Lloyd Hampton is originally from New Orleans but has lived most of his life in Houston. Mr. Hampton received a Bachelor of Science in Business Technology degree from the University of Houston. He entered the real estate field in 1980 selling new homes and quickly won top sales awards. In 1986, he obtained a real estate sales license and again was awarded top honors for production. After becoming a broker, he continued to represent individuals, sellers, buyers, landlords, tenants, relocation firms, financial institutions, and government agencies with their real estate needs. He has been a member of the National, Texas, and Houston Associations of REALTORS since 1986.
Another phase of his career began when Mr. Hampton entered the real estate education field in 1987. As Lead Instructor for The Real Estate School, Mr. Hampton taught a full spectrum of courses including principles, practices, property management, finance, mortgage origination, marketing, agency, investments, contracts, negotiation, real estate law, and exam preparation. With a merger with Kaplan Professional Schools, he became the Product Development Leader for Mandatory Continuing Education and Exam Preparation courses along with responsibility for curriculum in Texas. His position also included Texas instructor development.
He is a Life Member of the Texas Real Estate Teachers Association (TRETA) as well as the Association’s past Communications Director and Treasurer and has accumulated more than 80,000 podium hours. He has received both TRETA’s Certified Real Estate Instructor (CREI) designation as well as the International Distance Education Certification Center’s Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) designation. After more than 30 years of live, classroom instruction, Mr. Hampton’s focus has shifted to synchronous, online, live presentations. He has taught Continuing Legal Education classes for attorneys as approved by the State Bar of Texas. He is a sought-after consultant, expert witness, trainer and public speaker. His clients include realty firms, attorneys, real estate brokers, REALTOR® associations, title companies, mortgage companies, real estate firms, and the public.
Mr. Hampton is author of The Art of Negotiation. The text covers the legal, business, and ethical aspects of negotiating in today’s business environment. It also covers techniques of negotiation, diversity, conflict resolution, the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and mathematics involved in real estate negotiations.
Mr. Hampton has been Contributing Editor of two courses published by Dearborn Publishing, one on Property Management by Robert Kyle and the other on Real Estate Investments by Dave Sirota. He has also contributed to texts on Real Estate Law by Chuck Jacobus and Texas Real Estate Legislation by Dearborn publishing. He has also published numerous articles on real estate related topics.
In 2011 Mr. Hampton launched his own real estate education firm specializing in quality real estate continuing education for the Texas Real Estate professional. Along with the Texas Real Estate Commission’s Legal, and Broker Responsibility courses he has published the following CE courses: Critical Compliance, Real Estate and the Economy, Negotiating Real Estate Texas Style, Commercial Real Estate for the Residential Agent, Texas Landlord-Tenant Law, TREC Contracts Workshop, Texas Title Insurance, The Texas Property Tax System, Examination of the TREC 1-4 Family Contract, The Rules and Regulations of TREC Forms, Negotiating the TREC 1-4 Family Contract, Risk Reduction for Real Estate Agents, Advertising Regulations, Negotiation Law, Multiple Listing Service Rules, the TAR Residential Lease, Texas Probate and Homeowner Associations among others.
He is also the Broker of Record responsible for a real estate firm in west Houston with 400+ agents.