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Illinois Online Real Estate Continuing Education

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Make your Illinois real estate license renewal hassle-free with Mbition! We offer 100% state-approved, user-friendly Illinois real estate continuing education (CE) online courses. Fast-track your license renewal with one of our Illinois Real Estate CE packages or courses.

Pricing Property to Sell

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL051001

$49.00
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Selling and pricing your client's property, so that they can get the most they can for their property is a critical. So how do you determine the right price? This real estate online course is designed to help you better understand the concepts of pricing property, approaches to pricing property, principles of value, replacement cost value and the application of market data.

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Green Home Construction

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL014001

$49.00
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Thinking about "going green?" The prevalence of green home construction continues to expand in the U.S. Don't you want to have a better understanding of this market? This online course covers various topics in both sustainable design and green home construction including waste management, lot shopping, special safety applications, site work, and building material choices.

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Financing Residential Real Estate

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL231001

$49.00
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The financial aspects to purchasing a home is such a vital step in the process and one of the most confusing to the potential buyer. What options are available? What is included in closing costs? This elective course will walk you through the dizzying array of financing options available today. Discover discover the choices available through FHA, VA and special financing possibilities, as well as a simplified approach to accurately assessing closing costs.

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Commercial Finance and Investment Analysis

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 6

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL019001

$49.00
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An excellent overview of the financial side of commercial real estate, this online course begins with the history of the savings and loan business and walks you all the way up the commercial real estate industry's financing practices today. Not only does this real estate continuing education course cover the various types of commercial property financing, it takes a deep dive into the characteristics of each. Additionally, it covers the different approaches for investment evaluation including appraisal, property comparison, capitalization rates, and the time value of money.

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Basic Real Estate Finance

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL012001

$29.00
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Understanding the money and financial transactions behind real estate is critical for your success. This real estate CE online course provides an excellent foundation on real estate finance and will offer you crucial insight into promissory notes, assumptions, mortgages, financing instruments, loan practices, trust deeds, foreclosures, various types of loans, loan practices, and sources of funds.

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Technology Trends in Real Estate

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL199001

$29.00
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The technology landscape changes quickly, and this rapid change can have significant consequences for the real estate professional. In order to perform at their best, real estate professionals need to stay ahead of these trends. This online course helps to bring focus to the technological innovations that are most relevant to real estate practice. This real estate CE online course will discuss trends in software, social media, and internet security. Videos are presented throughout the course to help explain and illustrate key topics.

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Safety First: Crime Prevention and Self-Defense for Real Estate Pros

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL291001

$29.00
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This course provides real estate professionals with safety tools and tips to help mitigate fear when working in the field as real estate sales professional. The material and activities are designed to help real estate sales professionals better recognize and avoid potentially dangerous people and situations. This course will also equip real estate professionals with self-defense techniques to handle a real attack, thereby increasing self-confidence.

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Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL293001

$29.00
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From the ethical responsibilities of agents involving disclosures to ethical issues relating to compensation, this practical course explores the challenges involved in ethical decision-making. Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation takes a practical look at considerations involved in making ethical business decisions as well as the process of enforcing the Code of Ethics. The Ethics: Disclosure and Cooperation course covers the Preamble and Article 3, 9 and 11.

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Listing and Selling HUD Homes

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL207001

$29.00
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With more than 40,000 HUD homes available annually, it is important for licensees to understand how the HUD selling process works. This course teaches licensees how homes enter the HUD home selling market, and how licensees and HUD contractors (field service managers and asset managers) interact within a HUD transaction. Discussed are HUD's online bidding process, the registration for licensees who wish to bid on HUD-owned homes as selling brokers, and how a licensee may become a HUD listing agent. Also discussed are the components of the HUD Sales Contract Package and the process for completing the package and delivering it to the area manager. The course concludes with a discussion of the regulatory and disclosure issues relating to HUD transactions, how closing costs and earnest money are handled in a HUD transaction, advertising rules relating to HUD-owned properties, and the types of financing available to purchasers of HUD homes. This course focuses on educating real estate professionals on the intricacies of listing and selling HUD homes, thus serving to better help consumers in the transaction.

