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Who We Are

Burk Baker has been a certified instructor since 1977 and has been the owner of Burk Baker School of Real Estate & Appraising since 1981. He has prepared thousands of students, helping them to get started in a new career. Burk offers quality instruction, competitive pricing, and an overall rating second to none. Burk combines learning and humor to make your experience fun as well as educational!
Before opening Burk Baker School, Burk was a certified instructor and school director for two other real estate schools. The overall mission of the Burk Baker School of Real Estate & Appraising is to develop and promote educational programs that establish and/or improve the competency of licensees, and to train applicants for real estate licensing & for active participation in the industry. We prepare you to pass the online real estate exam & also to enter the world of Real Estate as an experienced Salesperson. Just ask one of our Graduates and they will tell you…

“It’s the school where the student comes first.”

The Burk Baker School of Real Estate & Appraising offers classes in certification in:
  • Real Estate
  • Appraising
  • Home Inspection
  • Mortgage Origination
  • Insurance
  • Auctioneering
Classes are offered in six locations around the state, as well as online:
  • Baton Rouge
  • Mandeville
  • Lafayette
  • Lake Charles
  • Metairie
  • Monroe

Our Instructors

Our staff is ready to answer all your questions and assist you with course information and registration.

Burk Baker

Burk Baker

Head Instructor

Char Hebert

Char Hebert

Real Estate Instructor

Lisa Baker

Lisa Baker

Math & Online Instructor

Dan Smith

Dan Smith

Real Estate & Mortgage Instructor

Patty Leo

Patty Leo

Real Estate Instructor

Ron Leo

Ron Leo

Real Estate Instructor

Dan Mackey

Dan Mackey

Real Estate & Mortgage Instructor

Gordon Atwell

Gordon Atwell

Home Inspection Instructor

Johnny Wade

Johnny Wade

Real Estate Instructor

Kevin Bayles

Kevin Bayles

Real Estate Instructor

Lawrence Pellerin

Lawrence Pellerin

Home Inspection Instructor