COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hondros College, a division of Hondros Education Group (HEG), announced today that it has acquired the Ohio Institute of Real Estate Studies (OIRES) in a partnership that will further unify real estate education in Ohio.
Based in Medina, OIRES will pool its talents with Hondros College to represent the largest real estate program in the state. Joyce Willson, owner of OIRES and Quest for Success, will join Hondros College as an instructor and advisor, adding over 40 years of real estate experience to the school.
“We are excited to have Joyce join us to continue providing high-quality real estate education in Ohio,” said Tina Lapp, president, Hondros College. “This partnership will allow us to better serve the individuals looking to receive their education in the thriving Ohio housing market. Joyce has worked as an agent, broker, and manager for over four decades and understands, firsthand, what is required to be productive in today's competitive market.”
Hondros College and OIRES have established a plan to smoothly transition students, alumni, and business partners within the next few months, when all programs will fall under the Hondros brand.
“We are committed to providing the highest quality educational experience for students and maintaining our relationships with alumni and industry partners,” says Willson. “We are looking forward to continuing to serve the Ohio real estate industry through our partnership with Hondros College.”
Willson will continue her role as a real estate educator for Hondros College and continue to be an active member in local, state, and national real estate organizations and boards. She has chaired committees, worked on task forces, contributed to RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee), and has always worked hard to provide an effective, productive training environment.
The unification of Hondros College and OIRES will offer students and professionals the benefit of more access to industry expertise and knowledge to help them stay ahead of an ever-changing real estate market.
About Hondros College
Educating over 500,000 real estate, appraisal, mortgage, insurance, and home inspection students via classroom and online courses, Hondros College has been a leader in adult education over the last 50 years. Whether it’s pre-licensing and exam prep solutions, to post licensing and continuing education courses, Hondros College is committed to ensuring students’ success through their entire education experience. For more information, visit www.hondros.com.
About Hondros Education Group
Hondros Education Group consists of leading real estate education companies that focus on classroom and online delivery as well as exam prep and textbooks. Hondros College, Hondros College of Business, Hondros Learning, CompuCram, Learn Mortgage, and the Arizona School of Real Estate & Business offer real-world career training to the adult learner through an engaging and highly relevant educational experience. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Hondros Education Group has been offering local classroom and national online professional education for over 50 years. For more information, visit www.hondroseducationgroup.com.