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    Urbance and Baker review important legal issues at Public Policy Meetings

    Betsy Urbance, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Services, and Jeffrey T. Baker, Associate General Counsel and Director of Legal Services spoke about several court cases related to real estate, a [...]

    January 18th, 2018|Legal|

    Michael D. Oldenettel named 2018 Illinois REALTOR® of the Year

    Michael D. Oldenettel, managing broker of RE/MAX Professionals in Springfield, was named the 2018 Illinois REALTOR® of the Year at the state association’s Public Policy Meetings in East Peoria today. [...]

    January 18th, 2018|Public Policy Meetings|

    Robling and Lundy provide Republican, Democratic points of view during Illinois REALTORS Public Policy Meetings in East Peoria

    Although political analysts Chris Robling and Dave Lundy represented opposing political philosophies at the RPAC Recognition Luncheon Wednesday, they both agreed that Gov. Bruce Rauner has not helped  himself with [...]

    January 17th, 2018|Public Policy Meetings|

    Hewings: Illinois population losses impact state housing market

    The factors that played a major role in the Illinois housing market in 2017 - shrinking inventory, homes selling quickly and ongoing median price gains - are expected to continue [...]

    January 17th, 2018|Public Policy Meetings|

    Piero Orsi honored with REALTOR® Political Involvement Award

    Congratulations to Piero Orsi, broker-owner of RE/MAX Showcase in Gurnee, who was named the recipient of the 2017 Political Involvement Award today during the Illinois REALTORS® Public Policy Meetings in [...]

    January 17th, 2018|Advocacy, Public Policy Meetings|

    Illinois REALTORS® unveil video, talk about issues of fair housing

    To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act this year, the Illinois REALTORS® unveiled a new video, "Fair Housing Makes U.S. Stronger," that looks at the history of [...]

    January 17th, 2018|Ethics, Public Policy Meetings|

    Security an important benefit to blockchain technology and cryptocurrency

    After several years of studying technology that can affect real estate through his work at CRT Labs/NAR, engineer David Conroy says the technology that makes cryptocurrency possible could be the [...]

    January 16th, 2018|Public Policy Meetings|

    Unes: Pension reform should be a top priority for lawmakers

    Illinois state Rep. Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, spoke to Illinois REALTORS® on Jan. 16, 2018, at the association's public policy meetings. Pictured are Julie Sullivan, Senior Director of Legislative [...]

    January 16th, 2018|Public Policy Meetings|