About Us

Paradise Awaits®

Sophia Mannerheim

Your Paradise REALTOR®

A Swedish-Canadian having lived, studied and/or worked in Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, Poland, Germany, Spain, USA, and Mexico, I am a multilingual world citizen fluent in several languages; Swedish, English, and Spanish. I am a hardworking, strategic, leader with 25 years of progressive experience impacting the corporate bottom line and performance through expert alignment. Throughout my university studies, I attended several international business relations exchange programs with Mexico including CEPE in Puebla, la Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, as well as la Universidad de Guadalajara. I graduated from the University of Western Ontario, Canada with a BA in International Business Relations, and then completed the Master Degree in International Business Administration (MBA) at the European University in Barcelona, Spain (second highest grade in the class).

As Global Human Resources Director and a member of the Board of Directors for a world leading manufacturing corporation headquartered in Canada for 8 years, I maximized performance of over 500 employees across multiple global geographic locations. A seasoned executive head-hunter and recruiter, I am proficient at building talented multinational workforces, by providing members with structured training, support, resource guidance, and motivation to exceed organizational objectives. Training and Certifications include: Certified Joint Health and Safety Committee (Chairman), Certified Internal Auditor (ISO), Chairman of the Joint Health & Safety Committee and First Aid Certified, Exceptional Customer Service, Fred Pryor, and Canadian Council for the Americas, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as well as several certifications in real estate.

Living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico for the last 15 years, I am currently a Luxury Specialist Broker Realtor at my brokerage Sixten Realty Keller Williams. I have two office, one in Jalisco and one in Riviera Nayarit. I am the Chair of the Productivity Committee on the Associate Leadership Council (ALC) at Keller Williams Bahía and top 10 in sales of the largest Market Center in Mexico. As a former head hunter and recruiter, my passion has always been matchmaking, but now my focus is on dream homes for clients in Mexico. My international background helps me greatly with buyer clients and the listings I market both nationally and internationally. Being multinational and multilingual ensures excellent communication skills with all parties. I love to learn and am always looking for courses to stay up-to-date on the market and enjoy my continuous professional development. This allows me to stay at the forefront of real estate and serve my clients more effectively. My connections include a vast network of national and international agents, potential buyers and sellers, and an excellent team of architects, builders, interior designers, appraisers, home inspectors, and mortgage loan officers. My network can attest that I have a great attitude and value teamwork, honesty, and integrity. Although I specialize in the luxury market, I understand the local housing market and have a pricing strategy for each scenario, providing real estate services to all market segments.

Xochilt Chávez

Admin Manager

Born and raised in the vibrant coastal city of Puerto Vallarta, my journey has been marked by a relentless pursuit of academic excellence and professional growth. I embarked on my educational odyssey at the esteemed University of Guadalajara, where I diligently pursued a bachelor’s degree in public accounting. This foundation not only equipped me with a strong understanding of financial principles but also laid the groundwork for my future endeavors.
Eager to expand my knowledge and skills, I undertook a transformative academic venture at the Tec Milenio, Tecnológico de Monterrey. Here, I delved into the realms of business administration and finance, emerging with a master’s degree that further enriched my expertise. Armed with a comprehensive education, I was ready to navigate the intricate landscapes of both the financial and business realms… Read More

My professional journey spans over two decades, a testament to my enduring commitment to excellence in my chosen field. Throughout my career, I have honed my skills and expertise, developing a nuanced understanding of the complexities within my domain. However, my journey took a distinctive turn, with a significant portion of my professional tenure dedicated to administrative matters in the dynamic realm of real estate.

For more than a decade, I have been intricately involved in overseeing and orchestrating administrative functions related to real estate transactions. This role has not only allowed me to apply my financial acumen but has also given me the unique opportunity to collaborate with and support our team of dedicated real estate agents. In this capacity, I play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless execution of operations, facilitating a synergy between financial intricacies and the dynamic nature of real estate transactions.

