Melanie McLane is a practicing appraiser, broker and educator. With over 34 years in the business, she has vast experience in all aspects of real estate. She devotes most of her time to teaching, writing and consulting with real estate companies, but keeps both her licenses active and continues to list, sell and appraise, in order to keep her thumb on the market.
A graduate of Kenyon College, she has the following designations: ABR, BPOR, CRB, CRS, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, RAA, RSPS, SRES and SRS. She is a AQB certified USPAP Instructor, and teaches many REBAC courses, from ABR to RSPS. In 2008, she was inducted into the REBAC Hall of Fame as a REBAC Instructor.
She and her husband, Jim, own and operate Jackson Real Estate, a family firm which has been in business for 50 years.
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WHY TAKE THIS COURSE? The goal of Buyers by Generation: Success in Every Segment is to instill a better understanding of how generational characteristics impact the home-buying process so that you can provide better service, enhance the value you offer,…Learn More
This class will be livestreamed via Zoom. You will receive a meeting link the day prior. Why take this course? This course will introduce the basics of real estate appraisal to students. Students will learn the basic vocabulary of appraising,…Learn More
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE? The goal of the Resort & Second-Home Property Specialist Certification Course is to help real estate practitioners adapt and apply their core real estate skills, develop business and branding strategies, understand the issues and trends that…Learn More
Why take this course? Getting to Yes covers how an agent can learn to successfully negotiate on behalf of his/her client, without violating fiduciary duties. The goal of every negotiation is win/win. Agents need to consult with their clients to…Learn More
Why take this course? This course will introduce the basics of real estate appraisal to students. Students will learn the basic vocabulary of appraising, key appraisal concepts, including highest and best use, influences of value, types of appraisal reports, development…Learn More
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Melanie was outstanding! The material was topical and conveyed in an exciting manner!
Dynamic, witty and able to clearly communicate ideas
Melanie McLane is a 5-star instructor. She is dynamic, witty and able to clearly communicate ideas. Her interactive methods of teaching capture your attention and interest. I highly recommend any course, especially Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), with Melanie McLane.
Melanie McLane is a superb instructor. Her knowledge, expertise and presentation make her classes informative and very useful for both the new and experienced agent.
A Great Instructor
Melanie McLane is a great instructor. She’s very personable, professional and brings a wealth of knowledge from her past experiences.
Excellent Class, Fantastic Instructor
The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR) course was excellent. Melanie McLane is a fantastic instructor. She kept me engaged the whole time. I will definitely take classes with her again, including the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) course.
Melanie McLane is a superb instructor and highly recommended. She made the ABR designation course enjoyable as well as informative, providing practical uses and insights that can benefit both newer and experienced agents. It’s great to be able to earn designations locally, in a comfortable environment, for a great price from top-notch instructors!
Awesome, Professional, and Interesting
I would take any course that Melanie McLane teaches. She is awesome, professional, and interesting. Melanie held my interest from the very beginning. I did not fade out once. I love her and the real estate investing class!