ILLINOIS REAL ESTATE: LICENSING
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Spring Into a New Career in Real Estate
Real Estate Institute has been the local leader in Illinois real estate education for over 25 years. Our students consistently outperform other state exam candidates. Our reputation for highly rated instructors and superior customer service explains why we have over 150,000 alumni nationwide.
Need help deciding which license type is right for you?
More aspiring Brokers choose Real Estate Institute for their real estate education than any other school in Illinois.
We make it EASY to get a Broker license with programs to fit your schedule, leverage your learning style and importantly, by providing unparalleled support throughout your career.
After holding an active Broker license (or out-of-state equivalent) for at least two years, you can complete additional education and upgrade to the Managing Broker license.
Unlike other schools, Real Estate Institute offers this specialized training on an ongoing basis, so that you can start today!
Compare Illinois Real Estate License Types
|Leasing Agent||Broker||Managing Broker|
|Education & State Exam|
|Required Credit Hours||15||90||45|
|State exam style||50 Questions
|10 Simulation Problems +
40 Questions Multiple Choice
|State exam fee||$35||$55||$55|
|Sell all property types|
|Lease residential property|
|Lease commercial property|
|Exchange all property types|
|Manage all property types|
|Supervision & Experience Requirements|
|Previous experience required||None||None||2 Years as a Broker|
|Must be supervised by a Managing Broker|
|Work under your own supervision|
|Supervise other licensees|
|Manage a sales or management office|
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