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Illinois home sales see slight uptick in June; Prices continue annual upward trend

FOR RELEASE: July 22, 2014

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The hidden cost of foreclosures in Chicago neighborhoods; Study finds distressed properties impact home prices

The hidden cost of foreclosures in Chicago neighborhoods;
Study finds distressed properties impact home prices 


Chicago neighborhoods hard hit by foreclosures face a second threat, that of weaker selling prices for nearby homes, according to research by the Regional Economic Applications Laboratory (REAL) at the University of Illinois.

REALTORS® cautioned against using drones

IAR members who are eager to use “drones” in their businesses should take note that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has recently become active about trying  to stop the commercial use of drones and seems to be specifically targeting real estate brokers.  FAA has clearly stated that use of drones by real estate licensees is prohibited, and that they are now actively enforcing this against real estate brokers.  This could be that the video produced by a drone-mounted camera is usually uploaded to the Internet and thus fairly easy to find.  NAR will be

IAR 2014 Game On Giveaway Promotion

Terms and Conditions for the 2014 IAR Fall Conference ‘Game On Giveaway’ Promotion

Promotion Period – Begins at 10:00 a.m. (Central Daylight Time), July 21, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (Central Daylight Time), Aug. 11, 2014.

15-Hour Pre-License Webinar

15-Hour Broker Pre-license Applied Real Estate Webinar

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In Memoriam: Jim Barbagallo

In Memoriam: James A. “Jim” Barbagallo, longtime distinguished member of the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, dear friend and extraordinary real estate advocate, passed away on July 11, 2014. 

The hidden cost of foreclosures in Chicago neighborhoods; Study finds distressed properties impact home prices

FOR RELEASE: July 22, 2014

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

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