IAR continues its series of face-to-face meetings with members of Illinois’ Congressional delegation with events with U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis IARbuzz blog , including coverage of recent events with U.S Rep. Danny Davis  and U.S. Rep. Bill Foster . Don't see your representative on the upcoming schedule? IAR is working to secure additional meetings with the entire Illinois delegation so stay tuned!and Adam Kinzinger . Follow updates on the meetings at the
A slate of candidates for IAR's Board of Directors has been selected by the organization's Nominating Committee and Advisory Council, a move that will take the board from 106 members to 28 voting members. Read more and see the list of names on the IARbuzz blog .
In a recent speech on housing finance reform, President Obama supported many ideas that REALTORS® have long lobbied for including the continued access to affordable, 30-year fixed rate mortgages. Read NAR's statement  along with a blog post from NAR 2013 President Gary Thomas .
Nationwide home prices, including distressed sales, continued to see year-over-year gains in June and that is expected to continue, CoreLogic reports . "In the first six months of 2013, the U.S. housing market appreciated a remarkable 10 percent. This trend in home price gains is moving at the fastest pace since 1977," said CoreLogic Chief Economist Dr. Mark Fleming.
Mortgage delinquency rates dropped 6.96 percent in the second quarter of 2013, marking the lowest level since mid-2008, according to the latest report  from the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Register now  for the upcoming webinar, "Disclosures...Revisted: Plus Updates on Cook County Fair Housing Ordinance, etc. " with IAR Legal Counsel Steve Bochenek and Legal Hotline Attorney Betsy Urbance. The one-hour webinar begins at Send your questions in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Getting more out of mobile technology, tips for going paperless with your iPad and the latest apps that can help you work more efficiently are just a few of the technology trends and topics you can learn more about by attending the IAR Fall Conference & Expo  in St. Charles, .See a list of speakers and sessions  and don't forget to register by the early-bird deadline for the best rate! #iarcon
This half-day "unconference" event is completely participant driven so any conference attendee can start a discussion on a topic they're familiar with, or join one of the group discussions to learn what's happening now and next in the industry.Registration is required for this FREE event  powered by the Illinois Young Professionals Network.
Remind your sellers that everything about their home can make an impression on potential buyers, even the contents and orderliness of their refrigerator. Read more in NAR's Styled, Staged & Sold blog .
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