Meet the Belize Rainforest Realty Team
Macarena Rose, CIPS, Broker, Owner, International Realtor & Host of Belize Talk Radio
Macarena Rose founded Rainforest Realty in 2004. She started Rainforest Realty when she moved here with her teenage daughter from Florida and discovered the real estate agents here were neither licensed nor trained.
Macarena came to Belize as a Director of her church and decided to offer her vast experience of real estate with integrity, service and southern charm.
She became the first President of the Belize National Association of Realtors® (BNAR) in November, 2007, when the National Association of Realtors® in the United States recognized the Belizean delegations’ efforts to create a professional organization across the country.
Gwido Mar, CIPS, Broker in Charge, & International Realtor
Gwido Mar lives in Santa Elena, Cayo, Belize. He has been in the Real Estate Industry for over 8 years and is a Certified International Property Specialist. He enjoys helping people realize their dreams and takes great pride in the relationships he has built over the years with his clients, now friends.
Gwido is trilingual speaking English, Spanish, and the local Belizean Creole (Kriol). He works with clients from all over the world and enjoys the diversity of his role. As the Broker in Charge, he deals with every part of the international purchasing process.
He puts his clients at ease with his gentle spirit and his willingness to educate his clients along the way. Gwido is determined to help his clients find their dream property and can do so throughout the entire country of Belize.
When he is not working with his clients, he enjoys being the youth leader at a local church in San Ignacio Town. In this role he mentors teenagers and young adults influencing them to make sound life decisions. He is a strong believer that by serving his community he helps make it a better place for all to enjoy.
Ginny Ophof – Realtor & Producer of the Overseas Radio show “Belize Talk Radio”
Ginny is a volunteer that has lived in Belize for over 10 years. She speaks several languages and has traveled the world quite extensively.
She brings to Team Rainforest expertise in marketing, tourism & hospitality. Ginny has a lot of fun and always brings her big smile along with her.
Ginny is much admired by the staff and all those who know her for her bravery in the field. Ginny is fearless when she is not climbing rockfaces, exploring ancient ruins this intrepid adventurer spends her leisure moments wrestling crocs. (Just Kidding)
Kevlin Mar – Belize Realtor
Kevlin joined Belize Rainforest Realty after completing the classes for his Business Degree at Belmopan University. Kevlin is a great asset to the Rainforest Team.
In addition to being a Realtor with Rainforest Realty, he has also participated as a production assistant on the HGTV filming team during the production of House Hunters International in Belize. When you meet Kevlin in person have him do some of his impressions of “sounds” and his favorite “Movie” lines. He is hilarious and very talented.
Glendy Bautista – Belize Client Services
Glendy is a soon to be graduate from Belmopan University. She is our latest education sponsor recipient who has done an excellent job in the environmental sciences.
As Glendy attended school, she gained valuable knowledge volunteering at Rainforest Realty in Client Services. She has also attended several conferences where Macarena and Team Rainforest participated as speakers helping future expats learn and plan their strategies for their investments in Belize.
When you come to Belize, you will meet Glendy and the rest of the team. Glendy will always greet you with a smile.
Yvette Dalton, CIPS, RSPS, MBA – Operations & International Realtor
Yvette currently divides her time between the USA and Belize. Yvette holds several Masters Degrees in Human Factors Engineering, Engineering Management, as well as an MBA. She enjoyed a successful corporate career as a Leader in several different industries.
After 20 years in a corporate career, she decided to take her career in a different direction as an International Real Estate Consultant.
She is certified through the National Association of Realtors as:
* Certified International Property Specialist
* Resort and Second Home Property Specialist
* Accredited Buyers Representative
Yvette enjoy’s working with Team Rainforest Realty where the atmosphere is of collaboration and family oriented. Working with such a wonderful team of people also helps the clients feel welcomed into the Rainforest Realty family. The friendly atmosphere overall is felt throughout the business of helping people make their next real estate and international living move abroad. It is a great honor to work with people from all over the world and a privilege to be part of their adventure in Belize.
Mirna Bautista – Belize Realtor
Mirna Bautista comes to us from the Pharmaceutical Industry where she still owns a local Pharmacy. Mirna is local to Belize and has a vast amount of experience with Customer Service and Expat education as it relates to pharmaceuticals. She is also bilingual and has local knowledge about Belize that she will be honored to share with you.
In addition to helping you find your own piece of paradise, she can also help you with common questions people have when they move into a new location like:
“will my local pharmacy carry the prescription medicine that I will need daily ? “