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Information every Illinois property owner should know

Home Rule

A community’s vote for Home Rule allows elected officials to raise property taxes without having to first ask voters for direct permission.

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Rent Control

Rent control backers would argue the policy would lower housing costs. The research shows exactly the opposite happens.

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Transfer Taxes

Some municipalities impose a tax on buyers and sellers of real estate. These taxes can destroy equity and make housing unaffordable.

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Point of Sale Inspections

In many Illinois communities, the seller of an owner-occupied home is required to arrange for a pre-sale inspection. This can delay or kill a home sale.

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The latest news about private property rights

Property ownership resources

How’s the housing market doing?

Illinois REALTORS® issues monthly housing market statistics reflecting median price and number of homes sold by Illinois, Chicagoland PMSA and county data.

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Have a real estate dispute?

Illinois REALTORS®, can help! The association can answer basic questions and work to resolve transaction issues involving it’s members through the Ombudsman program.

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