Chicago Association of REALTORS® Vigorously Opposed Property Tax Hike and FY’21 Budget which Passed the City Council on Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® (CAR) opposed the FY’21 budget which included an increase to fees, fines, the gasoline tax

NAR Code of Ethics Change Regarding Hate Speech: What You Need To Know

NAR’s Board of Directors approved a change to Article 10 of the Code of Ethics on November 13, 2020, making

Cook County Launches Free Legal Aid for Housing

On Monday, November 23, Cook County announced a new legal aid program, Early Resolution Program (ERP), to help with resolving evictions, debt and tax deed issues. ERP allows you to […]

Congratulations to Jim Kinney on Achieving REALTOR® Emeritus Status

During our 137th Inaugural Broadcast, Jim Kinney of Baird & Warner was honored for achieving REALTOR® Emeritus status. Jim has been involved with REALTOR® associations at the local, state and […]

CAR’s CEO Michelle Mills Clement Named One of Connect CRE’s 2020 Women in Real Estate

Our CEO Michelle Mills Clement has been named as one of Connect CRE’s 2020 Women in Real Estate. Each year, Connect CRE chooses 10 women in each of the 10 […]

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Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

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NAR Launches New Fair Housing Simulation Training

As real estate professionals, we have power.  Will we act as trusted guides who help clients and communities flourish, or will we lock people out of the benefits of homeownership? This week, […]

New COVID-19 Mitigations Begin on Friday for Illinois

Chicago REALTORS® are still considered essential workers and allowed to continue working under the new COVID-19 mitigations that begin Friday to combat the recent surge in positivity rates and hospitalizations. […]

NAR and AARP Announce Partnership To Serve Senior Clients

On Monday, November 16, NAR and AARP announced a collaboration integrating AARP’s Livability Index data into NAR’s REALTOR® Property Resource® website and app. The Livability Index offers insight into aspects […]

Illinois REALTORS® Launches Diversity Initiative

The Illinois REALTORS® have launched a new Diversity Initiative, including their new Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit. The initiative was created to reaffirm the organization’s longtime commitment to diversity in the […]

Director of Events Brent Dornbos Earns CMP Certification

CAR’s Director of Events Brent Dornbos has earned his Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification. The CMP credential is recognized globally as the badge of excellence in the events industry and […]

Military and Veteran Discount Card Online Registration Available Through the Recorder of Deeds Office

The Recorder of Deeds office is now offering online registration for military and Veteran Cook County discount cards. The new portal allows active-duty personnel, veterans, guard members and reservists to […]