The Peoria congressman discusses issues including the Marketplace Fairness Act and other federal issues affecting real estate.
From the reorganization of IDFPR to Broker Price Opinions, IAR's members saw policymakers pay attention to REALTOR® issues.
Illinois REALTORS® hold meetings with lawmakers on Capitol Hill
IAR members headed to Washington, D.C., in May for meetings with Illinois' congressional delegation, including U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin
Will County revises fire code; leaves out sprinkler mandate
After more than a year of negotiation, Will County's Board voted not to include costly fire suppression systems in a revision to building rules for single-family and townhouse dwellings.
Chicago Heights ends longstanding fee targeting 'For Sale' signs
Community's ordinance was seen as so restrictive many REALTORS® opted not to use signs to advertise homes for sale.
IAR task force provides sample Concealed Carry guidelines
A special task force makes recommendations on best practices for real estate brokers in light of new state law.
Impact Fees, Schools and the Effect on Homeowners
As new home construction begins to pick up, impact fees and the requirements for local schools in those communities are once again on the radar.
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