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Continuing Education

12 hr. Broker Continuing Education-Renewal - 4.30.20

Courses given in conjunction with Hondros Learning

Illnois brokers licensed prior to February 1, 2018 are required to complete 12 hours of CE by April 30, 2020 before they can renew their license. The new Broker CE requirement now includes  a 4–Hour Core, 8 hours in elective courses, and a 1 hr. Sexual Harassment Course, all of which you can fulfill by enrolling in our convenient and user friendly Online Illinois 12-Hour CE Course Package.

This unique 12 Hr. CE Online Program complete with online e-tools to make the class enjoyable and interactive. When you have completed the course work you can renew your license. No final exam is required!  When you renew your Broker license online all you have to do is check the box "YES  I have Completed My 12hr. CE Requirement." and you're all done. Contact us with any questions.

12 Hr Online CE Course Package Content       $99.00


Illinois CORE     4 hrs Mandatory           

Covers changes to the Illinois License Act as it related to Agency Law, the continuing and new obligations imposed

upon real estate licensees and escrow account maintenance under the revised Illinois License Act. 


Exploring Agency Concepts and Disclosure ( or N.A.R. Ethics) - 4hrs Elective

Covers want to know and what type of relationship consumers have with their sales agent regarding he disclosure of confidential information regarding a real estate transaction. The Ethics Course may be approved for REALTORS® who wish to fulfill quadrennial Code of Ethics requirement from the National Association of REALTORS. Check with your local REALTORS® association.

Helping Clients Understand Real Estate Finance - 4hrs Elective

Discusses financing, security instruments, and legal clauses commonly included in these instruments, including government-backed mortgage programs. Covers mortgage fraud and predatory lending and examines the loan process, qualifying standards for borrowers, and mortgage laws.

Preventing Sexual Harassment - 1 hr. Mandatory- Included in the 12 hr. CE Programs

In addition to the 12 hr CE requirement, one-hour Sexual Harassment Prevention training is required of all persons who hold a real estate brokers license when they renew their license. This course is included in the 12 hr. Online CE Package. This course is not included in the 30 Hr Post License Program and must be enrolled in and taken separatly.


​                                      IDFPR ELECTRONIC RENEWAL NOTIFICATION PROCESS

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) has launched a new electronic license renewal notification process. Instead of being notified by postcard of your upcoming deadline, licensees receive email notifications only. To ensure the email notifications get to you:

  1. Review and update your contact information here.

  2. Watch for an email from “FPR.Notice@illinois.gov” with the subject line “Real Estate Broker Renewal Notice.”

  3. If you have questions or concerns about the process, contact IDFPR at 1-800-560-6420.

                                                                 IDFPR LICENSE LOOK UP

If you need to look up the issue date of your license, please utilize this link, as it is the only place that gives you the issue date of your license.