Illinois Association of REALTORS® Fall Conference & Expo

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Members of the media are invited to attend the IAR Fall Conference & Expo to meet with Illinois real estate professionals and REALTOR® association leaders and gain perspective on the market and industry trends. Media may attend any session. Find a complete schedule and additional information at

IDHR and Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing Unveil Fair Housing Webinar Series

CHICAGO - July 25, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) and the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing today announced the release of a new Fair Housing Webinar series funded as a partnership project by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. The series of webinars covers major fair housing issues and is designed to educate stakeholders and the general public about fair housing law under federal law as well as the Illinois Human Rights Act.

Realty Executives Hosts Charitable Event

Westmont, IL - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realty Executives of Illinois, Executive Council hosted "BOO~ling For Wishes" on Wednesday October 24. There were over 70 Halloween costumed guests in attendance for Cosmic Bowling, raffles, and a live auction at the Brunswick Zone.

Illinois Wins National Housing Award for Program that Helps Homebuyers, Rebuilds Communities Hit by...

CHICAGO, IL - October 29, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- As communities across the country look for ways to rebuild in the aftermath of foreclosures, a number of them in Illinois are getting a boost from an innovative program that has been recognized for excellence at a national housing conference.

Daniel B. Teitelbaum Joins Pircher, Nichols & Meeks

Torrance, CA - October 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Daniel B. Teitelbaum has joined the national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks as an associate in the Chicago office. In his new position, he will be engaged in real estate financing, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as leasing

Susan V. Kai Joins Pircher, Nichols & Meeks

Torrance, CA - October 9, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks has hired Susan V. Kai as an associate in its Chicago office. In her new position, she will be engaged in real estate financing, acquisitions and dispositions, as well as leasing.

David C. Presser Joins Pircher, Nichols & Meeks

Torrance, CA - May 31, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- David C. Presser has joined national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks as an associate in its Chicago office. In his new position, he will focus on corporate transactions and private equity.

State Commerce Director Announces Capital Funding for Second Round of Green Jobs Training Grants

CHICAGO, IL - January 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Director Warren Ribley today announced $3,398,444 in capital funding to ten organizations that will train nearly 700 weatherization specialists across the state as part of the second phase of the Urban Weatherization Initiative (UWI). UWI is the nation's first state-funded weatherization program and one of the largest job creation initiatives to date for urban communities in Illinois. Governor Quinn kicked-off the first phase the multi-year green jobs training program last September by announcing the first round of funding for home energy audit training with national certification.

Illinois REALTORS® to gather for education and networking in St. Charles, Oct. 11-13

SPRINGFIELD, IL - August 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- REALTORS® and other real estate professionals from throughout Illinois will gather October 11-13, 2011, for the Illinois Association of REALTORS® (IAR) 95th Annual Convention and Expo at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles.

Millie Rosenbloom, Chuck Goro, @properties Take Top Honors at Agents’ Choice Award

Chicago, IL - November 5, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chicago Agent magazine honored 15 exceptional companies and individuals on Nov. 3 in a ceremony celebrating the magazine’s fifth annual Agents’ Choice Awards. The awards ceremony event was held at Aquae Sulis in Lincoln Park. Over 150 guests were in attendance, representing and supporting each of the nominees

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).

Governor Quinn Addresses 2009 National Main Streets Conference

CHICAGO, IL March 03, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — On Monday at the Palmer House Hilton, Governor Pat Quinn spoke to over 1,500 attendees at the Open Plenary Session of the National Main Streets Conference about the importance of historic commercial districts

Governor Quinn Joins with University of Illinois Community to Celebrate Signing of the Sustainable...

CHICAGO, IL - February 19, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — On Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Business Institutional Facility, Governor Pat Quinn joined the University of Illinois President, Chancellor and Trustee Chairman to celebrate the signing of the Sustainable University Compact by all three University of Illinois campuses to green their campuses.

Blagojevich Administration Recognizes Volunteers for 27th Annual Governor’s Home Town Awards

Village of Mundelein Wins 2008 Governor’s Cup for Creation of Youth After School Program SPRINGFIELD, IL - October 21, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Hundreds of...


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.


Make Your Garage Door Quieter

How to Make Your Garage Door Quieter

Did you know that the structural noise from a garage can be anywhere from 5 decibels to 20 decibels above the background noise levels? And if you are wondering how much change would a 20-decibel increase make, then consider this – with a rise of 20 decibels, the sound energy increases by a factor of 100!