Most people are ill-equipped to deal with real estate, having neither a familiarity with the paperwork needed to sell a home nor the know-how to turn one into a houseboat. Learn the ropes with this Groupon.
- $250 for a 90-hour broker pre-license real estate course (a $500 value)
Over the course of six weeks, students absorb 45 hours of classroom study, supplemented by 45 hours of self-study, to earn the transcript necessary for them to schedule the state licensing exam. Classes are approved by the state of Illinois and run by a successful agent, who boasts more than $100 million in residential real estate sales and is a managing broker at a Chicago real estate company. Pupils can take classes 6 p.m.–10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays or 9 a.m.–5 p.m. on Saturdays.
ACM Real Estate Institute, LLC
Armed with an impressive understanding of Chicagoland real estate backed by numerous certifications, the instructor at ACM Real Estate Institute, LLC helps her clients buy and sell properties with seasoned acumen. Boasting knowledge of mortgage rates, insurance, and inspections, the experienced instructor also hosts classes to help teach aspiring agents the knowledge they'll need for the official state licensing exam. While students attend classes at their convenient Downers Grove location, situated at I-355 and Butterfield Rd., they can solicit assistance outside of class as well.