Cram Course

Learn how to pass the AL Real Estate Salesperson License Exam!

2021 Upcoming Dates

May 20 - 21

June 24 - 25

July 22 - 23

August 19 - 20

September 23 - 24

October 21 - 22

November 18 - 19

December - NO Cram Course


NOTE:  Due to COVID-19, we are currently offering our Cram Course via Zoom instruction only. After registration, the instructor will send you the Zoom link the day before class begins. We will resume in-class instruction when our training facility re-opens.   

Class details:
Two day course
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


3000 Riverchase Galleria
Suite 325
Birmingham, AL 35244

Park in the parking deck and enter the Galleria Towers. Conference Room is on the right side of the tower. You can check in with the security guard and he will direct you. Go down the hallway to the right side of the lobby. Conference Room is down on the left. 

You must have completed a 60 hour pre-license course required by the Alabama Real Estate Commission to get an Alabama real estate license. This course does not satisfy the requirement. It is designed to complement your study and teach you how to pass the exam.

About the Course:
This is a comprehensive review of the real estate course designed to help you pass the state exam. You will spend two days going back through all of the material in a review mode. There will be time for Q&A's to clear up areas that you found difficult to understand.
Test-taking tips will be provided to help relieve test day anxiety.
You will leave the class with a book designed to condense the subject matter into a concise format covering the most important aspects of the state exam. 
It will be two really full days. Come prepared to learn.

For students who will travel in to Birmingham from other parts of the state, ACRE has arranged at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel. The hotel is connected to the Galleria. Contact Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel to make your reservation using the Corporate ID "115724".

You can also simply just go to the website Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel. You will then select the dates needed and your room type. There will be a drop down menu labeled Special Rates and you will select "Corporate Code" and input the Corporate ID "115724." The Alabama Center for Real Estate rate should appear. 

Hyatt Regency Birmingham - Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, AL 35244
(205) 705-1234

Instructor: Donnis Palmer
Donnis has 20 years experience as a certified instructor, including Salesperson Prelicense, Broker Prelicense, Reciprocal license & Continuing Education. Donnis earned a BS in Education from Auburn University. She serves as a member of the Education Advisory Committee for the Alabama Real Estate Commission and as a senior member of the ACRE Leadership Council. She has former experience as a Corporate Training Manager for a real estate company in Gulf Shores and as a School Administrator for a real estate company in Birmingham. Donnis' philosophical beliefs of adult learning strategies have allowed her to successful guide her students to success in passing regulated exams as well as successful careers in real estate.


Instructor: Michelle Traweek

Michelle has over 19 years experience.  She was the past qualifying broker of two Alabama real estate offices managing over 50 agents.  She has had 5 years of sales volume over $5 Million each year.  In the past 2 years she has been maintaining $5-6 million sales volume while teaching pre and post license classes two days a week.  She is a trainer/instructor at Birmingham Association of Realtors/Greater Alabama Multiple Listing Service. She has also been a trainer at Keller Williams since 2009.