• Crosby receives 2015 NAR Distinguished Service Award
  • Helping neighbors in need
    The Illinois REALTORS® Relief Foundation can help those affected by natural disasters.
  • Illinois Housing Stats
    Illinois home sales, median prices rose in April.
  • G.I. Benefit
    You've served your country, now let us help serve you. Veterans can now use their G.I. Bill benefits to begin their real estate career.
  • Triple Crown Award
    Illinois REALTORS® were recognized with the Triple Crown Award for both RPAC fundraising and overall participation.


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Housing Market News & Reports

Illinois REALTOR® April Issue:

April 2015 cover

Five Senior Homebuyer & Seller Issues Solved!
Strategies for working with senior clients


Staging the Senior Home
Tips for refreshing dated properties


Harvard Identifies Looming Senior Housing Issues
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Plus,  Infographic on Older Americans by the Numbers 
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Fighting for You

Call for Action on SB1380; REALTORS® urged to stop lien bill

SB1380 passed the House and now faces Senate consideration. Click here to tell your representative this bill is a governmental overreach.



Kinney tells House panel industry is rebounding; challenges remain

IAR President Jim Kinney testified before the House Economic and Development & Housing Committee which was reviewing the state of the housing market in Illinois.


IAR joins coalition seeking to stop possible advertising tax

REALTORS® use advertising to market properties, so any effort to tax this business expense could have an impact on the real estate industry.


Election results from the 2015 Illinois Consolidated Election 

More than 70 percent of REALTOR®-backed candidates won at the polls on April 7 and IAR advocacy efforts were sucessful on all targeted local referenda intiatives


Lake Forest latest to liberalize Accessory Dwelling Unit use

The city of Lake Forest became the second community in the area to recognize the benefits of "granny flats, coach houses, in-law suites, garage apartments and cottages," says GAD Howard Handler.


Want to know about the issues that affect your livelihood?

Skylights, a new online tool, will enable you to stay current on local issues that impact your business and private property rights. Find at-a-glance maps showing where IAR's governmental affairs efforts are active and updates on local issues that affect IAR members.

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REALTOR® Tornado Relief

REALTORS® are pitching in to help victims of the April 9 tornadoes that swept through parts of Illinois. The Illinois REALTOR® Relief Foundation and REALTORS® Relief Foundation are taking applictions for disaster assistance. Click here to learn more.

RPAC logoThe REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) funds candidates who help protect your business and private property rights. Check out What Is/ Isn’t Law Because of RPAC and Four things you need to know about RPAC.

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IAR Spring Conference & Expo

Hundreds of Illinois REALTORS® are in Collinsville for the IAR Spring Conference & Expo.

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For Home Buyers and Sellers

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Need help in resolving a dispute with a REALTOR®? The Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) has a Consumer Help Line to try and resolve questions relating to real estate transactions. Learn more.

Commercial Real Estate

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Commercial Issues and Disclosures - An IAR Legal Webinar covers questions that arise in the commercial brokerage industry and disclosures that brokers need to remember. Reminder: The IAR Legal Webinar Series is an exclusive IAR member benefit (log in required).


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