Education & Training
Corky Hyatt's approach to Real Estate can be summed up in two words, service and enthusiasm! A full-time Realtor for over 27 years, Corky was an annual member of the Multi-Million Dollar Club, closing more than 75 sales a year before turning her attention to training. Her brokerage experience includes both residential and commercial, including new home project sales. She's attained the GRI (Graduate REALTOR® Institute), CRS (Certified Residential Specialist), and CRB (Certified Residential Broker) designations.
In 1990, Corky was recognized as "REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year" for the Johnson County Board of REALTORS®, the largest board in Kansas. She has been an officer of that board, serving as President in 1993, and currently serves as a Director of the Kansas Association of REALTORS®. Corky was a founding Director of the Heartland Regional MLS and served as President of Heartland Multiple Listing Service in 1995. A past president of the Kansas Chapter of WCR, Corky served as Kansas WCR Governor in 2001. President of the Kansas chapter of CRS in 2003 and 2004, Corky was awarded CRS of the YEAR FOR Kansas, 2001. The Kansas Association of REALTORS® presented her their highest recognition, The Distinguished Service Award, at state convention, October 2007.
Corky and John Mayfield have written a book entitled “21 Mistakes Real Estate Brokers Make and How to Avoid Them” which was released in November, 2008. A second co-authored book for salespeople will follow.
A graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, Corky's teaching credentials include high school and junior college teaching as well as company training for firms such as J. C. Nichols Residential, Reece & Nichols, a number of RE/Max firms in Kansas and Missouri, and N. P. Dodge in Omaha. She served as a GRI instructor for both the Kansas and Missouri Associations of REALTORS for more than ten years, consistently maintaining excellent ratings from her students! Corky presents continuing education courses both across Kansas and Missouri and in Texas as well as by home study and on-line.
Corky and her husband Jim, Broker/Owners of Hyatt Real Estate, live in Stilwell, Kansas, and have five sons, four daughters-in-law, and seven of the world’s best grandchildren!