Meet Karen Climer, Owner and Instructor

Karen Climer owns and teaches at Demetree School of Real Estate.  A native of Orlando, Karen grew up in the real estate school business.  Her mother owned the original Demetree School of Real Estate in the 1980s and 1990s.  Her father, Ron Climer, owned Climer School of Real Estate until 2014.  Karen’s own experience in real estate began nearly 20 years ago and includes timeshare sales, recruiting, commercial property management, but mostly real estate instruction.

A respected speaker and trainer, Karen has presented at the Real Estate Educators Association National Conference and has updated and reviewed well-known real estate textbooks.  Karen is licensed to teach real estate in Florida and New York.  She has developed a reputation for explaining material in terms that students understand and enjoy.

Karen has always been an active participant in her community.  She currently serves on the Orlando Code Enforcement Board.  She is a former chair of the Orange County Arts and Culture Council, former chair of the Orlando Police Department Citizens Review Board, and former member of the Orange County Children and Family Services Board.  She was featured in the “Someone You Should Know” column of Central Florida Lifestyle.

Karen holds a bachelor of music from the University of Alabama and an MBA from Rollins College.

Every instructor claims to be good, so how do you really know?

The best way to know is based on what other people say. Here are a few comments from past students that Karen has received on end-of-class evaluations:

“Simply amazing!!  Karen is the best at what she does.  I love how she applies her style to make it fun and enjoyable.”
– Danilo Gomez

“Karen is an amazing instructor!  She is extremely knowledgeable, weaved with and humor into the instruction throughout the day to avoid the torturous monotony, and prepared all of us to successfully pass the pre-licensing exam.”
– Bert Piecuch
“Excellent.  Karen relates very well.  She entertains in a way to help remember important points.  Karen is energetic, funny, and very intelligent.”
– Anonymous
“Karen Climer is clearly the best choice for instructor in every category.  She is thoughtful, thorough, funny, kind, and above all, dedicated to helping her students.”
– Frederick Wixon
“[Karen] is honestly amazing.  Very humorous, definitely takes pride in what she does and shows that she cares.”
– Luis Rivera
“Karen made the learning fun and informative.  She was very patient and made sure everyone was understanding the content.  Fantastic instructor.”
– Jason Johnson

Still not convinced?

Check out this link to Karen’s YouTube video so you can see her style of teaching.