Carol Ball, representing five generations of Mauians, is co-owner of a Hawaii real estate brokerage and is principal and owner of the Carol Ball School of Real Estate. Licensed in real estate in Hawaii since 1978 and licensed as a Hawaii real estate prelicensing instructor since 2001, Carol has taught post licensing courses since 1980 and pre-licensing courses since 2001. She formed her real estate brokerage in 1980, a multi agent real estate general brokerage firm presently managed and operated by her children and where she serves as chairperson of the board.
Carol holds the National Association of Realtors designations of Accredited Buyer Representative Manager (ABRM), Certified Real Estate Broker Manager (CRB), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), and member, Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI). A graduate of the University of Michigan, Carol holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology and a Certificate in Online Teaching from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is editor of The Hawaii Real Estate Exam Book, a study guide to the state section of the Hawaii real estate licensing exam. Carol served on the Hawaii Real Estate Commission from 2004-2012 serving as its chairperson in the final year of her tenure.
Lynn Leegard is an attorney specializing in real estate law, and a Minnesota real estate broker. She is a Graduate, Realtor® Institute (GRI), and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). She has served on several committees at local, state and national Realtor® associations.
Lynn has served as the 2004 president of the Minnesota Association of Realtors® and 2011 Regional Vice President for the National Association of Realtors®. She has taught real estate courses since 1994, and continues to teach live classes for Realtor® associations.
Jim Luger has been a real estate broker and instructor for over 35 years, and has taught thousands of real estate agents and brokers in classrooms and online. He is a member of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), and is certified as an online instructor by the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).
Jim opened a real estate brokerage in 1976, later adding a title insurance agency, and mortgage brokerage. He has also owned a property management company, and has held an insurance license. He has been a certified trainer for an international real estate franchisor, and has appeared on national television and radio programs as a real estate expert.
Peggy McNamara has been in the real estate industry since 1992. She sold real estate full time for several years before entering into real estate education and training. She is certified as an online instructor by the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).
Peggy was the Director of Education of a multi-office brokerage from 1997-2003. She also owned a pre-license real estate school in Minnesota, and has been Vice President of Agent and Client Services for a multi-state brokerage.
Peggy understands the real estate business from many aspects, as well as its inherent challenges and opportunities. She is passionate about helping real estate agents and brokers earn better incomes, and live fuller lives.
Jim Tice has been a real estate instructor for over 20 years, and has taught thousands of real estate agents and brokers in classrooms and online. He is a member of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), and is certified as an online instructor by the International Distance Education Certification Center (IDECC).
Jim entered the real estate business in 1977, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has been inducted into a national real estate Hall of Fame, an honor granted to less than 1% of agents nationwide. Jim has served as regional trainer for a national real estate franchise, and as a real estate manager he continues to train and coach new and experienced real estate agents.
Jim has served for many years on the Minnesota Association of REALTORS® Professional Standards Committee, both as a panel member and as a hearing chairperson, and he has served on the Minneapolis Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors.