Meet the team

The team at Calaby Real Estate Clare & Balaklava are all local people who, outside of work, are highly active in the community. Their extensive knowledge of the area and it’s growing market is second to none. Our team strives for excellence in their daily job role and deliver on their promises.
Rob Calaby
Director/ Property Sales / Auctioneer
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Rob Calaby has been living and working in the Mid North of South Australia for 34 years which almost makes him a local. His time in the Industry dates back to 1987 as a junior in a stock firm sweeping...Read More

Mellissa Helbig
Property Manager

Mel Helbig is a professional property Manager with over 20 years’ experience, nominated and winning many prestigious Property Management Awards with the Real Estate Institute of SA. Mel is fully qualified, holding Certificate 3 in Property Services, Certificate 4 in...Read More

Cherie Stirling
Property management assistant

Cherie is a hardworking and responsible professional with a passion for customer service. She has over 15 years’ experience in real estate in the Clare Valley and continues to be driven to advance her skillset. Assisting in Property Management Cherie...Read More

Tren Vine
Real Estate Sales
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Tren Vine came from a farming background in the South East of the South Australia. Tren moved into the Stock and Station business at many locations spanning three states, and has held a Real Estate Agents licence since 1973. During...Read More

After over 20 years working in the rural merchandise industry, Diesy made the change to Real Estate in October 2014, to work with the Ruralco Property team. Together Genna and Diesy look after the ‘engine room’ of the business. From...Read More

Lisa Curnow
Sales Agents/Property Manager

An enthusiastic, determined professional with a natural flair for real estate, Lisa Curnow is an asset to the talented Calaby Real Estate team. Lisa was drawn to Calaby Real Estate because of the company’s strong desire to lead the way...Read More

Sharon Allen

Sharon has recently joined the Calaby Real Estate team, she will be working from the Balaklava office assisting Lisa Curnow with the administration duties.  Real Estate is new to Sharon and she is eager to start this new aspect of...Read More

Craig Barbary
Real Estate Sales
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Being born into the rural lifestyle and industry has been a fantastic start to my life and with country life and a family farming background, I have had the opportunity of learning the value of good working ethics and management...Read More

Professional & Personable He has a great experience buying our home with Rob Calaby. Rob has great local knowledge, a friendly welcoming nature, and was understanding of our financial limitations. We never felt undue pressure, yet it was clear he was representing his clients well. He had good quality homes to show us which was important as we only had one day in SA to find a home. Since we have settled and moved in, Rob and his team have been friendly and helpful as we got to know the town. Rob was right, we are very happy living in the home, the area and the town. We can't imagine living anywhere else right now but if that time came we would definitely use Rob to sell our home. Clare is blessed with many great people and businesses and Rob Calaby and his team are great examples of that.
Greg & Samantha