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Illinois Real Estate Commission

Illinois Real Estate Commission is an administrative wing of the Division of Professional Regulations that acts as a monitoring body for all activities concerning real estate in the state. The Division of Professional Regulations is one among the four divisions of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation that is the apex body for licensing to over a million professionals in diversified fields. The other three divisions of the Department are Division of Insurance, Division of Banking and the Division of Financial Institutions.

Illinois Division of Professional Regulation

There are two departments functioning under the Division of Professional Regulation, each handling specific duties. These are the License or Test Division and the Enforcement Division. Everything related to real estate exam, endorsement and agent/broker license form comes under the License/Test Division. On the other hand, the Division of Enforcement keeps a control over the licensed professionals and handles issues involving consumer complaints, investigations and prosecutions.

Illinois Department of Real Estate

The functions of the Illinois Department of Real Estate are same as the Real Estate Commission in other states. Both work to protect the public interest against the unfair real estate practices. The Department has maintained a database of all licensed sales person, agents and brokers in the state, thus a consumer can easily make an online search to verify their credentials. Visit the website of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to check the license number, year of issuing the same and expiration date for the person you are going to hire.

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation

You can also make complaints online. You just need to fill the complaint form available online on the website of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and submit the same to see Illinois Real Estate Commission in action. An investigation is done into the matter and if required, the person you have complained against is prosecuted according to the rules and regulations of the Department. Illinois Real Estate Commission offers other services also, which may include applicant services, employer services, consumer services and licensee services. The schools running classes on pre-licensing and continuing education courses are also approved and accredited by the Division of Real Estate in IL.

Below is given contact details of Illinois Real Estate Commission and its parent organization, Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Use these resources to file complaints or get additional information on Illinois Department of Real Estate. has also provided the mailing address for filing complaints and office address along with the contact number and website address for the Illinois Real Estate Commission. Address: For Filling Complaints

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Division of Professional Regulation
100 West Randolph Street, 9th Floor
Chicago, Illinois - 60601
Ph # 312-793-8724
Fax # 217-557-8471
Mailing Address of Springfield Office:
320 West
Washington Street
Springfield, IL - 62786
Ph # 217-785-0800

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