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Governor, REALTORS® Help Foster Business With Japan Through Conference

Illinois REALTORS®, Intersect Illinois, Gov. Bruce Rauner and  Illinois business leaders aimed to strengthen relationships with their Japanese counterparts during the 50th Midwest U.S. -- Japan Association Conference in Omaha last week. President Matt Difanis provides analysis. Visit the official conference site for more about its history.

REALTORS® End-of-session Report Summarizes 2018 Legislation

Less than 25 percent of the legislation that affected private property rights or the real estate industry was eventually signed into law in 2018, according to the Illinois REALTORS® End-of-session Report. Members can go here, scroll down the page and choose 2018 End-of-session Report.

REALTORS® Restore Rain Garden at Famous Frank Lloyd Wright House

Visitors at the historic Frank Lloyd Wright house in Kankakee can appreciate the rejuvenated rain garden thanks to work of Kankakee-Iroquois-Ford Association of REALTORS® (KIFAR) in 2017. Volunteers planted new foliage outside the B. Harley Bradley House to celebrate area history during the Illinois Bicentennial and beyond. Find out more.

Online Votes Still Needed in Good Neighbor Web Choice Contest

Your online vote can help Illinois REALTORS® Jack Persin, of Naperville, and Michael Lafargue, of Chicago, win additional grant money for the local nonprofit organizations they support. Both have been named 2018 NAR Good Neighbor finalists for their volunteer work in their communities. Additional Web Choice Awards will earn three finalists with the most online votes more money for their charities. Vote for Persin and LaFargue through Sept. 28.

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