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Staging the Senior Home

When younger buyers compare a senior’s home with what they see on television, the property can seem dated.
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The Power of the REALTOR® Voice!

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April-May Session Dates of the Illinois General Assembly
April 14-16; 17 (House only); 20 (House only); 21-24; 28-30; May 5-8; 12-15; 18-22; 23-24 (House only); 25-31; Scheduled adjournment date of 2015 spring session: May 31, 2015

For video/audio of action from the House or Senate floor; full text of bills and amendments; schedules and contact information for the Illinois General Assembly, www.ilga.gov

Five Senior Homebuyer & Seller Issues Solved!

It didn’t take long for REALTOR® Marilyn Kohn to realize that she had her work cut out for her if she wanted to sell the property that she was previewing.
 
“The entire kitchen was painted an aqua blue color — cabinets and everything,” recalls Kohn, SRES, a broker-associate with RE/MAX Unlimited in Peoria.
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Set Yourself Apart as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)

 
Gain better insight into today’s fastest growing real estate market by earning the Seniors Real Estate Specialist, or SRES, designation.  
 
The National Association of REALTORS® designation program educates REALTORS® on how to better serve the lifestyle and housing needs of clients age 50 and over.
 
Learn more about SRES at

Navigating the Legal Issues Around Fair Housing, Drones and Illinois’ New Eavesdropping Law

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Got a legal question?
The IAR Legal Hotline is the Designated REALTOR®/managing broker’s go-to source for legal information. 
 
Phone: 800.952.0578
Email: burbance@iar.org
Hours:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday

REALTOR® Advocacy Success Begins with You

Illinois REALTOR® Magazine | April 2015

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IHDA Offers New @HomeIllinois Mortgage Program

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) now offers @HomeIllinois, a new loan product for first-time Illinois homebuyers, homeowners looking to refinance and (for the first

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IDFPR Provides Process for Managing Brokers to Revert to Broker Status

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) has released a form that will allow Illinois managing brokers to revert back to a broker license.

Real Estate Disciplines March 2015

Real Estate Disciplines

Following are recent disciplinary actions taken by the Real Estate Division of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, http://www.idfpr.com/News/Disciplines/DiscReports.asp