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DAILY TEACHING & HOURS OF OPERATION: 9 AM - 9:45 PM, M - F

WE OFFER OVER

25+

PROGRAMS

WE HAVE SERVED

12000+

STUDENTS

VETERAN STAFF

40+ Years

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

PROUDLY PROVIDING

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WHY DO WE STAND OUT ABOVE THE REST?

We are a fully licensed Real Estate School within Illinois, that offers quality, student-centered on-ground (live in person or live webinar), home-study, or online (computer-based reading) real estate classes for real estate brokers, managing brokers, post license and continuing education (CE) throughout the state of Illinois and nationwide online.

We also partner with affiliated schools that provide nationwide education for mortgage brokers and appraisers. In addition, our various affiliates can provide real estate education to assist you in securing licensing in additional states. All of the courses, whether directly through Inland Real Estate School or our affiliates are proven successful and are the best prep resources available to further your career aspirations.

There are a number of real estate school choices capable of helping you to start your new career, however your future is important enough that you’d should not leave the choice to chance. Select a proven provider of quality education and trust only the best real estate school in Illinois.

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You can expect:

Higher than average pass rate on the Illinois state licensed examination

Over 60+ years of combined staff experience providing education and training to the Illinois real estate market

Our school isn’t run by brokers or investors, our team possesses formal educational degrees plus practical real-life experience educating our students.

Our instructors respond to our student’s questions and inquiries in a timely manner and are available via the phone or email

Our updated flexible course options provide our students with the flexibility of selecting a program that meets their schedule and time availability.

Our programs are available through live classroom presentation, live webinar & home study formats.

Our passionate experienced, dedicated faculty has over 40 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate as a broker & managing broker

We have developed programs and effective methods of presentation that are proven to work

Available 1-on-1 tutoring should the student need additional assistance

Whether you are in Inland Real Estate School student or coming to us from another school, we provide real customer service, backed by the guidance you need to get through the program as well as the State exam

The best reading material available in the industry designed to help you understand the concepts to further enhance your understanding in preparation for the state exam

Having a school run and owned by 2 proven successful educators with actual market experience makes all the difference in your learning and passing the state exam; our results and referrals show it

WHY WE ARE DIFFERENT?

Welcome to Inland Real Estate School, Inc. When you invest in us, we will invest 110% in you!

As a new real estate broker, you will need to create your own identity. This will include determining what area you wish to specialize in. Part of that can include referencing your experiences from the school you attended.

Few schools have earned a reputation for supporting their students beyond the completion of their pre-licensing course and inland is the most credited Illinois real estate school when it comes to that stake. Inland Real Estate School has developed a reputation for supporting our students long after they’ve completed their education by providing consulting services focused on helping you develop your reputation and identity in order to enhance your future career.

Welcome to Inland Real Estate School, Inc. When you invest in us, we will invest 110% in you!

As a new real estate broker, you will need to create your own identity. This will include determining what area you wish to specialize in. Part of that can include referencing your experiences from the school you attended.

Few schools have earned a reputation for supporting their students beyond the completion of their pre-licensing course and inland is the most credited Illinois real estate school when it comes to that stake. Inland Real Estate School has developed a reputation for supporting our students long after they’ve completed their education by providing consulting services focused on helping you develop your reputation and identity in order to enhance your future career.

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Our passionate experienced, dedicated faculty has over 40 years of experience in residential and commercial real estate as a broker & managing broker

We have developed programs and effective methods of presentation that are proven to work

Available 1-on-1 tutoring should the student need additional assistance

Whether you are in Inland Real Estate School student or coming to us from another school, we provide real customer service, backed by the guidance you need to get through the program as well as the State exam

The best reading material available in the industry designed to help you understand the concepts to further enhance your understanding in preparation for the state exam

Having a school run and owned by 2 proven successful educators with actual market experience makes all the difference in your learning and passing the state exam; our results and referrals show it

COURSE OFFERINGS

A BRIGHTER FUTURE AWAITS

Illinois Broker
Pre-License

75-HOUR PROGRAM
HOME STUDY

LIVE ONLINE

ILLINOIS MANAGING BROKER

PRE-LICENSE
PROGRAM HOME
HOME STUDY
LIVE ONLINE/CLASSROOM

Illinois Broker
Post License

30-HOUR PROGRAM HOME STUDY LIVE ONLINE/ CLASSROOM COMBINATION

TUTORING STUDY AIDES AND ADDITIONAL SERVICES

ONE ON ONE & GROUP EXAM PREPARATIONS IN-PERSON & WEBINAR

REAL ESTATE INVESTING COURSES

FUNDAMENTALS OF ANALYZING REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS

COURSE OFFERINGS

A BRIGHTER FUTURE AWAITS

ILLINOIS BROKER PRE-LICENSE

75-HOUR PROGRAM

LIVE ONLINE

ILLINOIS MANAGING BROKER

PRE-LICENSE

45 HOUR PROGRAM

HOME STUDY

LIVEONLINE/CLASSROOM

ILLINOIS BROKER POST LICENSE

30-HOUR PROGRAM HOME STUDY OR

45 HOUR ONLINE/ CLASSROOM COMBINATION

TUTORING STUDY AIDES

ONE ON ONE & GROUP EXAM PREPARATIONS IN-PERSON & WEBINAR

REAL ESTATE INVESTING COURSES

FUNDAMENTALS OF ANALYZING REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS

NATIONWIDE PRE-LICENSING & CONTINUING EDUCATION

INCREASE YOUR MARKETING EFFORTS, SECURE A LICENSE IN OTHER STATES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

NATIONWIDE MORTGAGE BROKER PRE-LICENSE

CONTINUING EDUCATION NMLS APPROVED VENDOR, MLO ONLINE WEBINARS

NATIONWIDE APPRAISAL & CE

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LICENSE RECIPROCITY

ADD AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TO EXPAND YOUR MARKETING WORLD

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12 & 24 HOUR

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR REAL ESTATE CLASSES?

