Javier Barras

RE/MAX Colonial - Real Estate in San Miguel de Allende

415 152-7363 / 415 152-7364
415 149 3453

Javier was born in Mexico City but moved to New York at a young age. After attaining his degree from Colgate University, he entered the construction industry as a partner in a building supplies company. Educating himself about quality construction from the inside, he actively sold project homes spanning 30 years in the business.

Seeking a change of pace from New York’s rapid lifestyle, Javier relocated to San Miguel de Allende, where he took a refreshing sojourn with his other passion - photography.

However, after photographing over 500 homes for Airbnb and local realtors, Javier’s intimate exposure to Mexican architecture has rekindled his appetite for new construction, real estate investments, and client services.

Javier’s four decades of experience has afforded him with invaluable knowledge of quality construction and real estate investment opportunities. After researching many companies, Javier chose RE/MAX for their dominant global reach and client-first approach to sales.


“Thank you for the amazing level of client service that I received while working with RE/MAX Colonial. Javier was wonderful, he was able to find me a suitable property, coordinate a general home inspection, close and file my acquisition...all while I resided in the U.S. through the entire process. Thank goodness for advanced technology. The amount of detail involved in all the documentation was overwhelming to me and yet he stayed on top of the progression of my file with the utmost attention. Thank you for all the video footage and the comprehensive explanations all along the way too. I am so pleased to have made your acquaintance.”

- Diana DeCesare

“We had a wonderful experience with Javier Barras and RE/MAX buying our home in San Miguel. Javier and his colleagues carefully handled and explained the entire complicated process, making it understandable and earning our complete trust and loyalty. We highly recommend Javier and RE/MAX COLONIAL!“

- Rosie and Mitch

I had an excellent experience with Javier Barras at Remax. Having grown up in the US Javier speaks perfect English. He walked me through every step of the sale and saved me a great deal of money on taxes. He is also an exceptional photographer and takes beautiful pictures of your home for their website. I recommend him very highly.

- Annie


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