RARE GROUP agents are RESULTS DRIVEN. We invest heavily in our clients. We believe in setting the bar high as industry professionals who are committed, creative, and share a passion for real estate. Sellers look to RARE GROUP for their ability to combine luxurious marketing materials with modern digital and TARGETED social media to optimize exposure to local markets & beyond. 

Ruth Alexander


Licensed Realtor® & Founder RARE GROUP

Ruth is a top producing Realtor®️, Social Media Strategist, Certified Seller's Representative Specialist, and Accredited Buyer's Representative in Calgary, Alberta.

Her passion and expertise for marketing and social media evolved naturally into residential real estate, including luxury real estate, country residential, acreages, and land sales. Ruth have developed a reputation as a hard working Realtor who embraces each and every property listing as a special project.

As a result of her go-getter attitude and determination, She have successfully closed over $20 million in real estate transactions within her first 2 years of working independently as a Realtor, the majority in 2020, despite a global recession and pandemic. She is well on track to double her sales in 2021. She is RESULTS DRIVEN and treats every property, no matter the price point, as a luxury property. Investing in her clients and setting the bar high as an industry professional is Ruth's mantra. 

Ruth has also elevated her professional accreditations by successfully completing the Institute of Home Luxury Marketing's "Global Luxury Certification" with Coldwell Banker and has also earned the following credentials as a result of her sales performance:

* Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist designation (CLHMS™)
* Coldwell Banker President's Circle
* Accredited Buyer's Agent (ABR)
* Seller's Representative Specialist (SRS)
* GUILD™ recognition for Sales Achievements
* Rookie of the Year 2019 Coldwell Banker

Sellers look to Ruth for her ability to combine luxurious marketing materials & tools with modern digital and TARGETED social media to optimize exposure to local markets & beyond. 

Ruth Alexander is consistently RANKED AS A TOP PERFORMING SOCIAL MEDIA REALTOR in Calgary AND Alberta. Ruth utilizes a variety of paid and organic social media platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook following (50,000+ followers and growing) to propel her client's properties through a strategic combination of organic and paid promotional campaigns which further enhance her abilities as a skilled listing agent.

If you're thinking of listing your property in Calgary or in the surrounding areas, Ruth will ensure your home shines bright with MAXIMUM EXPOSURE in a competitive real estate market.

She'll get your property noticed!

Nicole Bend RARE GROUP | Coldwell Banker Mountain Central


Nicole is a Licensed Realtor®, Ruth’s Executive Assistant and Coordinator for RARE GROUP. Nicole brings 25+ years of customer service experience to the team. As a Calgary native, she has witnessed its great transformation into the amazing City we live in today. With an intimate knowledge of the area and her experiences of having lived here all her life gives her the enthusiasm and desire to make her home, your home.

Patient, genuine and committed to excellent customer service. Nicole is determined and takes pride in the quality of service she provides, assisting in delivering excellence in every aspect of her team's real estate needs and clients.

Her first priority is to make clients happy. She listens to clients' wants and needs to achieve the best outcome in every transaction, and she strives to ensure that the buying or selling process is fun, easy, and stress-free. Clients can count on her any time of day when they have a question or a concern.

Olivia Popowich


Licensed Realtor®

Olivia Popowich has been involved in real estate for over 20 years and as a result has gained a wealth of information and experience within the industry.

In her early years she gained a position at a Notary Public office in British Columbia that allowed her to learn the process of land transfers. Moving forward Olivia decided that she would like to touch on lending and so worked with City Financial. With this knowledge gained, she was then offered a position to First First Canadian Title FCT, managing the Interior of British Columbia the largest geographical territory in the company. She was responsible for educating Realtors, Lawyers and Lenders on the benefits of title insurance.

Throughout that period of time she was introduced to a large Calgary multi-family developer that offered her a sales position in Calgary. This extensive experience and knowledge sparked an innate passion for residential real estate. Helping people navigate both the buying and selling process maximizes Olivia’s strengths and she is truly ‘at home’ when guiding others with one of the most important investments of their lives.

R&R Canmore




When selling your home, you want an experience that brings you the lowest stress and the highest value. That’s why you need a Canmore expert, someone who understands the local market and can guide you through the home selling process. 

As Canmore locals, we understand all the elements of our beautiful city’s real estate market. Details like your current neighbourhoods, expected home amenities, lot sizes, and rental potential affect the price you’ll be offered for your home.  is a top skill for home sellers, and it’s one of the skills we focus on as Canmore Realtors®. We go beyond to ensure you’ve got a deal you’re completely satisfied with.

We Market To Your Property. Cookie-cutter listings don’t cut it for us. We design a custom listing for you and create a plan that takes advantage of the latest digital marketing strategies. 

Contact us today for a friendly, no-obligation conversation about what we can offer you as Canmore’s expert homesellers.  


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