Overcoming Barriers: How Alternative Lines of Credit Can Increase Homeownership Rates in Minority Populations

Credit scores are a vital part of getting approved for a mortgage. Although a low credit score won’t take a buyer out of the running to receive a loan, no […]

Disability & Housing: A Q&A with Activist Mia Ives-Rublee

Did you know the most common Fair Housing complaint received by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is for disability discrimination? These complaints make up about 60% of […]

REALTOR® Safety: Insight To Keep You Safe in Dangerous Situations

On September 25th, 2014, Arkansas REALTOR® Beverly Carter embarked on her last showing of the day at a rural property for a married couple who told her they were planning […]

Share Your Story: How to Launch A Podcast

Forget about true crime, daily news and celebrity interviews – there’s so much more to the world of podcasting! Podcasts are becoming a place for people to share their expertise […]

Congratulations to the 2022 REALTOR® Award Winners!

Every year, we honor a group of exemplary real estate professionals with our REALTOR® Awards. Get to know our 2022 winners and their impact on our industry. REALTOR® of the […]

The REALTORS®’ Guide to TikTok

You don’t have to learn a dance routine to become popular on TikTok. Many people (businesses, too!) are using the platform to reach new audiences and share their expertise. We […]

2022 Chicago Association of REALTORS® Hall of Fame Inductee: Leon I. Walker

A born and raised Chicago South Sider, Leon Walker saw the opportunity there from a young age, and he saw the impact of residents and commercial businesses leaving. After attending […]

Autumn 2022: Editor’s Picks

The Conversation Continues: How Are We Being Inclusive? This June marked a first for us — we hosted the Chicago REALTORS® 360° Summit: Leading With Diversity, Equity & Inclusion event. […]

Autumn 2022: From the CEO

Success in real estate hinges on the relationships made between a REALTOR® and client. As we all know, relationships are reciprocal, and communication is vital. As important as it is […]

Autumn 2022: President’s Perspective

A year ago, I gave my first address as president during the 138th Inaugural Gala. I focused on firsts, and how firsts can lead to forevers. Since then, you’ve likely […]

CEO Michelle Mills Clement Honored on Crain’s Notable Black Leaders & Executives List

CEO Michelle Mills Clement was honored on Crain’s 2022 Notable Black Leaders & Executives list. “Michelle Mills Clement directs the organization’s strategic goals, manages the executive leadership team and serves […]

Congratulations to Chicago REALTORS® Appointed As Illinois REALTORS® Committee Leaders

Congratulations to the Chicago REALTORS® who have been appointed as Illinois REALTORS® committee leaders: Thank you all for your dedication to our industry and leadership.