August 2020 Market Snapshot

MARKET SNAPSHOT — CITY OF CHICAGO *The City of Chicago Market Snapshot represents the residential real estate activity within the

Remind Your Clients: October 1 is the Last Day to Pay Property Taxes Without Late Fee

City of Chicago property taxes must be paid by Thursday, October 1, to avoid significant late fees. To download a

Initial Reaction to the City of Chicago’s ARO Task Force Report

On Monday, September 14, the City of Chicago Department of Housing released the Affordable Housing Task Force Report, which can be read in full here. On September 23, the Chicago […]

77 Rep LaShandria Sanderson Talks to Inman News About How REALTORS® Can Avoid Bias

The 77 representative for the Chatham neighborhood, LaShandria Sanderson, Redfin, talked with Inman about how REALTORS® can help avoid steering and bias when helping clients looking to move. This article […]

Representatives of The 77 Discuss the Toll Recent Civil Unrest Has Had on the Market

The 77 representatives Marla Forbes, @properties and representative for the Near North Side, Kim Offord, Fathom Realty and representative for Chatham, and Matt Silver, Corcoran Urban Real Estate representing Lakeview, […]

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.

Keeping Cool

With summer finally on the horizon, here are a few small steps your clients can take to efficiently keep your house cool. Service your air conditioner Have your units cleaned […]

Tips to Shrink Your Property’s Footprint Through Energy Usage

Measure Your Energy Output. Schedule your free energy assessment with ComEd. They will change out your current light bulbs to LEDs, insulate your pipes and provide water aerators, among other […]

Tax Proposals by 2020 Presidential Candidates [Log-In Required]

Although REALTOR® Associations remain neutral in Presidential races, we have put together a synopsis provided by a tax expert to break down tax proposals by the candidates that would most […]

New Post-Licensing Requirement Change Affects Managing Brokers

Per the recent updates to the Real Estate License Act, 225 ILCS 454/1-1 et seq., designated managing brokers must serve as liaisons for newly licensed brokers who have not completed […]

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated each year from September 15 to October 15. We work to celebrate homeownership for all, including the Hispanic community. At CAR, we have many industry partners, […]

Here’s the Schedule for When You Can Appeal Property Tax Assessments

There’s an opportunity for you as a REALTOR® to work with clients to appeal property tax assessments. For clients who are selling their property, appealing an assessment is a great […]