Kick Off 2019 With These Member Benefits | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

How are you kicking off the new year? Have a little down time? We’ve got you covered. Make the most of your time and membership with these benefits to set you up for success in 2019.


Learn about 2019 President Tommy Choi and the new Board of Directors, as well as our 2018 Hall of Fame inductee David Schwartz, roadmap your personal brand, explore Logan Square, reflect on 50 years of the Fair Housing Act and ensure your advertising stays in compliance with the Code of Ethics. Read the magazine.

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Plan for Your Financial Future

Check out the resources and tools available at the Center for Financial Wellness and start planning your financial future. You can assess your current financial profile, receive personalized financial planning goals, practice financial planning decisions in a risk-free way, and explore a robust library of budgeting, retiring, and real estate investing resources. These tools are completely free for REALTORS®. Get smart about your finances.

Work on Your 2019 Business Plan

We have a wealth of resources available to help you set goals, create a business plan and more. Here are three articles to get you started:

Plan Your Marketing Schedule

Are you marketing yourself properly? These articles can help you set a plan and stick to your goals.

Watch These Videos Before Tax Season

NAR has a new video series designed to help you navigate the new tax provisions. From business entertainment deductions to moving expenses, learn what you should know before preparing your taxes. Watch and get tax-savvy.

Learn the New Laws Going into Effect in 2019

New year, new laws. On January 1, over 200 Illinois laws will take effect. Read up on what’s to come and share with your clients. Get the scoop.

Invest in Yourself and Your Education

We have a variety of educational offerings planned for the new year – be sure to take advantage!

New Class! At Home with Diversity: This class provides participants with tools to build diversity outreach into their business plans to best serve a dynamic and growing market as well as improve the industry’s ability to serve culturally diverse consumers. We’re picking up the tab for the first 80 members who register for the January 25 class. Sign up here.