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Designated REALTOR® DR Legal News is a bi-monthly enewsletter with targeted legal, market and management information for Illinois broker-managers and Designated REALTORS®.

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  • General Data Privacy Regulations

NAR video explains how to comply with new General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR)

The effects of a European Union (EU) rule that aims to strengthen data privacy and security will be far-reaching, having implications for how businesses across [...]

  • vacation rentals

Ready or Not, the “Sharing Economy” ala Airbnb is Here

Vacation rentals have been popular for many years. Whether it’s a condominium in the city center, a location on the beach, a luxury [...]

  • Legal Update - Disciplinary Action - IDFPR

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 [...]

  • advertising example

Advertising violations count for close to half of all ethics citations in the past year

In 2017, the Illinois REALTORS® Ethics Citation Panel issued a total of sixty-five (65) citations. Of the citations issued, thirty-one (31) were for [...]

  • RESPA

Legal Case Studies: Market Value Paid for Goods & Services? Then RESPA OK

Legal case studies this issue: Section 8 & RESPA, appraiser license revocation, reasonable accommodations (fair housing), and commercial lease option requires strict notice [...]

  • Real Estate License Act Rules checklist

Transition plan to accommodate lack of License Act Rules

On January 1st of this year, the new education requirements in the Real Estate License Act (“Act”) became effective. However, the administrative rules [...]

  • farm

Legal Case Studies – March 2018

This month's legal case studies include the Illinois Farm Nuisance Act, nondisclosure of potential water contamination and tenant rights regarding support animals. [...]

  • 2018 Broker Renewal

Can you answer these broker renewal questions?

We understand the challenges of preparing for broker license renewal. If you are fielding lots of questions from brokers about license renewal, you may [...]

  • Election 2018

Busy Election Year for Illinois REALTORS®

 by Mike Scobey, Senior Director of Local Advocacy & Global Programs Learn about candidates who share our commitment to private property rights and sound [...]

  • teams

Many Teams, One License Law

Teams continue to expand both in size and creativity. But as their popularity surges it is important to remember that there is only [...]

  • Illinois REALTORS Legal Update - Copyright Law

Legal Case Studies – January 2018

Real estate agent won copyright infringement suit against property owner In Adams v. Agrusa, 693 Fed. Appx. 563 (9th Cir. 2017), a federal [...]