Morning Minute: Illinois REALTORS® ready to rally for homeownership

Illinois REALTORS® will be joining thousands of REALTORS® from around the country on May 17 to rally for homeownership and the real estate industry in Washington, D.C., Chicago Agent Magazine reports.

Jon Broadbooks, director of communications for the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR), said a strong showing of  Illinois REALTORS® and IAR leadership will be among the crowd, with more watching the event online.

The present real estate market, Broadbooks said, will be a huge focus of the rally, and REALTORS® are hoping to draw attention to the interdependent relationship between housing and lending.

“This is about helping [prospective buyers] realize the American Dream,” Broadbooks said.

 

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Associate Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Associate Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.