Passion fuels my endeavors, particularly the passion to assist clients in realizing their dreams and achieving their goals. Through the intricate administrative processes inherent in real estate, I endeavor to guide clients towards the consolidation of their aspirations. My commitment extends beyond mere transactions; it encompasses the creation of a holistic experience for our clients—one that is defined by satisfaction and happiness.

In essence, my professional narrative is one of continual evolution, marked by academic achievements, diverse experiences, and a relentless pursuit of excellence. As I navigate the intricate intersections of finance, business administration, and real estate, my ultimate goal remains unwavering—to leave a lasting impact by ensuring the fulfillment of dreams and the attainment of goals for each and every client.

Mariana Dominguez

Transaction Coordinator

Originating from Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico, my family and I ventured south to discover the allure and splendor of the Bahia Banderas region, which has gracefully been my home for the last two decades. Along my journey, I developed a deep passion for fostering international social interactions and aiding in their seamless integration, which led me to pursue a degree in Law at the Universidad de Guadalajara. Throughout my academic endeavor, I have garnered numerous accolades, including achieving the highest Grade Point Average in my cohort and consistently demonstrating academic excellence. Beyond my scholarly pursuits, I have dedicated myself to mastering the intricacies of property documentation and the meticulous review of information crucial for successful transactions… Read More

As part of my academic curriculum, I had the privilege of interning at a renowned Corporate Law Firm, where I gained invaluable insights into the challenges faced by individuals and corporations in the acquisition of their assets. This experience ignited my fervor for Private Law, as I discovered the interdisciplinary nature of providing consultation and assistance, offering a diverse array of solutions to overcome any obstacle.

Subsequently, I fulfilled a year of Social Service, actively participating in procedures management at the local office of the National Institute of Migration. Engaging in the multicultural dynamics of this region was an enriching and rewarding experience.

At the core of my mission is leveraging my skills and expertise to guide each client through the administrative processes while coordinating each transaction.

Marina de los Santos Álvarez

Real Estate Agent

Your investment is my passion

Hailing from the picturesque city of Cuernavaca, Mexico, I am a seasoned professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, a foundation that has greatly contributed to my success in the dynamic world of real estate. My family and I made the strategic decision to relocate to the stunning coastal town of Puerto Vallarta. The allure of the sea and mountains, combined with the warmth and friendliness of the local community, has bestowed upon us an exceptional quality of life that is truly unparalleled.
My early exposure to the realm of real estate can be attributed to my father, an accomplished architect. From a tender age, I found myself immersed in the intricacies of this field, fostering a natural connection and passion for the industry…Read More

This background, coupled with my journalistic acumen, uniquely positions me to navigate the complex landscape of property transactions with finesse.

In my role at Sixten, I take immense pride in assisting individuals in realizing their dreams of finding the perfect home in this idyllic setting. The commitment to excellence in my work is evident in my unwavering dedication to ongoing education in the ever-evolving realm of real estate. I believe in staying ahead of the curve to provide my clients with the most informed and innovative solutions.

Collaborating with a team of seasoned professionals at Sixten, we have curated a group of the most knowledgeable and experienced advisors in the business. Together, we share a collective commitment to ensuring that the process of finding a home is not only seamless but also a source of joy for all involved parties. I am driven by the belief that each property represents not just a transaction but a pivotal moment in someone’s life, and I approach my work with the passion and precision it deserves.

As a real estate professional, I specialize in assisting clients in identifying properties that align seamlessly with their individual lifestyles. Through personalized guidance and a thorough understanding of market trends, I strive to make certain that every important decision in this journey is met with nothing but wonderful experiences. At Sixten, we are not just in the business of buying and selling properties; we are in the business of making dreams come true every day.

