Know what the Illinois Real Estate License State Requirements are before you start taking courses
Real estate license - Illinois state requirements
When you're getting your Real Estate License in Illinois, you want to make sure you thoroughly understand the licensing requirements. Every state is different so if you're interested in getting licensed across different states, be sure to carefully review the requirements for Illinois. Visit Illinois' real estate commission site to learn more about the real estate license requirements specific to Illinois.
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The state of Illinois has real estate and broker requirements.
General requirements – Illinois real estate license state requirement
When it comes to getting your real estate license in Illinois, you want to make sure you have your high school diploma, or equivalent and are at least 21 years of age.
Pre-license - Illinois real estate license state requirement
You need to take 90 hours of pre-license course work to sit for your Illinois real estate license exam.
Broker - Illinois real estate license state requirement
When it comes to getting your broker's license you need to be at least 21 years old and have graduated from high school or obtained the equivalent of a high school degree (GED). You must also complete the following course work:
Broker continuing education – Illinois state requirements
The state of Illinois has specific requirements when it comes to renewing your broker's license.
If you are a Broker and this is your FIRST renewal, you must complete the following:
Register for the online 15-hour Broker Post License Topics course by visiting Illinois Broker Post-License.
Renewing your broker's license - Illinois state requirement
You must complete 12 hours of continuing education to renew your broker's license if any of the following apply to you:
The 12 hours of Continuing Education must includeat least 6 hours of Core:
Broker Continuing Education must be completed prior to April 30 even-numbered years.
Managing broker's license - Illinois state requirement
To qualify for an Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker license applicants must:
To get your Illinois managing broker's license you must complete the following:
Continuing education for managing broker's license - Illinois state requirement
To renew your managing broker license you must complete 24 hours of Continuing Education by April 30th of off numbered years.
The 24 hours of Continuing Education must include:
Managing Broker continuing education must be completed prior to April 30 odd-numbered years.
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