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Tammy Brooks

Tammy Brooks, Associate Broker, GRI, obtained a BBA degree in Management from Georgia State University. She has been an agent, trainer, mentor, and educator in real estate since 1992. She was inducted to the RE/Max Hall Fame in 1991 and received the Million Dollar Club Phoenix Award (2003). She has experience with New Home Sales, Land, Foreclosures, HUD Properties, and Previously Owned Homes. She enjoys meeting new people and helping them achieve their goals, whether it is to buy or sale a home, or obtain a real estate license. She approaches instructing in a thorough manner to ensure students understand the material and is helpful in assisting students with questions. Embarking on a real estate career is both exciting and rewarding; education is the key to ensuring success. She enjoys seeing people reach their potential and obtain their goals!!

Courses Taught:

  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Fundamentals

Paul Cross

Paul graduated from Oglethorpe University with a BS in Education in 1980. He later attended Georgia State University where he took extensive accounting and business courses to prepare him for the Certified Public Accounting Exam. Although involved in many professional positions, for more than 30 years Paul has been involved in training and educating people. Paul is currently licensed as an associate broker and approved instructor by the Georgia Real Estate Commission (GREC). He has authored and taught many GREC approved continuing education classes. In recent years he has worked as a prelicense and continuing education instructor and a personal coach for one of the largest real estate brokerage firms in the country. His passion and true desire to educate makes him an excellent trainer, educator, and personal coach.

Courses Taught:

  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Fundamentals

Greg Dunn

Gregory J. Dunn, ABR, GRI, received a Georgia real estate license in 1972 and is currently licensed as a broker and approved instructor. He is a graduate of Columbus State University with a major in both Real Estate and Accounting. Greg is a member of the Georgia Real Estate Commission’s Education Advisory Committee and he is active in his local Board, the State Association, and in the Real Estate Educators Association. In 1989, the Columbus Board of REALTORS® recognized him as the REALTOR® of the Year. He was recognized as “Educator of the Year” in 1999 by the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association and in 2001 by the Georgia Association of REALTORS®.

Courses Taught:

  • 2016 GAR Contracts Course
  • 36-Hour Real Estate Basics Course
  • Broker Responsibility
  • Buyer Agency - Listing the Buyer
  • CMA vs. Appraisal
  • Exhibits and Amendments
  • Fair Housing
  • Georgia Real Estate Trust Account Class
  • GREC Brokerage Course
  • GREC Trust Account Class
  • Handling Earnest Money
  • Lease Course
  • Procuring Cause…Your, Mine or Ours?
  • Prospecting & Marketing
  • Real Estate Basics
  • Real Estate Basics (Cont. Ed.)
  • Responsibilities of Real Estate Licensees (License Law Course)
  • Seller Agency - Listing the Seller
  • Truth or Consequences - Property Disclosure

Wade Gaddy

Wade Gaddy, a certified appraiser and the founder of the Atlanta Institute of Real Estate, has been associated with real estate education in Georgia for over 30 years. He is the author of several real estate texts including Real Estate Fundamentals and has served on the continuing education faculties of four Georgia universities. Wade is the senior faculty member of the Georgia REALTOR® Institute (GRI) and is a regular instructor for the Georgia Association of REALTORS® Partners in Education program. Wade was recently designated a Certified Instructor of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. This prestigious designation is issued by the Appraiser Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation in Washington, DC. Only seven other instructors in Georgia have received this designation.

Courses Taught:

  • 2016 GAR Contracts Course
  • 2017 GAR Contracts Course
  • 36-Hour Real Estate Basics Course
  • Buyer Agency - Listing the Buyer
  • CMA vs. Appraisal
  • Exhibits and Amendments
  • Fair Housing
  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Handling Earnest Money
  • Lease Course
  • Mortgage Fraud: Detecting the Epidemic
  • Oh No! The Appraisal Came Back Low! What Can I Do Now
  • Prospecting & Marketing
  • Real Estate Basics
  • Real Estate Basics (Cont. Ed.)
  • Real Estate Fundamentals
  • Responsibilities of Real Estate Licensees (License Law Course)
  • Seller Agency - Listing the Seller
  • The Win-Win of Negotiating (A Critical Life Skill)
  • Truth or Consequences - Property Disclosure

Tom Gillett

Tom Gillett has been a mainstay in real estate and appraisal education for over twenty years. Currently, Tom instructs over five hundred classes per year in varied real estate subjects and has been a contributing author for multiple real estate organizations including the Georgia Real Estate Commission. His achievements were recognized by the Georgia Association of REALTORS® as he was named the 2003 Instructor of the Year. In 2006, Tom received the Distinguished Career Award from the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association.

Courses Taught:

  • GREC Brokerage Course
  • GREC Trust Account Class
  • You Can’t Fix Stupid! (But We Can Work With Ignorance)

Robert Hart

Bob Hart received his real estate license in 1973 and is currently licensed as an associate broker and approved real estate instructor. Bob is a member of the Georgia Real Estate Commission’s Education Advisory Committee and the Director of Education at Georgia MLS Training Institute.

Courses Taught:

  • Cram Course
  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Fundamentals

Monica Lee-Hickerson

No biography provided.

Courses Taught:

  • Georgia Real Estate Practice

Jan Pennington

Jan Pennington became a licensed real estate agent in 1974 and a licensed broker in 1983. She began her teaching career at Georgia MLS Training Institute in the late 1990s. Jan primarily specializes in selling residential properties, but occasionally she sells land and light commercial.

Courses Taught:

  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Real Estate
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Real Estate (Cont. Ed.)

Hugh Rowland

Hugh Rowland, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, holds a Master of Arts degree in Real Estate and Urban Development from the University of Georgia. He started teaching real estate courses shortly after he became licensed in June 1973. Hugh is an active sales agent and broker, as well as an Active Life Member of the Cherokee Association of REALTORS® Million Dollar Club. Students describe Hugh’s teaching style as energetic, precise and illustrative.

Courses Taught:

  • Real Estate Fundamentals

Mark Schneider

Mark Schneider holds a BA and MA degree from the University of Georgia. He has over seven years of experience as a college level instructor. He is a GREC licensed pre and post license instructor with many years of experience. As a consulting editor for a major real estate text book publisher, he developed course content and study guides. Students will find Mark to be detailed and approachable.

Courses Taught:

  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Fundamentals

John Seay

No biography provided.

Courses Taught:

  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Fundamentals

Open Unassigned

No biography provided.

Courses Taught:

  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Georgia Real Estate Practice
  • Real Estate Fundamentals