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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

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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
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ADD A NEW PHASE AND BECOME A PROFESSIONAL REAL ESTATE APPRAISER

License
Reciprocity

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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

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WHAT TO EXPECT FROM OUR REAL ESTATE CLASSES?

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  • Preparation to Pass the State Exam on First Attempt
  • Progressive Tracking Notification
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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.''

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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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Redefining Boundaries: Understanding the Impact of 3D Printed Homes on Construction and Real Estate

January 04, 20244 min read

Introduction: The Dawn of a New Era in Construction

As technology continues to reshape the world, the construction industry is not immune to its transformative power. One technology, in particular, stands out for its potential to revolutionize how we build homes: 3D printing. By marrying the possibilities of digital design with physical manufacturing, 3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is paving the way for a new age of construction that promises greater efficiency, sustainability, and affordability.

 

A crane-like 3D printer constructing a building.

The Technology: Understanding the 3D Printing Process

3D printing is a process that creates three-dimensional objects from digital models by layering material. In the context of home construction, the "printer" is typically a large, crane-like machine that extrudes a specially formulated concrete, which hardens upon exposure to air. This machine follows a digital blueprint to construct a home layer by layer, shaping walls, roofs, and interiors with incredible precision. The technology provides an unprecedented degree of control over the construction process, opening up new design possibilities and efficiencies.

Close-up of the 3D printing process, showing the printer layering concrete.

In Practice: Current Applications and Examples

3D printing in home construction has moved beyond the realm of the theoretical into practical application. In Austin, Texas, construction technology company ICON has built an entire community of 3D-printed houses, creating an affordable and sustainable housing solution for a growing population. Similarly, SQ4D, a New York-based 3D printing construction company, listed the first-ever 3D printed home for sale in the United States in 2021, demonstrating the technology's commercial viability.

 

A row of completed 3D printed homes in Austin, Texas.

Benefits: A Fresh Take on Affordability, Sustainability, and Customization

The use of 3D printing in home construction comes with numerous benefits. Chief among them is affordability: the technology can significantly reduce the cost of building a home by reducing the need for labor and minimizing waste. This means cheaper homes and more affordable housing options, especially in areas with high living costs.

In addition, the precision of 3D printing helps conserve resources and reduce the environmental footprint of construction. The printer uses just the right amount of material needed for each part of the building, minimizing excess. The potential to use eco-friendly materials like recycled plastic or bio-concrete further boosts the sustainability quotient.

Lastly, 3D printing allows for high levels of customization. Unlike traditional construction methods, which can be limited by manual labor and standard material sizes, 3D printers can create complex shapes and structures, enabling unique architectural designs for every individual home.

A beautifully designed 3D printed home highlighting affordability, sustainability, and customization.

Challenges: Legal Hurdles, Workforce Concerns, and Technological Limitations

Despite the potential advantages, the widespread adoption of 3D printing in construction faces numerous challenges. For one, existing regulations, zoning laws, and building codes were not designed with 3D printing in mind, creating potential legal and bureaucratic roadblocks.

Moreover, while reducing labor costs is seen as a benefit, it also raises concerns about job displacement within the construction industry. Unions, workers, and policymakers will need to navigate the changing employment landscape.

From a technical standpoint, while significant progress has been made, 3D printing technology still needs further refinement and development to handle larger and more complex projects. It also needs to prove its durability and reliability over time to gain wider acceptance.

Construction workers discussing 3D printed home plans, representing legal and workforce concerns.

The Future: Implications for the Construction and Real Estate Industry

The evolution of 3D printing technology is likely to have far-reaching implications for both the construction and real estate industries. By bringing down the costs of construction and offering enhanced customization, it could democratize access to housing and disrupt traditional real estate models. For the construction industry, the shift to 3D printing could herald a move towards more localized, on-demand production, reducing the need for extensive supply chains.

Futuristic cityscape with 3D printed buildings, showing the potential future of construction and real estate.

Conclusion: Towards a Future Shaped by 3D Printed Homes

While 3D-printed homes are still in their nascent stages, the transformative potential they hold for the construction and real estate industries is undeniable. By offering a pathway towards more affordable, sustainable, and customized homes, this technology could redefine our very conception of homebuilding. With the ongoing development and refinement of 3D printing techniques, we are indeed at the cusp of a new era in construction.

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.

A close-up of a 3D printed home with the setting sun in the background, symbolizing the dawn of a new era in construction.

References

Footnotes

  1. Khoshnevis, B. (2016). '3D Printing: An Emerging Disruptive Technology', IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing.

  2. Gibson, I., Rosen, D. W., & Stucker, B. (2015). 'Additive Manufacturing Technologies: 3D Printing, Rapid Prototyping, and Direct Digital Manufacturing'.

  3. ICON (2021). 'Icon prints a neighborhood of 3D-printed houses', ICON.

  4. SQ4D (2021). '

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