Doris Tostado

Real Estate Agent

Your happiness is my passion

Born and raised in the picturesque coastal city of Mazatlan, nestled in the vibrant state of Sinaloa, my journey has been a dynamic fusion of academic prowess and professional evolution. Armed with a degree in business administration, my initial foray into the professional realm led me down the meticulous path of accounting, where I dedicated a decade honing my financial acumen.
However, the allure of a new frontier beckoned, and I found myself drawn into the realm of real estate—a transition fueled by an unwavering passion for connecting individuals with their ideal living spaces. In my decade-long tenure in accounting, I cultivated a keen eye for detail and a commitment to precision, attributes that seamlessly translated into my new role as a real estate professional… Read More

My approach to real estate is characterized by a genuine enthusiasm for helping clients unearth the perfect property that harmonizes with their unique lifestyles. Navigating the intricate landscape of real estate transactions, I take pride in shepherding my clients through each stage of the process, ensuring a seamless and stress-free experience.

Whether it’s deciphering the complexities of property documentation, negotiating deals, or simply offering guidance on the nuances of the market, I am dedicated to providing comprehensive support. My client-centric philosophy places emphasis not only on facilitating successful transactions but also on fostering enduring relationships built on trust and satisfaction.

Rooted in the rich cultural tapestry of Mazatlan, my professional trajectory reflects a harmonious blend of analytical prowess, client-focused dedication, and an unbridled passion for the dynamic world of real estate. As I continue to navigate this ever-evolving landscape, I remain committed to delivering unparalleled service and creating lasting connections within the vibrant tapestry of the real estate community.


Alvaro Ortiz

Real Estate Agent

Your real estate agent Original Pata Salada

Born and raised in the enchanting coastal town of Puerto Vallarta, I proudly embrace the local identity as a “Pata Salada,” a term affectionately used by natives, translating to the intriguing designation of a salty foot. My roots run deep in this vibrant community, where the mountains meet the sea, and the rich tapestry of culture is woven into the very fabric of daily life.
A dedicated Engineer with a specialized focus on alternative sources of power, I find fulfillment in contributing to sustainable solutions that align with the essence of our picturesque paradise. The convergence of my professional pursuits and the breathtaking surroundings creates a unique synergy that fuels my passion for both innovation and the preservation of the natural beauty that envelopes Puerto Vallarta… Read More

Living amidst this tropical haven, I savor every opportunity to immerse myself in the diverse offerings of our locale. From the majestic mountains that stand as silent sentinels to the pristine beaches lapped by the azure waves, every facet of Puerto Vallarta contributes to the extraordinary tapestry of my daily existence. It is a place where the rhythm of life is dictated by the ebb and flow of the Pacific, and where the warmth of the sun is matched only by the hospitality of its people.

My love for the outdoors extends beyond the confines of my professional domain. Whether cruising along scenic routes on a motorcycle or embarking on exhilarating excursions, I seize every chance to connect with the natural wonders that surround me. Each adventure becomes a testament to the boundless beauty that defines Puerto Vallarta, and I revel in sharing these experiences with others who share a similar appreciation for the extraordinary.

In my role as a real estate professional, I derive immense joy from assisting clients in turning their dreams of residing in this tropical haven into a tangible reality. Well-versed in the nuances of the local real estate market, my commitment to ongoing professional development ensures that I remain at the forefront of industry trends and market dynamics. Guiding clients through the intricacies of property transactions, I take pride in being a trusted ally on their journey to finding their own piece of paradise.

If you’re seeking not just a real estate agent but a passionate advocate for the unique lifestyle Puerto Vallarta has to offer, I invite you to embark on this journey with me. Let me be the bridge between your aspirations and the unparalleled beauty of our beloved paradise.

Francisco Rostro

Real Estate Agent

Your Down to Earth Real Estate Agent

Born in the vibrant city of Mexico City, I emerged into the world with a natural affinity for the diverse tapestry of life. From the early stages of my journey, it became evident that my heart resonated with the dynamic realm of real estate, igniting a passion that would shape the course of my professional trajectory.
In the pursuit of my ardor for the real estate landscape, I navigated through the intricate nuances of the industry, immersing myself in the intricate dance of transactions, negotiations, and the ever-evolving market trends. Armed with a determination to carve my niche, I acquired the necessary certifications and expertise to not only navigate but thrive in this dynamic domain…Read More

However, life’s tapestry is woven with multiple threads, and mine took an unexpected turn towards the depths of the ocean. A certified scuba diving instructor, I found myself drawn to the mesmerizing world beneath the waves, where the ocean’s symphony became my daily soundtrack. This dual existence, one foot grounded in the bustling real estate market and the other submerged in the serene aquatic realm, proved to be a harmonious dance that enriched my life in ways I had never imagined.

