The REALTORS® Land Institute
The REALTORS® Land Institute (the Institute) is a membership organization created for and by land experts, dedicated to building knowledge, building relationships, and building business for its members- the extraordinary real estate professionals - who broker, lease, sell, develop, and manage our most precious resource: the land. Read more about the REALTORS® Land Institute history here.
Members of the organization specialize in land brokerage related to:
Members of the REALTORS® Land Institute may earn the prestigious Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) Designation, which is conferred to only those land specialists who complete a rigorous education program and who achieve a volume of successful land transactions. Through its LANDU curriculum, the REALTORS® Land Institute confers the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation to only those real estate practitioners who achieve the highest levels of education, experience, productivity, and professionalism. Learn more about the ALC designation here.
Based on information supplied by NAR Research, the volume of land sold increased between 2010 through 2013 from $4,031,200,331 to $16,505,762,861. The results of an Institute survey in which about 200 random land specialists participated indicated that the average ALC earned $373,925, which is approximately $100,000 more a year than the average earned by non-designee respondents. The largest ALC transaction in 2013 was $80 million and the largest ALC transaction reported to date in 2014 is $562 million.
Courses offered by LANDU of the REALTORS® Land Institute:
Courses are offered via diverse delivery systems including traditional classrooms, online, hybrid, and independent study. The Institute held a LANDU Education Week plus in the NAR Building in Chicago on July 14-23, 2013. The 2014 LANDU Education Week took place in Chicago on June 22-30.
Annual National Land Conference:
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