As the essential professional membership organization created for and by land real estate experts, the REALTORS® Land Institute provides its members with valuable membership benefits, from referral opportunities to discounts and special services. Those members who hold the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation receive a premium level of benefits.

Membership benefits include: Access and Opportunity

  • Access to a national network of land REALTORS® who share a deep commitment to the land specialty
  • Inclusion in a professional group dedicated to building relationships, building knowledge,
    and building business
  • Opportunity to earn the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation, which demonstrates the
    highest levels of professional competence, expertise, and achievement
  • Core education through the organization’s Land University curriculum, as well as on-going professional
    development programs delivered through a variety of channels, from online to in person
  • Leadership opportunities on both the local and national levels
  • Opportunities to build strong, meaningful, and lasting professional and personal bonds
  • Member-only, land-based contracts and listing agreements, reviewed annually by an attorney
  • Individualized promotion of listings sent to all RLI Member in Illinois
  • Member-only online comparable sales feature

Education, Marketing, and Merit

  • In addition, members of RLI receive additional discounts through other service providers, such as CCIM’s Site to Do

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  • Member-to-member networking that results in open and candid information exchange and increased productivity
  • An array of information and resources on land and real estate trends
  • Individual online Member Profiles on the organization’s web site that increase market exposure
  • On-going print and electronic communications that keep members current on the latest organizational activities
  • Invitations to participate in education and networking meetings and conferences, including the RLI National Land

Conference and the National Association of REALTORS® annual events

  • Awards programs, such as Land REALTOR® of the Year, that recognize outstanding achievement and professionalism

Strategic Alliances

  • Legislative advocacy and a voice in Washington through the National Association of REALTORS®
  • Strategic alliances with related organizations that expand members’ professional reach and visibility
  • Participation in Alliance Programs that provide discounts with listing services, publications, information resources, and

other business service providers, including the full array of member benefits offered through the National Association of REALTORS® (

  • Strong chapter organizations that promote knowledge sharing and business development at the local level