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Business Real Estate Broker Pre-Licensure

Basic Certificate (BC)


The Real Estate program meets the required course content and hours for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulations (IDFPR). Students who successfully complete the Real Estate Broker's course work and hours are eligible to apply for the state licensure exam. the program is for individuals without any prior IDFPR Real Estate license.​​

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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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IL Real Estate Broker PreLicense 6
This course was designed to meet the 75-hour licensing curriculum requirements for real estate brokers as set forth by the State of Illinois. Topics included are Illinois license law, agency, state and federal law, relationships with employing brokers, working with sellers and buyers, real property, fair housing, ownership, contracts, real estate valuation, environmental issues, construction, real estate closings, advertising, property management, and commercial real estate. The course mixes presentation of facts, concepts, and key terms with real-life scenarios to illustrate the topics being taught, as well as assessment of such. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:COMPASS TEST SCORES: Reading Score: 72 or higher Math Score: Algebra scores of 49 or higher
Offered at: Harry S Truman Richard J. Daley
IL Broker Applied Real Estate Principles-Interactive 1
This course includes student participation in five three-hour interactive lessons with an instructor to apply the knowledge learned in the Illinois Real Estate Broker Pre-License topics course. Fifteen (15) hours must be classroom or interactive media required by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation to complete the 90-hours of Real Estate training to be allowed to test for the Real Estate Broker's exam. Each interactive lesson begins with a review of principles, concepts, requirements for compliance and violations, summary of best practices, and/or applicable laws/licensee requirements. Students will also participate in a variety of interactive activities (i.e., quizzes, content review exercises, class and small group discussion) where they will apply their knowledge to a variety of real-world scenarios designed to provide valuable analysis and decision-making experience. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Successful completion of STBPS 238 -IL Real Estate Broker Pre-Licensure course.
Offered at: Harry S Truman Richard J. Daley

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