Illinois Real Estate Appraisal Principles Course Online from

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Appraisal Principles Course - 30 hours - Only $199

This Appraisal Principles Course is one of the foundational courses that all who plan to become an Illinois real estate appraiser must take. It is mandated by the AQB and your Appraisal Licensing Board. All new potential real estate appraisal licensees must take this course before sitting for the any appraisal licensing exam.

A fast-paced pre-license course that provides you with a solid foundation in basic appraisal principles and includes such concepts as real property concepts and characteristics, legal considerations, influences on real estate values, types of value, economic principles, real estate markets and analysis, highest and best use, ethical considerations, and more.  Other lessons include real-world discussions about appraisal theory and practice as well as other consumer-based themes.

Like all courses here at “America’s Favorite Real Estate School”, the Illinois Appraisal Principles Course takes advantage of a number of different learning tools and interactive features all designed to make you learn faster and easier than ever before, so you’ll have the best chance of passing your exam the first time. Some of these include:

Your Licensing Checklist – a comprehensive step-by-step guide that allows you to track all the ingredients necessary to take you from ground zero to the day you receive your license.
Field Trips – Links to other sites of interest that illustrate a concept within your coursework.
Official State Forms - Direct access to all required state forms and instructions.
Ask the Expert – A library of questions and answers from students and instructors, as well as your online resource to ask your own questions of the experts.

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Unlike other schools, only provides your course 100% Internet-delivered. That means you need no special programs; no downloads, no players, drivers or loaders to access your course anywhere in the world! In short, in order to be able to take the Illinois Appraisal Principles course, you only need a computer with Internet access! You do not need any special programs or applications to take this or any course at If you can point and click a mouse, and use a keyboard, you're more than qualified, and ready to go.

Since 1997, tens of thousands of real estate salespersons, brokers, appraisers, and pre-licensees from coast to coast have used this system without a hitch, and with rave reviews. See what others from Illinois are saying here . And this same system has been used successfully in over 1500 corporations worldwide, to create and deliver specialized training in a variety of other fields. As long as you can connect with this site, you should have everything you need for an easy, enjoyable learning experience. is available 24/7, from any location with Internet access, so you have complete freedom and flexibility to take the Illinois Appraisal Principles course whenever your schedule allows it, or your heart desires it.

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