Customer service all-stars. Think you offer great customer service to your real estate clients? The new Chicago Agent Magazine features three Illinois REALTORS® who really go above and beyond to meet their clients’ needs. Read more about Dale Taylor, a broker with RE/MAX All Properties in New Lenox; Maria Del Boccio, a broker associate with Coldwell Banker Residential, Northwest in Arlington Heights; and Deborah Hess, a broker with Conlon: A Real Estate Company in Chicago.

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Rural economies remain strong.  The healthy agriculture business means strong rural economies in 10 Midwest and Western states including Illinois, Quad-Cities Online reports.