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Get your real estate license entirely online!

For a limited time, our all-online self-study course is discounted to only $499 for the Platinum package! Unlike some other schools, our course features 15 hours of Webinars with a LIVE instructor. Take advantage of this great deal while it lasts!

There’s a lot to know about becoming a Real Estate Agent, but two of your biggest questions are probably:

  1. How much does it cost?
  2. Can I do everything online?

So what does it cost to launch a new (or additional) career? Our all-online self-study course is only $599 $499, and with state testing and license fees, you’ll still spend less than $800. Don’t have that much cash sitting around? No worries – you’ll only pay $449 $349 for Part I of the course, and we can even break that into two payments!

But what about convenience? Can the whole course really be done online? Absolutely! The course consists of two parts…

Part I (Self-study) is done at your own pace, and you’ll be able to begin immediately after purchase. You’ll have full access to our highly effective online materials – they include formatted and annotated text, video recordings of a live instructor (35 hours of instruction, recorded in September 2020 – details here), and interactive quizzes. Also, CRES is the only real estate school in Illinois to offer its entire textbook in Audiobook format. Learn while you commute! Click for details.

Part II (Review) is done via four Webinars with a live instructor. We start a new set of sessions every 3-4 weeks, typically on Tuesday & Thursday evenings or Monday & Wednesday mornings for 2 weeks – see schedule here. This is where you can get all of your questions answered, and hear about real-world applications of the material you’re learning.

Once you’ve completed both parts, you’ll be prepared to take the state test. We offer a Sample Exam which is very similar to the state test – it gives you an immediate score, showing you which questions you answered incorrectly, along with an explanation of the right answer. The Sample Exam isn’t required, but is strongly recommended!

More details are below. If you’re ready to register, just click “Register”! By the way, if you’re not happy with the Self-study Course for any reason, we’ll provide a full refund up to seven days after your purchase. You have nothing to lose, so why not get started today?!

The “fine print”… For Part I, you’ll get immediate access to our self-study course. The course consists of 17 chapters, each of which has text to study, a video presentation explaining the material, and an interactive quiz. It’s entirely “on-demand”: you can access it any time that is convenient for you (day or night), and you’ll complete it at your own pace (no time limit, unlike many other schools). You can access the course on any device with a web browser – desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Whenever you have questions, our experienced staff can be reached via online messaging or phone call. It’s not necessary to spend a specific amount of time on Part I of the course – the state recommends that you allow approximately 60 hours to master the material. Once you have completed Part I, you’ll register for Part II (the 15-hour review) that best fits your schedule – delivered via Live Webinars. Your registration fee for Part I (ranging from $309 to $349, depending on the package) includes the hardcopy textbook. You do not need to register for Part II ($150) until you are ready to attend the class, and there are no further costs associated with the 75-hour Broker Pre-license Course after that. The CRES Online Course was built from the ground up by our own team of professional educators, real estate professionals, and technical wizards. Information on the technology we use for our Online Course, plus a video demo, is available here, and if you’re ready to register, just click the Register button!

Feel free to chat with us online (using the LiveChat button at the bottom of every page of the site), or call us at 773-647-1830 (our extended hours are listed at the bottom of the page). You can also email us at [email protected], and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours. Finally, if you’d like to receive our brochure, just fill out the form at the bottom of the page. We look forward to having you join us soon!