Take Action: Tell Congress to Reauthorize the NFIP

A Call for Action is underway, with critical impact on homeownership in Chicago and across the country. Take one minute

City of Chicago Updates Electrical Code, Aligns with 2017 National Electrical Code

On September 6th, Chicago’s City Council voted to adopt a major update to the Chicago Electrical Code, not only aligning

Legislative Update: Spring 2017

One of the essential parts of your REALTOR® dues is advocacy that works. This government affairs update will help you understand a few of the major legislative matters your REALTOR® […]

Legislative Update: Spring 2016

View this video for an overview of legislative items that we are working on, on your behalf:   Topics covered include: Professional Services Parking Permit The Cloud Tax Affordable Building Code Residential […]

How to Talk to Your Clients about the Property Tax Increase

Last week, Chicago aldermen approved a $589 million increase in property taxes. This record hike, which will be phased in over the next four years, will help fund public safety […]

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Chicago REALTOR® Magazine

Chicago REALTOR® Magazine is the only glossy, 4-color publication that covers the entire residential real estate market in Chicagoland.

City Hall Day Recap

On Thursday, September 24, C.A.R. held a City Hall Day, with REALTORS® on-hand, to support the following initiatives. We will keep you informed as to any updates or developments. Introduction of […]

Property Tax Assessment Appeals

Property tax assessments have been going out since the beginning of the year, and owners have just 30 days to appeal these notices. We’re seeing a dangerously high increase in […]

Chicago Residential Landlord Tenant Ordinance

Update – April 2016   From August 2015: We want to provide judges in Chicago judicial discretion to decide the penalty if a landlord violates the Chicago residential landlord ordinance, […]

2015 Election Results – Your RPAC Dollars at Work!

Election Results 43 races received RPAC funding in the April elections $300,000 spent 97% success in the primary 75% success in the run-off Why RPAC? Consider RPAC your best investment […]

Legislative Update- August 2015

View this video for an overview of legislative items that we are working for on your behalf. Topics covered include: Personal Property Lease Transaction Tax (“Cloud Tax”) Chicago Residential Landlord […]

City Releases New ARO Map & Rules

Update – April 2016     From August, 2015: The City of Chicago releases the new map and rules for implementation of the Affordable Requirements Ordinance (ARO). The City of […]