IDX Broker software utilized on the website of Chicago Realtor Karl Schlehofer brings listings...

EUGENE, OR - July 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) listings are now available on the website of Karl Schlehofer, thanks to his partnership with IDX, Inc. and his use of their premier service, IDX Broker software. The benefits of adopting a customized IDX solution include making the buying process simpler and more efficient for brokers, agents buyers and sellers. Never before has it been easier to find a home online than now on his website, thanks to IDX Broker software.

A custom IDX solution simplifies online home search for Chicago residents and potential buyers...

EUGENE, OR - June 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor Karen Schwieger has updated her professional website, thanks to IDX, Inc. and their IDX software. With the ability to draw raw listing data off of the Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) listings, the IDX Broker software then displays these properties conveniently her website. Now, it is easier than ever before for home seekers in Chicago, Illinois to get matched with a property that suits them, with the technology utilized on the Crane Chicago website.

The Chicago Real Estate Search is Made Easier With the Addition of IDX Broker...

EUGENE, OR - May 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Property Economics and AJ Leekha have chosen IDX, Inc. and the IDX Broker software to update their real estate website. With the help of the Midwest Real Estate Data MLS (MRED), thousands of listings can now be displayed on Leekha's website. This convenient technology allows potential home buyers to view every listing in the Chicago, Illinois area, without having to leave Leekha's website. MRED data syncs with Leekha's listings, to present home seekers with the largest and most complete set of property listings around.

IDX Broker Provides Kipp Blackburns Clients with Quick and Easy Access to their Own...

EUGENE, OR - May 3, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kipp Blackburn with @ Properties in Chicago, Illinois has recently made the decision to hire the services of IDX, Inc. to enhance, optimize and completely alter his online real estate website, by incorporating their highly customizable IDX Broker software. Blackburn wanted a drastic change to his online business, to set him apart from his competitors, and by choosing IDX, he can now offer his website visitors a much more well-rounded, pleasant and informative online property search experience. He wanted to show off the big, bold and elegant city of Chicago in a manner that would do it justice, and by enabling home seekers to browse some of the cities finest and most highly demanded properties, he is doing just that

Alan Savage Increases the Visibility of his Real Estate Listings Throughout the Web with...

EUGENE, OR - April 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. happily welcomes today, their newest client addition, Alan Savage of Naperville, Illinois, in joining the continuously growing network of real estate agents and brokers opting to improve, enhance and optimize their websites, with the help of a highly customizable IDX Broker solution. A realtor with Chase Real Estate, Savage is an active member of the Midwest Real Estate Data MLS (MRED). With the unique and one-of-a-kind connection that this IDX software has with local Multiple Listing Service's (MLS), Savage is able to immediately and prominently display an endless amount of the most up-to-date MRED listing information, directly onto his own personal website, eliminating the time and hassle for consumers, that would normally have to navigate elsewhere. Potential home buyers also have the option to specificy what they are looking for in their new property, and will only be shown properties that match their personal specifications, creating a simple and efficient online real estate search process.

Senator Roland Burris Announces Recovery Act Funding for Water System Improvement Projects in Illinois...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- United States Senator Roland W. Burris today announced that American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds from the Department of Agriculture are being allocated to Illinois rural communities for water system projects to enhance water quality and improve sanitation services. These projects will provide construction jobs and improve water systems infrastructure in rural areas

State Regulators Announce Early Results from Sex Offender Match Program

CHICAGO, IL - January 27, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) today announced it had indefinitely suspended the licenses of Edward Kent, a Real Estate Broker and Associate Appraiser who had been convicted of a crime that caused his name to be placed in the Illinois Sex Offender Database. After receiving a complaint about Mr. Kent, the Department undertook to compare its more than one million licensees against that database.

About half of all home fires are caused by heating equipment

OSFM offers safety tips, highlights dangers with furnaces, fireplaces and space heaters. SPRINGFIELD, IL - January 20, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fires and nearly half of all home fires occur during the winter months, according to the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM)

Schock Joins Bipartisan Effort to Urge President to Release LIHEAP Funds

Washington, DC - January 12, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) joined 132 of his colleagues in writing to President Barack Obama this week, requesting he release emergency funds from the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

New Web site creates Illinois ‘hub for housing’

CHICAGO, IL - January 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new free bilingual Web site ( featuring statewide property listings is available now to help Illinois residents find their next rental home. was created by the administration of Governor Pat Quinn to allow users to search through a range of features to find a home that fit their needs

IEMA Urges People to Test Homes for Radon during Lung Cancer Awareness Month in...

Radon Poster Contest launched to increase awareness of radon hazards. SPRINGFIELD, IL - November 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is encouraging people to check their homes this month for a radioactive gas that is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Radon gas, which comes from the decay of naturally-occurring uranium in the soil, has been found in homes in every county in Illinois.

Home Electronics Training in Chicago Area July 12–14

INDIANAPOLIS - June 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) will deliver education for electronic systems professionals, both rookie and veteran, at an upcoming event hosted by Capitol Sales Company in the Chicago area July 12–14. CEDIA University (CU) On the Road will travel to the Capitol Sales Learning Institute™ – Regional Outreach event in Itasca, Il., to offer core courses from three CEDIA University colleges. The event will also feature product training from top manufacturers and a certification opportunity from the Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA).

Catylist and Corporate Connection Online Launch Commercial Real Estate Listing Service

Catylist Inc, a Chicago-based software company, and Corporate Connection Online Inc., a Chicago-based market research company, have partnered to create a new commercial real...

Simple Living, Inc. Offers Luxury Lifestyle Moving Services for Chicagoans Moving Into a New...

Full service, luxury lifestyle moving services comes to Chicago, complete with your own personal chef on move-in day. For those moving into a new...


Investigation by CHA and HUD Inspectors General ends with guilty plea...

The Chicago Housing Authority will receive restitution for money stolen by a former contractor and her husband after the pair pleaded guilty to stealing funds intended for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, a crime that was exposed following an investigation by the CHA’s Office of the Inspector General.



The Sky’s the Limit as Realtors® Gather in Chicago

The National Association of Realtors® kicks off its annual conference in Chicago today with a focus on education and opportunity. More than 20,000 Realtors® and guests from around the world are expected to attend the 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, which runs through November 6 at McCormick Place convention center.

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Quigley Fights to Expand Affordable Housing and Protect Vital Infrastructure Investments

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