News from the Chicago Chapter

Keep Illinois Rent Control Preemption Act in Place

Posted by [email protected] on 09/25/2018 3:41 pm  

By Jim Vocos, CPM® IREM Chicago 2018 President At the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), our goals are to educate property managers and inform the public on relevant issues involving commercial properties. One of the latest political enticements is to repeal the Illinois...

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Perspectives on Earning Dual IREM Designations: Bonnie Wu, ARM®, CPM®, Senior Property Manager, Draper and Kramer

Posted by [email protected] on 09/21/2018 4:08 pm  

What were the key factors that prompted you to pursue and earn a second IREM professional designation?I consider my first IREM designation, the ARM, equivalent to earning a bachelor’s degree. The ARM designation confirmed my passion for the real estate industry. In the ARM cla...

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Perspectives on Earning Dual IREM Designations: Tim Kramer, CPM®, ARM®, Property Operations Specialist, Draper and Kramer, Incorporated

Posted by [email protected] on 09/09/2018 2:13 pm  

What were the key factors that prompted you to pursue and earn a second IREM professional designation? The ARM® designation is traditionally earned first and requires a solid demonstration of residential management fundamentals. It is a great first step and a very worthy designation to obtai...

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