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Thank you, Illinois REALTORS® for another successful Capitol Conference in Springfield!

A record number of Illinois REALTORS® registered for the 2019 Capitol Conference "REALTOR® Lobby Day" in Springfield Tuesday and showed why REALTOR® advocacy is important. The more than 700 REALTORS® from around the state met with legislators and reminded them of their commitment to consumers, communities and private property rights. Find full event coverage on the blog and check out all of the photos on our Facebook page. Tag yourself and share your photos from #ILRealtorLobbyDay!


Jeffrey Baker named Deputy Chief Executive Officer 

Baker's selection positions him to replace Illinois REALTORS®' current CEO Gary Clayton, when he retires at the end of 2020. Read more.

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Pat McCarthy honored with Political Involvement Award

Congratulations to Pat McCarthy, a broker associate with RE/MAX Traders Unlimited in Peoria, who was named the recipient of the 2018 Political Involvement Award Tuesday during the Illinois REALTORS® Capitol Conference. The award honors achievements and excellence in political and grassroots involvement. McCarthy, pictured left, received the award from President-elect Ed Neaves.

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Illinois REALTOR® of the Year Drews: Tell your story

Monday's REALTOR® of the Year banquet in Springfield honored 2019 state honoree Michael D. Drews and 21 REALTORS® chosen to represent their local associations. REALTORS® of the Year exhibit industry excellence and Drews urged them to tell the story of all they do for real estate and private property rights. Read more and find photos and a list of local REALTORS® of the Year.


2019 After Renewal FAQs for Managing Brokers

Now that the 2019 license renewal deadline has passed, managing brokers may have questions. Illinois REALTORS® Licensing & Training Center has answers to assist you.

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Video: Celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Lincoln's Home Ownership on May 2

Licensed Illinois REALTORS® can celebrate the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln purchasing his home in Springfield with FREE admission (with ID) into the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Thursday. The event includes historical reenactors and special Lincoln Home artifacts that tell the homeownership story of Abraham Lincoln. Watch a video to learn more about the only home Lincoln ever owned

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