Kinzinger, Gardner, Coons, Welch Introduce Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Legislation

Representatives Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) and Peter Welch (D-VT) joined Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Chris Coons (D-CT) today to announce that they are introducing identical bipartisan bills in the Senate and House encouraging and expanding the use of Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) and Utility Energy Service Contracts (UESCs) in federal government buildings

IDX Broker is used to customize the property search for consumers on realtor Dawn...

EUGENE, OR - July 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The IDX, Inc. team eagerly announces today the addition of Dawn Dause with ReMax Ultimate Professionals, to the growing list of elite rank real estate professionals choosing to integrate customized IDX Broker search tools into their websites. Operating out of Shorewood, Illinois, Dause’s site visitors will now be able to browse a plethora of listings within the Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), using innovative Internet Data Exchange (IDX) search tools and functions. The addition of this custom IDX Broker product will offer potential home buyers a more personalized and intimate online property search experience by allowing them to specify their criteria in great detail. and CENTURY 21® Team Up to Give Back to Easter Seals

Chicago, IL - July 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) --, a leader in digital marketing solutions for real estate agents and online real estate, today announced that it is teaming up with the CENTURY 21 System to support Easter Seals. For every CENTURY 21 agent who enters the Agent Makeover Sweepstakes through August 16, 2013, will donate $1 to Easter Seals*, which provides services to help children and adults with disabilities and/or special needs, as well as support to their families Food Truck Recruitment Event Shakes Up Chicago’s Technology Hiring Market

Chicago, IL - January 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) --, Chicago-based digital real estate search site, recently partnered with a local food truck to offer free lunch to the area’s most in-demand developers, marketers and sales professionals, in exchange for checking out opportunities at a self-proclaimed “grown-up startup.” The event kicked off’s 2013 recruitment efforts and provided lunch recipients a glimpse into the company’s creative thinking and fun culture

Chris Stefani and IDX, Inc. make custom online home search available to Chicago, Illinois...

EUGENE, OR - June 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. announces Chicago, Illinois Realtor Chris Stefani has become the latest real estate professional to adopt a customizable IDX solution. By adding the unique IDX Broker software to his D’Aprile Properties, LLC website, Stefani has forever changed the way he does business and communicates with his clients online. As a member of the Midwest Real Estate Data MLS (MRED), Stefani’s IDX-enabled website now extracts raw listing data from MRED and seamlessly integrates it onto his search pages. Thousands of Illinois property listings are now easily accessible to home seekers through Stefani’s comprehensive online real estate resource

IDX Broker supplies iPhone-enabled property search to Illinois clients of Shannon Lewis

EUGENE, OR - May 30, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and real estate professional Shannon Lewis of Raba Realty have enabled a remarkable IDX solution on her professional website with the premier IDX Broker software. Champaign County MLS (CHMLS) listings are displayed directly on the search page Lewis hosts online, giving area home seekers a comprehensive and efficient way to search through thousands of properties on the market without ever leaving the convenience Lewis’ website.

David Nadler brings ease and simplicity to online real estate search for Chicago, Illinois...

EUGENE, OR - April 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Potential buyers in Chicago, Illinois now have a great resource for finding homes online: David Nadler of City Ranch Real Estate Services, LLC and IDX, Inc. The newly IDX enabled website features thousands of Midwest Real Estate MLS (MRED) detailed property listings. Nadler now hosts countless features on his website, which give his clients and other home seekers the unique ability to scan and customize their property search. With such unique search capabilities, it is no wonder that Nadler has enabled his own customizable IDX solution for his professional website.

Realtor Jim Dace and IDX, Inc. join to streamline real estate searches for Midlothian,...

EUGENE, OR - April 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Realtor Jim Dace brings advanced functionality to his Midlothian, Illinois real estate website with the addition of IDX Broker software. This unique and innovative Internet Data Exchange (IDX) technology has the ability to extract raw listing data from the Midwest Real Estate Data MLS (MRED), and formats the information onto Hanna's website, to be displayed to potential homebuyers as though it is seamlessly integrated. Home seekers in Midlothian and surrounding areas will now have access to thousands of the most current property listings and details on the market, and all from the convenience of Jim Dace’s website.

