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Prepare for the Illinois Real Estate License Exam with confidence. This new fourth edition is readable, integrated, user-friendly and meets all requirements for pre-licensing in Illinois. The comprehensive treatment provides appropriate information and guidance for passing the state-licensing exam. AMP-style Questions: Allowing users to keep up with the state test. Environmental Issues: Prepares users for the latest issues and topics on the state exam. Companion Web Site: Keeps the material up-to-date. Internet Resources: Each chapter has been expanded with more references to Internet resources specific to topics being covered. Putting It to Work: These real-world applications found throughout each chapter have been completely updated and expanded to fully prepare students for success in a real estate career. Support Web Site: Instructional resources can be found on www.rice.swlearning.com along with additional tools on www.tim-rice.com where you can find checklists on how to get an Illinois salesperson or broker license, business registration certificate, appraisal license, mortgage originator license, etc.
1. Basic Real Estate Concepts. 2. Property Ownership and Interests. 3. Encumbrances, Government Restrictions and Appurtenances. 4. Brokerage and Agency. 5. Real Estate Contracts. 6. Transfer of Title to Real Property. 7. Real Estate Finance Principles. 8. Real Estate Finance Practices. 9. Closing Real Estate Transactions. 10. Property Valuation. 11. Land Use Controls. 12. Fair Housing. 13. Landlord and Tenant (Leasehold Estates). 14. Property Management and Insurance. 15. Federal Income Taxation of Real Estate. 16. Illinois Real Estate License Act of 2000. 17. Real Estate Math. Appendix A: Basic House Construction. Appendix B: A Guide to Common Real Estate Environmental Hazards. Appendix C: Diagnostic Test. Appendix D: Preparing for Your Real Estate Exam. Appendix E: Salesperson Practice Exam. Appendix F: Broker Practice Exam. Answer Key. Glossary. Index.
Posted September 12, 2003
This book is all you need to pass both portions of the exam (nat and state). The book is written in a very comprehensible manner, very 'down to the point,' with every chapter and heading tied into the Illinois laws. I bought 4 books total, thinking that I would use all of them. However, I ended up going through this one and passing the exam in a first try. Only one chapter is dedicated to Illinois law specifically, but it's broken down so good - you don't need to read anything else! This book is the best thing that happened to Illinois Real Estate education!Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.