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Dan Bock, longtime Lincoln REALTOR®, dies at age 72

IARbuzz.com Blog - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 5:01pm
The Illinois Association of REALTORS® offers its deepest sympathy to the family of Dan Bock, a veteran REALTOR® who served on numerous IAR committees since 1994. He owned Bock & Associates Realty in Lincoln. He was a managing broker, an … Continue reading →

IAR members can download today’s legal webinar

IARbuzz.com Blog - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 4:18pm
Keep yourself informed about a variety of legal issues – including a recent law affecting sellers of residential properties in unincorporated Cook County – by listening to today’s IAR Legal Webinar, titled “You Need to Know: Fair Housing and Rentals/Property … Continue reading →

IAR receives Springfield ‘Good as Gold’ award

IARbuzz.com Blog - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:11am
Illinois REALTORS® – Be proud of your association! Wednesday night, the Illinois Association of REALTORS® was named to the 2015 Springfield Good as Gold Business Honor Roll for supporting volunteerism, organizing service efforts and-or financially supporting efforts of non-profits and charitable … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: Real estate market sees steady growth, Federal Reserve reports

IARbuzz.com Blog - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 10:06am
The housing market is steadily improving in most U.S. markets, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest Beige Book economic report. Buyer demand is improving in many markets, including Chicago, and home prices continue to rebound in many markets. Read HousingWire’s … Continue reading →

Early-bird rate ends at midnight for Spring Conference & Expo

IARbuzz.com Blog - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 4:35pm
Register before midnight tonight for the IAR Spring Conference & Expo in Collinsville, and you will save $20! Illinois REALTORS® get the early-bird rate of $109 before tonight’s deadline. The rate goes up to $129 from April 16-27. With nationally-known … Continue reading →

Planting the right trees can help your clients sell

IARbuzz.com Blog - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 2:00pm
You can help clients improve the curb appeal of their homes by educating yourself about the pros and cons of available trees in the area. According to houselogic.com, the Bradford Pear and Sweetgum are just two examples of trees to … Continue reading →