Illinois REALTOR Magazine Editorial Calendar

Illinois REALTOR Magazine

2014 Editorial Calendar

While the overall emphasis of each issue will be maintained, Illinois REALTOR® reserves the right to alter the mix of articles to reflect current topics of interest to our members.


Ad Closing: Nov. 5 | Materials Due: Nov. 19

  • Building the "Power of R"
    • IAR President Phil Chiles celebrates profession, issues RPAC challenge
  • Making referrals work
  • How to work with buyers and sellers
  • Market outlook and trends for 2014


Ad Closing: Feb. 5 | Materials Due: Feb. 19

  • Avoid communication breakdowns: A common complaint in real estate transactions is that there isn’t enough communication. The article looks at the best ways to make sure buyers and sellers feel they are in the loop.
  • Marketing the smaller commercial space
  • What it really takes to sell homes to Millenials
  • Expanded IAR legal services; ombudsman program
  • Password Management
  • IAR Spring Conference preview


Ad Closing: May 7 | Materials Due: May 21

  • Turning renters into buyers. Tips for building relationships with renters so you’re the agent they choose when it’s time to buy. Nationally, rental rates are quite high, so it’s important to have a strategy to get renters to realize the American Dream of homeownership.
  • Habitat builds: Spotlight on IAR’s Power of R campaign and the commitment to build three Habitat for Humanity homes in 2014
  • Team players: Building the perfect real estate team to help you increase sales
  • Eyes in the skies: Some agents are using drone, aerial images for marketing. What do you need to know about the devices and the legal issues they bring up.
  • Boomerang Buyers
  • IAR Fall Conference preview


Ad Closing: Aug. 6 | Materials Due: Aug. 20

  • Advice from the pros: New to the real estate business? Advice from some of the best  on the essentials that every industry newbie needs to know.
  • How to create a listing presentation that gets results
  • Negotiating skills and tactics

January 2015

Ad Closing: Nov. 5 | Materials Due: Nov. 19

  • Make Big Data work for You: How to use walk scores, traffic times and other alternative data measurements to market property.
  • Meet the 2015 IAR President and leadership team
  • Make 2015 a winner. Create a business plan now that will bring results in the new year


  • What's Online
  • Quick Takes
  • President’s Message
  • Legal Update
  • From The Capitol 
  • Market Watch
  • Tech Trends
  • REALTOR® Community
NOTE: Editorial calendar subject to change


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Illinois REALTOR® magazine is published four times a year for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®’ 41,000 members.

Illinois REALTOR® magazine provides practical business ideas and tips, informed legal and legislative analysis specifically of interest to Illinois REALTORS®.

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