Cathy McDaniel      |

 Cathy McDaniel

Was featured in the "Real Estate Educators Association Journal"


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Cathy McDaniel 

Cathy McDaniel holds a Broker's license and has remained active in Georgia real estate since 1993. She received a "Certified Mortgage Specialist" designation through Captstone Institute of Mortgage Finance in 1993 and holds a current National Mortgage Licensing System Number #1122866 sponsored by Synovus Mortgage.  She has provided education for The Georgia Training Center and has served as one of the top educators at the American Real Estate University from 2007 - 2012. Cathy received the "2008 Educator of the Year" presented by the Georgia Real Educators Association in December 2008.  She hosts an average of 30 classes a month at various locations from Florida to Arizona and is committed to offering a broad selection of topics, certificates and designations that address hot and timely topics. Since 2007, Cathy has led over 1,000 continuing education live classes and met over 90,000 real estate professionals. 

As a consumer advocate, Cathy has served as the Education and Outreach Director for American Homebuyers Foundation, a non-profit organization, Georgia Association of Realtors® Professional Development Committee, Georgia Homeownership Alliance since 2009, Mortgage Currency Advisory Board and she believes that everyone in the real estate and mortgage industry today must be the “Trusted Advisor” in the community.  Cathy has adopted the National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling. She is also has been a regular contributor to Titianium Solutions, and  

Cathy McDaniel is the author of
“A Road Map To Saving Your Home”
which is available at the National Association of REALTORS's bookshelf.

Over the years, Cathy has been associated with federal, local, state governments,  real estate boards and associations, HUD approved non-profit housing counseling agencies, plus top companies in the industry of homeownership such as ERA, Prudential, Century 21, Keller Williams, Countrywide Home Loans, GMAC Mortgage, JPMorgan Chase, and numerous other organizations.  All material referenced in her books are tailor-made and created from her training and experience as a top producing REALTOR® and Mortgage Planner.

Her experiences as an Endorsed Instructor in 2007 for HUD PEMCO, Ltd., the marketing manager for HUD homes in Georgia, a regular instructor at Georgia MLS and the Georgia Institute of Real Estate and many Boards of REALTOR® Associations have allowed her to meet and train thousands of real estate professionals each year. 

For the past 20 years, she has passed on her secrets and insights, acting as a consumer advocate for all mortgage and real estate professionals. Cathy organized Atlanta’s first Real Estate Industry Day January 6, 2008, which attracted over 800 real estate professionals. During this free event, attendees received presentations from HUD, FHA, Freddie Mac, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, the Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers, NeighborWorks America, ERA Sunrise Realty and a number of vendors supporting homeownership. With the goal of making Real Estate Industry Day an annual event, the second annual Industry Day was held September 18, 2009, where a sold-out crowd enjoyed hearing keynote speaker Georgia Attorney General, Thurbert E. Baker, as well as, presenters from FHA,, Real Estate Mortgage Network, HUD, Fannie Mae, American Homebuyers Foundation and others. Each year Cathy host three mini-industry day events throughout Georgia and Tennessee. 

On a personal note, Cathy resides in Lawrenceville, Georgia with her Labrador, Bella. She has two adult children Jodi and Chris and adores her four grandchildren Dustin, Taylor, Chastity, Alexus and her great grandchild Hayden. Cathy is an accomplished dancer and instructor. She hold the United Country Western Dance Council "World's 2003 Dance Choreographer" title and was inducted into the National Boppers Hall of Fame in 2003. Cathy services as the Hospitality Ministry Leader at the Tabernacle International Church in Lawrenceville, Georgia and recently organized TIC's "What's Cook Academy" introducing basic culinary skills to young adults. Cathy has authored " Refresh My Memory" "Sweet Manna for Today's Journey" and is the event director for "The Living Picture of the Last Supper" that attracted over 800 attendees. The second annual event will be held April 16th and 17th, 2014 At Tabernacle International Church in Lawrenceville.  

Passion Statement

"We all have moments that change us.  Motivated in part by my own personal story, and the opportunity to help family and friends in my life adjust and recovery from various situations has contributed to my passion to serve and make a difference in the community where I live in providing long-term hope-filled programs, solutions and resources for under-served or un-served families and children of all ages. Programs that promote curiosity and hope, self-accomplishments and movement toward an enjoyable life experience in your present situation. Sincerely, I have not gotten where I am today alone nor will I go any further without the right people in my corner. I am thankful for everyone that has crossed my path contributing to my journey of accomplishments and the development of who I am today!"

Cathy’s Motto


Autograph Your Work With Excellence!"

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