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Our Team

Marvin Golden (Broker)

Marvin Golden and his wife, Barbara Mercik, left Canada in 2000 for a year-long adventure traveling through the US and Mexico. Their final destination was Ajijic, Mexico, on the shore of Mexico’s largest lake and, Lake Chapala, an area rumored to have some of the…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 331-223-9014
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

Barbara Mercik – Manager

Barbara Mercik and her husband, Marvin Golden, left Canada in 2000 for a year-long adventure traveling through the US and Mexico. Their final destination was Ajijic, Mexico, on the shore of Mexico’s largest lake and, Lake Chapala, an area rumored to have some of the…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 331-149-8950
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

Ana Kabande

Ana Kabande was born in Guadalajara where her twin boys are currently living and attending university. Looking for a better quality of life, she moved to Ajijic in 2005 and shortly thereafter, started working for Focus On Mexico, a local company that helps foreigners move…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 331-862-2820
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Claudette Champagne

A seasoned Canadian real estate agent of over 32 years in the Toronto residential carriage and boutique income properties, Claudette Champagne brings not only her polished sales skills but an excellent eye for renovation projects – hers and her clients. Retirement was not in the…

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  • Mobile : 376-766-1033
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Christophe McKeon

Christophe was born in Paris, France to a French father and Mexican mother, and has lived all over the world, from Africa to New York, Australia to South America, as well as all over Mexico. Christophe found Ajijic, fell in love with the place and…

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  • Mobile : 332-631-8725

Eva Valladares

Eva Valladares is a home grown success story. We are very proud of Eva’s success and advancement. She began as the backbone of the agency as our Receptionist with her warm and welcoming first impression the minute you walk in; then as our Administrator, co-ordinating…

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  • Mobile : 333-108-6151
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Federico Del Toro

Federico Del Toro grew up in Guadalajara and living and working in the US has given Federico insight into the cultural characteristics of both countries. Oregon and California were home to Federico for 25 years before returning to this area. Federico draws on his experiences…

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  • Mobile : 331-881-3199
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Ileana Lopez

Ileana Lopez was born and raised in the town of Taxco Guerrero, when at the age 11 her mother discovered the most picturesque town, full of vibrant colours, with sacred mountains surrounding a large lake. This Oasis was nowhere else but the Lake Chapala area.…

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  • Mobile : 331-251-0162

Guillermo Blanco

Guillermo Blanco is a valued member of Lake Chapala Real Estate’s professional team of agents. He represents his buyers and sellers with equal energy and enthusiasm.

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 331-699-1839
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Jeff McGaver

Originally from Wisconsin Jeff McGaver lived in Los Angeles for 30 years. In 2005, work took him back to the Midwest where he called Chicago home until 2010. He and his partner tired of the hustle and bustle of city life so Jeff took early retirement from the…

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  • Mobile : 333 407 8839
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Judit Rajhathy

Judit Rajhathy was born in Budapest Hungary but emigrated with her family to Canada during the 1956 Revolution. She attended Carleton University in Ottawa and moved to Nova Scotia where she raised her family. It was during this time that Judit became an active part…

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  • Mobile : 331-395-9849
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Karen Herrtwich

In 1992, Karen Herrtwich and her husband, Spencer, moved to Ajijic from the Toronto area in search of a better life. Anyone who lives in Canada would understand that climate was a huge drawing card! Karen has accomplished many things while enjoying life in Mexico, from owning…

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  • Mobile : 333-100-1336
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Keith Lester

Keith Lester and his wife, Linda, moved to Lakeside in 2014, after having vacationed here for a number of years. He was first licensed as a real estate broker and notary public in Saskatchewan, Canada in 1978.  Most of his working life has involved residential…

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  • Mobile : 331-110-1438
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Linda Bissonnette

Linda Bissonnette has been an adventurer all her life!  Leaving her life in Santa Fe New Mexico, where she was proud of her Associate Broker position at Sotheby’s International Realty. She headed south for the paradise of Ajijic, Jalisco, Mx.  She is now enjoying her new position…

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  • Mobile : 333-393-9540
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Linda Freeman

Born and raised in Montreal Canada, Linda graduated from Concordia University She then went on to work for several years in the airline industry, thus enjoying the opportunity to travel extensively. Linda first began Real Estate in 1988 with Royal Lepage and enjoyed many successful…

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  • Mobile : 333-661-6386
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Maggie Quiroz

Margartia or Maggie Quiroz Acosta was born in Culiacan Sinaloa, in the northwest of Mexico. She studied Education at Escuela Normal de Sinaloa, graduating when she was only 18 years old. Her teaching career began at the State of Puebla, as a part of the…

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  • Mobile : 331-807-7313
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Michaela Sirbu

Michaela Sirbu moved to Ajijic in 2010 from London, Ontario, after attending a Focus on Mexico tour group.  She is a Pilates, Yoga, and Theta Healing Instructor and her passion is helping people live happy, healthy, fulfilling lives. “Ajijic is one of the most beautiful…

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  • Mobile : 333-141-5979
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Pablo del Toro

Pablo del Toro grew up in Guadalajara until age 17, moved to Aurora Illinois were he graduated from high school and attended college for 1 year. He worked for many years in the auto parts business, then in 1997 became a licensed investment and securities…

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  • Mobile : 331-709-8941
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Pepé Mora

Pepe Mora is an active architect and a native of Chapala. Ever since he was a child, he always managed to discover new houses and buildings, perhaps because of his natural born attraction to architecture and design. He grew up in the family business where…

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  • Mobile : 3310222447
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Raul Gonzalez

A Guadalajara native, Raul Gonzalez was raised and educated in México City where he obtained a degree as a Chemical Engineer. His successes working with BF Goodrich led to marketing opportunities, forming a background for diverse free-lance work and business ownership experience before electing Real…

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  • Mobile : 331-437-0925
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