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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

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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 376-766-1033
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 333-108-6151
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

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
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

Jason Taylor

Born and raised in Toronto I moved to Mexico in 2007. My mother had moved here in 1999 and on one my trips to visit her I fell in love with the area and soon began to lay my roots here! I married an amazing…

  • Office : 376-766-4540 or 4530
  • Mobile : 331-447-7443
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 333 407 8839
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Jimena Callejas

Jimena is originally from Colombia but moved to the States as a child. She lived in Texas for many years prior to moving to Ajijic. She holds a Texas Real Estate License. Jimena is passionate about her job and enjoys helping people with all their…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 333-505-2849
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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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • 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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 333-100-1336
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 331-110-1438
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 333-393-9540
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

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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Marco Aldaco

Marco was born in Guadalajara, and attended High School in El Paso, Texas where he graduated in the top 10% of his class. He returned to pursue one of his passions, Architecture at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO) where he excelled…

  • Office : 376 766 4540 or 4530
  • Mobile : 331 171 9511
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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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 333-141-5979
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MJ Miller

MJ Miller was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. She has resided in MD, NC, VA and DC. She became a certified life and business coach (CPCC, CMC) in the mid-90’s. While building her coaching practice she received a contract from a global real estate…

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  • Mobile : 331 798 0111
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Nova-Lee DoBush

Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Nova-Lee spent a good part of her career in Healthcare – Cancer care to be exact,” looking after people is in my nature and although I loved my job…it was tremendously difficult on my heart”. Nova-Lee and her…

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  • Mobile : 331 456 1237
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  • WhatsApp : 331 456 1237

Paola de Watterlot

Paola was born in Guadalajara to French-Canadian, Mexican parents. She grew up in Ajijic and was very involved in the town’s traditions. She loves watching her three awesome boys grow and develop values and life goals. Paola takes great enjoyment from her family and career.…

  • Office : 376-766-4540
  • Mobile : 331-520-4173

Paty López

Paty was raised in Tepic, Nayarit.  She is the mother of two daughters, one son and a grandmother of three boys. Paty has 20 years of real estate experience at Lakeside, so she clearly enjoys what she does – finding the perfect home for her…

  • Office : 376 766 4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 331 175 9632
  • Vonage : 845-750-6495

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…

  • Office : 376-766-4530 or 4540
  • Mobile : 331-022-2447
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