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Lake Chapala Real Estate


Vonage United States (845) 750 6495 Hours: M-F 9-5 Sat. 9-1 Sun. Closed Constitución #26, Ajijic, 45920, Jalisco

Welcome to Lake Chapala Real Estate
One visit to our little paradise can change your life forever!

Discovering Lake Chapala, Mexico has been the answer for many Americans, Canadians and Europeans looking for a new life.
If you are ready for a change, ready for an adventure, ready for near perfect weather all year, ready to be embraced by a warm and welcoming Mexican and English community, and ready for a lower cost of living, then maybe you too are ready to choose Chapala!
Lake Chapala Real Estate is the fastest growing, most efficient customer friendly company in Ajijic. Established in October 2007, we currently list 100+ homes for sale plus many other opportunities to buy in the developments we market.

We offer:
Courtesy Orientation tour of the area
Custom home tours
• Use of our computers, printers, scanners, laminators and office supplies
• Use of our Vonage long distance phone
• Help with Spanish translation

If a new client is unfamiliar with the area, we provide a Courtesy Orientation Tour. The tour includes not only the various villages, developments and neighborhoods that dot the north shore of Lake Chapala, but also an idea of the caliber of restaurants, shops, services and amenities available at Lakeside. Clients obtain a solid overview of what living at Lakeside is all about. Then back to our beautiful garden for drinks and an opportunity to answer more questions. We match you with an agent, set you up at our computer and guide you through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS). The agent will assist you in finding the homes that best fit your requirements and print flyers. No pressure, no obligation.


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Paola De Watterlot
Email:  askpaola@choosechepala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  376-766-4530 & 4540
Mobile:  (33) 1520-4173

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.She recognizes and values the trust her clients have with her and strives each day to exceed their expectations. Paola has seventeen years of experience in real estate with a Certificado como Asesor Inmobiliario (Real Estate certification) from the Mexican government. This experience and knowledge has helped her develop excellent customer service and a commitment to work hard, listen and follow through. Her communication skills in both English and Spanish make her an ideal bi-lingual real estate agent."My goal is to guide my clients in the best way to find a home and toward the best investment of their assets. On the other side, I provide my best advice on the sale of their property."
Listing (14)   |   Agent info
Raúl González
Email:  askteamraul@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4540 or 766-4530
Mobile:  331-437-0925

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 Estate as a Career. He is Bilingual & Certified to Sell Real Estate in Mexico and he started working as a Realtor in September 1st. 2014 with Century 21 and he worked & trained for almost 6 years. Then he moved to Ajijic Real Estate turning into the #1 Sales Realtor for 5 years in a row 2010-2014. Then moved to Lake Chapala Real Estate since January 2015 with his brand TEAM RAUL having his best and more productive years ever. During 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018. Remember this: Do You Want To List or Do You Want to SELL?. Raul will give you the proper advice about pricing properly your home and put it at Market Value in order to Sell it, not to keep it for years at an unreasonable price. Raul’s work success secret is based in 3 important factors: 1) His ample knowledge in the Lake Chapala-Ajijic area & the different neighborhoods, he will share with you the "pros & cons" of every subdivision, he wouldn't just sell you a house, he will sell you a life style based on your needs. 2) His affinity for people in general and his customers in particular, relishing his opportunities to see them happily situated in the homes of their dreams. o discern his clients´ individual needs and assure their satisfaction, that gives him a broad experience dealing with American, Canadian, European and Mexican Customers. 3) His ample knowledge on the Technical secrets of your deed, when did you buy?, did you register your deed at real value or Tax value?, that will make a big difference and he will lead you in the best way in order to be aware of your Capital Gains. You will enjoy touring with him in the process of finding the home of your dreams !!! CALL HIM !!! or CONTACT HIM: (33) 1437-0925 / RaulDRealtor@gmail.com / Toll Free: 1 (707) 320-0006      
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Paty Lopez
Email:  askpaty@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  (331) 175-9632

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 clients! 
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Claudette Champagne
Email:  claudette_champagne@hotmail.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  (33) 1418-1716

A seasoned Canadian real estate agent of over 32 years in the Toronto residential carriage and boutique income properties, Claudette brings not only her polished sales skills but an excellent eye for renovation projects – hers and her clients. Retirement was not in the cards for Claudette when she arrived at Lakeside in 2001.  As an accomplished artist she became involved in the art scene, bought and renovated the iconic Billy Moon estate and there has hosted glamorous balls, various fund raisers, fashion shows and the Northern Lights musical events.   Her community spirit extends to four-legged clients - she is VERY effective in adopting out abandoned dogs and is also involved in dog rescue.  Should you buy a house from Claudette, don`t be surprised if it includes a rescue dog!
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Evangelina Valladares
Email:  askevavalladares@gmail.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  (333)-108-6151

EVA VALLADARES 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 activity, advising clients and expertly prepares for closings,. She is now also a fully qualified real estate agent. And she makes a mean cup of coffee! Eva is probably one of the youngest grandmother's you have ever met. Her diligence, patience and wonderful sense of humor make Eva a valued member of our team.
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Guillermo Blanco
Email:  askguillermo@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4540 or 766-4530
Mobile:  (331)-699-1839

