Cochran Real Estate in Puerto Vallarta

Our Agents and Management Staff

We help you find your dream home in Mexico

We are a family of agents who cherish the opportunity to live life to the fullest and help others do the same. We want to share our experience, expertise, and ethical standard with you. We manage all the details so the process of making such an important life decision is stress-free and rewarding.

When you choose to work with us, we will guide you step by step throughout the process of your real estate purchase or sale. As you embark on making such an important life decision, we’re here to ensure your experience is stress-free, secure, and rewarding.

Our brokerage in Mexico includes vacation or retirement home and resort listings and sales, property management and leasing, feasibility, investment analysis, and implementation.

"We’re here to help you through every step of the process– before, during, and after your real estate transaction."

Harriet Cochran Murray

Founder / Director / Agent
Your Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Guru

With over 40 years of experience working in real estate – both in Texas and Puerto Vallarta, Harriet is the current President of AMPI Puerto Vallarta.

Born and raised in Louisiana, she has a BA in Art Education with a Minor in Business. She’s lived in Puerto Vallarta since 1996 and founded Cochran Real Estate in 1997.

She is also a Certified International Property Specialist; a Realtor with NAR International; CONOCER (Mexico) Certified; and travels the world to attend courses, give presentations and network through FIABCI Mexico and USA.

Languages: English and Spanish


USA/Canada: (504) 298-6730

Puerto Vallarta Office: (322) 223-4027

Mobile: (322) 205-7550

William Hevener

Unique Skills and Experience Working for You

Originally from Greenwich, CT, Bill has a Master degree in social work psychotherapy and practiced in Boston and surrounding areas before retiring and moving to Puerto Vallarta in 2005.

He is very excited to return to Real Estate and work with Cochran Real Estate as a listing agent and is ready to provide professional service to achieve the sellers’ goals.

After three years in the field with Ron Morgan Properties, Bill gained expertise in helping long term residents of Puerto Vallarta sell their properties in a timely manner at the greatest profit.

Bill has lived in Puerto Vallarta for fourteen years. He is married to Raul Duran and has Raul’s nephew Zuri in their care. Raul and Bill started BuenFlex Clothing and RK Supplement nine years ago. Bill is also a foundering member of ACT LGBT A.C. and Vallarta Pride.

Languages: Spanish, English and French


USA/Canada: (504) 298-6730

Puerto Vallarta Office: (322) 223-4027

Mobile: (322) 105-1151

Mari Leon

Property and Facilities Management
Our Property Manager Thrives on Challenges

Meri Leon was born in Navarra, Spain where she stayed to study art in the Public University of Basque Country in Bilbao getting her degree in Painting and Sculpture in 1998.

Meri moved to London for two years after graduating and then spent 7 years in New York.  In 2007 

Meri moved to Puerto Vallarta and began working with Cochran Real Estate in 2008 as Property Manager, assisting in any projects that the company may need.

Meri is also an accomplished local artist and shows her work in some of our most celebrated galleries.

Languages: Spanish, English and French


USA/Canada: (504) 298-6730

Puerto Vallarta Office: (322) 223-4027

Mobile: (322) 135-6855

Vanessa Lopez

Listing and Closing Manager
Our Manager Extraordinaire.

Assistant to Puerto Vallarta Real Estate Agent Harriet Cochran Murray, Vanessa Lopez was born in Puerto Vallarta and is proud to continue to call it home. She joined Cochran Real Estate after completing her education in business at Universidad del Valle Atemajac.

Vanessa’s years of experience and formal training makes her Harriet’s right hand in listing your property and managing the closing paperwork. 

When not in the office Vanessa enjoys spending time with her two children and traveling the world.

Languages: Spanish, English and French


USA/Canada: (504) 298-6730

Puerto Vallarta Office: (322) 223-4027
Mobile: (322) 135-7421

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Telephone Numbers:

USA / Canada

+1 (504) 298-6730

Puerto Vallarta Office

52 (322) 223-4027
+52 (322) 228-0419

Visit our Office:

Cochran Real Estate
230D Leona Vicario, Centro
Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco
CP 48300
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