Illinois REALTORS® meet with elected officials in Washington, D.C.

Illinois REALTORS® were in Washington, D.C., this week to lobby for private property rights. Among those in attendance at a meeting with U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (far right) were former IAR president Pat Dalessandro, IAR President-elect Mike Drews and Federal Political Coordinator Max Mitchell. Photo/Sharon Gorrell

Illinois REALTORS® joined their counterparts in several other states to lobby for private property rights on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., this week.

Illinois REALTORS® await the beginning of a meeting while in Washington, D.C., this week. as part of a visit by the REALTOR® Great Lakes Caucus. Photo/Brian Bernardoni

The visit was part of an effort by the REALTOR® Great Lakes Caucus, which encompasses Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Meetings were held with members of Illinois’ delegation, including U.S. Reps. Rodney Davis and Daniel Lipinski.

Among topics discussed: Keeping FHA financing affordable, expending rural lending opportunities and keeping the 1031 Exchange.


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About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Vice President/Communications for Illinois REALTORS®. He serves as editor of online and print content for the association’s communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts spokesperson training seminars and oversees website development for the Association.

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