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Video shows REALTOR® strategy key in competitive situation

IARbuzz.com Blog - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 4:12pm
Jeff Gregory of Realty Executives Success in Shorewood and two buyer customers appear on the Chicago Tribune website in a feature titled, “Homebuyers thwarted by low appraisals.” In an accompanying video, the customers say they’d missed out on a few … Continue reading →

Enter July contest for chance at $100 restaurant gift card

IARbuzz.com Blog - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 2:30pm
REALTORS® who correctly answer all seven trivia questions in this month’s NAR Conference & Expo trivia contest will be eligible for a prize drawing for a $100 Lettuce Entertain You gift card. The online contest is titled “How Well Do … Continue reading →

Video series provides surveillance and multiple offer resources for REALTORS®

IARbuzz.com Blog - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 10:51am
When time is short but you want to remain productive, the Illinois REALTORS® Legal Minutes Videos may be the perfect solution. Three member-only videos have been developed to help educate REALTORS® and each lasts less than 11 minutes (login required): … Continue reading →

Quick-hitting NAR housing video gives national numbers meaning

IARbuzz.com Blog - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 2:00pm
If you’re looking for a national perspective on May housing data, see the NAR June 2017 Housing Minute. The video uses colorful graphics to explain: A new peak median sales price of $252,800, Lower inventory, High demand, The lowest average … Continue reading →

7 members help identify the value of a REALTOR® for consumers

IARbuzz.com Blog - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 9:35am
In the July issue of Illinois REALTOR®, Matt Difanis, Tommy Choi, Nick Libert, Wayne Paprocki, Max Mitchell, Tonya Corder and Vicky Turner highlight the difference-making skills and insights our members can provide consumers. In the cover story titled, “The value … Continue reading →

Case studies include Fair Housing Act ruling for transgender plaintiff in July DR Legal News

IARbuzz.com Blog - Wed, 07/05/2017 - 3:15pm
Illinois REALTORS® get an analysis of seven separate case studies in the July issue of DR Legal News, including a violation of the Fair Housing Act by a Colorado landlord. In the case Smith v. Avanti, a transgender woman and … Continue reading →

Illinois REALTOR® offices reopen Wednesday

IARbuzz.com Blog - Tue, 07/04/2017 - 7:00am
The Illinois REALTORS® offices – including the Legal Hotline – will be closed Tuesday in celebration of Independence Day. The offices will reopen Wednesday, July 5. Have a safe and happy holiday!

July Illinois REALTOR® offers luxury market tips

IARbuzz.com Blog - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 2:25pm
In the July issue of Illinois REALTOR®, Marilyn Kohn and Mari Halliday of Peoria, Tammy Mitchell Hines of Columbia and Emily Sachs Wong of Lincoln Park share some of their ideas for marketing high-end listings. In “9 tips for working … Continue reading →

Illinois REALTORS® offices open Monday, close Tuesday

IARbuzz.com Blog - Sun, 07/02/2017 - 8:00am
The Illinois REALTORS® offices – including the Legal Hotline – will be open Monday but will close Tuesday in celebration of Independence Day. The offices will reopen Wednesday, July 5. Have a safe and happy holiday!