internet business, he has extensive knowledge of HTML programming, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, WordPress, etc.

Constantly at the forefront of new opportunities to get knowledge updating in order to better serve our technological area, he also has experience in embedded systems and telecommunication platforms. He likes video games and sports like football, running, etc.

He also loves to travel whenever possible and to be able to enjoy all the good things in life.

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