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Trudie Nelson
Email:  TrudieNelson@gmail.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4540
Mobile:  331 074 33 08

 A 20yr resident & 15yrs Experience in local real estate market, originally from Toronto. Graduate interior designer. She and her husband have renovated and built many homes. She brings the unique experience and expertise to share with you. Trudie is deeply involved in the Community with time & contributions to education and the Ajijic Central Plaza gardens through the garden club.
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Marvin Golden (Broker)
Email:  askmarvin@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4540
Mobile:  331-223-9014

Marvin Golden and his wife, Barbara Mercik, came to Mexico from Canada in 2000. Barbara had 22 years experience in the head office of the Bank of Montreal and Marvin had a flooring business and rental properties that he renovated and managed. They discovered paradise on the shores of the fishing villages by the largest lake in Mexico, Lake Chapala, and never went back. After 6 years working for 3 real estate companies and also renovating homes they opened their own office in 2007. Their real estate company, Lake Chapala Real Estate is the fastest growing company at lakeside where their goal is to be the most professional, helpful and friendly office at lakeside. They thoroughly enjoy being ambassadors promoting living the good life at Lake Chapala. During their time at lakeside they have assembled a list of quality professionals in all aspects of living here and are pleased to share these references with you. Many clients are thrilled with the extra service and assistance and give strong recommendations to their company. Visit their website www.choosechapala.com for more information and to view their “Homebooks” highlighting pictures and information on their listings. Lakeside living is laid back, yet with plenty of activities. If you want more, the big city of Guadalajara is 40 minutes away with shopping malls and nightlife. When you want a beach fix Manzanillo is 4 hours away and Puerto Valarta 5 hours.
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Judit Rajhathy
Email:  askjudit@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  331-395-9849

Judit 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 of the real estate world.  She became an agent first and then went on to buy, renovate and sell her own properties. As a result of a health crisis, Judit embarked on a search for wellness and became an licensed acupuncturist and holistic nutritionist and eventually owned and operated a wellness clinic, New Directions in Health in Dartmouth NS.  She also hosted two popular television shows, and wrote a best selling health book, Free to Fly: a journey toward wellness which she promoted across the country for several years prior to her move to the Lakeside area. Wanting to become physically fit herself, Judit opened and operated a popular fitness centre, Change of Pace, geared for seniors. At the same time, Judit built and sold seven homes and recently realized how much she still loves the real estate industry and is committed to connecting happy buyers with sellers.  Judit enjoys sharing her love and intricate knowledge of the Lakeside area with newcomers.  She is dedicated to making your dreams a reality. Judit makes things happen.    
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Stephen Hunter
Email:  askstephen@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  376 766 1133

Stephen was a Commercial Real Estate Broker in Toronto for 25 years.
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Maggie Quiroz
Email:  askmaggie@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  387-763-0911
Mobile:  331-807-7313

Margartia 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 Federal System of Secretaria de Educacion Publica. After two years, she returned to Sinaloa to continue teaching in a public school for the next 6 years. Maggie married an American and spent time in the US, teaching in San Diego and San Francisco, but returned to her Mexican homeland in Guadalajara where she taught for another four years. Then the Rosevelt School drew her to Ajijic, where she knew this is the place where she wanted to live forever. She and her husband bought a house at Lakeside through Lake Chapala Real Estate. They were so pleased with the service, that she decided she wanted to work as a real estate agent. She finally took the plunge and made her first sale within her first month and is happily settling in.
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Michaela Sirbu
Email:  askmichaela@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4540
Mobile:  333-141-5979

Michaela 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 places on earth! Working with Lake Chapala Real Estate provides me the opportunity to connect with people from all over the world who seek the perfect place to continue working, or to retire. I feel excited to be able to share my knowledge of the Chapala area and to help you locate your ideal home at Lakeside. Visit Ajijic to fall in love, and then stay to live your best life ever!”
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Jimena Callejas
Email:  askjimena@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  (333) 505-2849

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 and is passionate about her job and enjoys helping people with all there real estate needs.
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Pepe Mora
Email:  askpepe@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  376-766-4530 & 4540
Mobile:  33-10-22-24-47

Pepe is an active architect a native of Chapala, ever since he was a child he always managed to discover new houses and buildings, perhaps of his natural born attraction to architecture and design. He grew up in the family business where he learned the worth of being a persistent man. As a student, he obtained a degree of Architect by the Centro Universitario de Arte, Arquitecura y Diseño of Universidad de Guadalajara in 2012. Since then he has been an independent contractor, designer and developer in the Lakeside area. He has Collaborated in more than a dozen projects and buildings. Pepe is here to help you choose or build the home of your dream.
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Jason Taylor
Email:  askus+askjason@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  331-447-7443

