Getting Your Real Estate License - Start Here!

The Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center's Start Your Career in Real Estate handbook holds the information you'll need to get started.

Are you unsure which school you should choose for your real estate educational foundation? We take the guesswork out of making the best decision: 

Illinois REALTORS® Instructors have real-life expertise and are state-approved, seasoned real estate professionals.

Illinois REALTORS® Courses are regularly updated and designed to lead you through some of real estate's most complex regulations and procedures.

Illinois REALTORS® Training is affordable and available in a variety of formats.

To learn more about how to obtain a broker, managing broker or leasing agent licnese or how to choose continuing education courses to meet license renewal requirements, select an option below:

Broker License


Managing Broker License


Leasing Agent LicenseContinuing Education

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Real Estate as a Career

Why become a REALTOR®

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Illinois REALTORS® Instructors

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IDFPR - Illinois real estate licensing and regulatory agency

Illinois License Reciprocity

AMP - Administers state license exams

REEF - Real estate scholarships available

REALTOR® Designation Programs

Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)


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