NSBAR President-elect Joel Raynes (left) and Heartland Animal Shelter Volunteer Thomas Bohn with some of the Holiday Pet Food Drive donations in Northbrook. North Shore-Barrington Association of REALTORS® (NSBAR) collected 336 pounds of dog and cat food, and [...]
Only 5 percent of Illinois municipalities levy real estate transfer taxes. Click on the photo to see the list. (Bigstock Photo) A little-known fact that often surprises elected officials (and even some REALTORS®) is that Illinois municipal real [...]
2018 NSBAR President Ian Robinson accepts the gavel and pin from 2017 NSBAR President Carrie Nadler Healy. More than 200 members of the North Shore-Barrington Association of REALTORS® (NSBAR) attended its 98th Annual Awards & Installation Luncheon on [...]
Howard Handler In 2013, local Government Affairs Director Howard Handler described the domino effect of REALTOR® advocacy. Handler recounted how a successful REALTOR® effort from 2008, to beat back an illegal real estate transfer stamp program adopted by the [...]
Circuit Judge Daniel Jasica helped REALTORS® understand evictions so they can be better resources for landlords and tenants. See photo gallery at bottom of this story. Lake County REALTORS® braved unprecedented flooding and closed roads to attend a [...]
Source/Bigstock REALTORS®, more than anyone, know how complicated and fragile the home selling process can be. Every step of the home selling process, from contract to closing, and everything in between, can complicate and derail a home sale. [...]
Take a look at some of the "best" photos from the 2017 Conference & Expo, featuring photos from speaker sessions and the expo, which took place at Collinsville Gateway Center on May 10th and 11th.
Bigstock The Illinois REALTORS® does not just advocate against transfer taxes and government pre-sale home inspections -- we took the lead in reining in the city of Zion’s chronic nuisance property abatement ordinance that was, among other things, [...]