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Welcome to the Division of Real Estate (DRE)

The Mission of the Division of Real Estate is to serve, safeguard, and promote the public welfare by ensuring that qualifications and standards for licensed real estate related professions are properly evaluated, uniformly applied, and systematically enforced. We strive to provide efficient service through effective communication and transparency in operations, while maintaining a commitment to excellence with both consumers and the industry.
The Division of Real Estate regulates the following six professions and entities:

Division of Real Estate Publishes Summary of Updated Real Estate Act

After a historic legislative session, the updated Real Estate License Act put forth by IDFPR’s Division of Real Estate was signed into law by Governor Pritzker on August 9, 2019. The Division of Real Estate created a summary of the changes the state will see effective for the next decade. You can read it by clicking here. The Administrative Rules, which were adopted on 2/23/2021, have been updated to reflect the changes and may be found here.