Members came together to share ideas, pool resources and devise strategies to help protect private property rights for consumers and the real estate industry Jan. 22 – 24 in East Peoria for the annual Illinois REALTORS® Public Policy Meetings. Here are some valuable resources shared at the meetings.
Illinois REALTORS® Governmental Affairs Director’s reports
Brian Bernardoni talks about the issues he lobbied for in the Chicago area.
Tom Joseph talks about his 2018 lobbying efforts on behalf of the Kankakee-Iroquois Ford Association of REALTORS® and Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® (South Suburban Cook County) and parts of western Cook County (LaGrange area).
Alex Finke talks about 2018’s important issues for the REALTORS® Association of the Fox Valley, HomeTown Association of REALTORS®, Illini Valley Association of REALTORS® and Quad City Area REALTOR® Association.
Gideon Blustein talks about the issues he lobbied for in the Three Rivers Association and Livingston County region.
Jeff Merrinette talks about the important issues he lobbied for on behalf of the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®.
Ron Deedrick talks about the issues he lobbied for in the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois, Greater Gateway Association of REALTORS® and the Egyptian Board of REALTORS®.
Kristie Engerman tells us about the issues she lobbied for in Bloomington-Normal Association of REALTORS®, Mid Valley Association of REALTORS®, Peoria Area Association of REALTORS® and its Lamoine Valley Chapter and Quincy Association of REALTORS®.
Joe Roth discusses the important issues in the North Shore – Barrington Association and the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®.
Jim Clayton on the important issues in Capital Area Association of REALTORS® and its West Central Chapter, Central Illinois Board of REALTORS®, Champaign County Association of REALTORS®, Danville Area Board of REALTORS®, Decatur Association of REALTORS and Logan County Board of REALTORS®.
Rent Control videos
Rent Control – Impact on Affordability
Rent Control – Impact on Bureaucracy
Other Public Policy videos
Catch up on what you may have missed at Public Policy Meetings, held January 22-24 in East Peoria.
2018 was an exciting year for Illinois REALTORS®. How exciting? You’re about to find out.
Public Policy news
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