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Minimizing Risk with Effective Practices

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL208001

$29.00
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There’s no question about it: In today’s real estate environment, knowing how to avoid legal problems is essential. This must-have-course provides an overview of how to minimize your liability. You’ll learn about the importance of establishing agency policies, developing effective marketing and advertising practices, effective anti-discrimination practices, plus how to reduce your risk by maintaining proper records. Stay out of legal hot water…enroll today!

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ADA and Fair Housing

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL011002

$29.00
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Fair Housing and the Americans with Disabilities Act legislation affects the business of every real estate professional. This real estate CE online course covers the law and how it pertains to real estate professionals, while refreshing their knowledge of the Federal Fair Housing Laws.

This online course covers the prohibitions in the Fair Housing Act, how an individual can enforce the Fair Housing Act, the provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the Fair Housing Act of 1968. It also covers the purpose and scope of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its effects on licensees of the ADA.

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Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL203001

$29.00
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In day-to-day real estate transactions, real estate professionals are forced to make decisions that require ethical reasoning. Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising explores the agent's obligation to protect a client's interest, plus looks at an agent's duties with regard to advertising himself/herself and a property. This must-have guide serves as a blueprint for providing information on making ethical decisions regarding pricing, offers, and ads, thus protecting the consumer from misinformation. The Ethics: Pricing, Offers and Advertising course covers the Preamble and Article 1 and 12.

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People Management in Real Estate

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL209001

$29.00
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How do you successfully recruit and hire new agents? How do you retain good people once you get them? The answer to both these questions is the same- it's about people management. Explore the fundamentals of attracting and recruiting new agents to your firm. Identify the training needs of new and experienced licensees, plus look at effective tools and techniques for retaining good talent within your organization. Don't learn by trial and error! Begin the steps to building your people management skills now with this valuable groundbreaking course.

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Anti-Discrimination Laws

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL201001

$29.00
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As far back as 1866, with the Civil Rights Act, legislators have been trying to eliminate discrimination in the housing industry. This course reviews the history and purpose of laws against discrimination. Specific real estate practices of blockbusting, steering and redlining are detailed. In addition, the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act is highlighted. Finally, how to recognize and guard against predatory lending practices is reviewed.

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Introduction to Brokerage Management

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL205001

$29.00
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Are you ready to take on the leading role as managing broker? In today’s results-focused workplace, you need a solid understanding of management functions, the importance of strategic thinking, and how to analyze the financial condition of the company. If you want to build your leadership role and lead your company to a winning performance, —this groundbreaking course is for you!

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Leading and Communicating Effectively

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 3

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL206001

$29.00
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Do you know how to influence, transform and inspire others? “Leading and Communicating Effectively” is packed with powerful information and ideas to help you improve your leadership skills! Explore different types of authority…examine ways to build a company image and reputation…discover the most effective communication styles…find out the essential elements of developing a policies and procedures manual. If you want to build your leadership role—this groundbreaking course is for you!

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Evolving Real Estate Finance Laws

Format | Online Self-Paced

Credit Hours | 2

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 503IL288001

$20.00
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This course examines the development of federally regulated consumer protection provisions relating to home ownership, including TILA, Regulation Z, HELCPA and HOEPA. Covered is a discussion of the changes to HOEPA in the Dodd-Frank Act, including expanded triggers for determining whether a mortgage transaction falls under HOEPA, and the additional lender requirements and prohibitions under its provisions. Changes in the requirements for escrow accounts conclude the course.

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Residential Mortgage Lending: Principles and Practices, 7th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802077

$123.95
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This book is organized into three parts: Principles, Programs, and Practices, building on the basics to the actual practice of residential lending. No prior knowledge of finance or mortgage lending is needed. As the last decade was a period in which the United States economy and its mortgage industry slowly transitioned out of the Great Recession and into a period of recovery and expansion, significant updates have been made to show where we’ve been and where we are today.

Updates include:

- New discussion on living trusts, appraisal management and current issues, mortgagor’s title insurance policy, and loss mitigation

- The addition of more than 84 new charts and graphs to illustrate the main points

- A comprehensive case study for the practice of mortgage lending by using a unified set of origination, processing, underwriting, and closing forms that lenders actually use.

