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What's Ahead for Illinois Home Sales and Prices

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Quick Takes: April is Fair Housing Month; Cost vs. Value on Remolding Projects

Illinois REALTOR® Magazine | April 2015

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IHDA Offers @HomeIllinois Mortgage Program

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) has a new mortgage program offering $5,000 in down payment or closing cost assistance and customizable loans for eligible Illinois first-time buyers, repeat buyers and homeowners looking to refinance.
 
Learn more about @HomeIllinois at
www.athomeillinois.gov. IHDA has ended the Building Blocks Pilot Program and the Welcome Home Heroes and Smart Move Trio loan programs.

Illinois home prices surge 13.1 percent in February; Home sales decline 1.7 percent amid tight inventories

FOR RELEASE: March 23, 2015

For Further Information Contact: Stephanie Sievers, 217-529-2600

Commercial Corner: Global Business

llinois REALTOR® Magazine | April 2015

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REALTORS® Can Make a Difference for Illinois' Aging Population

Illinois REALTOR® Magazine | April 2015

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Four Ideas to Help You Balance Personal and Professional Needs

Four Ideas to Help You

Balance Personal and

Professional Needs

By Bill Kozar | Content Marketing Specialist
 
Can Illinois REALTORS® give their clients too much access?
 
Absolutely, says REALTOR® Terry Watson, who understands why real estate professionals work days, nights and weekends and use smartphones to communicate. 
 
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Advertising and Designation Usage Top Complaints to IAR Citation Program

Advertising and Designation

Usage Top Complaints to

IAR Citation Program

By Rebecca Carraher
 
The Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) Ethics Citation Program was adopted by the IAR Board of Directors in September 2014. As of Feb. 27, the program had received 41 complaints and 18 citations have been issued. Most of the citations have been issued for advertising violations.
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How to file a complaint:
 
Online:
Fill out an online form. It will be reviewed typically within one business day. Find the form here:
www.illinoisrealtor.org/citation-form/#Form
 
 
Over the Phone:
Call IAR: The Ethics Citation Hotline can be reached at (217) 529-2600 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Closed major holidays.)
 
 
If a hearing is requested by the Respondent, the complaint will be sent to the Grievance Committee for review.