Mel Braun

AIC Candidate Member


Mel’s background in real estate began in 2003 when he joined a RE/MAX office in Morden, MB and became a licensed Realtor in 2004; Broker license in 2012. Prior to this his experience was mainly in lumber and hardware sales/service. He earned a Business Finance Diploma in 1996 at Vancouver Island University and followed this up with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Lethbridge (Calgary campus) in 2004. In 2016 Mel began contract work with a local Morden appraisal firm doing residential appraisals. In 2018 Mel joined Red River Group to further himself in the area of commercial appraisal and is currently working towards his Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI, P. App) designation with the Appraisal Institute of Canada.


  • Currently completing studies towards the Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI, P. App) designation
  • B. Comm, University of Lethbridge, 2004
  • Diploma Business Management, Vancouver Island University, 1996
  • Capernwray Harbour Bible Centre, 1989-1993

Employment History

  • 2018 - Current: Red River Group, Associate
  • 2003 to Current: RE/MAX Home Team; RE/MAX Ocean Pointe, Realtor/Broker/Office Manager
  • 1997 - 2000 Pepsi Cola/Coca Cola, Delivery Salesperson
  • 1992- 2004 Home Depot/Rona/Canadian Lumber; Buyer, Sales, Delivery

Areas of Expertise

Mel works from the Winkler branch providing appraisal services for south central Manitoba.

Within this thriving area of the province Mel provides point-in-time commercial and residential appraisals.