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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

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Illinois Broker
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75-HOUR PROGRAM
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Illinois Broker
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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

NATIONWIDE PRE-LICENSING & CONTINUING EDUCATION

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

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CONTINUING EDUCATION NMLS APPROVED VENDOR, MLO ONLINE WEBINARS

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ILLINOIS MANAGING BROKER

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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

ADD A NEW PHASE AND BECOME A PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE APPRAISER

LICENSE RECIPROCITY

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SCHOOL PARTNER PAGE FOR INLAND STUDENTS AND FRIENDS

NETWORKING CRITICAL ELEMENT TO BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL CAREER FIND A PROFESSIONAL PARTNER TO HELP FILL THE NEEDS OF YOUR CLIENT

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR REAL ESTATE CLASSES?

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~ David Becker

''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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''Had a wonderful experience and Dave is always available to help and answer questions. Great instructor! We had a great class too!!''

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Life on Mars: Speculating on Martian Real Estate

January 02, 20245 min read

For as long as humans have gazed at the cosmos, Mars has captivated our collective imagination. This red dot in the night sky has inspired science fiction writers and filmmakers alike, leading to an outpouring of literature, films, and television series exploring the concept of life on Mars. However, in recent decades, this speculation has shifted from the realm of fiction to the laboratories and boardrooms of space agencies and private companies. Driven by scientific advancements and the entrepreneurial spirit of figures like Elon Musk, discussions around the potential for Martian real estate have intensified (1).

Artist's concept of a Martian colony, symbolizing human fascination with Mars.

The Possibility: Recent advancements in space exploration

The 21st century has witnessed remarkable advancements in space exploration. Mars, once the stuff of dreams, is now a key focus of space missions by both government agencies and private companies. SpaceX, under the leadership of Elon Musk, has laid out a vision for a self-sustaining city on Mars by 2050, a testament to the pace of progress (2). At the same time, NASA's Perseverance Rover, actively exploring the Martian landscape, is providing critical data about Mars' geology and climate, laying the groundwork for future human missions (3).

Elon Musk standing beside a SpaceX rocket, representing the vision for a self-sustaining city on Mars.

 

The Practicalities: What would real estate on Mars look like?

Creating Martian habitats that can support human life is an immense engineering challenge. Given Mars' hostile conditions - extremely cold temperatures, a thin atmosphere, and high levels of radiation - the architecture of Martian homes would likely be radically different from anything on Earth. Compact, domed structures with heavily insulated walls may form the basis of these buildings, providing protection from radiation and conserving heat. Within these structures, advanced life support systems would be necessary to maintain a breathable atmosphere, recycle waste, and possibly grow food. As technology evolves, we may see structures capable of extracting water from Mars' abundant ice deposits and converting it into oxygen for breathing and hydrogen for fuel (4).

Conceptual image of a domed Martian habitat designed for human habitation.

Real Estate Regulations: Who would own the land? Discussion on space law

When it comes to the question of land ownership on Mars, we venture into uncharted legal territory. The 1967 Outer Space Treaty, signed by 110 countries, including all the major space-faring nations, clearly prohibits national claims of sovereignty over celestial bodies. However, it is less clear on the matter of private property rights. This ambiguity could be a source of potential disputes as the prospect of Mars colonization becomes a reality. To prevent future conflicts, international space law needs to evolve alongside advancements in space technology (5, 6).

Close-up of the 1967 Outer Space Treaty document, with a celestial body (Mars) in the background.

Comparison: Real Estate on Earth vs Mars

In many ways, the concept of real estate on Mars flips the paradigm of property value on Earth. On Earth, factors such as location, proximity to amenities, and community infrastructure primarily determine property values. However, on Mars, at least in the early stages of colonization, property value would be defined more by basic survival requirements. Habitats that provide better protection from radiation, proximity to water resources, and self-sustainability could command higher values. Over time, as the colony grows, other factors such as proximity to landing sites, research facilities, or natural features could also become significant (9).

Side-by-side illustrations of an Earth property and a Martian property, highlighting the differing factors that determine property value.

Future Outlook: Potential timeline for Mars real estate

The timeline for establishing a real estate market on Mars is still a matter of speculation. SpaceX has set an ambitious target to land humans on Mars within this decade, but the timeline for creating a self-sustaining colony, which is a prerequisite for a property market, is likely to be much longer. As the necessary technology continues to advance and legal issues are addressed, the prospect of a Martian property market could become a reality within this century, marking a watershed moment in human history (10).

Timeline graphic showing potential milestones for establishing real estate on Mars.

 

Conclusion: Imagining a future with Mars real estate

While still speculative, the concept of Martian real estate has moved closer to the realm of possibility, due to advancements in space technology, evolving legal frameworks, and the growing interest of private companies. As we push the boundaries of space exploration, we move ever closer to the next great frontier – a Martian property market. The challenges ahead are daunting, but the potential rewards, from scientific discovery to the expansion of human civilization, make this journey worth pursuing.

A surreal sunset over a Martian landscape, signifying the endless possibilities and challenges of a future with Martian real estate.

If you found our blog post insightful and you're inspired to dive deeper into the real estate industry, we invite you to explore Inland Real Estate School. With over 25 programs and a proud legacy of serving more than 12,000 students, we are an established, fully licensed Real Estate School in Illinois.

We offer a multitude of learning modes - on-ground classes (live in person or live webinar), home-study, or online (computer-based reading) real estate classes for people who want to get started in the real estate world and want to become  real estate brokers, managing brokers, or seek post-license and continuing education throughout the state of Illinois and nationwide online.

Additionally, we have partnerships with schools that provide nationwide education for mortgage brokers and appraisers. We also have affiliations with institutes that can assist you in securing licensing in additional states.

Whether you're a new real estate broker aiming to create your own identity or a seasoned professional looking to upgrade your skills, at Inland Real Estate School, we're committed to investing 110% in you.

 

References

Footnotes

  1. Scharf, C. (2020). 'The Case for Space', Scientific American.

  2. Musk, E. (2017). 'Making Life Multiplanetary', New Space.

  3. NASA (2023). 'Mars Exploration Program', NASA.

  4. Dartnell, L. (2013). 'Surviving on Mars', New Scientist.

  5. United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (1967). 'Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies'.

  6. Pop, V. (2023). 'The legal loopholes of extraterrestrial real estate', BBC Future.

  7. Bell, J. (2015). 'Martian Real Estate', Air & Space/Smithsonian.

  8. Foust, J. (2023). 'When will we see a Martian property market?' SpaceReview.

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