89 days ’til the tax credit ends

The National Association of REALTORS® estimates close to 2 million first-time buyers will take advantage of the $8,000 tax credit this year…and the clock is ticking! To qualify the transaction must close on or before November 30.

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Check out the tax credit countdown ticker at www.YourillinoisHome.com and find a link to the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s Home Start loan program, which includes an optional Tax Credit Advance Loan – a zero-interest, short-term loan that can be used toward a down payment and then repaid when buyers receive their tax credits.

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About Ann Londrigan

Ann Londrigan is Director of Association Outreach and Marketing for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She is responsible for increasing member engagement in and awareness for IAR Governmental Affairs and the RVOICE program as well as increasing participation in the REALTORS® Political Action Committee. She is responsible for overall marketing plans for IAR member benefits, educational products and events and is the content manager for IAR's Facebook page and LinkedIn discussion group. She manages the IAR Welcome Center, serves as staff liaison to the University of Illinois Regional Economics Applications Laboratory, and coordinates the IAR housing stats program.

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