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Real Estate Express is the leading online school for aspiring Illinois real estate agents. Thousands of people in Chicago, Aurora, Rockford, Joliet, and Naperville and across the state chose us for their Illinois real estate license education. Our real estate school is accredited by ARELLO and IDECC.

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Illinois Real Estate Express courses have earned an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 436 reviews.

Choose the Illinois real estate package that’s best for you

Our Illinois real estate learning packages range from the required pre-licensing course to everything you need for a strong start in your real estate career.

Choosing the right Illinois real estate package is key to your learning success. In the video below, we'll walk you through each of our packages and help you decide which option is best for you.

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Your ticket to real estate license exam success. We provide the best preparation program in the country to ensure you pass your state test the first time.

Post-License

15-Hour Illinois Broker Post-License Topics Course

The 15-Hour Broker Post-License Topics course is the first of two mandatory courses you need to complete prior to your first license renewal. This course gets you up to speed fast on the latest updates to real estate rules, regulations and laws. After completion of this course you will be given a link to sign up for the second course, 15-hour Broker Post-License Applied Real Estate Pratices course, which must be taken via webinar or classroom.

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What does the Illinois pre-license course cover?

Our Illinois real estate pre-license course is certified by the Illinois Real Estate Commission under our full name, American School of Real Estate Express, LLC. See the chart below for details on each unit within the course.

75-Hour Illinois Pre-License CourseShow Unit Descriptions
Time(Hours)
1.License Law Overview
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2.Real Property Rights
0
3.Ownership and Encumbrances
0
4.Title and Title Transfer
0
5.Land Use and Environmental Controls
0
6.Construction and Measurement
0
7.Agency Laws
0
8.Agency Relationships
0
9.Ministerial Acts
0
10.Agency Coupled with Interest
0
11.Distinguishing Client and Customer
0
12.Seller and Agency Duties and Disclosures
0
13.Property Condition Disclosure Report
0
14.Material Defects, Disclosures, and Misrepresentation
0
15.Listing - Seller and Property Qualification
0
16.Listing - Pricing, Financing, and Seller Equity
0
17.Listing - Distressed Properties
0
18.Listing - Agreement and Compensation Issues
0
19.Listing - Disclosure Forms
0
20.Marketing Period Communications and Counseling
0
21.Buyer Agency Duties and Disclosures
0
22.Buyer Representation Agreement and Compensation Issues
0
23.Qualifying Buyer Needs
0
24.Buyer Financial Qualification
0
25.Showing Properties
0
26.Preparing Buyer's Offer
0
27.Buyer Counseling - Closing Costs
0
28.Buyer Counseling - Pre and Post Closing Issues
0
29.General Requirements for Licensees
0
30.Disclosures and Consents
0
31.Licensed versus Unlicensed Activities
0
32.Disciplinary Actions
0
33.Fair Housing
0
34.RESPA and Fair Financing Laws
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35.Anti-trust Laws
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36.Advertising and License Laws
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37.Laws Affecting Marketing
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38.Issues Affecting Market Value
0
39.CMA Mechanics
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40.Selecting and Adjusting Comparables
0
41.CMA Case Study
0
42.Cost Approach
0
43.Income Approach
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44.Financing Principles
0
45.Financing Alternatives
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46.Financial Underwriting
0
47.Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure
0
48.Foreclosure, Redemption, and Bankruptcy
0
49.Predatory Lending and Mortgage Fraud
0
50.Credit Scores and FICO
0
51.Listing Agreements
0
52.Property Management Agreements
0
53.Purchase Agreements
0
54.Earnest Money and Escrow
0
55.Purchase Agreements
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56.Closing the Transaction
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57.Leases and Security Deposits
0
58.Independent Contractor Agreements
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59.Brokerage Policies and Procedures
0
60.Operational Issues
0
61.Business Planning
0
62.Residential Appraising
0
63.Commercial Property Investments
0
64.Commercial Property Financial Analysis
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65.Property Management Overview
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66.Relationships and Responsibilities
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67.Leaseholds and Leases
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68.Legal Considerations
0
69.Business Operations
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70.Reports and Specialization
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71.Final Exam
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Choosing the right package is key to your learning success. In this video, we'll walk you through each of our packages and help you decide which option is best for you.

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Our online courses offer the ultimate in convenience and learning effectiveness. With support from and access to our instructors, you gain new knowledge in your own time and at your own pace.

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