The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has issued a news release updating its efforts to dismiss pending class action antitrust litigation. The lawsuits should be dismissed because they are self-contradictory, ignore precedent and lack economic sense, according to the release. [...]
On Aug. 13, 2019, NAR General Counsel and Chief Member Experience Officer Katie Johnson shared that NAR had put out a new press release on the status of the antitrust lawsuits and shared talking points on the topic with REALTOR® [...]
Illinois home sales were lower in June while median prices were relatively flat, a shift that could give homebuyers more buying power even as low inventory continues to affect the market, data from Illinois REALTORS® show. Statewide home sales (including [...]
In the latest annual member survey, Illinois REALTORS® share the association resources they value most and the top industry issue weighing on their minds.
Never underestimate the power of "geo-farming" with postcards! And that was so true. Some of the best listings (yes, listings!) I’ve gotten have been from postcard mailers that homeowners have held onto. Now, with Facebook Ads, I can send [...]
It is a time of disruption in the real estate industry with changes in the market, advances in technology and consumers who have more information than ever. REALTORS® who learn to address and adapt to the changes will succeed. [...]
The latest issue of Illinois REALTOR® will be hitting your mailbox this week, but you can get a sneak peek with the digital edition available now online. The July issue of Illinois REALTOR® magazine offers strategies for keeping your real estate business robust [...]
Illinois home sales were down slightly compared to last May while median prices posted another year-over-year increase, data from Illinois REALTORS® show. Statewide home sales (including single-family homes and condominiums) in May totaled 17,034 homes sold, down 1.3 [...]