Sylvia Shelnutt, DREI, CRS, GRI, LTG, PMN, ABR, ABRM, CBR, e-PRO, RSPS, SRES, SRS, is broker owner of Tristar Real Estate, Inc. and Sylvia Shelnutt Realty. Sylvia's unique background in the real estate business comes from having been a million dollar producer in both residential and commercial real estate as well as the broker of an award winning new home sales firm. She has taken the knowledge from her experiences and packaged them into her training series known as Real Estate In A "NUTT-SHEL" delivered though Sylvia Shelnutt Training and Seminars.
She specializes in buyer agency, risk reduction, and personal and professional skills training for agents. She teaches the National Association of REALTORS®, ABR and ABRM courses, Land 101 for the REALTORS® Land Institute, along with the ABR elective courses and Woman's Council of REALTORS®, Performance Management Network courses. She is the ABR online instructor, a certified trainer for the Resort Second Home Property Specialist designation (RSPS), the Senior Real Estate Specialist designation (SRES) as well as the Seller Representative Specialist (SRS) designation. She has taught in Alabama, Tennessee, Texas, South Carolina, California, Oklahoma and South Dakota.
She has been a long time volunteer in REALTOR® association activities. and has held numerous committee chairmanships. Sylvia holds the Distinguished Real Estate Educator (DREI) designation from the national Real Estate Educators Association (REEA), one of only six instructors in the state of Georgia to hold that designation. She is a past president of the Georgia Real Estate Educators Association and is currently President of the national Real Estate Educators Association (REEA).