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Illinois Real Estate: Licensing

Illinois Approved Leasing Agent Pre-License Education Programs

We make it EASY for you to begin working as a Residential Leasing Agent

The thriving market has significantly increased demand for rental property - and leasing agents! A career in real estate offers schedule flexibility, high income potential and unlimited opportunity.

Real Estate Institute has helped thousands of students reach their goal to become licensed real estate agents. Choose from two convenient licensing programs to fit your schedule and learning style. You can satisfy the entire 15-credit-hour Illinois pre-license education requirement by completing a Self-Study or Classroom course. No matter which course you choose, we’ll make sure that you are well-prepared to pass the state exam. Compare Courses

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Speed of completion Your Own Pace 2 Full Days
Satisfies entire Leasing Agent pre-license education requirement Yes Yes
Exclusive course materials Yes Yes
Instructor phone support included (and encouraged) Yes Yes
Free, convenient, proctored final exam Yes Yes
Enroll now, pay later. Easy financing with Yes Yes
Start anytime Yes
Leverage self-study and make your own schedule Yes
Weekend classes available Yes
Full-day classes Yes
Convenient Chicago classroom location Yes
Tuition (no hidden fees) $175 $199
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Illinois Residential Leasing Agent License Requirements:

You must be at least 18 years old and hold a high school diploma or equivalent.

You must complete a 15-credit-hour state-approved pre-license program and pass the state license exam.

Real Estate Institute is approved by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.
IDFPR Approved #510.000158.