Ralph Shaw

Ralph Shaw

Broker of Record
CENTURY 21 Explorer Realty Inc., Brokerage*
  • 613-253-2121 ext 111
  • 877-251-8672 ext 111
  • 613-229-2588
  • 613-253-4253
  • 613-253-2109
  • 145 Bridge Street
    Carleton Place, ON K7C 2V6
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As a CENTURY 21® Real Estate professional, I am dedicated to providing you with the highest quality service possible. My personal knowledge of the local Real Estate market is combined with the power of the CENTURY 21 brand - the most recognized name in Real Estate today.

Let me assist you in finding your dream home, in a neighborhood that is right for you, and in the price range you want. Or if you are interested in selling a property, I also have the expertise to help you get the fastest sale possible and at the best price.

I look forward to the opportunity of working for you!

Community Involvement

Ralph has always been heavily involved with all sorts of community activities. He chaired the board for the BIA for a number of years and worked with Business Improvement Associations through out Eastern Ontario in an advisory capacity over the years. He has also worked in a variety of roles with the Chamber of Commerce & Industrial Commissions.

For over a decade he, with two friends, ran the Capital Classic Horse Show in Ottawa. The Event was an International Competition hosting riders from around the world at an Olympic level. The show boasted a 10 Million Dollar  economic impact on the Kanata / Ottawa economy during its five day competitions.

Ralph has also been involved with The Carleton Place Canoe Club over the years, having served as a War Canoe Coxswain through to Vice Commodore on the executive. Carleton Place is home to the oldest continuous running flat water racing club in Canada boasting numerous champions and Olympic level competitors.


In addition to operating the Century 21 Explorer Realty Franchise and the Partners Financial Services, Mortgage Brokerage, Ralph still manages to be very active in the Commercial / Industrial & Agricultural Real Estate markets in Eastern Ontario.


Ralph is a Marketing Grad from Algonquin College in Ottawa and also holds his Charter Insurance Professional designation with the Insurance Institute of Canada. He obtained the accreditation utilizing Carleton University for most of the courses. His area of concentration is in Risk Management. He also holds his C.I.P.S (Certified International Property Specialist) designation.

Professional Background

Ralph has spent his entire career as an intermediary. He started out of College in the insurance industry, it was common in the 1970s and '80s or Brokerages to be in the Insurance / Real Estate /  Mortgage and investment businesses. Growing up in this environment has given him a vast knowledge of all of the elements necessary to provide unequaled service to his clients. As a result of this background he still provides direct Real Estate & Mortgage services to his clients  through his two businesses Century 21 Explorer Realty and Partners Financial Services.

Professional Interests

Professionally Ralph is very involved in his industry, serving on the Board of Directors of the Ottawa Real Estate Board and in his community through organizations like the Chamber of Commerce, Business Improvement Associations and numerous Economic Development Roles.