Strategic Vision

Illinois REALTORS® Strategic Vision

2015 - 2017

MISSION STATEMENT

To protect and promote private property rights through advocacy, while educating and serving Illinois REALTORS® and the public.

VISION STATEMENT

To be the premier real estate resource and advocate for the public, Illinois REALTORS® and the communities they serve.

DRIVING PRINCIPLES

  1. The Illinois REALTORS® is the Voice of Real Estate in Illinois.
  2. The Illinois REALTORS® promotes public policy and protects private property rights.
  3. The Illinois REALTORS® engages all generations of membership, enhancing relationships with members and local associations.
  4. The Illinois REALTORS® promotes professionalism through progressive education, multi-media information, business management advice and counsel.
  5. The Illinois REALTORS® promotes innovative technology for the benefit of its members and the public. 
  6. The Illinois REALTORS® subscribes to the Code of Ethics and provides education and enforcement for members and the public.
  7. The Illinois REALTORS® proactively provides innovative programs, strategic vision and direct communication.
  8. The Illinois REALTORS® practices fiscal responsibility, insightful management and collaboration between staff and leadership.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Advocacy

  • Public Policy
  • Capitol Conference
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Legal Analysis & Research
  • Local Government Advocacy
  • Independent Expenditures
  • Fair Housing
  • Opportunity Races
  • Housing Opportunity
  • Electoral Services
  • Political Affairs
  • Ballot Issues
  • RPAC
  • RVOICE: Members & Consumers
  • Consumer Advocacy & Awareness
  • Economic Development
  • Broker Involvement
  • Local and State Issues
  • State Legislative Contacts
  • REALTOR® Party Programs and Information
  • Grassroots Information and Calls-For-Action
  • Federal Political Coordinator Program
  • Skylights Program
  • NAR Congressional Support and Involvement

 

Member and Association Engagement

  • RPAC Fundraising & Education
  • Member Service Welcome Center
  • Core Standards Certification
  • Young Professionals Network (YPN)
  • Industry Leaders Council
  • Consumer Information
  • Member Information
  • Global Resource

 

Consumer Engagement

  • Real Property Alliance
  • RVOICE Publications
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Commercial Practitioners
  • Senior Housing Information
  • REALTORS® Relief Foundation
  • Food Drive Sponsorship
  • Scholarship Programs
  • Real Estate Education Foundation (REEF)
  • Minority Scholarship Program
  • REALTORS® Education Foundation
  • Civic & Community Multi-Purpose Room Use

 

Communication and Technology

  • Video Messaging
  • Illinois REALTOR® Magazine
  • Weekly Connection
  • Webcasts
  • Illinoisrealtor.org
  • Housing Information and Statistics
  • Public Relations
  • Media & Spokesperson Training
  • Event Publications
  • Issues & Legislative Podcasts
  • Political Affairs Messaging
  • Social Media Development & Presence

 

Professional Development

  • Code of Ethics Education
  • Professional Standards Training and Enforcement
  • Consumer Complaint Process
  • Web Complaint Process – Ethics and IDFPR
  • Arbitration Hearings 
  • Ombudsman Program 
  • Ethics Citation Program
  • GRI  
  • AE Training & Education
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Elected Leadership Conference
  • Pre-license Education & Administration
  • Continuing Education Programs & Administration
  • Local Association Assistance
  • Spring Conference
  • Illinois REALTORS® Officers Planning Retreat
  • Strategic Thinkers
  • Strategic Vision
  • Business Meetings

 

Legal and Risk Management

  • Legal Services Team
  • Legal Hotline
  • Legal Webinars
  • DR Exclusive
  • Transactional Helpline
  • Legal Action Program for Members
  • Risk Management Toolkit
  • Legal Updates
  • Legislative Legal Analysis
  • Advocacy and Local Government Issues Analysis
  • Corporate, Other Foundations and Entities

 

Administrative and Elected Leaders Collaborative Partnership

  • Finance & Budgeting
  • Investments
  • Plaza Management
  • Audit
  • Reserve Policy & Compliance
  • Statement of Policy
  • Committee/Member Involvement
  • Illinois REALTORS® Board Support
  • Information Services
  • Governance Programs & Meetings
  • NAR Governance & Involvement