Before you can start your flexible, meaningful, high earning-potential real estate career, you'll need to take PRE-Licensing classes and pass the licensing exam.
In partnership with the Illinois REALTORS® Licensing and Training Center, we make it easier for you to find out if a career in real estate is right for you.
We'll begin by guiding you through our Pre-Licensing class options either day time in-person classes or online classes, giving you options to match your schedule.
Register today for a pre-license course.
To qualify for an Illinois Real Estate Broker License in the State of Illinois, you must be at least 18 years old, a high school graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.), successfully complete the required 75 hours of coursework, and pass the state licensing exam. After completing the 75 hour coursework, you will have successfully met all of the state's education requirements and will qualify to sit for the Illinois State and National Real Estate Broker License exam.
Our accelerated courses are offered in a two-week duration. Join live, instructor-led classes for 10 consecutive days, diving deep into essential topics. Our Accelerated program covers the required 60 hours of pre-licensing education + the 15 mandatory interactive hours. Note: Extensive reading is involved, covering crucial concepts for your education. Enroll today for $550 and fast-track your real estate success!
Students who take our accelerated two week course covering the 75-hour Pre-License topics agreed that our instructors teach the courses with comprehension and in-depth, easy to retain, understandable, and offered practical tools to get the students prepared in taking the exam.
The required pre-license coursework to earn a broker license in Illinois consists of two courses equal to 75 hours of study.
Broker Pre-License Topics: 60-hour course covering real estate concepts such as brokerage, real property, contracts, and real estate math.
Broker Applied Real Estate Principles: 15-hour course that applies real estate concepts to real-life scenarios.
Real estate education taught by licensed instructors with real-world experience. With over 40 years of combined experience, you will learn from the best in the real estate industry.
Licensed Real Estate Instructor
Agent Success Coach
Designated Managing Broker
Licensed Real Estate Instructor
For more information and complete details of the steps highlighted below, please read the
60 Hour: Broker Pre-License Topics
15 Hour: Broker Pre-License Applied Real Estate Principles
Once you receive your course transcripts, sign up to take the exam
If you took your class online or if you want a refresh before you take the exam, request for an optional comprehensive review session with an instructor.
Register for the Illinois real estate licensing exam administred by PSI/AMP. Register to take your exam at a testing location and pay $58 fee.
After passing the exam, complete application and pay $125 fee through the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).
Contact brokerage representatives to set up an interview with one of our company leaders. Ask questions and research the brokerage.
After the interviews, choose which brokerage to sponsor your license that aligns with your career goals and has a culture where you can flourish.
If your brokerage mandates that you join a REALTOR® Association, you will need to apply and pay association dues.
To be completed prior to next renewal cycle. Until courses are completed, the Designated Managing Broker will assume greater responsibility for your real estate licensed activities.
15 Hour: Transactional Issues
15 Hour: Risk Management/Discipline
15 Hour: Applied Broker Principles