  • 24/7 Online Course Access
  • Practice Online Exam Questions
  • Automated Reminders

  • Preparation to Pass the State Exam on First Attempt
  • Progressive Tracking Notification
  • Live Instructor Assistance

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You have options to choose from to pay your tuition

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What clients say about us

''By far the best class I have taken. I tried to get my broker license before but gave up because I was not given much instruction not did I have anyone to ask questions to.''

~ Carol F.

''Dave is a very effective teacher! He Makes the information easier to remember with his stories and experience. He teaches at a a good pace and is very accommodating to his students!''

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Remote Work in Real Estate: Exploring the New Virtual Paradigm

July 08, 20234 min read

Remote Work in Real Estate: Exploring the New Virtual Paradigm

Introduction

The world of work has been reshaped significantly in recent years, with the COVID-19 pandemic serving as a catalyst for a shift towards remote work. Nowhere is this transformation more evident than in the real estate industry. Agents and brokers have adopted digital tools and innovative practices, facilitating a seismic shift from physical offices to virtual environments. This is more than a temporary adjustment; it's the birth of a new paradigm in real estate.

Virtual Real Estate: A New Reality

The virtual real estate world is a fascinating fusion of cutting-edge technology and time-honored real estate practices. Virtual tours, 360-degree walkthroughs, video conferencing, and augmented reality (AR) are all parts of the modern real estate agent's toolkit.

Real estate agent using virtual tour software on their computer

Virtual tours have been a game-changer. They allow prospective buyers or renters to explore every nook and cranny of a property without stepping outside their current residence. A leading example is the software Matterport, which lets agents create 3D virtual tours that give clients a real-life walk-through experience.

Being a Remote Real Estate Agent

Even as their work environment evolves, the essential responsibilities of real estate agents remain the same. Their role is still to help clients buy, sell, and rent properties, but now they do so utilizing a suite of digital tools. For example, instead of hosting an open house, an agent might use Zoom or Google Meet to connect with clients and give a virtual presentation of a property.

Screenshot of a 3D virtual tour of a property

Tools like Zillow Premier Agent, a CRM platform, help remote agents manage their client interactions and listings efficiently. Virtual staging tools such as roOomy and VRX Staging allow agents to enhance property photos, transforming empty spaces into beautifully furnished rooms. Online platforms like DocuSign have made remote document signing and closing a reality, increasing transaction speed.

Advantages and Challenges of Remote Real Estate

Working remotely in real estate can offer many advantages. Freedom of location allows agents to balance their personal and professional lives better, and reducing commute time and office-related expenses can result in increased overall efficiency. For example, agents no longer have to travel for hours to different locations; they can present multiple properties to clients through virtual tours in a single session.

Professional working remotely on real estate tasks

However, working remotely comes with its own set of challenges. The real estate business thrives on personal connections, which can be harder to establish in a virtual setting. Additionally, potential tech issues, data security, and the need to manage home-related distractions can add complexity. Yet, agents are finding ways to overcome these hurdles: they're setting up professional, dedicated workspaces at home, using secure, reliable software, and dedicating time for virtual face-to-face interactions with clients to build and maintain relationships.

Image of a virtual meeting between a real estate agent and a client

Future Trends in Remote Real Estate

As technology continues to advance, remote real estate is set to evolve along with it. We can anticipate developments such as even more immersive virtual tour experiences using VR technology. For example, platforms like Oculus Rift offer incredibly lifelike virtual experiences that could become a standard tool for future real estate viewings. AI-powered tools are also on the horizon, which could automate mundane tasks and personalize client interactions.

In this rapidly changing landscape, the adaptability of real estate professionals will play a crucial role in shaping the future of the industry. Agents will need to continue embracing these new technologies, all while ensuring they deliver a high level of service that keeps the human element at the heart of their interactions.

Conclusion

The remote work trend in real estate is not just a passing phase, but rather an evolution in how the industry operates. This shift, fueled by technological advancements and changes in work and lifestyle preferences, is transforming the real estate industry. It is incumbent upon real estate professionals to adapt and adopt these new trends. As we move forward, it's clear that the real estate landscape will continue to evolve with these digital trends. Success in this new era will require a blend of adaptability, technological proficiency, and an enduring commitment to excellent service.

Embracing this shift also means that education and training in real estate need to reflect these new trends. Institutions like Inland Real Estate School offer a variety of courses, from pre-license programs to continuing education, tailored to help real estate professionals succeed in this changing landscape. These courses are designed to equip students with the necessary skills to navigate the evolving real estate market, whether that's understanding real estate investments or expanding their knowledge through pre-licensing and continuing education programs.

Whether you're a buyer, seller, or a real estate professional, it's crucial to understand this changing landscape. It presents both challenges and opportunities - but for those willing to embrace change and adapt, the virtual world of real estate offers exciting new ways to work and succeed. With the right tools, education, and mindset, there's every reason to look forward to what the future of remote real estate work holds.

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Cecilia Grayeb

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Dave is a very effective teacher! He Makes the information easier to remember with his stories and experience. He teaches at a a good pace and is very accommodating to his students!


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