Your Team of Real Estate Professionals in Riviera Maya

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Judi Shaw

Interested in investing in real estate in Riviera Maya?

Living Riviera Maya Real Estate Playa del Carmen, Mexico is owned and operated by Judi Shaw, a Canadian / Mexican national, originally from Toronto, Canada.

Judi Shaw, and the rest of the team of highly experienced, resourceful real estate professionals have your interests as an investor at heart.

We will guide you through the process of searching and buying the best investment for you.

You are sure to make safe, secure real estate investment. Many raving fans attest to that.

Since 2003 Judi Shaw has successfully represented real estate investors for exclusive, pre-construction, and other luxury real estate in the Riviera Maya. Beginning with the Rosewood at Mayakoba, 2004, her experience has been vast and varied.

The team working at Living Riviera Maya is dedicated to you, making sure you find the right property to add to your lifestyle investment portfolio in real estate Playa del Carmen, Tulum and all Riviera Maya.

University of Toronto graduate, Sauder School of Business at University of British Columbia educated,Judi’s real estate career was born in Whistler BC in the late 1990’s in the most exclusive real estate market of Canada.

Finally in 2003 she traded snow and skiing for sun and sand, and moved to Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Outside of work Judi can be seen kite-boarding up and down the beaches of Riviera Maya, or walking her 4 dogs in the jungle.

Some of my professional affiliations and designations include:

  • AMPI (Associación Mexican Professionales y Inmobiliarios)
  • CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) NAR (2018).
  • ABR (Accredited Buyers Representative) NAR (2019)
  • A Member of Luxury Home Marketing Institute.
  • Member of the NAR (National Association of Realtors).
  • Resort and Second Home Property Specialist with NAR (2010).
  • Transnational Referral Certificate NAR (2006).
  • License #83 for real estate in Quintana Roo Mexico (2016)
  • Matricula (License)EPC090224NH8MR0080000083
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Barbara Gudiño

As Customer Care Coordinator, Bárbara Gudiño's smiling personality will be the first to greet you either by email or phone during your initial inquiry about buying real estate with Living Riviera Maya.

After many years in the hotels sales industry in Playa del Carmen and Cancun, Barbara joined Living Riviera Maya in early 2015, looking for a new personal and professional challenge. She has taken on this position with gusto and is loved by all who work with her.

The fact that Barbara is a certified English/Spanish translator, and her previous experience means her communication skills are excellent, in both languages. This is key to your success when understanding key concepts of buying real estate in Mexico.

What Barbara loves most about her job is the amount of personal contact she has with you, our clients, while you are in the information gathering stage. From the very first call, Barbara will do what she does best: listen to your needs and summarize them to make a successful action plan for you.

Whether you are just starting out on your real estate search or ready to put your plan into action and buy the perfect property, Barbara will make sure you have a clear idea of what you can expect when working with Living Riviera Maya. According to your timeline, she will match you with one of our real estate specialists to ensure you have the very best service, knowledge of properties and guidance in the buying process.

Above all else, Barbara knows and values the importance of investing in a property either as a foreigner to Mexico or as a Mexican national.

You can be certain she will have your needs as a priority.

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Beatriz Mendoza

After a diverse career for years as a licensed architect, Bea turned her knowledge and experience of how to build and create beautiful spaces into guiding real estate investors in Riviera Maya to buy great properties.

Be confident that you will be guided to really great real estate investments in all Riviera Maya when working with Bea at Living Riviera Maya Real EstateBea, who is a native to the region, who speaks Spanish and English fluently, has another distinct advantage when looking buy real estate in Riviera Maya. Not only will she show you great properties worthy of being added to your real estate portfolio, she will share with you the joy and beauty of her amazing home, our international destination, Mayan Riviera, and the warmth of her Mexican people.

You will be charmed by her creative ideas, her outgoing personality, and her sense of humor, her quick wit. However, never lose sight of the fact that above all else, Bea is a true professional.

She is one of the few truly licensed real estate agents in the state of Quintana Roo, according to a law passed in 2014. Very few others have acquired this professional designation.

This achievement speaks to Bea's natural quest for perfection and correctness and attention to details, and her knowledge of the system which are useful traits for you, when you are looking for advice to buy real estate in Playa del Carmen.

Understanding her client's needs, advising and orienting you on the purchase and decision-making process is a quality Bea in abundance, and an activity she very much enjoys.

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Dave Costa

Dave’s combination of real estate experience, bilingual teaching, finance, and customer service makes him your top real estate investment advisor in the Riviera Maya.

His real estate career began in the Riviera Maya in 2014 after moving from San Diego with his wife Karla. Living Riviera Maya is proud that he has chosen this as his “home”.

Dave is the guy you want to work with when you buy real estate in Playa del Carmen or anywhere in Riviera Maya. He will navigate you through the buying process to ensure that you are making a secure, enjoyable, investment.

