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Illinois home sales see slight gain in October; Statewide home prices increase 6.0 percent annually

FOR RELEASE: November 20, 2014

For Further Information Contact: Stephanie Sievers, 217-529-2600

IAR Public Policy Meetings 2015

January 19-22, 2015

IAR Public Policy Meetings

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The Executive Committee of IAR passed a motion in November of 2013 to classify the IAR Public Policy Meetings as an IAR business meeting for the purpose of individual member reimbursement eligibility, effective in 2015.  

Hotel rooms will no longer be paid by IAR.  Each member is responsible for making their own hotel reservation, as well as paying all charges.  There is no registration fee for attending these meetings, however, if you plan to attend any of the meal functions - you must register on-line by January 9, 2015.

Weekly 11-10-14

Home Rule Defeated; Pro-REALTOR® Candidates Elected on Election Day   

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Weekly 11-4-14

Time is Running Out; Vote and Make a Difference!

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IDFPR Disciplines November 2014

Real Estate Disciplines

Following are recent disciplinary actions taken by the Real Estate Division of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, http://www.idfpr.com/News/Disciplines/DiscReports.asp

Legal Case Studies November 2014

Legal Case Studies

Research and analysis by Lisa Harms Hartzler, Sorling Northrup Attorneys

Shooting range on the second floor of gun shop held to be permitted use in zone allowing private recreation. Platform I Shore, LLC v. Village of Lincolnwood, 2014 IL App (1st) 133923 (Aug. 18, 2014). In this case the plaintiff applied for a building permit to renovate the second floor of a building housing a first floor gun shop. The building was located in a B 2 zone that permitted “health club and private recreation” uses.

Wrapping Up the Year: 5 Things to Do Before 2015

Wrapping Up the Year: 5 Things to Do Before 2015

By Michael G. Horstman, Sorling Northrup Attorneys

The November edition of the D.R. Legal News is the last one for the year, but it gives us a chance to go through some end-of-the-year matters that may be beneficial to address or at least be aware of, before the end of the year is upon us and the days and our time grow shortest. Perhaps a few of these year-end tips will be beneficial as you end 2014 and plan for a happy and prosperous new year.

Weekly 10-28-14

REALTORS® Vote!

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