Continuing Education Courses | Complete License Renewal Requirements

CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES

NEXT RENEWAL DEADLINE: April 30, 2022

OPTION 1

If you were licensed prior to November 1, 2019, you need to complete the requirements below by April 30, 2022:

  • 12 Hours
    • 4 Hours Core
    • 8 Hours Elective
      • 1 Hour must fulfill the Sexual Harassment Prevention training requirement

OPTION 2

If you were originally licensed between November 1, 2019 and October 31, 2021, you need to complete the 45 Hour Post-Licensing Package for your first license renewal period by April 30, 2022.

OPTION 3

If you were originally licensed on or after November 1, 2021, you need to complete the 45 Hour Post-Licensing Package by April 30, 2024.

NEXT RENEWAL DEADLINE: April 30, 2023

OPTION 1

If you were licensed prior to May 1, 2021, you must complete the requirements below by April 30, 2023:

OPTION 2

If you were licensed between May 1, 2021 and January 31, 2023, you must complete the requirements below by April 30, 2023:

  • 12 Hours of CE:
    • 4 Hours of Core
    • 8 Hours of Elective
      • 1 Hour must fulfill the sexual harassment prevention training requirement

OPTION 3

If you were licensed on or after February 1, 2023, no CE is required for the upcoming renewal.

NEXT RENEWAL DEADLINE: July 31, 2022

OPTION 1

If first issued a license prior to May 1, 2020, you need to complete the following by July 31, 2022:

OPTION 2

If first issued a license on or after May 1, 2020, no CE is required for the upcoming renewal.

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CE You Can Complete Anytime: Self-Paced

12 Hour BUNDLES

Complete ALL of your license renewal requirements in one go, and save money at the same time. Both are self-paced and will remain accessible to you through your deadline in April 2022. Bonus! These will also satisfy your NAR ethics requirement, due December 31, 2024.

12 Hour Broker CE Bundle: Residential

Sign-up! COST: $85-$95

This bundle offers a special focus on residential real estate elective topics. Includes:

  • (Elective) Code of Ethics: Your Promise of Professionalism
  • (Elective) Behind the Scenes of a Residential Mortgage
  • (Elective) Making Sense of Residential Real Estate Taxes
  • 4 Hours Core
  • 1 Hour Elective: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

12 Hour Broker CE Bundle: Commercial

Sign-up! COST: $85-$95

This bundle offers a special focus on commercial real estate elective topics. Includes:

  • (Elective) Code of Ethics: Your Promise of Professionalism
  • (Elective) Anatomy of a Shopping Center
  • (Elective) Anatomy of an Office Building
  • 4 Hours Core
  • 1 Hour Elective: Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

A LA CARTE SELF-PACED

If you know you need just a few more continuing education hours, these individual classes are up your alley.

CLASS CE CREDITS COST DESCRIPTION
Core

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4 Hrs Core $35-$38 Review legal, ethical and practical responsibilities including Illinois license law, the handling of escrow and transaction documents, Fair Housing issues and advertising.
Anatomy of an Office Building

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3 Hrs Elective $25-$28 Get into the field of office building development and management, and develop a more thorough understanding of office building operations.
Anatomy of a Shopping Center

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3 Hrs Elective $25-$28 Gain a working knowledge of the shopping center development process and history.
Behind the Scenes of a Residential Mortgage

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3 Hrs Elective $25-$28 Gain insight into behind-the-scenes of processing and issuing a mortgage.
Code of Ethics: Your Promise of Professionalism

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3 Hrs Elective $25-$28 Learn how the Code of Ethics compares to and contrasts with the concept of general business ethics.
Divorce Real Estate

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3 Hrs Elective $25-$28 Understand how to work with clients who are going through or have gone through the divorce process.
Making Sense of Residential Real Estate Taxes

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3 Hrs Elective $25-$28 Learn how taxes are prorated for closings, levied and protested.
Ownership and Title: How, Who and What

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3 Hrs Elective $25-$28 Review the various types of estates in lands, the interests of owners, as well as the legal aspects of deed and title.
Reasonable Accommodations

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2 Hr Elective $15-$18 Understand the rights and obligations of persons with disabilities and housing providers under the Act relating to reasonable accommodations.
Mold & Real Estate

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1 Hr Elective $15-$18 Learn what you need to know about navigating the growing problem of mold in residential & commercial real estate transactions.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

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1 Hr Elective $15-$18 This course completes the license renewal requirement.
8 Hour Leasing Agent Course

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8 Hr Elective $65-$75 Focus on the application and analysis of license law in real-life situations.

Upcoming Live Classes

Hosted in locations across Chicago or wherever you choose to set up your virtual classroom, we have a live schedule to fit your schedule!

2 Hours: $20-$25  |  3 Hours: $30-$35  |  4 Hours: $40-$45  |  Designations & Certifications: Prices Vary

45 Hour Post-Licensing Classes 12 Hour Broker Management Classes

CLASS NAME DATE FORMAT(S) CE CREDITS DESCRIPTION
Short-Sales & Foreclosure Resource (SFR) Certification

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6/21/22 Live Webinar 6 Hours Elective Serve as a resource for sellers and buyers in the brokerage of distressed properties.
CLASS NAME DATE FORMAT(S) CE CREDITS DESCRIPTION
Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) Certification

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8/1/22 – 8/2/22 Live Webinar 8 Hours Elective The Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE) certification is for real estate professionals who want to sharpen their negotiation skills for successful outcomes.
Green Designation

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8/29/22 – 8/30/22 Classroom: CAR Central 8 Hours Elective NAR’s Green Designation provides advanced training in green building and sustainable business practices so that you can seek out, understand, and market properties with green features.
CLASS NAME DATE FORMAT(S) CE CREDITS DESCRIPTION
Certified International Property Specialist Designation

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10/3/22 – 10/7/22 Live Webinar & Classroom: CAR Central 12 IL Hours Elective This bundles includes the five (5) courses needed to obtain your CIPS Designation.
Essentials of Property Management

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10/4/22 – 10/5/22 Classroom: CAR Central 8 Hours Elective The most cost-effective way to preserve residential properties is through proper management and preventive maintenance techniques.
Core

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10/11/22 Classroom: CAR Central 4 Hours Elective Review legal, ethical and practical responsibilities including Illinois license law, the handling of escrow and transaction documents, Fair Housing issues and advertising.
Sexual Harrassment Prevention Training

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10/11/22 Classroom: CAR Central 2 Hours Elective Being safe in the workplace and on the job is perhaps the most important thing we can learn as we prepare to be successful in our careers.
At Home With Diversity Certification

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10/12/22 Live Webinar 6 Hours Elective Gain tools to build diversity outreach into their business plans to best serve a dynamic and growing market as well as improve the industry’s ability to serve culturally diverse consumers.
Analyze & Underwrite Multi-Unit & Mixed-Use Properties

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10/19/22 Classroom: CAR Central 3 Hours Elective Become proficient in analyzing and underwriting the asset from both an investor’s and a banker’s perspective.
Property Management 101

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10/19/22 Classroom: CAR Central 3 Hours Elective The course is geared toward anyone thinking about getting into Property Management, people in the field two years or less, or experienced professionals who just want a refresher.

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