What Our Accredited Land Consultants (ALCs) Say
“I continue to create productive business relationships with other REALTORS® Land Institute members across the state. The REALTORS® Land Institute courses have more than paid for themselves over time, and my website is getting more hits daily with my new ALC accreditation! Thanks REALTORS® Land Institute!”
“The education I have received as a member of the REALTORS® Land Institute is empowering. It could take a person 10 to 15 years to learn what I have learned through this curriculum.”
“The ALC designation is a trusted symbol of experience and education as a land consultant to share with clients and peers. The knowledge gained through this program has allowed me to confidently support clients and agents as Managing Broker of Mason Morse Ranch Company. I am honored to have earned the Accredited Land Consultant designation by the REALTORS Land Institute.”
“In 2015, I received the award for the #1 Agent for RE/MAX Oklahoma for Commission Earned. I attribute to benefits received as a direct result of my ALC designation. ”
The ALC Fast Track Program
A “Fast Track” to the Accredited Land Consultant designation is available to those real estate professionals who hold the following designations:
- CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
- SIOR (Industrial & Office Realtor)
- CRE (Counselor of Real Estate)
- AFM (Accredited Farm Manager of ASFMRA)
- ARA (Accredited Rural Appraiser of ASFMRA)
- RPRA (Real Property Review Appraiser of ASFMRA)
- AAC (Accredited Agricultural Consultant of ASFMRA)
- MAI (Member, Appraisal Institute)
- CAI (Certified Auctioneer Institute)
- SR/WA (Senior Right of Way Professional of IWRA)
- Those who hold either a B.S. or M.S. with a major in real estate or a program related specifically to land will also be able to Fast Track to the ALC Designation.
Individuals who apply for Fast Track consideration must provide proof of holding one of the approved designations or degrees prior to be approved for the program. The ALC education course requirements are 104 LANDU course credit hours. If approved for the Fast Track Program, the student will take 56 hours of required LANDUcourses and will be extended a credit of 48 hours for the courses taken to earn the above designations and/or the degrees. In addition, all Fast Track candidates must submit a formal application for the ALC Designation and fulfill all other ALC requirements.
Fast Track candidates must successfully the following 56 hours of LANDU courses:
- Land 101
- Land Investment Analysis
- Tax Deferred 1031 Exchanges
Student Membership Fast Track:
Anyone in a four-year land university accredited degree program (i.e. agricultural, environmental, and timber/forest) can be eligible for the ALC Fast Track Program and can begin pursuing the ALC while still working toward earning his/her degree. However, he/she cannot apply for or obtain the designation until having graduated from the degree program. An official transcript would need to be provided showing extensive land knowledge.
Note: Course equivalencies are not accepted for Fast Track candidates. All Fast Track candidates must submit a formal portfolio for the ALC Designation and fulfill all other ALC requirements.
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