Under All Is The Land: Introducing the REALTORS® Land Institute

We’re introducing you today to another of NAR’s Commercial Affiliates, the REALTORS® Land Institute.




The REALTORS® Land Institute (RLI) is 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. Originally named the Farm & Land Institute, the organization was founded in 1944 and is an affiliate organization of the National Association of REALTORS®.

Created for and by land sales experts, RLI aims to:

-provide superior land education and professional development programs
-encourage open knowledge sharing and interaction among members
-develop networking and referral opportunities
-serve as a voice in Washington on land-related issues through its
affiliation with the National of Association of REALTORS®.

There are tremendous benefits available to land practitioners  – these are just a few:

  • Access to a national network of land REALTORS® who share a deep commitment to the land specialty
  • 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
  • An array of information and resources on land and real estate trends

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.

You’ll soon begin so see regular posts from the staff and members of RLI, bringing you perspective on this segment of the industry.  Let us know what you think!


One Comments

  • Karen Altes, IREM

    August 30, 2011

    Welcome, RLI! Glad to see more of the family joining the blog. Looking forward to your contributions.


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