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The Home Inspection Reference Guide

The Home Inspection Reference Guide

Format | Physical

Category | Continuing Education

SKU | 9781629809915

$249.00
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The Home Inspection Reference Guide covers all aspects of the general home. Each chapter focuses on major aspects of the inspection and includes easy-to-understand technical explanations. Diagrams and photos enhance understanding, and the 'Don't Ever Miss' list highlights key points in an inspection. Finally, tips on how to report findings makes this book a comprehensive guide for understanding home inspection.

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Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 3rd Edition

Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 3rd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781133108825

$125.00
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Upper level commercial real estate text focused on analyzing commercial real estate investments.

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Real Estate Finance and Investment, 8th Edition

Real Estate Finance and Investment, 8th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629809946

$181.95
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Fully updated and revised, this 8th edition has a new title: Real Estate Finance and Investment which reflects the emphasis on real estate investment. Updates to charts, examples, REIT requirements, and tax laws including the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 are included. A new chapter has been added to show a real estate investment example from beginning to end for real-world application. The material presented in this book is based on a strong foundation of economic and financial theory and how to put those theories into practice.

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Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 3rd Edition (E-Book)

Commercial Real Estate Analysis & Investments, 3rd Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800318

$99.00
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Streamlined and completely updated with expanded coverage of corporate and international real estate investment, this upper-level real estate text presents the essential concepts, principles, and tools necessary to analyze income-producing commercial real estate from an investment perspective. This new edition continues to integrate relevant aspects of urban and financial economics to provide users with a fundamental analytical understanding and application of real estate investments—now using a student version of ARGUS(R) software on CD included with the book. ARGUS(R) software is a Windows-based program used extensively in the real estate investment industry to solve complex investment and valuation problems. Also included on the CD is a student version of Crystal Ball(R), professional-grade software used to perform risk analysis on commercial investments.

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Real Estate Finance and Investment, 8th Edition (E-book)

Real Estate Finance and Investment, 8th Edition (E-book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802435

$154.65
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Fully updated and revised, this 8th edition has a new title: Real Estate Finance and Investment which reflects the emphasis on real estate investment. Updates to charts, examples, REIT requirements, and tax laws including the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 are included. A new chapter has been added to show a real estate investment example from beginning to end for real-world application. The material presented in this book is based on a strong foundation of economic and financial theory and how to put those theories into practice.

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Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition

Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629809939

$149.95
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Today's real estate consumers are very unique. They grew up with technology and their speedy access to information drives consumer habits. The role of the real estate professional has progressed because of technology, as well as increased governmental regulations. With the evolution of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and continued emphasis on consumer protection, real estate professionals work in a changing and exciting world.

This principles book was written to help today's students become tomorrow's professionals. It lays the foundation of the market giving readers the tools on which to base a successful career.

Updates include:

-New topics of Title Insurance, Wind Energy, Identify Theft, and Real Estate Investment Trusts.

- Updated discussions of current FHA coverage, mortgage insurance, construction regulations, TILA, mortgage loan origination, creative financing, RESPA regulations, and capital gains topics.

- Instructor resources for adopting schools include chapter outlines, teaching tips and a bank of test questions for classroom assessment.

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Real Estate Finance: Theory & Practice, 7th Edition (E-Book)

Real Estate Finance: Theory & Practice, 7th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800363

$119.00
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The core of this text is based on sound economic and financial principles to promote a greater understanding of how real estate financial markets work. The authors blend theory with practice, applying the theoretical aspects of financial economics to explain how real estate financial institutions and markets have developed and evolved to their present state, and why they take the forms they do. The authors address the dramatic changes in the real estate financial markets and the impact major federal legislation has on real estate finance. Direct application using ARGUS® software makes this book extremely hands on, giving students practical, real-world experience in real estate analysis.

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Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition (ebook)

Real Estate Principles, 13th Edition (ebook)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802268

$117.26
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Today’s real estate consumers are very unique. They grew up with technology and their speedy access to information drives consumer habits. The role of the real estate professional has progressed because of technology, as well as increased governmental regulations. With the evolution of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and continued emphasis on consumer protection, real estate professionals work in a changing and exciting world.

