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News and perspectives from the Illinois REALTORS® state association including the Illinois real estate market, legislation, education, ethics and member insights on Illinois real estate issues.

News and perspectives from the Illinois REALTORS® state association including the Illinois real estate market, legislation, education, ethics and member insights on Illinois real estate issues.
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News and perspectives from the Illinois REALTORS® state association including the Illinois real estate market, legislation, education, ethics and member insights on Illinois real estate issues.

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English


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Why you should apply for Illinois REALTORS®' Leadership Development Class

9/6/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® has a program which seeks to build and support new leaders. Called the Leadership Development Program, this series of courses provides insight into association management, advocacy an communication skills necessary for volunteers. Illinois REALTORS® Bob Eby and Debbie Pawlowicz talk about what they got out of the program, and why Illinois REALTORS® should consider applying.

Duration:00:10:08

YPN Networking Tips

8/12/2019
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Illinois YPN: Brian Kwilosz on being deliberate in your networking [1:27]; Connie Vavra on building your referral network at REALTOR® events [4:43]; Rasheed Shofidiya on networking is your net worth [12:13]; Christine Coleman says don’t be a secret agent [19:20].

Duration:00:28:27

Expo REAL and and opportunities to grow your commercial portfolio

8/7/2019
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Caton Commercial CEO Bill Caton discusses Expo REAL, which is a massive European real estate trade show and conference held in Munich, Oct. 7-9. Caton says that the visit to Munich would benefit a commercial practitioner, no matter what stage of their career they are in. Illinois REALTORS and NICAR are offering stipends to cover the cost of registering for the event. Illinois REALTORS® can register here.

Duration:00:08:03

Why REALTORS® should be aware of impending Just Housing rules in Cook County

8/1/2019
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The Illinois REALTORS®' advocacy team is working with the Cook County Human Relations Committee on a new Just Housing ordinance which was passed by the Cook County Board earlier this year. In the August edition of the Illinois REALTORS Podcast, Mike Scobey, Illinois REALTORS senior director of local advocacy and global programs explains the ordinance, and why members engaged in property management and leasing should pay close attention to the ordinance.

Duration:00:09:43

Germany trip combines CIPS instruction, global real estate experience

8/1/2019
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Getting a CIPS designation requires coursework and a commitment to learning the ins and outs of the international real estate business. Illinois REALTORS® and the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of REALTORS® are providing three $1,500 stipends for practitioners to obtain coursework toward their CIPS (Certified International Property Specialist) designation and travel to Munich, Germany to attend Expo REAL, which is a large real estate trade show. Caton Commercial Real Estate CEO...

Duration:00:13:24

Apply for a CIPS stipend program in Germany; Just Housing ordinance in Cook County

8/1/2019
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The August edition of the Illinois REALTORS® podcast talks with Bill Caton, CEO of Caton Commercial Real Estate in Chicago about a stipend program which combines classroom learning toward a CIPS designation and a visit to a premiere real estate trade show in Germany. Illinois REALTORS® Mike Scobey, senior director of local advocacy and global programs, explains why changes by the Cook County Board on how applicants for rental housing are screened could have an impact on our members.

Duration:00:23:00

Meet Illinois REALTORS® Deputy CEO Jeffrey T. Baker

7/16/2019
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Jeffrey T. Baker will be only the fourth leader in Illinois REALTORS® history when he takes over as CEO in 2021. Baker shares with us his professional journey from working in public policy, to a legal career and now preparing to lead a 50,000-member association.

Duration:00:10:01

Changes you need to be aware of to the Real Estate License Act

7/15/2019
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The Real Estate License Act went through its once-a-decade rewrite in the spring session of the Illinois General Assembly. Illinois REALTORS® Chief Legal Counsel Betsy Urbance discusses what changes are in store in this latest version of the Act, from education requirements to the age at which someone in the state can obtain a real estate license.

Duration:00:12:55

Meet Deputy CEO Jeffrey T. Baker; License Law update with Betsy Urbance

7/8/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® has appointed Jeffrey T. Baker as deputy CEO. Learn more about Baker's passion for politics and his journey to a role that puts him in line to be Illinois REALTORS® CEO. Also, Chief Legal Counsel Betsy Urbance walks members through the changes in the recently passed License Law.

