Ara graduated in Civil Engineering at the University of Waterloo and earned a Master’s Degree in Engineering at the University of Guelph. He furthered his graduate studies at the University of BC and moved to Vancouver Island in 1980. In 1986 Ara pursued his long-time interest in Real Estate. Since that time, he has been active in nearly all facets of Real Estate from helping first time buyers to working with sophisticated developers on multi-family projects, and has served as Managing Broker for three Real Estate offices. He is currently an Instructor for BCREA Post-licensing and Ethics Courses and is a Director of the Victoria Real Estate Board. Ara is an excellent resource to this office for complex contract issues and difficult transaction negotiations.