Don’t you wish you had a dollar for everytime that you’ve meet someone from another part of the country and when you tell them that you live in Illinois, they respond “Oh, in Chicago.” Hmmm. Contrary to what a lot of people think, there is a thriving world south of I-80 in Illinois!
Whether in the larger cities of Bloomington-Normal, Champaign-Urbana, Effingham, Peoria, and Springfield or smaller towns like Carlinville toward the west, Clinton, Paxton and Mattoon in the East/Central area or way down south in Marion or Metropolis, Downstate Illinois offers friendly communities, beautiful countryside and tremendous opportunities to live and work in areas with a lower cost-of-living, more open space and free highways instead of tollways.
But, there is also value in being able to tap into the resources available in the City of Chicago and surrounding metropolitan area, even though you don’t live there.
For example, if you’re interested in becoming a licensed Leasing Agent, Real Estate Broker or Managing Broker – anywhere in the State of Illinois – you can take advantage of our self-study program or the online offerings of Chicago Real Estate Institute’s partnership with REcampus to satisfy your pre-licensing and exam prep requirements right from the comfort of your own home or office. Continuing education is available online, too.
Affordable and convenient, our distance learning options allow you to study at your own pace, review the materials as much as you’d like and schedule the final exam when you’re ready.
So, if it’s time to kick-start your Illinois real estate career, peruse our website for more information about licensing requirements and all our real estate classes, online bookstore, upcoming events and more, then contact us…we’re here to help you, wherever you’re located throughout the State of Illinois…even in Philo, which is officially “The Center of the Universe,” as proudly proclaimed on their water tower!
PS: If you do happen to be located near the City and would like to study on-campus, we have evening and weekend classes to meet your needs and busy schedule, too.