REALTORS® need to put a premium on finding out how prospective clients are getting information about the real estate market. Nobu Hata, director of digital engagement for the National Association of REALTORS®, told those attending a session that it’s time … Continue reading →
Mobile technology is changing the game for real estate agents and becoming even more important in the daily real estate activities of REALTORS®. In today’s opening session “Mobile Technology and All That You Can Do,” John D. Reyes, CEO and … Continue reading →
Led Line Road powered through a diverse song set to open the 2013 IAR Fall Conference and Expo in St. Charles Tuesday. The band, which is comprised of staff members and associates of the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, practiced for … Continue reading →
Twenty-eight people were named to the board of directors for the Illinois Association of REALTORS® at a meeting on Tuesday. The board will serve for the 2013-2014 year, and include 18 candidates selected by a nominating committee, six association past … Continue reading →
Five people were honored with Presidential Medallions for service during the past year and beyond. They were awarded by Michael D. Oldenettel, CRS, GRI, the 2013 president of the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. Wayne Edwards, CAE, will retire this year … Continue reading →
Two people prominent in Illinois real estate were honored Tuesday for outstanding service to their profession at the Illinois Association of REALTORS® 2013 Board of Directors meeting in St. Charles, Ill. The Distinguished Service Award goes to IAR members who … Continue reading →
The Illinois Association of REALTORS® Young Professionals Network (YPN) today hosted a real estate barcamp in conjunction with the associations’s annual fall business meetings and fall conference. Around 100 real estate professionals attended this unconference-format to share perspectives and … Continue reading →
Illinois commercial REALTORS® met for an industry training session Tuesday at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles to learn more about improvements in valuing leasehold agreements and the commercial benefits of Realtor Property Resource. REALTOR® Chuck Wiercinski, CCIM, of McLennan … Continue reading →
There are so many chances to win, you don’t want to miss out on the fun, networking and education on tap at the IAR Fall Conference & Expo, Oct. 1-3 at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles. Walk-ins are … Continue reading →
The 2013 Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) Fall Conference & Expo is Oct. 1-3 at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill. You’ll find education, networking and continuing education opportunities all in one place! Plus top industry vendors and service … Continue reading →
Illinois Association of REALTORS® members gathered for a VIP reception at the Pheasant Run Resort on Monday, Sept. 30. The reception came after the first day of meetings at the resort. The association’s Board of Directors is Tuesday, followed by … Continue reading →
Members of the REALTORS® Political Involvement Committee kicked off two days of meetings in St. Charles, Ill., with members of the committee hearing that Illinois is setting the pace when it comes to participation in a key advocacy program. The … Continue reading →
Illinois REALTORS® hit the links at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles today to raise money for the Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (REEF). REEF awards scholarships to students of real estate and related fields of study at colleges and … Continue reading →
RESAAS is a social media sponsor for this week’s IAR Fall Conference & Expo (Oct. 1-3), providing an online event hub for IAR conference and REbarcamp attendees. Click here to join the social network group to share valuable content, connect … Continue reading →
In a short video, Illinois Association of REALTORS® Chief Legal Counsel Stephen J. Bochenek and Legal Hotline Attorney Betsy Urbance share information on the Oct. 1, Affordable Care Act deadline requiring employers to provide notice as to the existence of … Continue reading →
Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose in the 12 months through July by the most in more than seven years, helping boost owner equity.
The S&P/Case-Shiller index of property values in 20 cities increased 12.4 percent from July 2012, matching the median projection of 31 economists surveyed by Bloomberg and the biggest year-to-year advance since February 2006, a report from the group showed today in N
After Amanda Zagone of Glen Ellyn accepted a marriage proposal from her high school sweetheart Michael Shumaker, her first thought was not to start looking for a wedding gown. Instead, she and her fiancé began shopping for a home.
"I wanted all that stress to be done with and out of the way before the wedding," said the 26-year-old teacher. "We just want to be ready to start our lives together."
Homebuyers are willing to pay premium prices for homes in top-ranked school districts compared to nearby homes with identical features but in less sought after districts, according to a study by the online real estate brokerage Redfin. Read the full … Continue reading →