This principles book was written to help today’s students become tomorrow’s professionals. It lays the foundation of the market giving readers the tools on which to base a successful career.

Updates include:

New topics of Title Insurance, Wind Energy, Identify Theft, and Real Estate Investment Trusts.

Updated discussions of current FHA coverage, mortgage insurance, construction regulations, TILA, mortgage loan origination, creative financing, RESPA regulations, and capital gains topics.

Study guide available separately for further practice in test-taking and reinforcement of learning objectives with quizzes, answers, and rationale for further explanation.

Instructor resources for adopting schools include chapter outlines, teaching tips and a bank of test questions for classroom assessment.

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Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition

Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801360

$93.95
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Real Estate Law, 3rd Edition provides a well-written, detailed exploration of how real estate and the law interact. The material discussed is pertinent to all the daily agency activities the reader may encounter. This edition has been updated to include new RESPA and CFPB rules, new theories involving agency concepts, revised federal tax laws, arbitration and mediation concepts, electronically transmitted contracts and registration systems, and new tax issues in home ownership and sales.

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Real Estate Investment, 8th Edition

Real Estate Investment, 8th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629809991

$89.95
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This much-anticipated edition continues to offer insights into real estate investing while analyzing the economic ups and downs that led us to present day.  Fundamentals focus on real estate investment in a concise and practical way by explaining the key factors and financial analysis involved in making wise real property investments. Topics and chapters have been reordered to improve learning and build upon these fundamentals.  Emphasis in later chapters walks readers through financing the investment, managing the property, and tax implications, focusing on the most significant overhaul of the IRS code in recent decades.

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Real Estate Investment, 7 Edition

Real Estate Investment, 7 Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324784688

$88.95
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Essentials of real estate investment and financing.

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Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession, 12th Edition

Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession, 12th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802176

$81.95
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Thousands of professionals like you have built their career on the foundation this popular principles book provides you ' unlocking the key to your success in real estate. In this book you will learn about real estate brokerage, financing, contracts, closing, investment, fair housing, licensing, and rights and interests.

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Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th Edition

Basic Real Estate Appraisal, 9th Edition

Format | Physical

Category | New License

SKU | 9781629800189

$78.95
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Written by instructors for instructors, Basic Real Estate Appraisal covers the fundamentals of the appraisal business, making concepts accessible for aspiring real estate appraisers. It also helps real estate salespeople, brokers, consumers, investors, and all others seeking a better understanding of the role of appraisers in today's real estate market.

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Real Estate Investment, 8th Edition (ebook)

Real Estate Investment, 8th Edition (ebook)

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SKU | 9781629802459

$76.45
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This much-anticipated edition continues to offer insights into real estate investing while analyzing the economic ups and downs that led us to present day.  Fundamentals focus on real estate investment in a concise and practical way by explaining the key factors and financial analysis involved in making wise real property investments. Topics and chapters have been reordered to improve learning and build upon these fundamentals.  Emphasis in later chapters walks readers through financing the investment, managing the property, and tax implications, focusing on the most significant overhaul of the IRS code in recent decades.

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Real Estate Investment, 7th Edition (E-Book)

Real Estate Investment, 7th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800356

$75.60
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This comprehensive real estate investment guide helps industry professionals use risk analysis to determine a property’s productivity. The authors use a concise and practical hands-on approach to explain the factors involved in making wise investments. Applicable tax laws and regulations are also discussed, as well as investment-related legal documents. The text is supplemented by a student version of ARGUS® software, student exercises, and discussion questions.

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Real Estate Brokerage: A Guide to Success, 2nd Edition

Real Estate Brokerage: A Guide to Success, 2nd Edition

Format | Physical

Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629809557

$74.95
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The concepts in this book are for the startup real estate brokerage, the midsized brokerage, and the buyout of an existing brokerage. This book is beneficial for the real estate license holder, the associate broker who is contemplating owning or managing a real estate brokerage, and the veteran broker who is looking to invest. It discusses ethical and legal business practices, analyzing the market and competition, managing risk, recruitment and growth opportunities. This book is organized around the two main functions of a real estate broker: recruiting new and experienced salespeople and retaining great talent. New to this second edition includes more detailed planning brokerage operations, case studies involving ethics, characteristics of a buyer's and seller's market as it relates to the real estate industry, and a focus on business insurance and risk analysis.

