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Help Illinois Celebrate Its 200th Birthday in Chicago Dec. 3

REALTORS® can celebrate Illinois' 200th Birthday Dec. 3 at a giant bash at Chicago's United Center. The event will feature performances by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Styx and Blues legend Buddy Guy. Plus, a host of Illinois celebrities will be on hand including Olympian Jackie Joyner Kersee, producer and actor Joe Mantegna and the Chicago Bears. Get your tickets now during a private sale which runs through Wednesday. Put "IL200BDAY" in the offer code box.
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Take Action on Flood Insurance Program Before It Lapses and Hurts the Housing Market

Did you know that if the National Flood Insurance Program lapses, 40,000 property sales a month are placed in jeopardy?  In Illinois, only four counties have never had a flood claim. Make sure your voice is heard so that Congress renews the program and Illinois property owners who depend on flood insurance will remain protected. Here's how.



Lights Make Flashy Debut at Bicentennial Plaza as Project's Completion Date Nears

Association staff members joined representatives of design and construction teams for a demonstration of the lights for the pedestrian walkway of Bicentennial Plaza, A REALTOR® Community Partnership. Watch the video that shows how strands of lights connecting 16 towers can be programed to change color and blink in pre-set patterns. Find out more.



Video: Watch a Legislative Wrap Up from Springfield

From rent control to home rule, a number of legislative proposals considered in the spring legislative session could have negatively affected real estate. In a new video, your Springfield lobbying team catches you up on another successful session.



Kick Off Your Summer and Get a Chance at Winning $500 Cash!

Enter the RPAC Summer Cash Raffle for a chance to win $500 cash and make a difference by investing in RPAC!  Invest in your business by investing in RPAC. Click here to get your chance in the raffle today! (Disclaimer: The Illinois REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) solicits contributions from Illinois REALTORS® members only.)

Illinois REALTORS® Office and Legal Hotline Closed for Independence Day

Illinois REALTORS® wishes you a safe and happy Independence Day! Although the association offices will be closed for the national holiday, it will reopen for business Thursday morning.

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Events

  • 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