Unlock your potential with the Real Estate Institute Instructors
Real Estate is a rewarding career that can change the way you look at your job. To begin this journey, The Real Estate Institute offers you access to Northern Indiana's premiere instructors with years of experience, both within the classroom for real estate licensing, and outside selling real estate in the communities of Northern Indiana. Dedicated to preparing you to pass the real estate license exam, they are knowledgeable about the testing requirements and have developed unique learning strategies to provide you with the best possible level of preparedness.
Scott Klein is the current Director and head instructor for the Real Estate Institute. Scott is a life long resident of Elkhart County. He started his real estate career in 1993, and has been selling real estate all over Northern Indiana, specializing in Real Estate. Scott began teaching in 2003 for the Real Estate Institute (REI.) His passion for helping others achieve their selling and personal real estate goals has made him one of the most respected and sought after instructors in Northern Indiana. He is a Management Services Director for a large real estate firm in Indiana and Michigan.
His professional designations include: E-Certified and Certification as an Instructor for Indiana Pre-License Courses.
Sam Shutlz grew up in Goshen, Indiana, and has been teaching various topics in groups since 1997. Sam become a licensed real estate agent in 2012. He was his company's Affiliate Rookie of the Year in both volume and units sold. Before coming to REI, he had managed a small real estate office in the area. Prior to selling real estate, Sam was invovled with home remodeling, investment properties, and disaster relief work. He is married with three daughters and currently resides in Goshen. Sam has a Master's Degree and enjoys woodworking, fishing, spending time at the lake, and Chicago Bears football.
Rick Mahler has been a REALTOR for 15 years, the last 12 as an Associate Broker. Of the 12 years, he spent 6 years with Sturgis Online Realty, and then the last 6 years with Prudential Real Estate, which has transitioned to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Michigan Real Estate. He has been teaching the Michigan Real Estate Pre-Licensing class since 2009. Prior to his career in real estate, he was involved in personnel management and training for nearly 20 years, including 2 years as the Regional Training Coordinator for Washington Inventory Service, a national retail inventory service company. He graduated from Michigan State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management.