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New Accelerated Course Offered

Eager to get going as quickly as possible? Our new Accelerated 90-hour pre-license course will move you through the course in two weeks! Meeting for 10 consecutive weeknights from Sept. 6-19, the course covers in two weeks what is normally handled in seven. Taught at our Des Plaines location, 2500 E. Devon, Suite 200. Click here and find the Des Plaines class to register. 


YHA Instructors Named Educator of the Year for Third Year in a Row

Wayne Paprocki, one of Your House Academy's course instructors, was recently named Educator of the Year by the Association of Illinois RealEstate Educators (AIREE). This award gives Your House Academy the unique distinction of having three of its educators given this award in three consecutive years.

Wayne is also a member of the International Federation of Professional Speakers. He was the first Illinois recipient of the Distinguished Real Estate Instructor (DREI) designation, and has conducted seminars in 38 states. Mike Fair, YHA Director, was given the AIREE award in 2016, and Vince DePaul, also YHA Director, received the 2015 award.

Welcome to Our New Site!

We've created this new website with you in mind. What's new:

- Register for courses directly into our new student database management system.
- Easier access to our enhanced resources.


Early Fall Schedule Now Available

July 25, 2017
Our Early Fall 90-hour pre-license class schedule is now available! See the new schedule here. Classes in Rockford, Elgin, Chicago and Naperville, among others, are included.

Michael Fair's Blog

Mike Fair has been a licensed real estate broker for over 40 years and currently holds an Illinois managing broker license. He is president and co-director of Your House Real Estate Academy and is a licensed Illinois pre-license instructor and continuing education instructor. Check out his blog here:

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A REALTOR® is a licensed real estate agent who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®, (NAR) the largest trade group in the country.

Every agent is not a REALTOR®.  You become a REALTOR® after you pass your real estate course, pass the state license exam, join a real estate company and then join the National Association of REALTORS®.

According to the NAR, the term REALTOR has one, and only one, meaning:
"REALTOR® is a federally registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics."

Michael Fair, President and Director of Your House Academy is an NAR member.