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Land Transactions Require Special Knowledge

REALTORS® Land Institute – The Voice of Land

The REALTORS® Land Institute’s (Institute) main objective is to bring together real estate professionals interested in the improvement of their professional competence in activities  related to land; including land brokerage, agribusiness, land management, planning and developing, appraising, acquisition, land auctions, and other land specialty areas.

As a leading land education source, the Institute offers the only land education programs.  The Institute also offers the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation.  This designation is awarded to those who meet strict requirements such as required Land University courses, experience in the field, involvement and service to the Institute.  National Marketing Sessions provide a national forum for members to represent client’s interests, whether buying, selling, or exchanging.

The Institute is serving its members’ interests by:

  • Identifying its members as land specialists within the real estate profession.
  • Developing and maintaining professional standards of practice.
  • Fostering professional expertise through educational activities.
  • Awarding the professional designation of Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) to those members who have met rigid educational and experience requirements.
  • Advocating the wise use of land and the reasonable rights and privileges of private ownership.
  • Promoting members’ business activities through marketing programs.

For more information about the ALC designation, please click here.

The REALTORS® Land Institute is open to all REALTORS®, REALTOR®-ASSOCIATES, or National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) affiliate members who are interested in professionalism in land brokerage.


Our members represent buyers and sellers of all types of properties: Ranches, Hunting, Fishing, Agricultural, Recreational and more!

Colorado Real Estate Broker Competency Requirements – Understanding what is required of YOU!

What does it mean for a real estate broker to be competent in the practice of real estate? A real estate broker must have the competency to properly advise and guide their client in order to protect the client’s interests.

In general, competency is the ability to do something successfully or efficiently, and the capability to apply or use one’s knowledge, abilities and skills to perform certain functions. Competency is achieved by understanding the facts and principles that one obtains from formal training and experience.

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What Else Does REALTORS® Land Institute Do?


An Accredited Land Consultant, or ALC, is a member who has had specialized education in land and qualified by experience. The ALC is a highly prized designation. For more information on the ALC  designation, click here. All members attend a variety of educational programs offered by the Colorado Chapter or in conjunction with many other groups with who we co-sponsor events. The National organization also provides two national meetings a year which provide further educational networking opportunities.


Education is most important to our members, but networking is a very close second! Our members like to get together and share casual hallway talk about updates on markets and the latest trends and values. Chapter members working together on transactions and referrals provide the platform for long lasting professional relationships and trusted friends.


REALTORS®. Land Institute members practice the Code of Ethics provided by the National Association of REALTORS®.


Our chapter members are updated through newsletters, business and board meetings, networking and annual chapter events. As professionals, we know how important it is to be informed on a constant basis.


Chapter meetings and educational events provide information on how to best market ourselves as professionals with the latest tools and technology.