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 Mexican woman (Ana Paula) and we have 2 beautiful sons. I ended up owning a small Cantina (then called Café Adelita) which has since grown to be one the most successful restaurants in the area, now called Adelita Bar & Grill. Having a love for music (I was a professional musician back in Toronto) live music is a big part of the Adelita atmosphere. Having been in the area, and running businesses for many years I have seen the many transitions that the Lake Chapala area has gone through.  I am perfectly suited to help you make the best decision when it comes to realty in the area!
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Ted Baehr
Email:  askted@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  331-944-6453

Ted Baehr is a licensed California Real Estate Broker who moved to Ajijic in January of 2019. Being a recent retiree after selling the Santa Barbara Lifestyle for over 30 years, Ted has decided to help others assimilate to the greater Lake Chapala lifestyle. “I was attracted to Ajijic because of the similar weather to Santa Barbara, the exceedingly beautiful Spanish people, their relaxed culture, colorful style and architecture, plus the immediate expat friendship and acceptance.”Ted’s interest and passion is for helping people locate the right property. That may take time. Ted offers his talent and time. Ted says “I appreciate all those who shared with me and now want to pass on the favor.” Ted Baehr comes with a successful Broker/Owner background in residential sales where his motto has always been “ We Do Real Estate Right “.
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Rene Ochoa
Email:  askus+askrene@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  331-599-3842

René is truly a Renaissance man!  A Guadalajara native who obtained a degree in Marketing in Guadalajara and a diploma in Business Management in Paris.  In college he was elected Student Body President, and if that did not keep him busy enough, also worked for a Marketing firm in Social Media, developing strategies for a diverse set of clients; political parties and actors!  All excellent opportunities to develop people skills at a young age.  As an agent he enjoys meeting people and helping them find their dream home.  That fits well with his part-time work as an Event & Wedding Planner.  René is currently marketing Jacarandas, a 16-home development in Riberas del Pilar.  https://choosechapala.com/property/jacarandas-16/ And in his spare time, is pursuing a Law degree in Guadalajara.  He is passionate about traveling and discovering new cultures. 
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Kristina Morgan
Email:  askkristina@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  +52 331-305-9974 MX, +1 901-949-3383 US

Kristina’s background reads like a checklist for the ideal Lake Chapala realtor. She brings almost two decades of familiarity with the area, and U.S. licenses as a Realtor, Broker and General Contractor and she is bilingual. She has an uncanny people sense when it comes to home-to-owner matchmaking.Kristina’s entire family moved to Lakeside in the early ‘90s and are well-known as “old-timers” that fully integrated into both the Mexican and the Expat communities. Three of Kristina’s four children were born, raised and educated here in Mexico, before moving to the U.S. with their mom to attend college.It was there that Kristina pursued a successful real estate and home construction career. Also, it was where she met and recently married her best friend and love of her life.  Now back at Lakeside Chapala, she says, “It feels so good to be home!”For many years, Kristina shared her love of Mexico, its culture and people in general through her role as co-director and real estate liaison with Focus on Mexico, a long-established educational program for newcomers. It was during her tenure with FOM that she became impressed with the professionalism and integrity at Lake Chapala Real Estate. She is thrilled to now be part of their expert team.
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Bertha Chavez
Email:  askbertha@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  331-669-7133

I was born here in the village of Ajijic. My husband and I are Mexicans and I am the mother of 3 and a grandmother of 3 beautiful grand children. I began my career in real estate in 1985, first as a receptionist and then selling properties in 1997 and expanded as well to rentals and property management. My extensive experience is available to help you find your dream home! 
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Jeff McGaver
Email:  askjeff@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  333-407-8839

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 airline industry and they purchased a hobby farm back in Wisconsin. After completely remodeling their 100 year old farm house and preparing the 19th century barns for occupancy, their plan was to take in rescued farm animals. At one point they were shepherding as many as 52 animals. Though Jeff’s passion for animal rescue will never wane, his love for winter did.They made their first visit to Ajijic in February 2017. It was love at first sight. Returning two months later in April 2017, the decision was made to move. The farm went up for sale, they purchased a home in Riberas del Pilar and loaded their 2 dogs, 5 cats and 1 parrot for the 5 day drive to Lake Chapala. Yes, crossing the border with a parrot can be done. Since arriving Lakeside, 3 more dogs have been added to the menagerie of critters.Let Jeff McGaver’s own relocation experience help you in your transition to this wonderful life Lakeside. His welcoming personality, good listening skills and sense of humor will make for a positive experience when buying or selling your home with him.
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Kathleen McLennan
Email:  askkathleen@choosechapala.com
Address:  Constitución #26, Ajijic, Jalisco
Phone:  (376) 766-4530 or 766-4540
Mobile:  332-221-6855

Hola my name is Kathleen…My husband and I moved lakeside in 2017 from Reno, NV. Presently we live in Riberas.Interestingly, I attended college in Puebla, Mexico where I studied Anthropology. Even at a young age I fell in love with Mexico and the Mexican people and always knew I would be back.I had a very successful career in the United States in Luxury Retail. Working for the great houses of Dior and Fendi. This was then followed by me opening a fabulous online luxury consignment store.I am very people and performance oriented. I have the business acumen and talent to successfully work with sellers to seamlessly sell their homes and to work alongside buyers to get them into their dream home in Mexico.
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