The Real Estate Training Association is a proud member of the Real Estate Educators Association.
The Real Estate Training Institute was founded in 1989 by Dr. Larry Hasbrouck. The main campus is in Biloxi MS.
They immediately added Hattiesburg and Oxford classroom locations to supplement the Biloxi main campus. A Rankin County location was added in 2016.
In 2017, the school expanded on its core curriculum and added National Professional Designation Courses and Professional Development in conjunction with the REBAC® division of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
Broker Jim Clauson, CDEI, MRP, ABR is responsible for the day to day activities, scheduling and the detailed aspects of running the company. He is the school’s administrator.
RET. First Sergeant (E8) Jim Clauson is also the premier instructor in the south east U.S.A. for the Military Relocation Professional (MRP®) course from the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. On occasion, he will teach a course specializing in math. Chances are that Jim will be your first contact with us.
Broker Leslie Clauson, DREI, CDEI is responsible for course development.
Leslie holds the highest and most difficult to attain real estate instructor designation, Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI). You can find more information here.
She is the primary instructor at the school. She is the school’s book publisher, course developer, web page developer and marketing expert.
In 2014, Broker Lisa Boudreaux joined the team. She is the principal Instructor Broker in Hattiesburg. She holds a Senior Real Estate Professional Designation.
Also in 2015, Tina M. Perkins joined the school as principal Instructor Broker for night classes in Biloxi. She holds a Senior Real Estate Professional Designation and is a senior instructor.She is also a Certified Distance Education Instructor with ARELLO®. (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials)
Mario Nocentelli joined the school in 2016. He is a Certified Distance Education Instructor with ARELLO®. (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials)
Broker Bridgette O’Keefe Lovelace joined the school in 2016. She is the responsible broker at Clauson Realty. She is also a Certified Distance Education Instructor with ARELLO®. (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials)
Jim Clauson, CDEI – Mississippi, Louisiana and New York Broker
Lisa Boudreaux – Mississippi and Louisiana Broker, REALTOR®
Leslie Clauson,DREI, CDEI– Mississippi and California Broker
Tina M. Perkins, CDEI – Mississippi Broker and REALTOR®
Mario Nocentelli, CDEI and REALTOR®
Bridgette O’Keefe Lovelace, CDEI – Mississippi Broker and REALTOR®