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What we believe and who we are

At Internacional we strive to provide a high-quality life to our INT family. Our people are more than business interactions: We are loving, loyal humorous and happy.

Home living is our sole focus with great emphasis towards perfecting the stellar services we provide. We do not desire to conform with ideas of our competitors; in fact, we prefer to stand out to create memorable exchanges with every interaction.

We call this the
INT edge

We take risks with undefined structures, allowing a forever flowing, interchanging blueprint of who we strive to become. By embracing our "Core Moves" we strive to provide efficient operations, acquiring a meaningful presence within all major metros of our nation.

OUR core moves
We Trust

the empowerment to act in support of our mission and vision

We are Passionate

the inspiration to execute with enthusiasm, pride and heart

We Move With Integrity

the character to live our beliefs with courage, honesty and morality

We Deliver Accountability

the mindset to meet challenges head-on with consistent effort and performance

We Innovate

the exploration of new possibilities to create paths for opportunity and improvement

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The experience that led to the INT Edge

Hugh L Caraway. Jr. and Irma Caraway formed Internacional in 1993 to acquire, develop, and manage apartment communities for its own account Together, they applied decades of real estate knowledge and experience to build a successful, dynamic organization that has since grown exponentially and includes apartment communities in major metropolitan areas across the nation.

The leadership of Internacional still approaches the business the same way they did back in the infancy of the organization — with attention to details, hard work, and pride in a job well done.

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Our Journey
  • 1993-2001

    Texas. Oklahoma, and Florida

    Portfolio size - 5,000 units

    Capital stack - syndicated equity & HUD 221 (d)(4) debt

  • 2001-2006

    Texas. Florida, and Georgia

    Portfolio size -10,000 units

    Capital stack - 1031. institutional equity & life company loans

  • 2006-2008

    One-off sales through 2006, 2007 and 2008

    Portfolio sale - 3,000 units January 31,2008

  • 2009-Present

    Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado. Georgia. Tennessee. North Carolina, and Florida

    Portfolio size -12,500 units

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"I am very proud to honor the disciplines and milestones that put Internacional where it is today. We still have to adapt and be innovative as this business moves forward, and it’s awesome that we have the culture that promotes it.

How we grew up? Well net-net, we are operators to the core. Our every approach is as unique as the real estate we manage. From purchase orders to zero toleration of temporary labor, our standards of procedure revolve around a true owner mindset. We grew up in the business as owners as far back as 1993. so whether we are managing for a partnership or a client, the approach is location and bottom-line driven. We have lots of tenure in our company, so the leadership executes for results Internacional has achieved time and time again."

L. Miguel Arce
CEO, Internacional