Jump into July With These Member Benefits! | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

Although we’re still socially distant, we have tools to help you make the most of your membership as you navigate your business this summer. Jump into July, with these benefits:

Work Safer and Smarter with FOREWARN

Within the last few weeks, we have launched two bsrand new member benefits! We are thrilled to announce our Member Perk: FOREWARN, a complimentary, proactive safety and lead intelligence service for all Chicago REALTORS®! This safety and prospect intelligence app allows agents to have instant due diligence on prospects. Visit chicagorealtor.com/forewarn for more information and to get started today.

Need Unemployment Guidance? Our Hotline is Open!

Our other newly launched Member Perk is our Unemployment Application Guidance Hotline. Our Consultant Megan McGhee will be available to help you apply for unemployment through IDES, answer questions about your eligibility and guide you in your next steps. Megan can be reached at 312-214-5531 or mmcghee@chicagorealtor.com and will be available to help members Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Megan will also be hosting Unemployment Member Benefit webinars through July to answer your questions in person. Visit chicagorealtor.com/upcoming-events for more information and to register today.

Increase Your Professionalism With NAR’s Commitment to Excellence

The National Association of REALTORS®’ Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) program empowers REALTORS® to evaluate, enhance and showcase their highest levels of professionalism. It’s not a course, class or designation—it’s an endorsement that REALTORS® can promote when serving clients and other REALTORS®. This is a free member benefit to help you be at your best, and it also satisfies your Code of Ethics requirements. Get started at c2ex.realtor.

Don’t Miss Our Weekly Events!

When social distancing and the stay-at-home order began, we launched multiple virtual series to keep you connected with your peers and gain insightful tools to help you move forward. Make sure to check out these series coming up this month:

  • #Thrive: Join us July 15 and 22 for interviews with YPN and experts from our local real estate market to talk about what’s on their mind in this fluid, rapidly-evolving environment.
  • CommercialForum Power Lunch: On July 24, tune in for an in-depth lunch talk focused specifically on the commercial real estate market in Chicago.
  • Coffee with your GADs: This meeting, taking place on the first Tuesday of every month, allows you to discuss legislative issues affecting the Chicago real estate market.
  • Virtual Summer Mixer: On Thursday, July 30, join us for a Virtual Summer Mixer! Grab a cocktail, upload a beachy Zoom background and mix and mingle online with CAR’s Member Care Task Force and your REALTOR® peers.

Visit chicagorealtor.com/upcoming-events to check out the other events on our calendar for July!

Webinar Playback is Available in the Video Resource Library

We know that our schedule may not always work with yours. That’s why we have playback options for all of our virtual events from the last few months! Visit our Video Resource Library to catch up on any YPN #Thrive events, partner panels, bootcamps and more that you may have missed.

Get a Weekly Market Overview with FastStats

As the current market is changing so quickly, we want to make sure to provide you with the most current data possible. FastStats provides you with weekly statistics to keep yourself and your clients up to date.