Posts tagged "NAR"

No Smoke on the Horizon(!) and Early Summer Festivals!

I attended a national Association of Realtors (NAR) meeting where I serve on the Governmental Affairs Committee.  One of the key points of discussion is the growing movement in Condo Associations to consider adopting bylaws that will ban smoking in the entire building.  One building in the Gold Coast has already passed such a restriction.... Read more »

Real Estate Stats and Beautiful Holiday Views!

The Illinois branch of the National Association of Realtors released a report showing three consecutive months of stability in the median home price for Illinois.  Sales for November were down compared to November of 2009 but it is important to consider that the original deadline for the Homebuyer Tax Credit was the end of November... Read more »

November Charity Events and Real Estate News

I was reflecting recently on the wonderful generosity and support that people are showing for good causes.  A ‘heartfelt’ campaign is under way for the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Hospital.  Around 200 acrylic Hearts will be decorated between now and February and then they will be placed at prominent intersections and important public spaces... Read more »
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Chicago Music and Real Estate News

A friend of mine recently went to see Bob Dylan at the Riviera Theater in Uptown, and it struck me that Chicago has the best variety of music venues in the country.  We have great music every night of the week!       We have made the most out of the old movie theaters... Read more »