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Jeff Lapin


Jeff graduated from Pepperdine University with an MBA. He earned the prestigious Distinguished Real Estate Instructor designation in 2023. He was first licensed in 1984 (in California) and in 2021 in Tennessee and has been a real estate instructor since 2012 and a TREES instructor since 2022. Co-owner and Manager of various real estate companies, subject matter expert (Property Management), and author of many courses and published articles for the Institute of Real Estate Management(lREM).