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IAR offices closed Monday for MLK, Jr. Day

IARbuzz.com Blog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 5:00pm
The Illinois Association of REALTORS®’ offices in Springfield will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. IAR offices will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday.  

Sign up for Jan. 21 webinar about expense-tracking system

IARbuzz.com Blog - Fri, 01/15/2016 - 1:28pm
REALTORS® can register now for “Deductr – Expense Tracking and Taxes Made Easy,” a free webinar offered by the REALTORS® Federal Credit Union at 1 p.m. Central Time, Thursday, Jan. 21. Deductr is an automated expense and tax tracking system … Continue reading →

January’s Illinois REALTOR® explains challenges facing anniversary task force

IARbuzz.com Blog - Thu, 01/14/2016 - 4:08pm
In “A Year of Planning, a Year of Celebration Ahead,” (January’s Illinois REALTOR®), Pam Kreiter reflects on the significance of IAR’s impact on its members and property owners during the last 100 years, citing examples she witnessed during her own career. … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: NAR expects moderate gains in home sales in 2016

IARbuzz.com Blog - Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:00am
The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has released a new video forecast outlining this year’s U.S. housing market expectations. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says ongoing economic factors such as rising mortgage rates, slower economic growth and global issues will … Continue reading →

See photos from Professional Standards workshop in Springfield

IARbuzz.com Blog - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:35pm
The Professional Standards Committee encouraged every local association to send a member involved with the professional standards process to one of the workshops held Tuesday in Springfield and Wednesday in Oak Brook Terrace. Take a look at some of the … Continue reading →

Chicago REALTOR® among those named to 2016 NAHREP Board

IARbuzz.com Blog - Tue, 01/12/2016 - 6:30pm
Joe Nery of Chicago was among the 15 people named to the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals® (NAHREP) 2016 Board of Directors today. Nery, an affiliate member of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®, will be sworn in as … Continue reading →

Get details of IAR history through January’s Illinois REALTOR®

IARbuzz.com Blog - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 4:41pm
Read the January edition of Illinois REALTOR®, and you’ll discover the three local real estate boards that helped establish the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) in 1916 and defined its mission for the next 100 years. In the article, “The … Continue reading →

Drews, Rotary make illuminating combination

IARbuzz.com Blog - Mon, 01/11/2016 - 8:00am
The Aurora Noon Rotary turned out to be the perfect match for REALTOR® Mike Drews when he sought a community organization that would continue to energize and support his hometown 10 years ago. “I knew many of the members from … Continue reading →