Getting Your Real Estate Broker License

You’re about to embark on your new career in real estate! Mainstreet is your one-stop for everything you need to know about how to get your real estate license, find your first job and list and sell that first home.

Real Estate Broker Requirements

To qualify for an Illinois Real Estate Broker License you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  • Successfully complete the required 75  hours of coursework
  • Pass the state licensing exam

Mainstreet Online Licensing Course

In collaboration with Illinois REALTORS®️, Mainstreet offers two online packages with a free 5-day trial to try before you purchase the full package.


Study Resources

Kate Sax, AHWD, RCE, e-PRO, CIPS

Vice President, Professionalism & Career Development

Mary Stock, AHWD

Director of Education Services

Mark Lilly

Education Specialist