Keep Up Your Business Savvy

So, you’ve started your new real estate career. When you’re a couple months or years down the road, how do you take it to the next level? How do you ensure you’re setting up your budding business for success? Take advantage of these classes and connections to keep up your business savvy.


The Essentials of Property Management

Review the most cost-effective ways to preserve properties, and learn proper management skills and preventive maintenance techniques. This program helps foster ethical and legal practices in residential property management and helps building owners and managers be more effective at their jobs.

Learn more and sign up for the next Essentials of Property Management class.


The Roadmap of a Transaction

We tracked the detailed milestones of successful REALTORS® to guide you through a transaction. No matter if you are buying or selling, this course will lead you every step of the way— from attaining a lead to that final transaction.

Learn more and sign up for the next Roadmap of a Transaction class.


Sales Skills Workshop

Ideal for newer agents, this course breaks down into three major categories: work, sales skills and technical knowledge. It covers a range of topics from basic negotiation strategies to the essentials of using a financial calculator.

Learn more and sign up for the next Sales Skills Workshop class.

Chicago Association of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network

Monthly Breakfasts

From February through August of each year, YPN spends the last Wednesday of each month hosting an educational breakfast. Each breakfast includes compelling discussions about industry issues while catching up with YPN pals and making new connections. They’re free to CAR members!

And, if you miss a breakfast, don’t worry. YPN publishes a blog and an audio recording of the speakers, so you can listen to or read all the amazing wisdom any time you want. Catch up on previous breakfasts.


Real Estate Boot Camp

On January 22, 2019, YPN hosted the first ever Real Estate Boot Camp. With the help of industry Top Producers and subject-matter experts over the course of five sessions, they learned how to build an in-depth business plan. Here are the takeaways from each session!

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

CAR releases a quarterly magazine chock-full of industry advice, recaps of previous association events and featured articles written by our own membership. Enjoy the content in the format of your choice. You can browse a digital PDF flipbook with links to blog-format articles. Or, if you’re a CAR member, you’ll receive a printed copy of each issue! Browse the latest editions.


Articles to Get You Started


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