Hall of Fame James D. Letchinger: Fearless, Proud and Driven…Never Satisfied with Average!

Born and raised in downtown Chicago, James D. Letchinger admired skyscrapers and high-rises from a young age. “I watched the city get built,” he said. “I was very close with […]

Chicago REALTORS® Raise $1,040 For the Salvation Army’s Housing & Community Services

On Thursday, December 9, 2021, the CAR Foundation Trustees and other Chicago REALTOR® volunteers got together to volunteer at kettle locations across Chicago to raise money for the Salvation Army […]

Get Involved & Gain Insight and Skills Through the Foundation’s New REALTOR® ELITE Program

Introducing our REALTOR® ELITE (Education, Leadership, Information, Thrive, Elevation) Program!  This mentorship program matches ELITE’rs (or mentees) with coaches to develop and support the next generation of industry leaders to share knowledge, insights and tips, while also emphasizing ethical behavior, allowing network opportunities and developing leadership skills. Coaches […]

Relive the Fun from the 138th Annual Inaugural Gala

Thank you to all who attended the 138th Inaugural Gala. Relive all the fun from this year’s event, with photos and videos celebrating our special guests. STEP 1: CHECK OUT & […]

2021 Hall of Fame Inductee: James D. Letchinger, JDL Development

JAMES D. LETCHINGER Founder & CEO, JDL Development Inducted September 24, 2021 “FEARLESS, PROUD AND DRIVEN… NEVER SATISFIED WITH AVERAGE!” After graduating from the University of Michigan, Letchinger founded a lighting […]

Chicago Association of REALTORS® to Induct JDL Founder James D. Letchinger to the Hall of Fame

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® will induct real estate developer James (Jim) D. Letchinger of JDL Development into its Hall of Fame on September 24, 2021, at the 138th Inaugural […]

Our Annual Foundation 5K Run/Walk Results Are In!

Thank you to all who attended our Annual Foundation 5K Run/Walk! From competitive runners to brisk walkers and those just dusting off their sneakers, Jackson Park got to see it […]

Congratulations to Our Home Warranty Grant Winners!

To help ease your clients’ upfront cost of purchasing a home, the Foundation accepted applications for Home Warranty Grant reimbursement earlier this summer. These grants were specifically for new, first-time […]

#ChicagoREALTORSCare: How Members & the CAR Foundation Show They Care

Our members care. You care about your clients, community and industry. The CAR Foundation cares about the same things, including you and your success. Here’s how our members and the […]

Summer 2021 Foundation Update

We are excited to continue to give back to our city and industry. Check out our upcoming opportunities to get involved! Support Your Clients: Share Our New Home Buyer Warranty […]

Showcase Your Young Artist’s Meaning of Home for Their Shot at a Scholarship!

June is Homeownership Month, and we all know the emotional value of a home, especially for families. The CAR Foundation wants to see how your family interprets the meaning of home, with a special […]

Support Your Clients: New Home Warranty Grants Available

As REALTORS®, you know better than anyone how overwhelming purchasing a home can be, especially because of the upfront costs that come with the purchase. Encourage your clients to apply for our new Home […]