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Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019 Board of Directors

Are you interested in serving on the Illinois REALTORS® Board of Directors?The association will be accepting applications for six positions on its 2019 board and President Matt Difanis lays out  who should consider applying in a new video. Watch the video and find the form, campaign rules and the criteria for selection here.The deadline to apply is April 15.

Transition Plan Accommodates Lack of License Act Rules

The new Real Estate License Act went into effect on Jan. 1, but the administrative rules needed to implement the changes have not been updated, creating a conflict between current regulations and the active, new law. In the March issue of DR Legal, Illinois REALTORS® Associate General Counsel and Director of Legal Services Jeffrey T. Baker covers what REALTORS® need to know in this time of transition. 

Heffron, Velkme, Healy Will Be Recognized at April 9 ROTY Banquet

Among the 23 local association REALTORS® of the Year who will be honored at the 37th Annual REALTOR® of the Year Banquet on April 9 in Springfield are Jana Heffron of Peoria, Andy Velkme of Naperville and Carrie Healy of Winnetka. You can order tickets and find out more about these standout REALTORS®.

Brokers Can Complete CE Online with No Exams for License Renewal

Brokers, have you completed your education requirements for license renewal?  If you were licensed prior to Feb.1, 2016, you need to take 12 hours of state-approved CE in order to renew your license by the April 30, 2018 deadline. Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center online and live courses no longer require course exams! Take the 12-hour online CE package from your home or office for just $89 or individual online CE courses for $22.95 per course.  

Join the Fight at REALTOR® Lobby Day

Your statehouse lobbyists Greg St. Aubin and Julie Sullivan have been reviewing THOUSANDS of bills introduced in the General Assembly for their impact on the business of real estate. JOIN THE FIGHT for homeowners, landlords and private property rights. They’ll need your help on REALTOR® Lobby Day to promote or help stop our biggest challenges. Register for your FREE member benefit by April 2.

Get on Board with RPAC for a Chance to Win $500

There are three easy ways to protect your bottom line. One - get out and vote on March 20. Two - come to REALTOR® Lobby Day, April 10th. Three - Invest in your business by investing in RPAC. Just $20 can make a difference. BONUS: By investing you will be entered in the “Get on Board with RPAC” raffle for a chance to win $500 cash. (Disclaimer: The Illinois REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) solicits contributions from Illinois REALTORS® members only.) 

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