Become a REALTOR®

How to become a Realtor®

Starting a new career can be scary but we will walk you through it.  We offer the resources you need to be successful in your new venture beginning with your Pre-Licensing Education.

To receive a license to sell real estate in Illinois, you must:

  • Be at least 21 years old and be a high school graduate or equivalent
  • Have successfully completed the required pre-licensing education
  • Have passed the state exam
  • Secured a sponsoring broker

Pre-Licensing Options

The Egyptian Board of Realtors® presents a live class at our Marion location one evening per week for 16 weeks. Contact us for details and class schedule.

The Illinois Realtors® offers some online options for real estate brokers, managing brokers and leasing agents. Contact Illinois REALTORS®  for more information.

Choose the Right Sponsoring Broker

When you pass the real estate exam, you are still going to need a lot of training and guidance. Don’t be afraid to ask a lot of questions when you are interviewing managing brokers. Remember, this is about YOUR future. They will be lucky to have you!

Review the list of our member offices.