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Your Vote Could Help Their Nonprofits Get Additional 'Good Neighbor' Grants

Illinois REALTORS® can help Jack Persin and Michael LaFargue win additional grant money for their local nonprofit organizations during the NAR Good Neighbor Award Web Choice competition, which runs through Sept. 28. Persin of Baird & Warner in Naperville, supports Naperville Responds for Veterans. LaFargue of Coldwell Banker Residential in Chicago supports the West Chesterfield Community Association. Both were named as Good Neighbor finalists Thursday.

REALTORS® Encourage Park Forest Home Inspection Reforms

Park Forest residents are being urged to pressure village leaders to change a policy that delays the results of municipal home inspections until after a closing in some cases. Post cards have been mailed to residents as part of the campaign. Learn more.

Communicate Clearly When Your Advertising Information Is Based On Other Brokers' Transactions

REALTORS® can avoid legal and ethical issues with the advertising they use by logging in and reviewing "Dos and Don'ts Guide." One example is the way "sold" properties are referred to, while another is having the proper permission to use photos.

Thanks To All Who Participated in the RPAC Summer Cash Raffle!

More than $9,600 was raised for the REALTORS® Political Action Committee! Congratulations to our $500 cash winner, Jerry McCann, from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Peoria. RPAC funds go a long way to help fight battles locally, at our state legislature and in Congress. Have you invested yet this year? Just $20 makes a difference.
 (The Illinois REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) solicits contributions from Illinois REALTORS® members only.)

Forums and Installation Reception Added To Illinois REALTORS® Fall Business Meeting Schedule

Open forums and the 2019 Illinois REALTORS® Board & Officers Installation Reception have been added to the schedule for the Illinois REALTORS® Fall Business Meetings, Oct. 2-4 in Lombard. The Oct. 4 installation reception replaces the 102nd Annual Illinois REALTORS® Inaugural Gala. The forums and reception are open to all attendees and Major Investors. Read more.

Watch Video of Bicentennial Plaza's Dedication

Want a quick review of all the sights and sounds of the Bicentennial Plaza Dedication without the heat and humidity in Springfield that day? Check out our video.

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