Realtor® ABR, ePro, GRI
Your Home for Real Estate at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
2890 E. Skyline Drive #250
Tucson, AZ 85718
Originally from the Chicago area, Carol is a former educator and small business owner who has lived all over the United States, buying and selling property with each move. Knowing what it’s like to go through the process drives her commitment to her clients. Trusted for her knowledge, integrity, and diligence, Carol is one of a small percentage of Arizona Realtors® who have earned the GRI (Graduate Realtor® Institute) designation, making her uniquely qualified to serve and protect her clients through every phase of their real estate transaction. As an ePro professional, she also has the skills to take full advantage of the digital environment and social media marketing platforms which have become the backbone of the Real Estate industry. Dedicated to her clients, profession, and community, Carol serves on the Professional Development Committee of the Tucson Association of Realtors, as a sponsor of Meet Me at Maynards and a volunteer at Tucson Meet Yourself, and the Tucson Folk Festival. To learn what her clients have to say about working with Carol, check out her reviews on Google, Yelp, and Zillow.
Carol provides residential real estate services throughout the greater Tucson area, She works with both buyers and sellers, first-time home buyers, vacation/second home buyers/sellers and investors. If you, or someone you know, are looking for an energetic Realtor@ who cares about their clients and is dedicated to superior customer service, please contact Carol and give her the opportunity to become “Your Home for Real Estate”.
Broker/Owner of Centra Realty an Entrepreneur, Community Icon, Advocate Leader and Philanthropist. For over 25 years she has promoted and facilitated thousands to homeownership, land purchases, commercial and investment properties in Arizona. She is a strong believer in property ownership as being one of the cornerstone foundational rights of our country making stronger communities and giving people the roots to thrive. She is a proud advocate for LGBTQ rights and continues to tirelessly work towards their equality and acceptance. She supports many causes for the rights and well-being of others including Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, poor, addicted, and other types of suffering. She has empowered women to overcome gender-biased issues and she has committed her strength of will and charisma to connect with others to make positive changes in the community.
More About Colette A. Barajas:
Entrepreneur -Community Icon-Advocate-Leader -Philanthropist
For over twenty-five years, as Broker and Owner of Centra Realty on 4th, Colette has been instrumental in promoting and facilitating homeownership in Arizona. She has professionally and expertly aided thousands of businesses and individuals in the journey to purchase land and real estate; commercial, income and residential. Colette mentors and educates Real Estate Agents by offering opportunities to agents at Centra Realty to expand the business. She is a person who believes strongly in property ownership as one of the cornerstone foundational rights of our country. She has tirelessly worked to see thousands in the LGBTQ community successfully purchase land and real property. She believes property ownership strengthens community and gives people roots to thrive.
Colette owned Colette’s West an iconic Tucson Bar that welcomed all from the LGBTQ community and straight allies. Colette’s bar provided a safe place for a marginalized community to meet friends, network and socialize. The ’80s and 90’s LGBTQ bars were often places where persecuted people could go and feel safe. The LGBTQ community grassroots political movements and activism ideals where born in community bars. Colette’s Bars were often meeting places where pride events were planned, where people debated who was the best candidate to vote for and friendships were started. Colette has continued her LGBTQ community-work into mainstream society by marching in parades, supporting community events and promoting political candidates who believe in equal rights for LGBTQ people. She is always a proud proponent for LGBTQ rights and continues to tirelessly work towards the goal of LGBTQ equality and acceptance.
Colette is a champion and fighter for ethical inclusion of all people with a special focus on the LGBTQ community and women. She is a valiant warrior and outspoken leader for campaigns such as “We Stand With Rosa”. She practices the values she believes in by publicly supporting causes and fighting for the rights of others. One of the many causes she is passionate about is advocating for help and treatment for those who suffer from alcoholism and drug dependence. Through her work at The Haven and Pima County Jail, she continues to make a difference for those who suffer from addiction and for the people who love them.
She is a leader that has empowered women to overcome gender-biased issues and other personal obstacles by leveraging her own experiences and showing the way through example. She believes strongly in action and empowerment. Colette is a board member/volunteer for charities and non-profits and is an outspoken voice for civil rights. She inspires others to stand with her for social change. She campaigns against injustice by leading in community efforts. She has committed her strength of will and charisma to connect with others to make positive changes in the community.
Colette has generously promoted the welfare of others through her philanthropic endeavors, either by financial donations or through using her skills and talents to donate time effort and energy to community organizations and charities which then are able to thrive under her leadership and help. She has consistently shown the caliber of her heart and love of people by assisting many who are poor, addicted, and suffering. Also, by working with and giving assistance to a humanitarian organization she has been able to multiply her positive impact. Among the many organizations that Colette has supported and or volunteered her time for are: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, United Way, Arizona Human Rights Fund, Compass Health Care, Wingspan, Lesbian and Gay Public Awareness Project, and Community Profile, Desert Voices, The Haven, SAAF, The Alliance Fund, Primavera Men’s Shelter and Pima County Jail Women’s Groups.
Frank Ferst, Owner of Tucson School of Real Estate
Tucson School of Real Estate
7290 E Broadway Blvd. Ste 112
Tucson. AZ 85710
A 1972 Business Graduate of the University of Arizona. Vietnam Vet. Involved with the real estate industry for over 40 years, Including Certification as a Real Estate Instructor, Current holder of a GRI designation of the Realtor Institute and Owning the Tucson School of Real Estate for over 30 years.