About CARA

Founded in 1957, the Central Alberta REALTORS® Association is a professional trade organization, whose members are licensed Real Estate Professionals. Our membership currently includes more than 550 real estate brokers and agents working across Central Alberta.

The Communities page has a map of all the areas covered under the Central Alberta Realtors® Association; including a list of which Real Estate Brokerages are in those communities.

As a Real Estate Licensee of CARA, your membership is automatically gained in the provincial body, the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA),  and the largest trade association in Canada, the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).

Members of CARA offer numerous services, beyond just residential real estate, these include:

  • Commercial Real Estate;
  • Agricultural Real Estate;
  • Recreational Real Estate;
  • Real Estate Appraisals;
  • Property Management; and
  • Leasing and Financing.

The Mission

The Central Alberta REALTORS® Association leads and empowers real estate excellence through education, professional standards, advocacy and related services for the benefit of its members and the public they serve.

The Vision

CARA’s vision is to provide leadership that continually enhances Realtor® professionalism and positively shapes the profession and its contribution to Central Alberta communities.

Our 2019 Board of Directors:

Richard Pochylko
Email Richard

Allan Melbourne
Email Allan

Mike Snell
Past President
Email Mike

Lindsay Olver
Vice President
Email Lindsay

Arnoud Colombijn
Email Arnoud

Larrissa Kalyn
Email Larrissa

Dena Arnold
Email Dena

Michael Gouchie
Email Michael