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 […]

Live Leasing Agent Courses in Chicago

15-Hour Live Weekend Leasing Agent Courses in Chicago – Register Now – Space is Limited Kick off your Summer by accomplishing a major career goal. If you are considering a career in real estate, now is a perfect time to dive into a live leasing agent course at CREI. The best part? You can do it in […]

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 90 hours into a 2-week time frame. All you have to do is show up for […]

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 […]

Winter is a Perfect Time to take Illinois Real Estate Courses

Winter is here, and along with the change of season can come a change in your income, if you have a job that relies on seasonal conditions. If you are in landscaping or construction, the winter months are not always the most profitable, for example, and may cause you to consider getting a second job […]

Become a Local Expert and Succeed with your Real Estate License

It is pretty well known that the real estate industry is extremely competitive, so trying to make it with a real estate license means you need to provide something special that your competition does not have. Setting yourself apart as a local expert is one way to truly maximize the time and investment made to […]

Four Surprising Facts about Real Estate Classes

Taking real estate classes is necessary to earn a real estate license. However, the idea of taking classes can be intimidating for many people. Often people are scared of the time, money, return on investment and job potential that accompany the idea of heading back to school. Here are four surprising facts about taking real […]

Illinois Real Estate License Can Lead To A Lifetime of Excitement

Real estate sales can be an amazing and profitable career. A few years ago, the economy had reached a very low point. For the real estate market, it was a devastating time. However, during the last couple of years, things have really started to pick up. It is now becoming a great time to sell […]

Illinois Real Estate Courses: Belleville

If you live in Belleville, Illinois, it does not take much research to realize there are several houses for sale there. Belleville is close to St. Louis, Missouri, which makes it a great spot to live in and also work in St. Louis. That also means Belleville is a great place to be a real estate […]

Reasons to Consider Obtaining a Real Estate Broker License

Many individuals consider being a real estate agent as a potential career path; however, oftentimes the fear of the unknown will prevent people from branching out into a new career field. Being a real estate agent, however, can be an extremely fulfilling and rewarding career choice. If you are currently considering obtaining a real estate […]