FOR RELEASE: July 22, 2014
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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
Bill amends Residential Real Property Disclosure Act to include defects in doors and windows. Senate Bill 2597 passed both houses and was sent to the Governor for signature on June 6, 2014. The Governor has 60 days to sign. The bill amends Section 35 of the Residential Real Property Disclosure Act (765 ILCS 77/35) by adding two words—“windows” and “doors”—to item number 6 on the disclosure form.
Technology impacts society all the way from affecting eavesdropping law, to social media sites becoming accepted by courts, to technology being used for scams. Technology is a great tool, but be sure to be careful when using it.
2014 IAR Legislative Scorecard
Illinois REALTOR® Magazine | July 2014