Illinois REALTORS® – take advantage of these member resources to help make your business a success. If you’ve been following our Facebook page, you’ve seen these one day at a time as we count down the 12 Days of Christmas.
Day #1 – Free Legal Webinars. Six times a year, Illinois REALTORS® can login and listen to our Legal Hotline Attorney and Transaction Helpline Attorney talk about recent legislation and recent cases affecting real estate.
Day #2 – Free forms. Illinois REALTORS® has an updated list of forms to cover most of your real estate transactions, such as the Residential Real Property Disclosure Report. The forms are updated to reflect the latest legislative developments, too.
Day #3 – Free Inman Real Estate News subscription. This daily news service provides extensive coverage of real estate news and trends.
Day #4 – The REALTORS® Relief Foundation helps you or your clients if your property is affected by a natural disaster.
Day #5 – Free training fulfills Code of Ethics requirement. If you need training by Dec. 31, this online option will work.
Day #6 – Free Tax Tips with Chris Bird on Dec. 19. Make sure you join this Facebook Live event, as the instructor and former IRS agent shares 10 deductions to maximize your tax benefits.
Day #7 – Free consumer handouts. Be the informative resource and trusted advisor for your clients when you download and distribute fliers about carbon dioxide detectors, affordable mortgages and more.
Day #8 – Free manuals and guides. If you’re getting ready to organize your year-end records, download the Sample Office Policy Manual to get a guide for record retention and destruction.
Day #9 – Free advertising guide. Avoid headaches and potential fines by following state and code of ethics rules by downloading “24 Things to Do (and Not Do) When Marketing Your Business.”
Day #10 – NAR’s REALTOR® Benefits Program. Stay in touch with clients, stand out from competitors and generate new referrals with these great perks.
Day #11 – Market Statistics. Illinois REALTORS® stay informed and gain a competitive edge over competitors with monthly Illinois housing and pricing trends and forecasts. You can use our infographics to share with clients and prospects, too.
Day #12 – Ombudsman program. The Illinois REALTORS® Ombudsman Program helps with member-to-member and consumer-to-member dispute resolution, solving transaction issues before they escalate.
Happy Holidays from your state association!