Illinois real estate instructors learn latest updates in IAR training workshop

Workshop presenters included Betsy Urbance, Lynn Madison and Jill Johnson.

The IAR Licensing & Training Center offered a one-day Instructor Development Workshop today in Springfield and two local associations (via videoconference). The Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) workshop was an opportunity for Illinois continuing education and pre-license instructors to learn the latest legal issues, training techniques and industry issues.

Presenters included: Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation Real Estate Coordinator Jill Johnson, IAR Instructor Lynn Madison and IAR Hotline Attorney Betsy Urbance.

Today’s workshop topics included:

  • Common mistakes and misconceptions Brokers and Managing Brokers have about the real estate business
  • “Heard it in the Classroom” instructor training techniques
  • Top ten issues from the IAR Legal Hotline
  • Top enforcement issues and examiner findings from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)
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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior 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.