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McKissock Learning

McKissock Learning is the top provider of education for licensed real estate property appraisers, home inspectors, land surveyors, and professional engineers. The company provides pre-licensing, continuing education, license upgrade, and professional development courses to meet customer needs from the beginning to the end of their careers.

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BrightPath Education Services

BrightPath Education Services provides high quality education to those in the appraisal and real estate professions by offering the best online and live in-person classes in the State of North Carolina. The company offers continuing education classes to help real estate brokers and appraisers maintain their licensure, as well as qualifying education to help aspiring appraisers gain licensure within the industry. BrightPath has been proudly serving North Carolina since 1992 and was founded by Mel Black. Mr. Black is an educator, attorney, appraiser, real estate broker, and regulator. Guided by generations of real estate professionals and entrepreneurs in his family, he built BrightPath after serving as the Executive Director of the North Carolina Appraisal Board, President of the Association of Appraisal Regulator Officials, and on the Board of Directors of the Council on Licensure Enforcement and Regulation. Mr. Black currently serves as a Member of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission.

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