is Paradise Realty?
Paradise Realty was founded by the husband- and- wife team of James Lindzey and Adriana Cardona. Why James Lindzey bought modern information management and real estate experience from the United States, Adriana Cardona was key to providing insight into the local market and developing relationships with over 100 local agencies and owners. Since 2007 paradise Realty has grown to be a respected competitive modern real estate company. New projects include the development of the 10 story building paradise studios in Medellin. Due out in the year of 2011 is the release of an online property management program for hotels and large high-rise epartment buildings.
Realty is a licensed real estate company in Medellin, Colombia. We specialize in international real estate services, property sales, rentals, and management. We offer nothing but the highest caliber in customer service to our clients. Our contacts in the local community make it easy to provide turn key real estate solutions. Our transition team will make your move to or investments in Medellin Colombia a smooth process. From banking, immigration, to legal representation we have the contacts necessary to make sure your real estate transactions are handled with the utmost care, and confidence.
After a well earned reputation in Medellin Colombia, Gente weekly periodical did a story on Paradise Realty and the growing industry of furnished apartments in El Poblado. The issue just came out on the 3rd of April, 2010. To see that article, and the interview with James and Adriana please click here.
Gente El Poblado is a news paper run by the El Colombiano news paper, which is the principal paper in Medellin. El Poblado is where Paradise Realty manages and sells 90% of our properties.
Paradise Realty also provides additional services through partner companies, which include a portfolio of relocation services, aimed at helping newcomers adjust to moving or living in Medellin. Everything from opening bank accounts, Colombia residency visas (business, retirement, investmnt, spouse visas and more), personal bilingual guides, and personal drivers in Medellin, medellin translators, city tours, and to assist in Making your transition to Medellin a smother one.
Understanding the System
As a person that lived in the U.S. for 36 years, I know how hard it is to adjust to living in a new country. I decided to move to Colombia almost 4 years ago. My first 2 years in Colombia were full of challenges, standing in lines at many government buildings, and lots of misinformation. Just as in other countries there plenty of good professionals, but it’s just a matter of finding them. Many people just are not familiar with doing business with foreigners, and don’t know how their company policies may apply to you, the foreigner. Then on the other hand there are the people you really want to avoid that are just trying to gouge you for every penny they can.
Doing Business in Colombia
It took me a while to get a good list of people I could count on for myself, and for business. You will always find it challenging when moving to a new city and settling in. Just a list of a few things that come to mind that were difficult for me where lawyers, drivers license, visas, health insurance policy, doctors, dentists, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, printers, graphic artists, notary public, etc. I had to search a long time to get a good team of professionals that I could work with, and rely upon.
As a foreigner that didn’t speak any Spanish when I arrived I waited a year or more in some cases to get the right information. It was difficult in many cases waiting around to find someone who actually knew what they are talking about. Many people just aren’t I can’t tell you how many times various people gave me bad information. In this country there are a lot of misinformed employees.
In this time I learned how hard and frustrating
it was to figure out new I understand how important and frustrating
it can be adjusting to the ways things are done in another country.
Interested in Opening a Business in Colombia?
In Medellin and Bogota we handles legal document processing for those opening new businesses, foreign investments in Colombia, buying houses, applying for residency visas. Read this article on Opening a Business in Colombia. (click here)
Building a long term Customer Relationship
At Paradise Realty we focus on what the property owner and prospective owner need to conduct business. We watch over every step of real estate transactions to insure all parties involved equally informed of what is going on with the purchase, sales, or rentals of property. When doing business with Paradise Realty you will have access to our team of specialists.
We will assist you in making your move to
Paradise that much easier. If you already live here, you will still
have access to the best lawyers in the real estate business.
An Experienced Team you can Count on!
That is why here at Paradise
Realty we only use experienced lawyers, accountants, immigration
experts, and banking contacts that are familiar with international
business transactions. It is important to do things the right way
the first time, and not to make a mistake when doing business in
a foreign country. We have a good reputation in the American Expat
community, and we plan on keeping it for a long time to come. Paradise
Realty will be here for you when you need it, now 5 or 10 years
from now. We are here for the long term, building customer relationships
for the future.
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