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Take note of first complaint received through Ethics Citation Program

IARbuzz.com Blog - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 12:22pm
An Illinois REALTOR® faces the possibility of a $250 fine for advertising violations following a panel review of a complaint this week. This is the first complaint submitted through the Ethics Citation Program, which began Sept. 24. The REALTOR® is … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: Tips to make your home more energy efficient this fall

IARbuzz.com Blog - Tue, 10/14/2014 - 9:00am
  HousingWire reports this morning on a new infographic from Shea Homes that offers a variety of ideas — from simple things you can do today to bigger projects to add to your long-term to-do list — that can make … Continue reading →

Morning Minute: Singles and their impact on the housing market

IARbuzz.com Blog - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:38am
Trend alert: Half of American adults today are single and living in one-person households and the preferences of this growing demographic could mean changes to future housing needs and trends, reports Daily Real Estate News on a recent article from Builder … Continue reading →

Commercial: Will the business of ‘going green’ follow Chicago’s lead?

IARbuzz.com Blog - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 9:00am
Understanding phrases like “energy-use benchmarking” and the ramifications of a recent ordinance passed in Chicago will make “going green” increasingly important to you and your clients, says one Chicago REALTOR® in the October issue of Illinois REALTOR® magazine. Angela Aeschliman, … Continue reading →

Manar, Jacobs get REALTOR® support in upcoming election

IARbuzz.com Blog - Mon, 10/13/2014 - 5:00am
IAR members – When you head to the polls to vote in the Nov. 4 general election, the Illinois REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) encourages you to vote for incumbents Sen. Andy Manar (D) and Sen. Mike Jacobs (D).  Deemed … Continue reading →