August 2015 Member Outreach: RESPA-TILA Integrated Disclosure Enforcement [Video]

At August’s RESPA-TILA Integrated Disclosure Enforcement: A Member Outreach Event and Annual Business Meeting, we welcomed IAR Legal Hotline Attorney Betsy Urbance, to

August 2015 Market Snapshot [Infographic]

Check out C.A.R.’s August 2015 Market Snapshot for a quick recap of Chicago’s residential real estate activity! Access the rest of the month’s

Autumn 2015 Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

The latest issue of  Chicago REALTOR® is now available. Enjoy the content in the format of your choice! You can find the digital PDF flipbook below, with links to blog-format articles. C.A.R. members […]

The Art of Effective Communication

As human beings, we receive all types of communications through our own personal filters. Prejudgments, expectations, and built-in defenses can affect how we interpret information and respond. As a result, […]

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine is the only glossy, 4-color publication that covers the entire residential real estate market in Chicagoland.

D.I.Y. Staging

Sellers definitely see the value in a broker who will take the time to stage, because a lot of brokers want the seller to do
it on their own. Staging is […]

Close the Deal: How to Navigate New Construction’s Return

In 2006, the skyline was filled with cranes, and buyers could sift through the surplus of homes under construction to find the shiny new home of their dreams. But when […]

Smart Data: How to Spend Your Marketing Dollars More Effectively

Every minute, there are 277,000 tweets sent, 72 hours of new kitten videos uploaded to YouTube, 416,000 swipes on Tinder, and 27,000 reviews left on Yelp. The world is full […]

Be Smart, Be Safe

REALTORS® must take steps to ensure their safety. A topic of national discussion following last fall’s kidnapping and murder of an Arkansas agent, the industry’s typical practices — working alone, […]

Mindset for Success

In May, the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Foundation invited a panel of three top producing agents from different North American markets to share the secrets to their extraordinary success. Their […]

Global Report [Infographic]

NAR 2015 Profile of Home-Buying Activity of International Clients