New Illinois real estate brokers licensed between May 1, 2011 and January 31, 2012 must complete a state-approved post-license course by April 30, 2012. Continuing education is not required during the first renewal period.
Post-license is a two-part course. You must first complete the 15-credit-hour Post-License Topics course (self-study or live). Upon completion of the Topics course, you must attend a 15-hour Applied Real Estate Principles course. This must be a live interactive class or webinar.
Course topics include:
- Working with buyers and sellers
- Advertising regulations
- Agent safety
- Laws related to disclosures and real estate practices
Time is running out to complete this state requirement before the deadline. If you have questions, please call the Real Estate Institute.