About CARA

Founded in 1957, the Central Alberta REALTORS® Association (CARA) 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 Residential Market Update page has a map of all the areas covered under the Central Alberta Realtors® Association. 

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;
  • Property Management; and
  • Leasing and Financing.

The Mission

The Central Alberta REALTORS® Association facilitates organized real estate excellence through the provision of shared business tools and information while advocating for the benefit of members and the clients 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 2022 Board of Directors:

Larrissa Kalyn
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Michael Gouchie
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Lindsay Olver
Past Chair
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Jacqui Fletcher
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Michelle Pitchell
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Melanie Asplund
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Kelly Jones
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Allan Melbourne
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Jessica Puddicombe
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