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" I view real estate as a service profession, informing & educating. " When meeting people, I consider, they are acquiring a "REALTOR® for Life ."
"I am a professional REALTOR® , knowledgeable, friendly and available..."
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Real Estate License History5-25-89 Licensed by the State of Alabama as a Real Estate Sales Agent (inactive). 8-21-89 Activated real estate license . 2-16-90 License transferred to Realty Options. 3-30-90 Joined Montgomery Area Association of REALTORS ®. Currently an Active Member of: National Association of REALTORS ® (NAR). Alabama Association of REALTORS ® (AAR). Montgomery Area Association of REALTORS ®. Through the years Jim has been Chairman and a member of numerous committees to include Chairman of the Risk Reduction Committee Montgomery Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Council of Residential Specialist (CRS). Real Estate Buyer's Agent Council (REBAC). Real Estate Educators Association (REEA). Alabama Chapter of Real Estate Educators Association. 11-1-91 Licensed by the State of Alabama as a real estate Broker. 2-11-92 Broker of Sails Realty dba/Realty OPTIONS (Prattville). 10-12-93 Owner of Realty OPTIONS (Prattville). 10-10-95 Certified Computer Loan Originator/Alabama Brokers Council Institute in cooperation with the National Independent Computer Loan Originators Association. 12-30-96 Sold Realty OPTIONS (Prattville) and transferred license to Realty OPTIONS Montgomery. 1-16-97 Associate Broker Realty OPTIONS Montgomery. 8-17-98 Broker Realty OPTIONS Montgomery/DESF until 5-4-01. 6-30-99 Accredited Buyer representative (ABR) designation. 10-18-99 Alabama State Real Estate Commission approved real estate Instructor (administrative code # 41930) Currently approved to teach: Pre License Course (60 hours). Course #005 Broker's Pre-License Course (15 hours). Course #003 Post License Course (30 hours). Course #006 Risk Management RED Flags and Paper Trails (continuing education course). Course #500 Risk Management for Property Managers (continuing education course). Course #501 Real Estate Consumers Agency and Disclosure Act (RECAD)(continuing education course). (forthcoming) Real Estate Sales Contract a course developed by Jim and approved by the Real Estate Commission (continuing education course). Course #124 2-1-00 Awarded Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation. 10-15-00 E-Prosm certified by National Association of REALTORS ®. 5-4-01 Associate Broker RE/MAX of Montgomery until 6-2-04. 5-3-04 Co founder / Chief Instructor Central Alabama Real Estate Academy (school code # 76477). 6-2-04 Associate Broker Montgomery Metro Realty Inc. (present) 11-1-05 Joined with Jon VanErmen, his son, to form the RealtyVan.com TEAM Broker License (associate broker) #041930 Montgomery Metro Realty Inc. expires 9/30/2008.