Atenea Realty, a complete service residential and commercial real estate company, is conveniently located three blocks from the jardin (main square) in the historic district of San Miguel de Allende.
Atenea Realty´s multi-lingual and bicultural professional team of real estate specialists joins forces by sharing their knowledge and multiple talents with their clients, providing a stress free and pleasant experience while tending to each and every detail involved in the real estate transaction. This is what makes Atenea Realty "The Perfect Choice" for meeting each and everyone´s real estate needs.
Atenea Realty is a member of AMPI (Mexican Association of Professional Realtors); NAR (National Association of Realtors, USA); and FIABCI (International Real Estate Federation). Broker/Owner, Carlos F. Acuña, is an accredited member of TRC (Transnational Referral Certified) and a designated CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) member.
Atenea Realty is the only member of AREA (Associated Realty of the Americas) representing San Miguel de Allende, including all the Central part of Mexico. Broker/Owner, Carlos F. Acuña, is the current President of AMAR (Mexican Association for Retirement Committees) representing San Miguel de Allende.
Our conscientious team of professional realtors, both in sales & in rentals, has deep roots in the business, social, and cultural communities of San Miguel de Allende. Whether you are buying or selling a property, we pool our resources to produce the best possible outcome for your real estate investment.
Carlos F. Acuña Broker/Realtor/Owner General Director
Carlos is a multilingual and bicultural Mexican national from the northern state of Sonora. He completed his higher education at the University of Arizona acquiring a degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing, and a minor in Romance Languages (French, Italian, and Portuguese). Carlos worked in the investment banking industry for several years, transferring to San Miguel de Allende in 1983. He has been a partner in the oldest art gallery in town, Atenea Gallery, for the past 33 years, and has been involved in the real estate industry for 19 years. Carlos is a member of AMPI (Mexican Association of Professional Realtors), NAR (National Association of Realtors), and FIABCI (International Real Estate Federation). He obtained the TRC (Transnational Referral Certified) degree and is a CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designee. Carlos is former President (two year term 2010-2011) of the local chapter of AMPI in San Miguel de Allende.
Isaac Uribe / Property Management Associate
A resident of San Miguel de Allende for the past 44 years, Isaac is from the nearby city of Irapuato in the state of Guanajuato. He is bilingual and became bicultural by spending a number of years in the USA. He travelled and lived in Europe for several years prior to moving to San Miguel de Allende. Isaac studied fine art and has been involved in the art field for many years, reason why he opened Atenea Gallery with partner Carlos Acuña in 1985. He is presently Co-owner and Managing Director of "the oldest art gallery in San Miguel de Allende". Since the beginning of Atenea Realty Isaac became the Public Relations Director for the company, sharing his charm and excellent communication skills, his wide knowledge of the city and its people, and important relationships with old timers and new comers to San Miguel de Allende. He also currently directs the property management department.
Julie Durand / Sales & Rentals Associate
|Julie was born in Guatemala and graduated from the Liceo Frances with a Bachelor´s degree in Business and a Master´s degree in Business Administration. She began her career in residential real estate in Washington D.C. in 1973, shortly after graduating from college. Julie joined Mount Vernon Realty in the Washing ton D.C. Metropolitan area in 1985. She specialized in luxury residences including condominiums, cooperatives, and single family homes. Julie has built a reputation and considerable experience not only in real estate but in her career with Non-profit International Organizations. She has been a business owner and a member of the Chamber of Commerce in Berkeley Springs, W. V. In 2004 Julie moved to San Miguel de Allende where she worked for Century 21 and won her award as the firm´s 100 Top National Sellers. Julie´s high level of loyalty and integrity resonates with buyers and sellers as she approaches each real estate transaction with enthusiasm and intellect. Her vast knowledge of the San Miguel de Allende´s multi-faceted market and close attention to detail compliment her collaboration with clients. Inspired by her degree of service, Julie´s client base is largely repeat buyers and sellers and their referrals. Julie has traveled extensively and has lived in Spain, Brazil, the U.S. and Mexico. She is a native Spanish speaker with a full command of the English language. She is affiliated with AMPI, the Mexican Association of Professional Realtors.|
Brad Guse / Sales & Rentals Associate
Brad Guse has been active in real estate his entire life. He is originally from Texas and graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Business Finance and Real Estate. He lived in Denver, Dallas, and San Francisco, working in real estate combined with his own interior design business, where he did many stagings to prepare a property for a sale. Brad's love for Mexico started in his childhood with many trips to San Miguel de Allende. In 2003 he decided to make a major life change and moved to San Miguel de Allende where he has continued his real estate career. In 2006 Brad was offered an important job and moved to Puerto Vallarta where he worked for the Four Seasons Hotel at Punta Mita selling the hotel's private villas. After three years there he returned to what he calls his home town, San Miguel de Allende. Brad knows the market very well and pays great attention and meticulous detail to his client's needs and desires. Brad and Carlos have been involved in many transactions together over the years and have a proven track record together with mutual respect. Brad is a great addition to the Atenea Realty boutique team where three highly seasoned professionals join together to offer each client their combined years of knowledge and expertise to deliver the best possible experience.
Ivan Malagon / Graphic Design & Publicity
|Ivan was born in San Miguel de Allende. He learned Japanese at a very early age since his mother is half Mexican and half Japanese. He moved to McKinney, Texas with his family when he was eleven >years old, where he studied junior high and high school. Ivan is trilingual and bicultural, and this has been an asset in his labor and social relations. He returned to San Miguel de Allende five years ago and worked in the public relations department of several businesses. He worked in another real estate office during six months involved in sales before joining Atenea Realty where he is in charge of graphic design and publicity. Ivan is currently studying Architecture at the University of Leon, which could be exploited within the real estate industry.|