A look at what’s featured in the July issue of Illinois REALTOR® magazine

Illinois REALTOR magazine July 2012

About the cover: More than 400 REALTO RS® took part in the 2012 lobby day in Springfield, March 27. Members participated in a group photo at the base of the Abraham Lincoln statue outside the Illinois Capitol, before packing the rotunda as they met with state leaders. (Photo by Terry Farmer Photography)

The Future of MLS

What’s next for MLS? Experts say… Listing information at your fingertips from your mobile device no matter your location, a wider array of specialty features to choose from and the ability to send your listings to hundreds of sites on the Web through syndication. Technology and market demand have brought changes to Multiple Listing Services (MLS) and more are always on the horizon.

Top Producers:
What It Takes for Success in the “New Normal”

It has been a long road to a housing market recovery. Are we there yet? Illinois REALTOR® talked to several top-producing Illinois REALTORS® who remain at the top of their game post-recession to find out what they’ve done to adapt and thrive.

7 Things You Need to Know About Rentals and Property Management

If there has been one bright spot in the housing market in recent years, it’s been in the rental sector. Hesitant consumers choosing to rent rather than buy, underwater owners pushed out of homeownership through foreclosure or short sales and tightened credit rules that make it harder to obtain financing have played a role in pushing the number of people renting higher.

Illinois REALTOR® members:
Watch for your print issue to hit your mailbox in the next few days! Read online: www.illinoisrealtor.org/magazine

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About Kara Kienzler

Kara Kienzler is Webmaster/Communications Coordinator for the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR). She serves as Webmaster for the IAR websites including www.illinoisrealtor.org and www.yourillinoishome.com. She is responsible for the design, layout, printing and online strategy of IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine, e-newsletters and other publications, and assists with new releases, issues research, surveys and speechwriting. She also plans and develops content for the IAR blog at www.iarbuzz.com and coordinates the Illinois REALTOR® magazine Twitter account content at ILREALTORmag. She coordinates the Leadership Directory and serves as co-liaison to the Illinois Young Professionals Network.

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