Real Estate Disciplines

Following are recent disciplinary actions taken by the Real Estate Division of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Visit their website for more details and the most current disciplinary action. Real estate broker license reprimanded, fined $1,000 and required [...]

2019-10-17T11:52:20-05:00October 17th, 2019|DR Legal News|0 Comments

Ten tips to help REALTORS® prevent cyber crime

REALTORS® can better protect their businesses and their clients’ confidential information by using safeguards like the 10 suggested by Illinois REALTORS® during the National Cyber Security Awareness Month campaign. Illinois REALTORS® Vice President of Information Technology Matt Brewer and Systems [...]

2019-10-15T09:34:07-05:00October 15th, 2019|News, Cybercrime|0 Comments

Hot on the Hotline

Attorney referrals, service and emotional support animals, and exclusive buyer’s agreements Attorney referrals The Illinois REALTORS® Legal Hotline has recently received a lot of inquiries about the steps necessary to combine brokerages, create referral relationships, and work [...]

2019-08-21T11:41:26-05:00August 21st, 2019|DR Legal News|0 Comments

Legal Case Studies: Takings Clause

Legal case studies this issue: U.S. Supreme Court takes extraordinary action in overruling a 1985 takings case that limited property owner’s right to sue in federal court. Subsequent purchasers of lots in unfinished development could be liable to finish [...]

2019-08-22T09:06:11-05:00August 21st, 2019|DR Legal News|0 Comments