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.


Agent Essentials — The Pulse of the Midwest Real Estate

Explore our Agent Essentials resources to find all of the topics and current industry trends to help you keep a finger on the pulse of what’s going on in these hot real estate markets.

Career Resources

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

Episode 93: PropStream’s Comprehensive Real Estate Data with Burton Alicando
by The CE Shop Team

Burton Alicando is the product specialist and media relations director for PropStream, the most trusted provider of comprehensive real estate data nationwide.  

PropStreams has quickly become a leader in real estate data aggregation, and how this powerful tech tool can empower real estate professionals with data, tools, and marketing solutions that help them make informed decisions to dominate their market.

How to Answer Initial Client Meeting FAQs
by The CE Shop Team

 The right real estate agent can make or break a client’s experience, so selling yourself as a fit is critical. The first step? Having the right answers on hand.

Episode 92: How to Invest in Land and Residential Property with Brent Bowers
by The CE Shop Team

Brent Bowers is the owner of The Land Sharks, a program designed to educate those interested in learning how to create passive income by investing in vacant land.  


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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