The Horizon Group is...
a group of young, bilingual professionals who specialize in Real Estate, Home Construction, Vacation Rentals and Property Management in Nicaragua.

Our experienced team is dedicated to serving our clients with the highest degree of honesty, integrity and professionalism. We always look forward to forming on-going relationships with our clients that extend beyond the business side of life so that we can share together the enjoyment of both vacationing and living in beautiful Nicaragua.

With over 25 years of combined experience of both living and working in Nicaragua, you can rest easy knowing that you are in the right hands.

Horizon Group
Playa Guasacate/Popoyo
Tola, Rivas, Nicaragua
Nicaragua Telephone: +505.7887.9880
U.S. Telephone: 850.417.7060

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Jeff SoderlindJeff Soderlind
Owner / Broker

Hometown: Pensacola, Florida

Education: Flagler College – Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Experience: Jeff has lived in Nicaragua since June 2005. He originally worked full-time as a guide at Surfari Charters ( and continues to guide there on a part-time basis. Before moving to Nicaragua, he worked in the sales and management fields for 4 years in both Florida and California. After moving to Nicaragua in 2005, he began working in the real estate business as an agent. His knowledge of the local real estate market, along with his experience and networking capabilities, offer a well-balanced insight into the local market. In 2006, he entered the construction business with Tony Longobucco. In 2008, he entered the vacation rental business and began managing a diverse selection of rental properties along the Emerald Coast of Tola. Now, all of these businesses have been grouped under the same umbrella and form what is the Horizon Group.

Karina NogueraKarina Noguera
Vacation Rentals Manager

Hometown: Managua, Nicaragua

Education: Louisiana State University – Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems & Computer Science

Experience: Karina was born and raised in Managua, Nicaragua and spent part of her childhood living in Miami, Florida. After graduating college at LSU, she moved back to Managua and managed her family's restaurant business for 4 years. She also worked for the Nicaraguan government under Enrique Bolaños' presidency and was the human resource manager for one of the largest call centers in the country. Karina met Jeff Soderlind in 2007, they married in 2012 and are now parents to their son Adrian who was born in 2015. Karina began managing Horizon's vacation rentals and property management businesses in 2010.

Tony LongobuccoTony Longobucco
Construction Manager / Designer

Hometown: Jacksonville, Florida

Education: Florida Tech - Associates Degree in Design

Experience: Tony moved to Nicaragua in 2005 to design, build and open the Surf Sanctuary ( at Playa Santana in Tola, Rivas. Before this, he was a residential, design-build professional in the US for 10 years. Tony obtained his general contractor license and began both designing and building custom homes in Florida. Since moving to Nicaragua, he has continued his passion by designing and building both vacation and second homes along the southwest Pacific coast of Nicaragua. He uses a mix of local landscape, wind, sun, experience and knowledge to create a very personalized touch on all of his homes.

Mauricio TargaMauricio Targa
Construction Supervisor

Hometown: Managua, Nicaragua

Education: American University (UAM) – Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations

Experience: Mauricio was born in the U.S. by Nicaraguan parents and spent his childhood growing up in both countries. He grew up surfing the beaches of Nicaragua in the early 1990's and is no stranger to the Tola area. While living in Managua, he worked in sales and management for 2 US corporations based in the country's capital. He permanently moved to Tola in 2011 and has been part of the Horizon team since 2012. As construction manager, he is in charge of day-to-day operations and logistics for our projects. In addition to his strong work ethic, Mauricio has a great attitude and sense of humor!

Seth MorrillSeth Morrill
Real Estate Sales Consultant

Hometown: Madison, New Hampshire

Education: San Francisco Academy of Arts – Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design

Experience: Seth and his wife Lindsey have been traveling to Nicaragua since 2004 and moved to Hacienda Iguana in March of 2009. They started their own vacation rental and property management business, Iguana Surf Rentals (, and manage over a dozen properties within Hacienda Iguana. Seth is an active member of the Hacienda Iguana HOA Board and is continually organizing community service projects in the area. He also joined the Horizon team upon moving here in 2009 and specializes in the real estate market in and around the Hacienda Iguana community.

Adam BaroodyAdam Baroody
Real Estate Sales Consultant

Hometown: St. Augustine, Florida

Education: First Coast Technical Institute – Business Console Computer Operations
Valencia Community College – Associate of Arts Program

Experience: Adam Baroody is originally from New York, but lived most of his life in St. Augustine, Florida. He was a National Account Executive in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Technology Outsourcing (ITO) industries for 15 years, working with Global Fortune 500 companies and government agencies.

Adam moved to Nicaragua full-time in 2010 and used his past business experience to assist local businesses to optimize their back offices and improve their profit margins. He joined the Horizon team in 2014 and has been helping like-mined people diversify their financial portfolios with foreign real-estate investments here along the Nicaraguan Emerald Coast.

Luke JohnstonLuke Johnston
Property Manager

Hometown: Atlantic City, New Jersey

Education: US Army – Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute

Experience:  Luke moved to Nicaragua in 2010 and first started working as a tour/surf guide for surf camps in the Popoyo area.  Before moving to Nicaragua, he served in the military for 6 years and afterwards began leading various missions as a private government contractor. He joined the Horizon team in 2013 as property manager and oversees all of our vacation rentals.  He is in charge of the day-to-day maintenance and upkeep of our properties and is the backbone of our property management business.

Dwight McMahonDwight McMahon
Guest Relations Manager

Hometown: St. Augustine, Florida

Education: St. Augustine Technical College - Electrical Studies & Journeyman's License

Experience: Dwight moved to Nicaragua in 2008 after visiting the country for several years. He was a practicing electrician in Florida for 8 years and also managed 3 family-owned restaurants.  Dwight has also worked in the hospitality industry ever since moving to Nicaragua and joined Horizon in 2015. His experience is a perfect fit for our team and you can rest assured that he will take great care of you during your stay.

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