An active broker since 1981, John Mayfield has taught pre and post license real estate courses since 1988. John earned the ABR®, ABRM, CRB, CIPS, e-PRO®, GRI and SRS designations throughout his career. He has been a featured speaker at the National Association of REALTORS® conventions and taught in the Technology Resource Center for NAR. Extraordinarily prolific, John has authored eight books and created the “5-Minutes Series for Real Estate Agents,” Cengage Learning, with over 25,000 copies sold. He also co-authored “21 Mistakes Real Estate Brokers Make and How to Avoid Them”. Additionally, John served as a contributing editor to REALTOR® Magazine Online, is active with the REALTORS® Association, and served as the 2010 President for the CRB Council of Real Estate Brokers and Managers. John has recently become active training and assisting European real estate brokers and managers, and spends part of the year living in France, involved with international real estate relations.