Download a $10 off coupon  and save on walk-in registration for the IAR Fall Conference & Expo, , at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, Ill. IAR's house band, Led Line Road, will be kicking off the festivities at the REALTOR® Networking Reception Catch conference highlights including Wednesday's installation of IAR's 2014 Leadership Team on the IARbuzz blog , on IAR's Facebook page  or by following@ILREALTOR  and the hashtag #PowerofR on Twitter.
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Look for IAR member discount partners at the IAR Fall Conference Expo . At booth #203, IAR's health coverage partner REGIT, Inc. has a Q&A for IAR members on Obamacare. At booth #806, Lynde Consulting can help you reduce the cost for voice and data services. And look for CPIM in booth #804, IAR's partner in providing members discounted E&O insurance for 21 years.
What does a shutdown mean for real estate transactions? NAR breaks down what the government shutdown means for federal housing and mortgage programs including: FHA, VA loans, flood insurance, rural housing and more on the NAR website. Check this page  as NAR will update it as more information becomes available.
REALTOR® opposition has prompted the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to decide not to implement a new policy on Oct. 1, preventing dual agency agreements in FHA pre-foreclosure transactions, NAR reports .
Illinois REALTORS® hit the links  at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles to raise money for the Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (REEF) . Since 2000, REEF has awarded $387,800 in scholarships.
By Q&A and checklist  to help you get ready. This week's question:, Illinois Broker licensees must have completed the CE requirements and applied to renew their license through IDFPR. IAR's Licensing & Training Center has created a
The Illinois Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI)  returns to Chicagoland this . Make your list, check it twice and register by for the best rate.
U.S. pending home sales fell 1.6 percent in August as higher interest rates, tighter inventory levels, climbing home prices and availability of credit continued to impact the market, according to NAR. Read NAR's release and watch a video  with NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun.
Find the new State Legislative Contacts Directory  on the IAR website. State Legislative Contacts (SLCs) are key members of IAR who are assigned to maintain relationships with state legislators and keep them up-to-date on REALTOR® issues.