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We Need YOU in Springfield April 10 for REALTOR® Lobby Day!

Registration for the Illinois REALTORS® Capitol Conference is now open! The $45 registration fee includes lunch with a private legislative briefing on issues that affect REALTORS®, visits at the state Capitol to potentially make personal contact with legislators, and a cocktail networking reception where you can talk with fellow REALTORS® about issues at the state and local level. There are 365 days in a year, and THIS will be your most productive. Register now and be part of the #PowerofR in action!

6 More REALTORS® Named to State Administration and Disciplinary Board

REALTORS® Michael Prodehl of Joliet, Carol Meinhart of Champaign, David Maloof of Peoria, Laura Ellis of Chicago, Joe Castillo of Chicago and Denise Akason of Chicago were named to the Illinois Real Estate Administration and Disciplinary (READ) board by Gov. Bruce Rauner. Get the details.

REALTORS® Samonte, Difanis Honored at AREAA Gala

Illinois REALTORS® Matt Difanis received a Member of the Year Award from the Asian Real Estate Association of America Chicago Chapter Thursday. The event honored 2018 AREAA President Maurel Samonte, a REALTOR® with EXP Realty in Chicago. Find out more.

Donate a Brick to Bicentennial Plaza in Time for Grand Opening

Brick donations submitted by March 1 will be among the first series of bricks laid for the opening of Bicentennial Plaza - A REALTOR® Community Partnership. Visit the online site to complete your brick donation, where you can see your brick before payment and find key FAQs. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of history!

Remind Students of April Deadlines for REEF Scholarships and Grants

The Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation offers seven scholarships and one grant that have deadlines in April. Some are for college students and others are for REALTORS® who want more out of their careers. If you or a colleague are interested in more information, visit ilreef.org today.

AP Article Suggests Redlining Still Exists

In today's Chicago Tribune, an Associated Press article, "Modern Day Redlining: How Banks Block People of Color from Homeownership," contends that even 50 years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, discrimination occurs. 

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