Duration:00:22:51

REALTOR® FPCs: Making a difference for the real estate industry

6/19/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® has members assigned to work with the state's lawmakers to help them better understand the impact of housing policy changes. These volunteers met with each of the state's congressional delegation in May as part of annual NAR meetings. FPCs Nykea Pippion-McGriff and Max Mitchell share why they are FPCs and why the role the program plays is so important.

Duration:00:09:26

Helping military families find a new home in Illinois

6/19/2019
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Southern Illinois is home to Scott Air Force Base. The military presence means there is a constant influx of families transferred to the base, and that means REALTORS® have to make sure they know how to meet the special needs of this group of homebuyers and sellers. Illinois REALTORS® talks with two REALTORS® who hold the Military Relocation Professional designation through NAR about what they do to make these moves successful.

Duration:00:14:19

Missed the license renewal? Here's what you need to do

6/19/2019
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Illinois managing brokers had to renew their licenses by April 30, 2019. Most made the deadline, but if you were one of the few who did not, there are several immediate steps you need to take to comply with the state's license law. Illinois REALTORS® Director of Professional Development Young Brockhouse discusses the deadline and what can be done to address a missed deadline.

Duration:00:10:45

What you need to know about crime-free housing ordinances in Illinois

6/19/2019
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Many Illinois communities have turned to crime-free ordinances in an effort to cut down on violations in and near rental properties. But these ordinances have to be carefully drafted to make sure that there is due process and transparency for private property owners.

Duration:00:11:37

2019 Spring legislative session break down

6/10/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® chats with the association;s Springfield-based lobbying team about four notable victories for the real estate industry in the 2019 Spring legislative session. Listen to Greg St. Aubin, Julie Sullivan and Neil Malone break down the results.

Duration:00:27:04

Illinois REALTORS® has a delegation at SelectUSA

6/10/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® has a delegation at SelectUSA in Washington, D.C. Listen to Alex Ruggieri and Sharon Gorrell discuss the importance of helping market real estate at a large economic development conference.

Duration:00:09:21

Military Relocation Professionals/Crime-Free Ordinances

5/23/2019
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In a special Conference & Expo edition of the Illinois REALTORS® podcast, REALTORS® Angie Zahn and Steve Ellerbrake discuss how they help military families move and why the Military Relocation Professional designation has been helpful in their work near Scott Air Force Base. Later (14:50), REALTOR® Doug Hartman Jr. and Illinois REALTORS® Local Government Affairs Director Ron Deedrick talk about the pitfalls of so-called crime-free ordinances. (Total runtime: 26:27)

Duration:00:26:24

What if you missed the License Renewal Deadline?/NAR Mid-Year meetings

5/2/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® chats with the association's Vice President for Professional Development Young Brockhouse about what managing brokers can do if they missed the license renewal deadline on April 30. And (11:13) Illinois REALTORS® Nykea Pippion-McGriff and Max Mitchell talk about the Federal Political Coordinator program and upcoming legislative visits in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:20:31

Getting to MIPIM: Attendees tell what you need to know

3/19/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® wrapped up its visit to Cannes, France, on Friday where members were taking part in the international MIPIM real estate conference. Getting to France may seem daunting, but Marsha Collins-Mroz and Moses Hall said with advance planning it's possible to feel a lot more comfortable about making the cross-Atlantic journey. They shared tips on everything from booking flights early to what to do in case of a medical emergency. This is the fourth in a series of podcasts...

Duration:00:16:30

What's it like to be a first-time attendee at MIPIM?

3/19/2019
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Illinois REALTOR® Maurice Hampton has attended all five years of the conference with the association, and he admits that it was overwhelming at first. "People always say the first time they attend that it is so overwhelming," Hampton said. "That is the truth to the truth to the truth. ... When you get inside the Palais you realize just how important this conference is toi a lot of the real estate world." Hampton discusses his tips for making the most of the experience, and how to get the...

Duration:00:10:00

Repeat visits and networking are keys to the MIPIM experience

3/13/2019
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Illinois REALTORS® Alex Ruggieri and Andy Velkme said repeat visits and attention to networking are keys to making the MIPIM experience work. The pair have been attending the conference held annually in Cannes, France for several years.

Duration:00:19:17