About Us

First American Realty Company (FARC, Inc.) is a privately held real estate firm, with headquarters in McAllen, Texas. We have established branch offices in Boerne, TX as well as Dallas, TX. In doing so, we have expanded our service area to include both the Boerne/San Antonio & Dallas Metro Areas. FARC is a recognized leader in both residential and commercial real estate. FARC represents local, regional and national corporations as well as private individuals for any size transaction. FARC was founded in 1988 by Charles and Debra Marina, as a full-service real estate brokerage firm, and proudly continues to function and operate in that capacity.

First American Realty Company has consistently maintained top ranking in local real estate activities, both in residential and commercial sales, with customer satisfaction as the primary focus. Our Realtors® are some of the best and most resourceful professionals in the real estate industry. They receive extensive hands-on training, attend a 13 week 100 Days to Greatness course and continue to take other courses in addition to the required MCE education courses.


  • Buyer & Seller Representation
  • Tenant & Landlord Representation
  • Commercial & Residential Sales & Leasing
  • Market Analysis
  • Consulting Services
  • Relocation Services
  • 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges
  • Investment Properties
  • Development Site Selection
  • Corporate Accounts
  • Multiple Listing Service
  • Hidalgo Co. Appraisal District

Members of the Following

  • Greater McAllen Association of Realtors (GMAR)
  • Metro Tex Association of Realtors (Dallas)
  • National Association of Realtors (NAR)
  • Texas Association of Realtors (TAR)
  • Women’s Counsil of Realtors (WCR)
  • International Counsil of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • LoopNet & CoStar (#1 in Commercial Real Estate Online)
  • Member McAllen Chamber of Commerce
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)