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The Chicago Real Estate School was established in 2008 with a fresh new approach to real estate education. If you are interested in obtaining your Illinois Realtor license, we promise a great experience throughout. In addition to fully preparing you for the state exam the Chicago Real Estate School is very focused on providing training and job placement. It is not uncommon for our new licensees to have contracts pending within the first two weeks of graduating our program. Anyone currently enrolled can reach out to meet one on one with a member of our staff prior to getting licensed for assistance with the interviewing process, choosing the right company, and some simple startup ideas for putting deals together quickly. Our classes are taught by experienced instructors who possess a very high energy level and love to teach. We have four convenient locations in the Chicago area consisting of 542 W. Roosevelt Rd. in the South Loop, 2447 N. Ashland Ave. in the Lakeview neighborhood, 7300 N. Western Ave. in the Rogers Park neighborhood, and 800 Northwest Highway in Palatine. We also offer an excellent Online Broker Course curriculum ideal for those not in the Chicagoland area. Our newly added Online Webinar Classes allow you to complete the entire Real Estate Course from the comfort of your home. The Chicago Real Estate School guarantees immediate employment upon passing the state exam after your course completion. The Chicago Real Estate School is fully licensed through IDFPR (Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation) and an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau.

CRES Courses:
Pre-License Broker Course
5-week, Accel., or Online
Managing Broker Course
Online Leasing Course
All-Day Review

About CRES:
Fully Licensed
Free Parking
AM/PM/Weekend Classes
Customized Text
100s Of Practice Questions

One-On-One Training
Interview Assistance
Job Placement
Pass Rate Above 90%
Live Instructional Videos

Engaging Instructors
Thorough Exam Prep
Successful Students
Immediate Response To Q’s
Expanded Hours

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What Others Are Saying

Average Rating / 24 Total Testimonials

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Chicago Real Estate School

5 out of 5 stars
- August 26, 2015

Great instructor in Sam. Always willing to stop and answer questions.

5 out of 5 stars
- August 23, 2015

The course was wonderful and McNeal was a wonderful teacher. He rolled things out where it would stick in your head and gave us useful advice.

5 out of 5 stars
- August 21, 2015

This course was very convenient for me i have two children under the age of two. Every time I called Kim to ask questions she would always take the time to explain and talk. This was very easy for me to do at my own pace. Thanks again!

5 out of 5 stars
- August 18, 2015

Loved our instructor- very knowledgeable and kept on track yet entertained. I will definitely recommend CRES to my friends.

5 out of 5 stars
- August 13, 2015

I had a great experience with Chicago Real Estate School. Frank is a truly knowledgeable instructor with a gift for making the material accessible. I learned a great deal from Frank's experience and the text material provided.

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