Elna R. Tymes is the author or co-author of 33 published books. She has been a technical writer for over 30 years and has been a real estate professional since 2001, doing both housing and land development. She holds a BA from Stanford University, an MBA from Pepperdine University, and an MA from the University of Southern California.
Charles E. Prael is the author or co-author of 13 books. Since 2001 he has been a real estate professional specializing in foreclosures and distressed properties. He holds a BA from UC Santa Barbara.