Real Estate Policies
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 Act.
This year’s release of the CREW Network’s benchmark study shows some backsliding in the industry, though there were a few bright spots as well.
Brokers often assume they already know what they need to be successful landlords, only to find themselves in over their heads on their first rental. Here are a few common missteps and important tasks to keep in mind.
The move to replace the term “master” with “primary” in property descriptions sparked a wide-ranging discussion within the industry as to the impact of such changes, and whether or not they really target the core issue of structural racism in the real estate industry.
The National Association of Realtors is increasing its efforts to address discrimination and bias in the industry, following a Newsday investigation and nationwide protests.
In a survey sent to the more than 100,000 readers of Agent Publishing’s magazines, agents and brokers sounded off about a change that some real estate companies and associations are making, as well as other moves that might make the industry more inclusive.
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 why.
As the divide between African American and white homeownership increases, the National Association of Realtors is working to educate Realtors on discrimination and stimulate homeownership.
As our city recovers from devastating riots, one agent has some ideas for how to fix the underlying problems that sparked them in the first place.
IDFPR’s Division of Real Estate released a new document outlining how agents and brokerages can reopen offices and conduct business within the new phase of the Restore Illinois plan.