YPN Virtual June Breakfast: Strategic Brand Presence

On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, we hosted our monthly YPN breakfast virtually through Zoom. While our get-togethers at Manny’s Deli

Past President Dan Wagner Named Secretary of Illinois Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees

CAR Past President Dan Wagner, the Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., has been named secretary of the board

State Grant Initiative Announced to Help Communities and Businesses

Governor Pritzker announced a new state initiative to help communities and businesses affected by COVID-19 and recent protests. New state budget funds and funds from the CARES Act make up […]

Illinois Business Interruption Grant Available for Affected Businesses

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity will be providing $600 million for 3,500 businesses that were interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic through the Illinois Business Interruption Grant. […]

UPDATED: 2020-2021 CAR Election Ballot

The official 2020 – 2021 election ballot for CAR officers and directors has been announced. Newly elected officers and directors will be installed later this year. UPDATE 9/1/2020: CAR hosted a […]

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.

Celebrating Pride Month!

June is Pride Month! We work to support the LGBT community in real estate, to fight discrimination and encourage equal and Fair Housing to everyone. At CAR, we have many […]

Small Business Administration Makes Updates to Paycheck Protection Program

Starting Wednesday, June 17, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and U.S. Treasury Department will begin offering automatic forgiveness for certain independent contractors and create a broader application form for the […]

Our Stance on Mayor Lightfoot’s COVID-19 Eviction Protection Ordinance

The Ordinance On Monday, June 15, Mayor Lightfoot introduced the COVID-19 Eviction Protection Ordinance, which provides tenant protection and seeks to minimize COVID-19 related evictions. This legislation requires landlords filing […]

Work Safer and Smarter With Our New Member Perk: FOREWARN

We are thrilled to announce our newest Member Perk: FOREWARN, a complimentary, proactive safety and lead intelligence service for all Chicago REALTORS®! Quickly becoming the industry standard for safety and […]

Treasurer Pappas Increases Time to Pay Delinquent Property Taxes

Illinois passed a new law last week that increases the time to pay delinquent property taxes from nine months to 13 months. According to Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas, who […]

Tools to Utilize as an Essential Worker

Recently, Marki Lemons Ryhal hosted a Now You Are Essential webinar where she shared tools and tips to use as an essential worker to continue practicing safe procedures during this […]