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Crosby To Get National Honor In San Diego Next Month

Illinois REALTOR® Magazine | October 2015

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Jean Crosby, CRB, CRS, GRI, is a partner and owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeService Crosby Starck Real Estate. She was the 1999 IAR president and has played important roles in her local and state organizations. She served as Director of Real Estate for the Office of Banks and Real Estate. In 2014, she was the national president for the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers. She’s served on the board for IAR, the Rockford Area REALTORS® and various NAR committees.

Social Media and the Code of Ethics


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Gearing Up for Winding Down

By Stephanie Sievers | Senior Editor
When John C.
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Still have questions? The National Association of REALTORS® has an online “Sell Your Business Tool Kit” that covers issues such as preparation, valuation, finding buyers and more at:

You Earned Your Real Estate License - What’s Your Next Move?

You’ve completed all your courses, earned your license and are
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Karel Murray's Four Rules to Get More Out of Mentoring:

Schedule a regular meeting time and place.

Use an agenda and select topics that reinforce your strengths.

Do what you promise to do.

Provide an exchange of value for both parties in the relationship.



Generation Next

The profile of the typical REALTOR® has stayed fairly constant — female, a homeowner, some college education and at least 10 years in
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Illinois Bicentennial Task Force

Agendas and Minutes:



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2015 Chair:
Vicky Turner

Staff Liaison: Ann Londrigan

Illinois home sales and median prices rise again in August

FOR RELEASE: Sept. 21, 2015

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

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Disciplines - September 2015

Real Estate Disciplines

Following are recent disciplinary actions taken by the Real Estate Division of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation,

  • A real estate managing broker license was indefinitely suspended and fined $1,000 and a real estate broker corporation license was indefinitely suspended for failing to provide the Department a completed Brokerage Verification Report.
  • A real estate managing broker license was reprimanded for underpaying his 2007 income tax by $3,782.<

Legal Case Studies - September 2015

LegalCase Studies

Research and analysis by Lisa Harms Hartzler, Sorling Northrup Attorneys

Broker with exclusive listing contract was entitled to commission after seller secretly negotiated sale. In AMA Realty Group of Illinois v.