The Author and the Editor
As a top producing Realtor in Hawaii, Madge Walls received her company’s highest awards, both locally and nationally. For over five years she taught real estate licensing at Maui Community College, and Continuing Education courses at the Realtors Association of Maui.
A graduate of Punahou School in Honolulu, the author has a BA in mathematics from the University of Oregon Honors College, and is a Graduate, Realtor Institute (GRI). She served on and chaired various committees at the Realtors Association of Maui, and was a member of the Hawaii Association of Real Estate Schools.
Carol Ball is a Maui native representing five generations of Mauians. She started the real estate firm Carol Ball and Associates Realtors in 1980 and serves as chairman of the multi agent firm run by two of her children. Known as an innovator in real estate, Carol opened showroom offices in the center court of one of Maui’s largest shopping complexes and presently showcases over a dozen developments and all Maui MLS listings from this venue.
Since 2001 Carol has been teaching real estate prelicensing courses through the University of Hawaii Maui College and other locations through her licensed proprietary prellicensing school, Carol Ball School of Real Estate.
Utilizing these tools in her classes, Carol continues her concern for the basics of professional real estate practice which she teaches prelicensing students as well as her own agents. Carol served as a member of the Hawaii Real Estate Commission from 2004 to 2011 and its chairperson in 2012.
Carol holds a BA in Education from the University of Michigan and an MEd in Educational Psychology and a Certificate in Online Teaching from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She holds the prestigious national real estate designations of Accredited Buyer Representative Manager (ABRM), Certified Broker Manager (CRB), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and is a member of the Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI). She has been a licensed real estate prelicensing instructor since 2001 and offers prelicense instruction through her school, Carol Ball School of Real Estate and the University of Hawaii Maui College.