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Real Estate License Act signed into law

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed the Real Estate License Act (RELA) into law, a move that strengthens rules for training and professionalism and enhances consumer protections.  But the rule-making process on some elements could take months. Get the details.

Local government consolidation bills signed by governor

Three government consolidation bills become law

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed three bills that support the reduction of tax-funded local government units in the state: House Bill 348, House Bill 3369 and Senate Bill 90. The bills have effective dates of Aug. 9, July 19 and Jan. 1, 2020, respectively. Learn more


Alexander County added to list of areas eligible for IRRF flooding recovery assistance

The Illinois REALTORS® Relief Foundation and the Egyptian Board of REALTORS® announced last week that residents of Alexander County are eligible to apply for assistance through a charitable foundation that helps areas hit by natural disasters. Find out more.


REALTORS® share concerns with U.S. representatives at Let's Talk Real Estate events

REALTORS® gathered at two Let’s Talk Real Estate events late last week to ask questions and discuss issues such as National Flood Insurance Program reforms, government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) reforms, healthcare and public infrastructure with U.S. Reps. Raja Krishnamoorthi and Robin Kelly. Find out more.

Photos of four REALTORS who provide tips on a YPN podcast

Next up on the YPN Podcast -- networking

According to a survey of members of the Illinois Young Professionals Network, most successful REALTORS® use networking to find leads and sales. Find out how. Listen to the podcast now.