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Video: Price Increases, Low Inventory, Interest Rates Provide Reasons for REALTOR® Mid-year Optimism

Six Illinois REALTORS® provide insights about the housing market within their territories, citing several reasons for optimism on the part of either buyers or sellers. Find out how your colleagues experiences during the first six months compare to your own and consider how those experiences will affect the coming months.

Time Is Running Out on Renewal of National Flood Insurance Program

Join the more than 2,500 REALTORS® across the state who've told their congressional representatives to renew the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) by July 31 deadline. Two local associations have exceeded the 20 percent participation threshold on the National Association of REALTORS® Call for Action so far, and 10 others have passed 13 percent. Failure to renew this program will jeopardize 40,000 property sales a month. Act now!

REALTORS® Share First-time Experiences from MIPIM

Betty Milam, Andy Velkme and Vicky Silvano brought different experiences and different approaches to their first MIPIM event in France in March. All three consulate general liaisons willingly shared their thoughts in this blog post. Find out how they benefited from participating.

Chicago REALTORS® Build Bicentennial Community Garden

To celebrate the state's 200th birthday, the Chicago Association of REALTORS® (CAR) partnered with the Peterson Garden Project to create the Bicentennial Garden at Global Garden in Chicago. Find out more about this project and find links to other legacy projects that local associations around the state have assisted.

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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