Plan for Success in 2015

Temperatures are cooling. Leaves are falling. Now is the perfect time to reset and reevaluate. To help you, we’ve compiled the following expert advise so you can better benchmark your […]

How to Include a Digital Strategy in Your 2015 Marketing Plan

Digital Marketing Those words can send shivers down the spine of some small business owners and cause looks of puzzlement with others. Regardless, as a small business owner, you need […]

Plan Ahead to Avoid Tax Pitfalls

The IRS isn’t known for its easy-come, easy-go attitude. So it’s important to mind your financial Ps and Qs. That’s especially important for smaller brokerages that use independent contractors for […]

Keys to a Strong Business Plan

Know the Past to Manage Your Future: Keys to A Strong Business Plan BY: Dan Gramann, HFI Consulting Looking at your 2014 business plan, are you on track to hit […]

New CE Courses!

New RRES Courses Take You to Next Level Propel your business to new heights by enrolling in one of these new REALTORS® Real Estate School (RRES) continuing education (CE) courses. […]

Holiday Office Closings

The C.A.R. Central and C.A.R. West Towns offices will be closed on the following dates for the holidays. Christmas Eve – Wednesday, Dec. 24 at 3:30 p.m. Christmas – Thursday, Dec. 25 – […]

Verify Your 2014 Sales Data

2014 Sales Awards Recognition The Chicago Association of REALTORS® honors the outstanding listing and selling accomplishments of our members with its annual Sales Awards Recognition. Awards are given in the […]

What you need to know about medical marijuana tenants

Thinking about leasing your commercial property to a Medical Marijuana business in Illinois? There are many issues to consider. Although the prospect of leasing commercial space to a new segment […]

C.A.R. CEO Wins Recognition for Role in Advancing Women in Real Estate

Chicago Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) CEO Ginger Downs received the 2014 Elevate Award from the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Chicago Chapter for her strong leadership in real estate on Friday, […]

2014-2015 C.A.R. President Hugh Rider Reaching Out

Time had washed away the luster of the old Aurora Hotel. Once considered by many to be the most elegant hotel outside the city of Chicago, it had fallen into […]

President’s Perspective: Room to Grow

Hugh Rider 2014-2015 President, Chicago Association of REALTORS® I want to thank all of you for the confidence you have placed in me to serve as your 2014-2015 Chicago Association […]