Meet Our Team

Wally Karout


Wally was born and raised in Edmonton his whole life and has been a licensed Realtor for almost 17 years now and in those years he has achieved many awards such as:

The Directors platinum award

  • The Presidents gold award
  • The Diamond award Top 5% medallion sales award
  • The Award of excellence

Wally and his team are committed to providing you with excellent service and continuing to share their real estate knowledge with you. Please feel free to contact us at any time because after all “helping you is what we do!”

Carmela Durante

Senior Mortgage Specialist

Whether you are a first time buyer or a seasoned homeowner, arranging a mortgage can be a very confusing and daunting task. With over 28 years of experience in the Canadian banking industry, my role is to provide you with professional service and sound advice, making your mortgage transaction as comfortable as possible.  I pride myself on providing professional advice and a very high level of customer service to mortgage customers. My role is to work exclusively with mortgage customers…whether you are purchasing, looking to transfer a mortgage, refinance an existing mortgage to consolidate debt, make investments or make a major purchase.

It is with great pride that I partner with professionals in the New Home Sales industry and Real Estate market to ensure a consistent, comfortable mortgage experience. I am also available outside of normal banking hours, weekends and evenings to suit your schedule. I service both the English and Italian communities in Edmonton and its surrounding areas. Put my years of experience to work for you, call me at 780-231-7747. I welcome your call!

Shirley Nguyen

Team Member

Shirley Nguyen is a real estate agent at Royal LePage Arteam Realty with over a decade of experience. She believes in making your future goals a reality, all while making the transaction as smooth as possible. With her years of expertise, both clients and colleagues appreciate her honesty, integrity and her ability to negotiate win-win situations.


Aleem Popatia

Team Member

Aleem Popatia is a partner with Ogilvie LLP. With over 10 years of experience, he ensures legal compliance in all of his real estate, corporate, commercial and investment transactions. Aleem has gained expertise in all aspects of real estate law including condominium development and new home construction.

Prior to Ogilvie, Aleem obtained a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Alberta, and then his Juris Doctor with Distinction from the University of Saskatchewan in 2007.

Aleem was the Ogilvie LLP Employee Campaign Co-Chair, United Way (2007), the Legal Chair for the Ismaili Council Legal Board (2012 – 2015), a past Chair of the Business Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity (2011 –2017)

Erica Ammar

Team Member

Erica Ammar is a Real Estate specialist with years of experience who is committed to her clients and exceeds their expectation with her knowledge and determination. Erica has won several awards and has reached many milestones over her career due to her professionalism and passion to her chosen profession.  She continuously works to improve her knowledge and skill in the industry. For a greater probability of success you need a dedicated professional, one who can guide you through the process and be counted on to protect your investment.