• Upcoming Legal Webinar
    Join Sorling Northrup Attorneys Lisa Hartzler and Betsy Urbance to learn how recent medical marijuana legislation can impact your business.
  • REALTORS® Give Back
    With the holiday season upon us, we have stories of how REALTORS® give back to the community.
  • Triple Crown Award
    Illinois REALTORS® were recognized with the Triple Crown Award for both RPAC fundraising and overall participation.
  • "Opportunity Races"
    See how REALTORS fared in the "Opportunity Races."
  • Illinois Housing Pulse
    Illinois home sales see slight gain in October; Statewide home prices increase 6.0 percent annually.
  • Happy Holidays
    IAR wishes you a joyous holiday season and prosperous New Year.

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Illinois REALTOR® October Issue:

Fighting for You

Lake Forest latest to liberalize Accessory Dwelling Unit use
The city of Lake Forest became the second community in the area to recognize the benefits of "granny flats, coach houses, in-law suites, garage apartments and cottages," says GAD Howard Handler.

 

IAR adds to staff devoted to Chicago-area issues

A seasoned veteran of Cook County government has joined IAR to help with REALTOR® advocacy in Chicago: Kristopher "Kris" Anderson.

 

Election results feature many pro-REALTOR® candidates and five Home Rule defeats
The Nov. 4 election winners included one Illinois senator, nine representatives in the Illinois House, one on the Grundy County Board, another on the St. Clair County Board and the Champaign County Clerk. Five communities rejected Home Rule too!

 
IAR Local GAD Howard Handler convinces Deerfield Village Board to reject a requirement for residential fire sprinklers in new single-family construction. 
 
REALTORS® score 4 big victories in legislative session
From the reorganization of IDFPR to Broker Price Opinions, IAR's members saw policymakers pay attention to REALTOR® issues.
 

Chicago Heights ends longstanding fee targeting 'For Sale' signs
Community's ordinance was seen as so restrictive many REALTORS® opted not to use signs to advertise homes for sale.

 

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Skylights, a new online tool, will enable you to stay current on local issues that impact your business and private property rights. Find at-a-glance maps showing where IAR's governmental affairs efforts are active and updates on local issues that affect IAR members.

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Need help in resolving a dispute with a REALTOR®? The Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) has a Consumer Help Line to try and resolve questions relating to real estate transactions. Learn more.

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Commercial Issues and Disclosures - An IAR Legal Webinar covers questions that arise in the commercial brokerage industry and disclosures that brokers need to remember. Reminder: The IAR Legal Webinar Series is an exclusive IAR member benefit (log in required).

 

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