Courses at The Chicago Real Estate Institute

With over 25 years in business, the Chicago Real Estate Institute has helped jumpstart the careers of over 8,000 students in the real estate field.  Offering a variation of accessible, affordable, and flexible pre-licensing courses for those interested in becoming a real estate agent or broker in Illinois.  Our small class sizes allow our accomplished […]

CREI Courses: Which Classroom is Best for You?

The Chicago Real Estate Institute has been starting the careers for thousands of agents for the past 25 years.  The vast experience of our instructors is bar none.  We provide the expertise and knowledge all forthcoming agents will need to begin their lucrative career in real estate.  Flexible and affordable courses are only some of […]

What Should You Expect In A Real Estate Class?

It may have been a while since you were sitting in a classroom. The real estate industry is one that attracts people from different backgrounds. As encompassing as the real estate industry is, it requires people to have specific training in order to make waves in this big industry. All professional real estate agents need […]

Live Classes Versus Self Study Programs

With technology growing increasingly accessible, there is also a higher demand for digital learning and self-study programs. This is not to say that traditional classroom courses are obsolete. There are pros and cons to each option. What is important is for the individual to understand is which learning method works best for them. Live Classes […]

Broker Exam Review Class

Chicago Real Estate Institute is one of the few Real Estate Schools in Illinois that offers students preparing to take the Broker AMP exam, a 1-day review class. Our class provides a brief overview of pre-licensing topics covered in both the national and state portions of the exam. This class is the perfect solution for […]

Now is the Perfect Time to Take an Illinois Real Estate Class

According to a recent report, the Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller home price index showed a 12 percent increase in home prices in 20 cities from April 2012 to April 2013, the largest gain since early 2006, when home values began to level off in advance of the market collapse. The rate of new-home sales also […]

Finally! A Short and Thorough Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent :)

“Broker? I thought it was a salesperson license?” “Isn’t there just one real estate license?” “What difference is there between a leasing agent and broker?” “I thought I would get my license after passing your course.” If you aren’t already involved in some way with the real estate market, chances are you have absolutely no […]

Introducing CREI’s Accelerated Real Estate Broker Course

Have you been looking for a real estate licensing class that doesn’t take months to complete? If so, Chicago Real Estate Institute has the perfect solution. We have created an accelerated real estate broker course (pre-licensing) that will fit the state-required 75 hours into a 3-week time frame. All you have to do is show up […]

Things to Consider Once You’ve Chosen to Earn Your Real Estate Broker License

If you have chosen to begin earning your real estate broker license, you have selected a growing and profitable industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the demand for real estate brokers will increase by around 11% by the year 2022. High demand for licensed, educated brokers will lead to even more opportunities to […]

Become an Informed, Compassionate Real Estate Agent

As a new real estate agent you will be working hard to build your business. You will be busy networking for new clients and relationships and capturing your share of the market. It is imperative that while you are becoming an established agent, you also become an informed, compassionate representative for all of your clients. […]