Make Your October Outstanding With These Member Benefits

Although we’re still socially distant, we have tools to help you make the most of your membership as you navigate your business this fall. Make your October outstanding with these benefits:

Practice Safely and Securely with Sentrilock

Sentrilock lockboxes allow you to practice safely during the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing temporary access to a property without having to be there or meet another broker. The key components can be opened via an app and the lockbox is made of materials that can be easily wiped down with antibacterial wipes. Click here to get started today!

August Market Snapshot

Check out our infographic for a recap of Chicago’s residential real estate activity and share with your clients for a quick market overview! Spoiler alert: the market was hot in August! September data will be available in FastStats on October 15. 

Register to Vote: Support the Industry’s Interests

Ensure you are registered to vote and encourage your clients to do the same! We have compiled everything you need to know to be prepared for election day, from registering to vote, checking your registration, making a voting plan, learning about who’s on the ballot and more. Visit to view the page and check back as we add more information!

Join Us For A Historic Evening…

On Thursday, October 29, we will Rise Up together for the 137th Inaugural, the premier night for real estate in Chicago! Join us for this historic evening as we look back on this year’s challenges that have led to many opportunities, and watch as we install our first Black female president, Nykea Pippion McGriff, and the 2020-2021 Board of Directors. We’ll also honor our 2020 REALTOR® Award winners. Find out more here.

…And Attend Our Other Virtual Events

This October, we are continuing some of our popular virtual events, as well as hosting some specialty topic webinars, including:
  • Coffee With Your GADs on Oct. 6: You’re invited to Coffee with Your GADs, an informal meeting to discuss legislative issues affecting the Chicago real estate market! Your Government Affairs Directors will provide an overview of our current advocacy initiatives and concerns.
  • New Member Meet & Greet on Oct. 14: Calling all new CAR members – you’re invited to meet our Member Care Task Force and Young Professionals Network at this virtual New Member Celebration! Grab a drink and join us as we get to know each other through networking in virtual break-out rooms. You’ll get to learn more about us and meet fellow new CAR members.
  • CommercialForum Power Lunch on Oct. 16: Looking for the latest Chicago trends and some good old-fashioned “inside baseball” on the commercial real estate market? Tune in for an in-depth lunch talk focused specifically on the Chicagoland market.
  • Virtual Fall Mixer on Oct. 28: Grab a cocktail, add your favorite spooky Zoom background and mix and mingle online with CAR’s Member Care Task Force and your REALTOR® peers. This is your opportunity to chat about current events in an informal atmosphere, meet staff and representatives from the Member Care Task Force, and share feedback.
Check the events page for more events that may throughout the month!