EUBA 2015 Multi-Family Real Estate Forecast

The Edgewater Uptown Builder’s Association (EUBA) presented its 2015 Multi-Family Real Estate Forecast on January 21st at the Chicago Apartment Finders office at 1114 W Bryn Mawr. Alderman James Cappleman […]

Lower FHA Premiums to Take Effect

Did you know the premium reduction on Federal Housing Administration (FHA)-backed mortgages will take effect Monday, Jan. 26? FHA secures loans with down payments as low as 3.5 percent, and […]

C.A.R. CEO Listed as One of Most Powerful in Real Estate

  Chicago Association of REALTORS® CEO Ginger Downs has been named as one of the Swanepoel POWER 200 (SP200). In naming Downs to the list, they called her “one of […]

Market Outlook: Soundtrack to Market Trends

Known more for his data analysis, Jonathan Smoke, chief economist at, shared his true passion with the hundreds of members attending our 2015 Market Outlook when he started spinning […]

New Online Pre-Licensing Program!

We are Excited to Announce our ALL NEW Online Pre-licensing Program offered by REALTORS® Real Estate School! REALTORS® Real Estate School pre-licensing students can now enjoy the robust format of a […]

H.R. 2600: Good News For Condo Developers

H.R. 2600, which made several important changes to the Interstate Land Sales and Full Disclosure Act (ILSA), will go into effect on March 25, 2015, 180 days after its signing by […]

30 Under 30 Deadline Thursday (1/15)

If you’re a Chicago REALTOR® under 30 who’s raising the bar in real estate today, apply to be recognized as one of NAR’s elite class of young professionals. We want to […]

MRED Announces New CEO

    Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED) has announced its new president and chief executive officer (CEO). Rebecca Jensen has worked in the MLS industry since 1998, serving as […]

Aldermanic Acknowledgement Letter for Building Permit Applications

The Municipal Code of Chicago allows a 10 day window for the local Alderman to review building permit applications (with the exception of residential garage permit applications or repair permit […]

January 2015 Speaking Points

C.A.R. speaking points help prepare you to answer questions about Chicago’s real estate industry and project confidence and consistency as a voice for Chicago REALTORS®. If you would like to […]

January: National Radon Action Month

                          It’s impossible to see, smell or taste radon. But this gas is a home’s biggest danger. Radon […]

President Signs TRIA Extension

In a legislative win for commercial real estate, President Obama on Monday (Jan. 12) signed into law a six-year extension of the federal terrorism insurance program. Both the U.S. House […]