6 Hour Course
Approved By: Illinois Division of Real Estate
This six hour package of continuing education content is designed for leasing agents and real estate professionals who are seeking to complete the Core A hours in the State of Illinois.
The course discusses the concept of fair housing and the major pieces of fair housing legislation. To give context, this topic includes an examination of the history of the real estate industry and fair housing efforts.
The course will discuss Illinois state laws that govern the relationships formed between real estate professionals.
The content of the course talks about the state laws, rules, and regulations that govern the licensing of real estate professionals.
The course will examine the use and handling of escrow funds and escrow accounts.
This course will discuss the threats that a real estate professional may encounter while showing a property. This topic will also talk about strategies that real estate professionals can employ to protect themselves and their clients.
The course will examine safety as it relates to the showing itself. This topic will look at methods for maintaining safety during all stages of a showing. This topic will also discuss what is required to protect the property and the people being shown the property.
The content of the course will explore the concepts of liability and insurance. This topic will address why a real estate professional may wish to acquire liability and errors and omissions insurance.
This course is broken up by two exams that are intended to improve comprehension and understanding of the course.