REALTORS® Excelling in Association Leadership (REAL)

Learn the basics of volunteer leadership with this no-cost, self-guided online course. Now available 24/7 through Center for REALTOR® Development!

If you're a REALTOR® looking for an introduction to getting involved in your local or state REALTOR® association, this is the course for you!

If you're an AE looking for a comprehensive tool for training potential leadership, this is the course you have been waiting for!

This online course covers the following areas:

  • Real Estate Issues and Trends
  • Enhancing Leadership Skills
  • Meeting Management
  • Governing Documents and Policies
  • Legal and Regulatory Activities
  • Visioning, Planning, and Budgeting

Taking the REAL Course is worth 10 points on your RCE Applicant Data Form (ADF), 5 points on your RCE Recertification Form, and counts as 3 hours towards the Core Standards-required 6 hours of REALTOR® Association professional development.

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For more information, contact Laurie Oken (; 312-329-8307) 



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Commitment to Excellence

Developing and enhancing 11 competencies that indicate a REALTOR®'s commitment to ethics, advocacy, technology, data privacy, and customer service.