BROKER ... MANAGING BROKER ... LEASING AGENT

An individual who wants to obtain an Illinois Real Estate license or leasing Agent License must complete the required pre-license education (subject to the few exemptions below), pass the state exam, and file an application with the required fee.



BROKER

To qualify for an Illinois Real Estate Broker License in the State of Illinois you must be at least 21 years old, a high school graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.), successfully complete the required coursework and pass the state licensing exam. Effective May 1, 2011 the Broker license category replaced the former Salesperson license category.

The Broker’s License requires a total of 120 hours of approved courses.

Education Course Information: Must complete and pass 90 hour Pre License course at a real estate school approved by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

The 90 Hours can be completed in one of 3 ways.

1. 75 Hour Online / Home Study Course, with the 15 Hour Interactive Course OR
2. 45 Hour Online / Home Study Course, with the 45 Hour Interactive Course OR
3. 90 Hour Interactive Course

Once licensed with Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Broker licensees will need to take an additional 30 hours of broker post-license courses prior to the first renewal through an approved pre-license school. This will complete your required total of 120 hours.

Step By Step To Obtaining Your Broker’s License

MANAGING BROKER

To qualify for an Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker License in the State of Illinois you must have held an active Illinois Broker license for 2 years.

Managing Broker’s License requires a total of 45 hours of approved courses.

Education Course Information: Must complete and pass 45 hour Pre License course at a real estate school approved by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

The 45 Hours can be completed in one of 2 ways.

1. 30 Hour Online / Home Study Course, with the 15 Hour Interactive Course OR
2. 45 Hour Interactive Course

Step By Step To Obtaining Your Managing Broker's License

LEASING AGENT

The Illinois Leasing Agent License is a limited scope license for persons who wish to engage only in the leasing of residential properties. The leasing agent must be employed by a sponsoring broker and work under the supervision of a managing broker.

To qualify for an Illinois Leasing Agent License you must be at least 18 years of age, hold a secondary school diploma or GED, be employed by a sponsoring broker or property management firm, successfully complete a licensed 15 credit hour leasing agent pre license course and pass a state exam.

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