Tim Brent enables IDX Broker on Chicago Apartments and Condos website to create dynamic...

EUGENE, OR - January 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. is pleased to announce Chicago, Illinois real estate broker Tim Brent as the latest realty professional to adopt a customizable IDX solution. His website now hosts a dynamic search page that seamlessly integrates thousands of Midwest Real Estate Data MLS (MRED) listings to his Chicago Apartments and Condos website. Potential buyers throughout the Chicago region can experience an online property search comparable to none, on the IDX-enabled website Brent now supports.

IEMA Kicks Off Holiday Season with Home Safety Tips

SPRINGFIELD, IL - December 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The holiday decorations are up, furnaces are warming homes and people are spending more time indoors as outdoor temperatures plummet. With those things in mind, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency’s (IEMA) 2011 Preparedness Campaign in December will focus on home safety and steps people can take to ensure their families are safe this winter and throughout the New Year.

Dynamic IDX Broker software connects Broker Clay Fuhrhop with potential Ava, Illinois clients

EUGENE, OR - November 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. and Park City, Utah real estate broker Clay Fuhrhop have created a dynamic real estate search page on the Tri County Realty website. Southwestern Illinois Regional MLS (SIRMLS) is now synced to Fuhrhop’s search pages, seamlessly displaying thousands of property listings within his professional website. This incredible technology gives home seekers the ability to experience an unprecedented level of access to the SIRMLS database, in addition to creating a comprehensive real estate resource for property seekers in the Ava area.

IDX, Inc. Advanced Search capabilities now synced directly to Carlson-Steiner Realty website

EUGENE, OR - November 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- David Steiner, owner of Carlson-Steiner Realty, has adopted the premier IDX Broker software for his professional real estate website. As a leader in real estate technology, it is no wonder that Steiner has chosen to integrate one of the most advanced Internet Data Exchange (IDX) tools available to agents and brokers onto the website he represents. Rockford MLS (RAARMLS) listing data is now automatically displayed on his website, extracting raw RAARMLS listing data and seamlessly displaying it onto his search page. Loves Park, Illinois potential buyers will now experience a dynamic online property search, thanks to the IDX-enabled website of Carlson-Steiner Real Estate.

Illinois Realtor Kathleen Malone integrates IDX Broker software onto dynamic Illinois real estate website

EUGENE, OR - November 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kathleen Malone, real estate professional with @Properties, has teamed with IDX, Inc. to create an easy-to-use real estate search page for all potential Chicago, Illinois buyers. The versatile tools and search features Malone now displays on her website make the online property search monumentally easier for home seekers and real estate professionals alike. Midwest Real Estate Date MLS (MRED) are synced to her search page, giving her website a competitive advantage in the market.

RE/MAX Wins Three Agents’ Choice Awards, Including Best Brokerage Web site in Metro Chicago...

Chicago, IL - November 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The RE/MAX metro Chicago real estate network took home three top honors during the sixth annual Chicago Agent Magazine Agents' Choice Awards. The event was held Nov. 1 at the Snaidero Kitchen and Design Showroom at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago. RE/MAX took home the coveted Best Brokerage Web Site award in addition to two others.

Ilir Mehmeti syncs IDX software to detailed Chicago property listings on his real estate...

EUGENE, OR - October 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Chicago, Illinois Realtor Ilir Mehmeti has chosen to upgrade the search capabilities of his professional website with the IDX, Inc. dynamic IDX Broker software. Now, finding homes around Chicago is possible, with a simple search on the website Mehmeti supports. Midwest Real Estate Data MLS (MRED) listings are even seamlessly integrated onto the search page Mehmeti hosts, thanks to the innovative technology of his custom IDX solution.


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!