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Call for Action! Urge State Lawmakers to Vote NO on Retainage Bill

lllinois REALTORS® is urging you to tell the General Assembly to vote against SB 3052, which would interfere with private, business-to-business contract negotiations. (Send an email to your state representative here). The bill, which is up for consideration by the full Illinois House this week, would negatively restructure how much a developer can "retain" in final payments on a construction project until the work is satisfactorily completed. Read more about the bill and answer the Call for Action now!

April Brings Gains in Illinois Home Sales and Median Prices 

Spring homebuyer demand pushed Illinois home sales into positive territory in April while median prices continued to outpace the year before, according to the Illinois REALTORS®' latest housing report. Find regional charts and a forecast at

Don't Wait! June 1 Deadline to Apply for Illinois REALTOR® Committees 

June 1 is the deadline to apply for state association committees. Still not sure about applying? Watch this video by President Matt Difanis.

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  • July 31 - Illinois REALTORS® Board of Directors Meeting - Westin Lombard
  • Aug. 26 - Bicentennial Plaza Dedication - Illinois REALTORS® Plaza in Springfield
  • Oct. 3 & 4 - Illinois REALTORS® Fall Business Meetings - Westin Lombard
  • Oct. 4 - Illinois REALTORS® Inaugural Gala - Westin Lombard