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Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 7th Edition

Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 7th Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629801971

$70.95
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This practical-approach book is intended for real estate students who lave little or no background in formal economics. It presents complex topics in a simple manner to provide the basics of real estate economics. It starts with the big picture and then narrows in on city patterns and growth, markets for various property types, governmental impacts, newest tax laws, zoning, and anticipating change.

Highlights of this edition include:
' Streamlined topics and combined chapters for easier comprehension
' Added discussion on important topics such as supply and demand, inflation, and business cycles
' Updated regulations to reflect the newest tax law changes, especially on capital gains rates
' Restructured chapter on anticipating change to look at short-term and long-term outlooks

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Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession, 12th Edition (ebook)

Real Estate: An Introduction to the Profession, 12th Edition (ebook)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802275

$69.66
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Thousands of professionals like you have built their career on the foundation this popular principles book provides you – unlocking the key to your success in real estate. In this book you will learn about real estate brokerage, financing, contracts, closing, investment, fair housing, licensing, and rights and interests.

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Real Estate Finance, 11th Edition

Real Estate Finance, 11th Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802305

$63.95
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Updated to follow the guidelines for those pursuing a real estate license, this text has been reordered to improve the presentation of real estate finance needed by lenders, real estate agents, appraisers, and investors. In these ever-changing times, it is key to learn the fundamentals of real estate finance, how the market evolves, and what factors influence how it works.

Highlights include:

- Updates to loan programs and loan limits along with how to calculate payments for conventional mortgages

- Expanded discussion of the credit report in the lending process as well as how federal tax claims work and what every agent should know

- New sections on how delinquency and defaults impact lenders, major changes to loan terms, and changes due to the Tax Cuts and Job Act

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Real Estate Principles & Practices, 9th Edition

Real Estate Principles & Practices, 9th Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800066

$62.95
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Organized around the natural flow and sequence of events in a real estate transaction, this text employs a realistic and practical approach to learning the basics of real estate. Students will appreciate Arlyne Geschwender's friendly tone and accessible reading style. Recent changes in modern real estate law and practice have been incorporated in this revised edition, along with new forms and contracts..

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Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 7th Edition (E-book)

Essentials of Real Estate Economics, 7th Edition (E-book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802411

$60.30
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This practical-approach book is intended for real estate students who lave little or no background in formal economics. It presents complex topics in a simple manner to provide the basics of real estate economics. It starts with the big picture and then narrows in on city patterns and growth, markets for various property types, governmental impacts, newest tax laws, zoning, and anticipating change. Highlights of this edition include: • Streamlined topics and combined chapters for easier comprehension • Added discussion on important topics such as supply and demand, inflation, and business cycles • Updated regulations to reflect the newest tax law changes, especially on capital gains rates • Restructured chapter on anticipating change to look at short-term and long-term outlooks

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Real Estate Finance, 11th Edition (ebook)

Real Estate Finance, 11th Edition (ebook)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629802473

$54.35
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Updated to follow the guidelines for those pursuing a real estate license, this text has been reordered to improve the presentation of real estate finance needed by lenders, real estate agents, appraisers, and investors. In these ever-changing times, it is key to learn the fundamentals of real estate finance, how the market evolves, and what factors influence how it works.

Highlights include:

- Updates to loan programs and loan limits along with how to calculate payments for conventional mortgages

- Expanded discussion of the credit report in the lending process as well as how federal tax claims work and what every agent should know

- New sections on how delinquency and defaults impact lenders, major changes to loan terms, and changes due to the Tax Cuts and Job Act

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Real Estate Principles & Practices, 9th Edition (E-Book)

Real Estate Principles & Practices, 9th Edition (E-Book)

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800417

$53.50
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Organized around the natural flow and sequence of events in a real estate transaction, this text employs a realistic and practical approach to learning the basics of real estate. Students will appreciate Arlyne Geschwender’s friendly tone and accessible reading style. Recent changes in modern real estate law and practice have been incorporated in this revised edition, along with new forms and contracts. Features: • Provides a unique approach for the introductory student since the book follows the natural sequence of a real estate transaction • Features an open-faced layout and wide margins that encourage note-taking • Contains clear and concise definitions of concepts and terms • Includes numerous examples to aid the novice student • Highlights websites to encourage further research • Engages classroom discussions and promotes real-world application with end-of-chapter review questions and discussion points A separate workbook is available to complement this text, delivering additional reinforcement exercises and practice exam questions for self-paced learning.

