INA, Ill. (Feb. 7, 2014) – Spots are available for those interested in the real estate field to take two courses to prepare for the Illinois Real Estate Broker’s License Examination. The courses are offered through Rend Lake College’s Community and Corporate Education Department.
The first class, Broker Pre-License Topics, requires no prior education in real estate. It teaches the fundamentals of real estate, including federal, state, and license law; marketing; seller and buyer relationships; real estate principles and transactions; and types of real estate opportunities. The 5-credit hour class is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 – 9:30 p.m. in the Science Building, and runs from Feb. 20 through May 13. The course costs $490.
Broker Pre-License Applied Principles, the second course, is a 1-credit hour class that begins on May 15 and ends May 29. This Tuesday-Thursday class lasts from 6 – 9:30 p.m., also in the Science Building. The course costs $98. Together, the two courses total 90 hours, which is required to sit for the Illinois Real Estate Broker’s License Examination by the Illinois Department of Professional and Financial Regulation.