Illinois Real Estate Academy
Your House Academy

 Illinois Real Estate Classes Since 1979 

Illinois real estate school offering real estate licensing classes. Real estate education through real estate classes, home study real estate classes and on line real estate classes.  The Illinois Academy of Real Estate has merged with Your House Real Estate Academy, and is now the Illinois Real Estate Academy, Inc., DBA Your House Academy.  Our 22 classroom locations and committment to personal service developed over 50 years of combined experience provides you with the outstanding customer experience you deserve.

Current Pre-License Class Schedule

 Questions About a Career in Real Estate? 

If you have any questions at all regarding real estate classes, a career in real estate or real estate schooling, please feel free to call us at 630-307-3493 or email If we can't help, we will refer you to someone who can. 

Illinois Real Estate Licensing

The Illinois Real Estate License Act requires that individuals who assist others in the sale, leasing, management or exchange of real estate to hold a Residential Leasing Agent  license, a Real Estate Broker (formerly known as salesperson) license a Managing Broker (formerly known as broker) license 

A broker is any person who for compensation or valuable consideration is employed either directly or indirectly by a licensed real estate brokerage firm to perform certain acts: to sell, offer to sell, buy, offer to buy, negotiate the purchase, sale exchange of real estate; or to negotiate leases thereof or improvements thereon. A real estate broker must work under the direction a managing broker at all times.

A brokerage firm is one who acts as an intermediary between parties to a transaction. A the firm is a properly licensed party (individual, corporation or partnership) who, for a valuable consideration or promise of consideration, serves as a special agent to others to facilitate the sale or lease of real property.  A managing broker has the choice of working on their own (their own firm) or working under the sponsorship of another brokerage firm as a broker.

 We offer approved Illinois real estate classes. Our programs include classroom, on line and correspondence classes.

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  Illinois Real Estate License Act, amended 2010

 II I  Illinois Real Estate Licensing and Brokerage Questions?

Answers to real estate licensing questions and operating an Illinois brokerage may be found at the web site of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.  Check out real estate frequently asked questions.

Illinois Real Estate Exam Questions?

The Illinois Real Estate Candidate Handbook (PDF) has the answers

Real Estate Appraisal Licensing Questions?

We do not offer Illinois appraisal classes. Appraisal information is available from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation - Appraisal Division.

Looking for a real estate school offering Illinois real estate classes?  We offer classroom and distance learning options. Algonquin, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Barrington, Bartlett, Bloomington-Normal, Cairo, Carbondale, Chicago, Champaign-Urbana, Decatur, Dekalb, Dixon, Effingham, Elgin, Evanston, Flossmoor, Frankfort, Galena, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Hoffman Estates, Joliet, Kankakee, Libertyville, Marion, Naperville, O'Fallon,, Peoria, Plainfield, Quincy, Rockford, Rock Island-Moline, St. Charles, Schaumburg, Springfield, Sycamore, Vandalia, West Chicago, Wheaton, Woodstock, Yorkville, or anywhere inside or outside of Illinois we have a real estate licensing program for you! Over 20 classroom locations, online classes and home study real estate classes. Begin your career in real estate now. We can help!   

The Illinois Real Estate Academy, Inc. is a proud member of the National Association of Realtors®, the Illinois Association of Realtors®, Mainstreet Organization of Realtors®, the Realtor® Association of the Fox Valley, the Real Estate Educators Association and the Association of Illinois Real Estate Educators.  


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