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Effective Real Estate Sales And Marketing, 3rd Edition

Effective Real Estate Sales And Marketing, 3rd Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324222890

$52.95
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The formula for effective real estate sales has three essential elements' planning, marketing, and closing. Truly successful real estate professionals understand this 3-stage framework and apply the marketing mix that works most effectively for them to achieve success.

Technology is built into every element of this proven 3-stage framework because this is the new frontier for achieving profitable real estate selling. While you'll find Effective Real Estate Sales and Marketing, 3e provides a solid overview of the relationship between marketing and sales, new agents as well as sales veterans will appreciate the extensive coverage of proven marketing techniques and effective technology applications.

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Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition (E-Book)

Real Estate Finance, 10th Edition (E-Book)

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SKU | 9781629800400

$52.40
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This new edition reflects current principles and practices of real estate finance, in light of the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown that began in 2008. Covering both residential and commercial real estate finance, the text includes specialized mortgage lending procedures and the latest federal laws and regulations. The guide is supplemented by ARGUS software exercises with computer-based analysis and technology integration.

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Home Inspection Book: A Guide for Professionals, 2nd Edition

Home Inspection Book: A Guide for Professionals, 2nd Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9780324560633

$49.95
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A step-by-step handbook for real estate professionals, this is also a reference guide to help with all aspects of home inspection. This efficient learning tool is designed around ASHI, NAHI, and NACHI guidelines. Extensive illustrations, diagrams, charts, and helpful checklists make it a very user-friendly resource.

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Real Estate Marketing & Sales Essentials: Steps for Success, 2nd Edition

Real Estate Marketing & Sales Essentials: Steps for Success, 2nd Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800097

$42.95
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Written by a real estate expert and training authority, this book provides the key steps for success for new and experienced agents who want to thrive, not just survive, in a dynamic industry. Real Estate Marketing and Sales Essentials is packed with insider tips, advice, and hands-on instruction on converting knowledge into sales. The book walks readers through the major daily activities, including prospecting, listing procedures, follow-up, social networking, referrals, technology, negotiation, financing, and more.

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Real Estate Marketing & Sales Essentials: Steps for Success, 2nd Edition (E-Book)

Real Estate Marketing & Sales Essentials: Steps for Success, 2nd Edition (E-Book)

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SKU | 9781629801674

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Written by a real estate expert and training authority, this book provides the key steps for success for new and experienced agents who want to thrive, not just survive, in a dynamic industry. Real Estate Marketing and Sales Essentials is packed with insider tips, advice, and hands-on instruction on converting knowledge into sales. The book walks readers through the major daily activities, including prospecting, listing procedures, follow-up, social networking, referrals, technology, negotiation, financing, and more.

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How to List & Sell Real Estate, 30th Anniversary Edition (E-Book)

How to List & Sell Real Estate, 30th Anniversary Edition (E-Book)

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SKU | 9781629800509

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This 30th Anniversary Edition delivers Danielle Kennedy’s proven formula for building a successful real estate career and handling every turn of a changing market. Danielle explains how to benefit from tried-and-true basics while launching creative marketing strategies and new technology tools; drive social networking strategies to win and close more business; increase profits in challenging markets through multiple niches; and build a powerful brand with high-tech, high-touch marketing tools.

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English-Spanish Real Estate Dictionary, 2nd Edition

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Category | Textbook

SKU | 9781629800240

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With over 2,000 real estate terms in English and Spanish, this is a quick and easy reference guide for busy real estate professionals. The added investment terms in this second edition allow you to navigate real estate investment transactions with ease. Whether you're working as a real estate agent or studying to become one, you will benefit from this invaluable Spanish-English resource.

