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COVID-19  Can’t  Stop Me!
COVID-19 Can’t Stop Me!

Acknowledging the vast opportunities that real estate does offer, a former Los Angeles wedding planner, a Chicago Mercantile Exchange trader and a suburban Chicago millennial all launched their real estate careers just before the onslaught of the worldwide deadly...

Why professionalism is more  important than ever during a pandemic
Why professionalism is more important than ever during a pandemic

"COVID-19 has changed much of how we do our work from day to day, but it shouldn’t change our attention to common courtesies. If anything, clear communication with colleagues and clients is more pressing today than it was a year...

Updates and changes to the Real Estate  License Act
Updates and changes to the Real Estate License Act

Mario Treto, director Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Division of Real Estate, shares the highlights of the changes to the Real Estate License...

Recovering rent amid the COVID-19 crisis
Recovering rent amid the COVID-19 crisis

While landlords might be tempted to turn to collection agencies to try to recoup rent owed by delinquent tenants after the financial hardships caused by the coronavirus-related shutdowns, that might not be the best course of action. Find out...

Trends Chicagoland brokers are seeing with first-time homebuyers
Trends Chicagoland brokers are seeing with first-time homebuyers

See what Chicagoland brokers have to say about working with first-time homebuyers....

How to make the most of the switch to virtual tours
How to make the most of the switch to virtual tours

Despite the current economic downturn, people are still buying and selling homes, and agents are adopting technology to inform and empower their buyers in the same way they had...

How real estate agents can ensure safe home inspections during the COVID-19 crisis
How real estate agents can ensure safe home inspections during the COVID-19 crisis

One local home inspector weighs in on the difficulties of doing his job during the coronavirus pandemic....

Government-backed loan program is just the beginning
Government-backed loan program is just the beginning

Small business owners could help keep their businesses running through a combination of Paycheck Protection Program loans and private...

The bizarre impact of coronavirus on local home sales
The bizarre impact of coronavirus on local home sales

Money.com sheds some light on how the coronavirus is impacting the U.S. real estate...

Becoming an agent of change
Becoming an agent of change

As a real estate professional, you’re more than just a broker. You’re an active member of your community with a unique understanding of what makes it great — and what could make it even better. That’s the motivation behind the...

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