5 Member Benefits to Enhance Your Skills This August

This August, we have the tools to help you enhance your skills as you navigate the end of summer. Check out these member benefits:

Meet Your Client’s Sustainability Demands With Our Sustainability Photofy Graphics

Sustainability is in high demand among current homebuyers. Are you ready to meet your client’s sustainability needs this Sustainability Month? Share your knowledge of sustainable real estate with our new Photofy graphics. Customize and share these graphics on your social media channels to underscore your value as a sustainable REALTOR®. Get started for free by downloading the Photofy app here.

Honor our 2021 Volunteer Leadership In-Person at the Rise Up Summer Soiree

Join us for cocktails and networking as we honor our leaders at the Rise Up Summer Soiree on Thursday, August 12 at the OFFSHORE Rooftop. We’ll be coming together and celebrating the year in style. We’ll also honor 2021 president Nykea Pippion McGriff for her outstanding leadership as we continued to “rise up” through the countless challenges presented in the last year. We can’t wait to see you there!

Support Your Favorite Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses By Nominating Them for a $1,000 Grant

We will be continuing our Small Business Grants program for Hispanic Heritage Month. These grants are awarded to a select number of small business owners who have made a significant, lasting impact within their communities. If you know a Hispanic small business owner with a brick-and-mortar location in Chicago who has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, we encourage you to share the application with them! The winners will be awarded a $1,000 grant. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, August 31. Click here to access and share the application.

Get Ahead & Complete Your Code of Ethics Training Early

The REALTOR® Code of Ethics distinguishes REALTORS® from other real estate professionals and is a measure of your professionalism. All REALTORS® are required to renew their commitment to the Code of Ethics by completing two and a half hours of Code of Ethics training every three years. The deadline to complete your training is December 31. Get started here.

Advance Your Education with the Help of the Foundation’s Scholarships!

CAR Foundation scholarship applications are now open! Apply to gain opportunities and financial assistance in the areas of advocacy, designations and licenses, property management, higher education or real estate licensing. Our many scholarships are open for applications until Saturday, August 28. Click here to check out what’s available and apply today.