Since 1994, Deborah has traveled around the United States, sharing her research, expertise and provocative insights with real estate professionals, home inspectors, interior designers, architects, state regulators, accountants, appraisers, surveyors, engineers and corporate executives.
The Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, and national radio programs have lauded her work with licensed professionals. Her course on working with volunteers was a keynote program for the American Society of Home Inspectors.
A career educator and international speaker, Deborah has been certified as an ethics trainer by the Josephson Institute of Ethics. A former Distinguished Lecturer on Ethics for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Deborah was recognized as North Carolina's Real Estate Educator of the Year by the NC Real Estate Educators Association. Her ethics courses have achieved national recognition. Deborah Long provides professional development and real estate courses to a variety of program providers.
Deborah's course on working with volunteers was a keynote program for the American Society of Home Inspectors. Her new program on split estates earned recognition as NC's educational program of the year.
Deborah is the author of more than 20 real estate textbooks, including Doing the Right Thing: A Real Estate Practitioner's Guide to Ethical Decision Making, which is in its 4th edition. Deborah also teaches licensing courses in North Carolina. A Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) and Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI), Deborah holds a doctorate in adult education.