News from the Chicago Chapter

President’s Message: Boosting Membership, Engaging Next Gen Among Challenges Ahead in 2019

Posted by [email protected] on 01/01/2019 12:00 am  

By Kris Haskins, CPM® Colliers InternationalIREM Chicago 2019 President With 2019 before us, IREM Chicago is poised to have another productive year dedicated to meeting its mission: Provide outstanding industry education, host valuable and informative social and networkin...

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Reflections on a Productive Year: IREM Chicago 2018 in Rewind

Posted by [email protected] on 12/24/2018 9:00 am  

A highly successful awards gala, two insightful panel discussions on property taxes, a provocative mid-year panel presentation, a rain-free and rewarding golf outing and the 65thanniversary celebration and new officer installation event were among the highlights of 2018 for IREM Chicago. With the ...

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IREM Chicago Scholarship Spotlight: Michele Harris, Property Manager, East Lake Management

Posted by [email protected] on 11/26/2018 12:47 pm  

Why did you want to pursue the ARM® designation? I was cruising through the job market seeing what was out there, and I started noticing that 95% of the employers wanted to you to have a certificate in property management. The Accredited Residential Manager® certification h...

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IREM Chicago Scholarship Spotlight: Edgar Barron, Property Manager, Bickerdike Redevelopment Corporation

Posted by [email protected] on 11/19/2018 11:12 am  

Edgar Barron, Property ManagerBickerdike Redevelopment Corporation I am the oldest of three, which is why a l often inspire my younger siblings to continue their education and aspire for greatness. I got into property management because I believe having proper housing should not b...

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Scholarship Spotlight: Aviance Dorsey, ARM®, Senior Property Manager, LUCHA

Posted by [email protected] on 11/14/2018 12:00 am  

Property management, to me, provides a very rewarding career opportunity. At one point, I always thought that it was a hidden profession. Often times, when boasting on the fact that I work in the real estate profession, I get the response: “Sell me a house.” This just goes to show th...

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