Illinois Real Estate Education

The Best Approach to Real Estate Licensure & Education

Take Your Illinois Real Estate Career to New Heights

From growing families in Deerfield to young professionals in Chicago, Illinois real estate agents are in high demand. At The CE Shop, we offer some of the most sophisticated on-the-go tools that make obtaining and maintaining your Illinois real estate license as convenient and straightforward as possible. Start helping your fellow Illinoisans while building your name as the go-to real estate professional in your community today.

State-Approved Education

With industry-leading pass rates, our Illinois state-approved courses are specifically designed to help students fulfill the state’s legal requirements for licensure and pass the licensing exam on the first try.

Fully Online Experience

Built for those on the go, or for those who prefer to stay at home, our Illinois real estate courses are 100% online and accessible on all devices. Whether it’s 3 PM or 3 AM, our courses are conveniently available whenever, wherever.

Real-World Applications

We’re not successful unless you are, which is why our online interactive courses use real-world exercises to prepare you for the future.

Why Choose Us? »

Real estate agents in Illinois make an average of
$60,028 per year.


Now is the time to invest in your future. Join us, from Pre-Licensing to your CE, to get the credentials and expertise you need to grow your career in real estate. Enroll today and get started!


Illinois requires 75 hours of Pre-Licensing education to get your real estate Broker License and 45 hours of Pre-Licensing education to get your real estate Managing Broker License.

Exam Prep

Exam Prep Edge is The CE Shop’s online study experience that will help you ace your broker licensing exam on the first try.


The state of Illinois requires 45 hours of Post-Licensing education for the first renewal of your Broker License for licenses issued on or after 8/9/19.

Continuing Education

Our comprehensive curriculum has everything you need to retain your Broker or Managing Broker License and strengthen your career through education.


Illinois Real Estate Agent Essentials

Explore our Agent Essentials to find all of the tips and tricks of the trade and other interesting tidbits to help you succeed in your Illinois real estate career.

Career Resources

The best agents never stop learning. Check out the latest blogs, podcasts, and videos from the experts on The CE Shop Team.

 The Career Switcher’s Guide to Real Estate
by The CE Shop Team

Are you hoping to switch careers? You’re not alone. Less than half of Americans say they’re very satisfied with their current job, according to a Pew Research Center report. But that doesn’t have to be the case! You deserve to have a fulfilling, enjoyable career — a career that’s possible with real estate.

What It's Like to be a Real Estate Agent
by The CE Shop Team

Real estate is so much more than baking cookies for open houses. If you’re looking to launch a new career, here’s what working in real estate can actually be like.

Episode 77: Haunted Houses, Part III
by The CE Shop Team

The traditions of haunted houses and elaborate tricks for thrill date back to ancient times of protecting the dead and sharing scary stories for religious conversion, which led to the advent of Halloween as we know it today.


See What Our Past Students Have To Say

We’ve been a key part of thousands of agents’ real estate careers, and we’re thrilled to be a part of yours, too.



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