Rend Lake College’s Center for Business Services and Small Business Development Center are offering six Illinois Real Estate Continuing Education classes this fall, all of which are worth three Continuing Education Units for those in the profession.
One class is offered mornings and another in the afternoon on three upcoming Saturday dates -- September 13, September 27 and October 4 -- at the Rend Lake College MarketPlace in Mt. Vernon, 327 Potomac Blvd., Suite A.
Rend Lake College is recognized by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation, Office of Banks and Real Estate and the Illinois State Board of Education as a Continuing Education Provider.
"Thou Shalt Not" on Saturday, September 13, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. will address Subsection 18 of the Illinois Real Estate License Act, which includes penalties, violations, personal and professional violations, as well as other selected infractions.
"Disciplinary Procedures and Hearings" also will be presented September 13, from 1:30-5 p.m. Topics to be covered include disciplinary processes, acceptable and unacceptable conduct, investigations, prosecution, hearings, decisions and appeals.
On Saturday morning, September 27, "Antitrust and Real Estate Ethics" will be presented. Topics to be covered include Federal Antitrust laws and their enforcement, case studies and how to avoid complications for individuals and their agencies.
The afternoon of September 27, "Office and Advertising Regulations" will cover advertising the License Act Administrative Rules, office administration and other considerations.
"Core Course - Agency and Fair Housing" is scheduled Saturday, October 4, between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. This will serve as a refresher course on the current State of Illinois Agency Law and current State and Federal Fair Housing rules, laws and practices.
"Core Course - License Law and Escrow," from 1:30-5 p.m. on October 4, will be a refresher on state licensing laws regarding the handling of client monies and documents and current escrow rules.
These workshops have been developed through a partnership between the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs and Rend Lake College as a service to Illinois small businesses under a cooperative agreement.
The cost to attend each individual session is $35. Pre-registration is required.
A driver’s license will be required at check-in. There will be no late admittance. A test will be given following instruction.