After really listening to what you want and need, he uses his connections with the best developers and real estate companies to find and negotiate the best price, for the best property, that meets your specific requirements.

Dave is an excellent educator and negotiator who builds relationships with his clients and colleagues that last a lifetime.

Having earned his California Real Estate License while working in the mortgage industry puts you in very capable hands.

Dave’s experience and studies in Seville, Spain, and Guadalajara, Mexico, make him an advocate for enjoying the language and culture of Mexico.

Long after the sale closes Dave will be there to help you, with tips and advice for all scenarios in your lifestyle. His connections and expertise make your buying experience, educational, stress-free, and exciting.

Let Dave help you finally buy that perfect lifestyle investment you have been planning and dreaming of in the Riviera Maya.

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Jacob Thule

Key words for Jacob : Focused, customer service driven, dedicated.

This will be your experience when you meet Jacob when looking for real estate in Playa del Carmen, and all Riviera Maya.

Having worked for a key developer in Riviera Maya of luxury resort real estate for 12 years prior to joining our team at Living Riviera Maya, Jacob is a perfect fit for you. His previous background of health and nutrition education at University of Veracruz, Mexico and also McHenry university in Ilinois leads him to integrate merge these personal habits with a healthy lifestyle investment perspective for you.

Whatever are you goals for buying in Playa del Carmen real estate, Jacob is skilled at understanding your real estate investment goals and delivering a perfect property that fits your requirements

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Jennifer Hechler

In 2007 when ‘Jenny” and her family landed in Playa del Carmen from distant shores, she knew immediately this was going to be her home.

Similarly you will feel comfortable right away as her calm demeanor inspires confidence and trust as a buyer agent. Jenny's genuine interest in you, and your property interests, wish list, wants and goals are given careful consideration when you are looking to invest in Riviera Maya.

Jenny really excels at putting her finger on the pulse of new places, new people, new cities, new lifestyles for you.

Having moved around to many countries during her high end hotelier background, with her 2 (now grown) children, she can relate to your search for the perfect lifestyle and investment in a new place.

This is exactly what you need when looking to invest in real estate in Riviera Maya.

Have questions on where to buy? What price to pay? How to buy? What are the best schools? Hospitals? The shops? The restaurants? Golf ? Diving ? Cycling? Sailing ? Ask Jenny, she can point you in the right direction.

Besides all of this she is a master of many languages including English (with a British accent), Spanish, and Portuguese.

When she is not working, As an avid cyclist she can be spotted riding her bike around Cozumel or up and down between Playa and Tulum.

You will enjoy working with Jenny as your buyer’s agent for real estate in Playa del Carmen, Tulum, or anywhere else in Riviera Maya.

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Rafael Mandujano

As an experienced realtor from Houston Texas, with deep roots dating back to 1995, rest assured that you will be in good hands when working with me as your real estate advisor at Living Riviera Maya. Having worked as a realtor and also at a First American Title Company, my understanding from both these positions, and both sides of the USA / Mexico border will always work to your advantage, when buying real estate in Playa del Carmen or other areas of Riviera Maya.

Since 2002 in Houston, I became well recognized in the luxury home areas of Houston and received awards as a top producing agent.

This is because I thrive in assisting my clients on all levels from both the buying end as well as the selling end. I believe in being personable, knowledgeable and patient with all my clients, which in turn usually ends up with great friendships.

Finally in 2015, I fulfilled a long standing dream of mine and I moved to the Riviera Maya, bought a property and now I happily call Playa del Carmen my home.

I love the lifestyle in Riviera Maya, I love owning real estate here. It is my passion to show you too how to invest smartly or own a vacation property or even move here too. If you share a similar goal to mine, lets talk!

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Sandra "Tocaya" Novoa

Tocaya, as we affectionately call her in the office is Sandra Novoa's nick-name.

Sandra is the one we lean on for her knowledge of finances in the office.

Starting as book-keeper in 2017, Sandra has increased her scope of work where technically she is the transaction coordinator at Living Riviera Maya.

However she is so much more around our office. Helping with notarios and lawyers and tracking the minute pieces of info for us is her speciality.

Responsible for tracking payments to and from escrow to pay for properties, Sandra / Tocaya is the person that, we as group of A type sales people rely on to keep track of all things financial for us at Living Riviera Maya. She is a very good person to have around.

Her outlook on life is positive and upbeat. Convinced that life continually surprises her, she is always willing to meet any personal or professional challenge and grow through it. Once a licensed and trained veterinarian, Sandra is pleased to apply her additional capacities and abilities in administration and finances at Living Riviera Maya.

Contact Judi to talk about buying or selling a home or condo in Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Playacar, Puerto Aventuras, Playa Paradise, Playa Paraiso, Puerto Aventuras, Akumal, Tulum, Yucatan, Cozumel, or Bacalar.