Mike Harper has 39 years of experience in the real estate and auction world, having sold property as an IRS Property Appraisal & Liquidation Specialist throughout the eastern U.S. as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Mike holds a BA in History from UNC-Greensboro. Born and raised in Clemmons NC, Mike has lived in Mt. Pleasant SC since 1993, and is a licensed Real Estate Broker and licensed Auctioneer in North and South Carolina and Georgia. He is also a Certified Real Estate Instructor, and teaches self written courses at Charleston-Trident Association of Realtors including “Buying and Selling Real Estate at Auction”, “Selling Land using the Multi-Parcel Auction Method”, “Dealing with Lien Issues to Prevent Closing Problems”, “Foreclosure and Tax Lien Sales for the Investor and his Agent”, “Taxes and Real Estate – What Every Agent Should Know”, “Section 1031 Tax-Deferred Exchanges” as well as the Loss Mitigation Certification Class and Real Estate Pre-Licensing and Core courses. Mike was chosen as a Seminar presenter at the National Auctioneer Association International Conference and Show in Nashville, TN in July 2008 and in Louisville KY in July 2014. Less than 1% of Auctioneers nationwide hold both the CAI and AARE designations.