Breakfast with a congressman: Illinois REALTORS® start day with LaHood meeting

REALTOR® Ed Neaves meets with U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood at a breakfast meeting with Illinois REALTORS® in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2016.

REALTOR® Ed Neaves meets with U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood at a breakfast meeting with Illinois REALTORS® in Washington, D.C., on May 12, 2016.

Illinois REALTORS® met with U.S. Rep. Darin LaHood on Thursday, May 12, 2016, kicking off a second day of meetings in Washington, D.C.

LaHood, who was sworn into office after a special election last year, is one of the newest representatives in Congress, but he has a long record of working with REALTORS® on private property issues. As a state lawmaker Illinois REALTORS® often worked with him on issues affecting the business.

LaHood also presented a proclamation at Illinois REALTORS®’ 100th anniversary celebration in Springfield in April.

Federal Coordinator Pat McCarthy led a discussion with LaHood which included a discussion on G-fees, the 1031 Like-Kind Exchange and availability of credit for homebuyers.

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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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