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Does Illinois License Act Require Disclosure of 'Haunted House?'

It's Halloween time and that prompts the perennial question of whether listing brokers must disclose the history of stigmatized properties, whether that includes ghosts, violent crimes or death. The answer is no, but Illinois REALTORS® General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Services Betsy Urbance offers additional insight into handling stigmatized properties.

Election 2018: Vote for REALTOR®-supported State and Local Candidates 

Get out the vote for pro-business, pro-private property rights candidates in the Nov. 6 election. Find the full list of Opportunity Race and Independent Expenditure Race candidates supported by Illinois REALTORS®. Read more in-depth candidate profiles on the Illinois REALTORS®' blog.

8 Days Until Oct. 31 Deadline for Branch Office and Entity License Renewal

Licensees who have branch office, broker corporation, broker partnership or limited liability firm licenses must renew online with IDFPR on or before the Oct. 31, 2018 deadline. Learn about requirements

Difanis Honored with Titan Award for  Diversity Outreach Efforts

Illinois REALTORS® Immediate Past President Matt Difanis was recently honored for his work promoting diversity with a Titan award from the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Industry Partners, a coalition of real estate industry groups. 

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  • Nov. 2-5 - NAR REALTORS® Conference & Expo, Boston
  • Jan. 8 - Professional Standards, Illinois REALTORS® Plaza, Springfield
  • Jan. 9 - Professional Standards, Drury Lane, Oak Brook
  • Jan. 21-24 - Public Policy Meetings, Embassy Suites, East Peoria