Con m?­s de 2,000 t??rminos de bienes ra??ces en ingl??s y en espa?ñol, ??ste es un gu??a de facil referencia para los profesionales de bienes ra??ces. Los t??rminos de inversi??n a?ñadidos en esta segunda edici??n te permiten navegar con facilidad en las transacciones de inversiones en bienes ra??ces. Si est?­s trabajando como agente de bienes ra??ces o estudiando para ser agente, beneficiaras de este recurso invaluable de espa?ñol-ingl??s.

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Doing the Right Thing: A Real Estate Practitioners Guide to Ethical Decision Making, 4e (E-Book)

Doing the Right Thing: A Real Estate Practitioners Guide to Ethical Decision Making, 4e (E-Book)

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SKU | 9781629800516

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Real estate professionals are confronted every day with on-the-job dilemmas with contradictory regulations, codes of conduct, or laws that make it difficult to effectively resolve ethical conflict. Written by an acknowledged expert on real estate ethics, this new edition of a timeless real estate ethics resource will provide you with simple real-life case studies and the opportunity to explore and analyze ethics in your professional business. New topics include ethically handling competitors, new required disclosures, housing discrimination, and updated discussions in agency and Gallup Poll results. "How Would You Respond" questions and Case Study exercises allow for open discussion amongst a group or thoughtful reflection for independent studies. Deborah Long's use of everyday language helps real estate agents gain an increased awareness and understanding of ethical decision making as they work through the various real-life scenarios and provocative discussion questions.

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Illinois Real Estate License Requirements

Learn about the Illinois education requirements for real estate licensing and renewal in your state.

Licensing Board/Commission: IDFPR Division of Real Estate (DRE)

  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation requires that your final course exam be proctored for pre-license and continuing education.

Illinois Real Estate Education Requirements:

  • Illinois real estate salesperson license: N/A
  • Illinois real estate broker license: 75 hours, which includes 60 hours of Real Estate Topics (parts 1 and 2) and 15 hours of Applied Real Estate Principles (part 3).
  • 45 hours of post-license education for brokers is required, which consists of three 15-hour post-license courses.
  • Final Exams:  Your final course exam must be proctored

Illinois State Reciprocity:

Real estate commissions and boards across the country are adopting policies for a real estate agent in one state to more easily become licensed in another state.

Currently Illinois has reciprocity with the following states under the Real Estate License Act of 2000: Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Georgia Real Estate Commission, Indiana Real Estate Commission (Broker reciprocity only), Iowa Real Estate Commission, Nebraska Real Estate Commission, and Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing.

To qualify for an Illinois Real Estate Broker license under Category D, applicants must:  

  1. Be at least 21 years old
  2. Hold an active broker’s license, or equivalent by examination in a state that has a reciprocal agreement with the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

Illinois Real Estate Continuing Education (CE) and License Renewal Requirements:

  • Real estate brokers in Illinois must renew their real estate licenses by April 30 of even-numbered years
  • Managing brokers in Illinois must renew their real estate licenses by April 30 of odd-numbered years 
  • Illinois continuing education requirements: 12 hours, which includes 4 hours of CORE CE and 8 hours of elective CE. One of the 8 hours of Elective must include a Sexual Harassment Prevention Training course.
Click here for more information from Illinois Division of Real Estate-2022 Broker Renewal FAQs

Why choose Mbition for your Illinois Continuing Education?

Mbition’s top priority is our student’s success. Our online real estate school empowers aspiring real estate agents to take their learning experience to the next level by delivering engaging online educational content so you can continue your career in real estate with the right tools. We ensure our Illinois continuing education real estate courses are always cost effective and convenient -- making Mbition your prime choice for online real estate CE! Get started today and maintain your real estate license using our:

Interested in advancing your career by upgrading your license or by getting a real estate license in another state? Feel free to browse our online real estate license course catalog to see what courses we offer in your state of interest.

  • Arello approved real estate pre-licensing, continuing education and post-licensing online courses that are up-to-date and compliant with state approved material which satisfies the Illinois real estate continuing education requirements.
  • Guaranteed Sucess using exam prep tools guaranteed to help you pass your real estate license exam
  • 40+ years of real estate education experience and student support that is unparalleled in the industry. We’ve helped over 750,000 real estate, appraisers and home inspection professionals successfully begin and advance their careers.

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