Sentrilock Renewal Fees Due June 1st

2016 Sentrilock renewal fees that must be paid prior to 11:59pm, Monday June 1st, 2016, in order to avoid suspension

Welcome VAREP, Our Newest Industry Partner

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® is proud to announce the newest addition to their Industry Partners program, the newly-formed Chicago

Update: Airbnb and Other Shared Housing Services

You may have heard last week an ordinance went before a City Council Committee regarding Airbnb and shared housing services. C.A.R. Senior Director of Government Affairs Brian Bernardoni testified as a representative […]

Market Snapshot: April 2016

C.A.R.’s market snapshot helps prepare you to answer questions about Chicago’s real estate industry, while projecting confidence and consistency as a voice for Chicago REALTORS®. If you would like to […]

Genie Birch to Serve as NAR Committee Chair

Congratulations to C.A.R.’s Genie Birch, who was announced as a 2017 Committee Chair at NAR’s Midyear Legislative Meetings and Trade Show in Washington, D.C. Birch will serve as 2017 Chair of […]

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.

Deena Zimmerman Named NAR Commercial Liaison

C.A.R.’s Deena Zimmerman was named a 2017 NAR Commercial Liaison at last week’s Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Show in Washington, D.C. She will report to NAR leadership on actions […]

Former C.A.R. President Named A NAR Vice President for 2016-2017

Former C.A.R. President Mabél Guzmán, was announced as a 2017 NAR Vice President at the NAR Board of Directors’ meeting in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, May 14. Guzmán will fill […]

Department of Buildings Announces New Easy Permit Option

The Department of Buildings announced Friday a new Easy Permit option for permits that do not require reviews (i.e. plumbing, ventilation, refrigeration or environmental). Effective today, May 16, 2016, Easy […]

A Win for AREAA’s “No Other” Campaign

AREAA announced a historic win to include distinct data on Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the US Census Bureau’s comprehensive quarterly reports on homeownership. Starting July 2016, the […]

IDFPR Launches Smartphone E-License as Pocket Card Alternative

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced today that an alternative to the paper license pocket card is now available for the majority of licensed professionals, including […]

Chicago is Home to 28 Sister Cities

Chicago Sister Cities International is committed to promoting Chicago as a global city, developing international partnerships and networks, and sharing best practices through citizen-to-citizen connections. With 28 cities in almost […]