Spending a significant portion of my life submerged in the ocean, working intimately with nature, I developed a profound appreciation for the delicate balance between human endeavors and the natural world. As the currents of my life carried me through the undulating waves of these dual passions, I came to realize that the ability to seamlessly integrate two seemingly disparate worlds was, indeed, a rare and precious blessing.

In this unique synthesis of urban hustle and marine tranquility, I found a synergy that not only defined my professional pursuits but also echoed the essence of a life well-lived. Each dive into the ocean depths reinforced my understanding of the intricate ecosystems that mirrored the complexity of real estate markets. The adaptability learned beneath the waves became a valuable asset in navigating the ever-changing currents of the property landscape.

As I continue to navigate the realms of both concrete and coral, I find solace and inspiration in the diversity of experiences each world offers. Life, for me, is an intricate mosaic of transactions and tides, negotiations and nautical adventures, and I am grateful for the privilege of living the best of both worlds – a life where the bustling energy of cityscapes converges seamlessly with the serene depths of the ocean.

Julisa Guevara

Real Estate Agent (Bilingual)

Unlocking Your Dream Home in Paradise!

Born in the vibrant city of Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico, my journey led me to become a longtime resident of the picturesque Puerto Vallarta, where I have called home for over 28 years. This beautiful coastal paradise captured my heart, and it’s here that I’ve cultivated a deep connection with both the city and its diverse community.
A decade ago, I embarked on a new chapter in my professional life by venturing into the dynamic realm of real estate. This decision proved to be serendipitous, as I quickly discovered my passion for the industry. The intricate dance of matching individuals with their dream homes, navigating the intricacies of property transactions, and contributing to the development of the local real estate landscape became more than a profession—it became a labor of love…Read More

Before diving into the real estate world, I was the proud owner of a jewelry business nestled in the heart of Puerto Vallarta. This entrepreneurial experience not only sharpened my business acumen but also deepened my appreciation for the diverse community that calls our Bay home. My bilingual proficiency further facilitated my ability to connect with both local residents and the international community that flocks to our vibrant city.

Collaborating with developers has been a particularly fulfilling aspect of my real estate journey. I relish the opportunity to contribute to the creation of new and unique developments and projects, each one adding its own thread to the rich tapestry of Puerto Vallarta’s real estate landscape.

In my role as a real estate professional, my commitment is to make your real estate endeavor an enjoyable and stress-free experience, regardless of whether you’re buying or selling. I strive to make your journey enriching and centered around the creation of the lifestyle you envision. Understanding that each client is unique, and every situation is distinct, I tailor my approach to ensure that your real estate goals—whether it’s renting, selling, or finding the perfect place to call home—are not only met but exceeded.

With a keen understanding of the local market, a passion for fostering connections, and a commitment to personalized service, I am here to guide you through every step of your real estate journey in the captivating paradise that is Puerto Vallarta.

Leticia Pereira

Real Estate Agent (Bilingual)

Paradise Awaits!

I’ve built my career on a bedrock of trust and honesty. My unwavering commitment to integrity ensures that my client’s needs are always my top priority.

Drawing from 20 years of residency in PV and a rich background in the hospitality and tourism industries, I provide a VIP experience to every client I serve. My in-depth knowledge of the lifestyle in this stunning beach city on the Pacific coast sets me apart in the real estate market. Read More

Andrea Sandoval

Real Estate Agent (Bilingual)

Paradise Awaits!

Hello! I’m Andrea Sandoval your dedicated real estate agent. Whether you’re buying, selling, or investing, I’m here to help you and guide you every step of the way. Let’s find your dream property or maximize the value of your current one together! Read More