TOP REAL ESTATE AGENT IN PANAMA ARTURO MIRANDA CASTILLO
Arturo Miranda Castillo began his successful career in the real estate industry when he was only 22 years old. After receiving his own personal and corporate real estate licenses, he founded Panama Real Estate & Investment Consultants, Corp.in 2006. He now has a strong team of five agents with solid experience who work for him. With a wide client base of sellers and buyers and a property portfolio of land that spreads across Panama, Arturo and his agents cover the entire country. Panama Real Estate’s stellar service resulted in a sweep of the MLS awards in 2016. They received nominations in nine out of 13 categories and won in four categories–more than any other MLS firm.
What sets Arturo apart from other realtors? Education and experience. Arturo has a law degree, and an MBA, as well as post-MBA specializations; and he has over a decade of experience working with an array of clients, from corporate clients to foreign investors. “I have a strong corporate and investment background,” Arturo explains. “Besides my degrees and additional licensing, we have a very professional office. Everything we do is very thorough.” Arturo focuses mainly on listing properties, but he has a strong team of buyers’ agents within the company as well. They combine a professional and technical approach with a strong internal support system. “It’s not just showing and closing a property, we also manage all the contract work,” he says. “The technical part of it is really one of my strengths.”
To market listings, Arturo has his own staff of high quality professional photographers who also use drones for aerial shots. His company has their own YouTube channel featuring video tours of the properties. “I love marketing,” Arturo says. “I market our company and our brand, as well as our clients’ properties.” He also has a database of over 2,000 agents and a VIP database to which he sends listings directly, and he promotes listings extensively online at real estate websites. “We push the inventory actively in the marketplace,” Arturo says, and the result is quick sales at high prices.
Arturo’s marketing savvy, knowledge and attention to detail result in a high rate of repeat clients. “Clients come back to us because they get a real professional and serious experience,” Arturo explains. “I’ve had a lot of large corporate clients including investment funds and private equity firms. Because I’ve had serious foreign investors, I have a strong corporate approach. People know my company is very ethical. We are straight shooters. We are professional in all areas.” What does Arturo like most about his work? “I’m a deal junkie,” he says with a smile. “I like to close deals for people. I like to blow them away with how good we are.” Arturo keeps in touch with client using small, thoughtful details like birthday cards.
To stay involved in his community, he donates to Casa Esperanza and attends their fundraising events to provide education for underserved children. A former professor, he believes in the power of education to change lives. In his free time Arturo loves to develop his artistic side. He plays guitar and sings, and he’s working on an art book of paintings and inspirational quotes. For the future, he hopes to expand his business organically and mentor more high quality agents. With his passion for knowledge, work ethic, professionalism, and love of helping other people achieve their goals he’s sure to succeed!