Campus Notebook

Real estate broker prep program coming to Kish

The Real Estate Broker Pre-license Exam preparation program will be offered this fall at Kishwaukee College.

The course will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 3 through Dec. 19. The program will cover the fundamentals of real estate and prepare participants to sit for the state licensing exam. The cost of the program is $500.

The program will provide the required 90 hours of real estate education divided into two courses: 75-hour Broker Pre-License Topics and a 15-hour Applied Real Estate Principles. Topics covered will include real estate concepts, math, brokerage services, real property contracts, the Illinois Real Estate License Act of 2000, financing considerations, property management, fair housing, current information on the Truth in Lending Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and more. The program also will include observation time in the field.

Program instructor Todd Burghardt teaches both pre-license and continuing education and is a nationally recognized certified instructor for Realtors Property Resource.

For information, visit www.kish.edu/realestate or contact Melissa Gallagher, coordinator of short-term training and continuing education, at mgallagher1@kish.edu or 815-825-9466.

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