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IAR Member Rookie Toolkit

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® Rookie Toolkit provides resources for you and your clients to help get you through your first year in real estate and beyond.

CE courses | Consumer brochures | Legal resources and disclosures


Study Up

IAR REALTOR Store - shop.illinoisrealtor.org*Broker Licensees Renewal Deadline: April 30, 2014

New broker licensees are required to complete 30 hours of post license training prior to their first license renewal.

Learn more about your CE requirements options including IAR state-approved "paperless" CE, home study and classroom courses.

Popular Course:
Core A Home Study: COR 1651– CORE A: Agency & Escrow
- This home study text course (.pdf) explores the basics of agency duties and disclosure as well as the proper procedures when handling escrow monies. Qualifies for 3 hours CORE A continuing education credits.
Order for just $19.95 from the IAR REALTOR® Store.


Inform Clients & Prospects

Getting It Sold - Your Resource for Staging Curb Appeal and Selling Success! - This brochure is an informative resource to help consumers prepare their home for sale with tips on curb appeal, staging, showing, and updating a home for selling success. Give it to your seller clients. FREE of charge courtesy of RVOICE.
Order in packages of 50 | Free download

Homeownership: Understanding What You Can Afford, Mortgages, and Closing Costs - This brochure is a guide to help a buyer determine whether they can qualify and be approved for a mortgage loan to purchase a home. Use this with your buyer clients to be an information resource. FREE of charge courtesy of RVOICE.
Order packages of 50 | Free download

Carbon Monoxide Detectors: Understanding the Law Requiring Installation - This is a helpful resource for your buyers and sellers explaining the Illinois law detailing the requirements for homeowners, landlords and tenants. FREE of charge courtesy of RVOICE.
Order packages of 50 | Free download

More free brochures for your clients, courtesy of RVOICE. RVOICE is the name of the Illinois Association of REALTORS® Advocacy Program established in 2006 to ensure that the interests of REALTORS® and property owners are well represented before state and local governments throughout Illinois. Learn more www.illinoisrealtor.org/rvoice.


Know The Law

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License Law Manual - Full text of the Illinois Real Estate License Act of 2000 (225 ILCS 454) and Administrative Rules.

Get your manual from the IAR REALTOR Store

Download the Act | Download the Rules

Legal Questions?
Check out IAR member exclusive Legal Webinars, Q&As in the IAR online Legal Center

The Consumer's Guide to Real Estate Agency in Illinois Brochure - This brochure discusses agency relationships in the real estate transaction and in accordance with the Illinois Real Estate License Act of 2000. While providing insight to the law, it supplies the consumer with various options in the selling and buying of real estate. The brochure is educational for Illinois brokers or can be given to your clients.

Order in packages of 50 | Free download

Seller Disclosure Brochure - This brochure provides information to real estate agents and the general public about Illinois’ seller disclosure law.

Order in packages of 50 | Download the disclosure form

Federal Lead Paint Pamphlet - This pamphlet provides information on lead-based paint hazards and will bring you and your clients into compliance with the federal law.

Order in packages of 50 | Free download | Download the disclosure form

Radon Testing Guidelines Pamphlet - Information on radon testing guidelines for real estate transactions, from the IEMA Division of Nuclear Safety. This pamphlet is required by the seller, before a buyer will become bound on a contract to purchase real estate.

Order in packages of 50 | Free download | Download the disclosure Form

Understand fair housing guidelines, Illinois License Law and the Illinois Human Rights Act so you can educate your customers and clients on the basics of fair housing regulations.


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Illinois REALTOR Magazine

Find practical business tips in your quarterly Illinois REALTOR® magazine

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Fighting for you

Fighting For You!
IAR is the only advocate for private property rights at the State Capitol in Springfield and in city halls across Illinois. See how we are Fighting for You - for your business and your clients: IARActionCenter.org