Become a Realtor

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Realty One Real Estate School

Steve, a practicing WV REALTOR® since 1987 has served 5 terms as director of Kanawha Valley Multiple Listing Serv., 3 terms as director of Kanawha Valley Board of REALTORS®, and as director of the WV Assoc. of REALTORS®

Steve is approved by the WV Real Estate Commission to teach salesperson pre-licensing and continuing education courses in WV. Having earned the following national professional accreditations; ABR, ABRM, C-CREC, CRS and GRI, he has also instructed agent development courses, including risk reduction and innovative marketing.

About the Instructor

Owner of REALTY One, Inc. and REALTY One Real Estate School

CRS Designation received November 1996.

Past Director, Kanawha Valley Multiple Listing Service, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000.

Past Treasurer, Kanawha Valley Multiple Listing Service - 1998

Past Secretary, Kanawha Valley Multiple Listing Service - 1999

Past Secretary, Kanawha Valley Multiple Listing Service – 2000

Past Director, Kanawha Valley Board of Realtors – 1995, 2002, 2003.

Certified to teach ABR, Accredited Buyer Representative Course and also substitute teach GRI, Graduate REALTOR Institute Courses.

1999: passed ABR and ABRM, Accredited Buyer Representative and Accredited Buyers Representative Manager Designation Courses.

GRI, Graduate Realtor Institute, Course Designation, 1993

Kanawha Valley Board of Realtors Participation: Board of Directors, Multiple Listing Service, Public Relations, Grievance, Professional Standards, Committees.

W. Va. Association of Realtors Participation: Board of Directors 2003, 2004, 2005. I have served on the Professional Standards, Bylaws and Operations, Membership and Boards Policy, Risk Reduction, Education Coordinating Committees.

Licensed in West Virginia - 1987., Passed - W. Va. Real Estate Brokers Exam 1994.

Exciting multimedia and interactive audience discussions are the hallmarks of Steve’s courses. As an affiliate member of Realty U, the worlds largest real educational network, we offer world class education and professional designation courses in WV at amazingly affordable prices.

Your First Step


Price: $499

90 HRS. PRE-LICENSING CLASS (60 hrs on-line, 30 hrs in class in Charleston on Saturdays)


Instructor: Steve Pennington, Broker/Instructor

Visit or call 304-342-0505 to register

Our Other Courses

Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR)

The Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation is awarded to real estate practitioners by the Real Estate BUYER'S AGENT Council (REBAC) of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® who meet the specified educational and practical experience criteria (see ABR® Designation Requirements below).

ABR® Designation Course topics include:

  • Evolution of buyer representation

  • Agency relationships

  • Building and maintaining a buyer representation business

  • Office policy, standard of care and risk management

  • Changing an agency role

  • Agency conflicts and agency disclosure

  • Conflicts of interest

  • Services provided

  • The purchase contract

  • Negotiating

Senior Housing Specialist (SRES)

Position yourself as a Senior Housing Specialist, learn how to customize services for the senior residential market, explore estate planning issues, equity conversion strategies, reverse mortgages. Module completion satisfies education requirement for membership in the Senior Advantage Real Estate Council and the SRES Designation, (additional fee required.)

Innovative Marketing Techniques for Buyer's Representative

Innovative Marketing Techniques for Buyer's Representative Course examines various marketing techniques to help today's Buyer's Representative. Using the profile of today's buyer as a guide, students delve into situations in which they utilize their learned knowledge of innovative marketing techniques to think outside of the box and develop innovative marketing solutions. Approved elective for ABR Designation.