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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

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

ADD AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TO EXPAND YOUR MARKETING WORLD

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

Illinois Continuing
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12 & 24 HOUR
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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

ADD A NEW PHASE AND BECOME A PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE APPRAISER

LICENSE RECIPROCITY

ADD AN ADDITIONAL LICENSE TO EXPAND YOUR MARKETING WORLD

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

ILLINOIS CONTINUING EDUCATION

12 & 24 HOUR

PROGRAM LIVE ONLINE/CLASSROOM, WEBINAR & HOMESTUDY

NEW BUSINESS SERVICES

START YOUR NEW BUSINESS WITH A LINKEDIN PROFILE, TWITTER, BUSINESS FACEBOOK

MORE COURSES COMING SOON

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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

FLEXIBLE PAYMENT OPTION

You have options to choose from to pay your tuition

  • CREDIT CARD
  • CHECK
  • MANY CREDIT UNIONS OFFER LIFESTYLE LOANS THAT CAN BE USED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES
  • PAY WITH AFFIRM-OPPORTUNITY TO QUALIFY FOR 0% INTEREST AND/OR PAYMENT PLAN

  • CASH
  • PAYPAL
  • PAYPAL 6-MONTH NO INTEREST PAYMENT PLAN ONCE QUALIFIED

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.

''I'm so glad I chose Inland! Dave McGowan is the best instructor I've ever had in my entire educational career. The amount of knowledge he has about real estate is unbelievable!''

~ 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!''

~ Krystle B.

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

~ Rebecca

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Treehouse Mansions: The Evolution of Luxury Living Elevated Among Nature

August 24, 20234 min read

Treehouse Mansions: Luxury Living Among the Treetops

Introduction

Treehouses, once the domain of imaginative children and the backdrop of many a childhood adventure, have evolved dramatically over the years. No longer just simple wooden platforms perched in backyard oaks, today's treehouses are architectural marvels, offering luxury living with a unique vantage point. Elevated living, both literally and figuratively, has taken on a new meaning.

History of Treehouses

The concept of living in trees dates back centuries. Ancient tribes in Papua New Guinea, for instance, built stilted tree dwellings to protect themselves from rival tribes and wild animals. These elevated homes were functional, built out of necessity rather than luxury. Over time, as civilizations evolved, so did the treehouse. From being functional protective structures, they transitioned into recreational spaces, and now, into luxurious abodes.

Ancient stilted tree dwellings in Papua New Guinea, showcasing the functional origins of treehouses.

Modern Treehouse Mansions

Today's treehouse mansions are a testament to human ingenuity and the desire to merge modern comforts with nature. Architectural innovations have allowed for multi-story treehouses equipped with modern amenities like plumbing, electricity, and even Wi-Fi. In the lush forests of Costa Rica, for example, the Finca Bellavista community offers treehouse homes with fully equipped kitchens, spacious balconies, and even hot tubs, all while being suspended among the treetops.

Modern multi-story treehouse with expansive balconies and large windows, blending architectural innovation with nature.

Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Building such grand structures in trees does come with its set of environmental concerns. Trees are living entities, and constructing large homes in them or around them can potentially harm their health. However, many modern treehouse architects prioritize sustainability. They employ techniques that minimize harm, such as using braces and bolts instead of nails, ensuring the tree continues to grow and thrive. Moreover, treehouse communities often emphasize sustainable living, using solar power, composting toilets, and rainwater harvesting systems.

Close-up of tree trunk with sustainable construction braces, highlighting eco-friendly building techniques.

Case Studies

The Mirrorcube, Sweden: This is a prime example of luxury meeting sustainability. The Mirrorcube is a camouflaged treehouse hotel room suspended among the pines of the Swedish Lapland. Its mirrored exterior reflects the surrounding forest, making it almost invisible. Inside, visitors are treated to a cozy, modern space with panoramic views of the forest.

The Mirrorcube treehouse hotel in Swedish Lapland, camouflaged with mirrored exteriors reflecting the surrounding forest.

Free Spirit Spheres, Canada: Nestled in the rainforest of Vancouver Island, these spherical treehouses offer a unique living experience. Suspended by ropes, they sway gently with the trees, providing a truly immersive nature experience.

Residents of such treehouse mansions often speak of the unparalleled peace and connection to nature they feel. Waking up to birdsong, watching wildlife from one's balcony, and being cradled by nature is an experience ground-level homes simply can't replicate.

Spherical treehouses suspended in the rainforest of Vancouver Island, offering an immersive nature experience.

Challenges and Benefits

Building and living in treehouse mansions come with unique challenges. Structural integrity is paramount, and ensuring the treehouse is both safe and doesn't harm the tree is a delicate balance. Maintenance, too, is more challenging than in a regular home, with weather playing a significant role.

However, the benefits, residents argue, far outweigh the challenges. Beyond the obvious allure of luxury living in nature's lap, treehouses offer unparalleled privacy. They are also often located in areas of great natural beauty, ensuring residents have the best views.

Architect reviewing treehouse structural plans, emphasizing the balance between safety and environmental considerations.

Conclusion

Treehouse mansions represent a harmonious blend of luxury and nature. As architectural techniques advance and the desire for unique living experiences grows, the trend of treehouse living is only set to rise. For those who can afford it, the sky – or rather, the treetop – is the limit.

Taking Your Real Estate Passion to New Heights

If the allure of elevated living has piqued your interest in the broader real estate industry, there's a place for you to turn that fascination into expertise. Welcome to Inland Real Estate School. With a legacy of over 25 programs and more than 12,000 students, we stand as a beacon for aspiring real estate professionals in Illinois.

Our offerings are diverse, catering to every learning style. Whether you prefer on-ground classes (live in person or via webinar), home-study, or online (computer-based reading) modules, we've got you covered. Our courses are tailored for those eager to dive into the world of real estate, whether as brokers, managing brokers, or those seeking post-license and continuing education.

But our reach isn't just confined to Illinois. Through our partnerships with esteemed institutions, we provide nationwide education for mortgage brokers and appraisers. And if you're eyeing multi-state operations, our affiliations can guide you in securing licenses across various states.

Whether you're a budding real estate broker carving out your niche or a seasoned veteran aiming to refine your skills, Inland Real Estate School is dedicated to your growth. We don't just invest in your education; we invest 110% in you.

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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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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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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.


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