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About Us

"We Won't Let You Fail!"

Individual attention is given to each student in order to ensure that you succeed!

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide the highest quality education at the lowest possible cost. Being a small school means that we can give each student individualized attention and keep our overhead low so that we may pass the savings along to you! Our pricing policies and payment plans are part of what makes our company stand out from the rest. We are here to help you start your career in Real Estate today!

Net Real Estate School offers the lowest priced State Approved Education in Illinois. We believe that obtaining a Real Estate License and starting a career in Real Estate should be affordable for everybody.

Our History

Net Real Estate school was founded in 2004 by Tamara (Tami) Wiggins and Maureen Petrizzo. We are an Illinois State Approved Education Provider and a member of AIREE (Association of Illinois Real Estate Educators). We are a small, family owned and operated company with years of experience in the real estate industry.

Two of our instructors are also licensed and practicing Managing Brokers with real world experience. We combine our real estate expertise with real life examples to assist our students with the course. Our goal is to prepare you for the Illinois State Exam along with getting you on the right track to start your real estate career. With a 98% pass rate and over 2,300 students who have successfully completed one of our courses, we are confident that YOU can do it too! We offer you 3 attempts to pass the school exam so that you are adequately prepared to take the State of Illinois Real Estate Licensing Exam.

Our Team

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Tamara (Tami) Wiggins

Owner & Instructor
  • Licensed Instructor since 2005

  • Licensed Realtor® since 1995

  • Managing Broker/Owner of brokerage firm 2012-2019

  • Author of “15 Hour Interactive Real Estate Principles” workbook

  • Taught Salesperson, Broker, Broker Management, and Continuing Education courses

  • Currently Holds a Managing Broker license

  • Experience in Residential Real Estate Sales and Property Management

  • School principal

  • DePaul University, B.A., 2001

  • Mother McAuley Liberal Arts Hight School, 1992

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Terri Pearce

  • Licensed Realtor® since 1994

  • Licensed instructor since 2002

  • Sponsoring/Managing Broker/Owner of Brokerage firm since 2012

  • Taught Salesperson, Broker, and Continuing Education programs

  • Developed unique training program for newly licensed agents

  • Trained hundreds of new licensees


  Margaret Banks

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker since 2016

  • Currently holds a Managing Broker License

  • Top Selling Broker Award Recipient

  • Licensed Instructor since 2017

  • Lewis University, BA 2007

  • Certified Medical Coding Instructor since 2003

  • Medical Coding Curriculum Development since 2003


Maureen Petrizzo Scholarship

In honor of the late Maureen Petrizzo’s dedication to the real estate industry and education, we are now awarding a quantity of three "75 Hour Course Combo" self-paced course packages per year ($379 Value). These will be awarded to candidates who wish to pursue a career in Real Estate but are facing a financial hardship. 

How to Apply:

Email Tami Wiggins: to receive an application. 

 About Maureen (Wiggins) Petrizzo:

  • Realtor® from 1986-2016

  • Broker/Owner of a Brokerage Firm for 22 years

  • Co/Owner of Net Real Estate School 2004-2016

  • Co-Author/Editor of “15 Hour Interactive Principles Workbook”

  • Taught Salesperson, Broker, Management, Continuing Education courses and trained hundreds of Brokers

  • Recipient of many Sales and Customer Service Awards

Veterans and Active Military Flashcard Special

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As a thank you to our active military and veterans, we are offering Free flashcards with a course registration.


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