2013 Sales Awards Recognition

Frequently Asked Questions

Who qualifies for the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Sales Awards?
A: All C.A.R. MRED subscribers, including designated REALTORS®, qualify for residential category awards. Agents can opt-out of the awards by completing the Opt Out Form. The opt out must be in writing.

What if I co-listed a property?
A: For the purposes of the Sales Awards, only the primary listing agent shown in MRED receives credit for the transaction. Transactions listed in MRED as teams will be recognized as teams.

What types of properties qualify for the awards?
A: Qualifying residential properties include types 1, 2 and 3. Qualifying commercial properties include: MultiFamily 5+, Office/Tech, Bus/Bus w/Real Est, Retail/Stores, Mixed Use, Instut/ToDevelop, Industrial, Cross Property (Comm).

What is the time period?
A: Properties that closed between 1/1/13 and 12/31/13. If a property is pending and doesn’t close until after 12/31/13, it will not be eligible until the following year.

Where must properties be located?
A: All properties that are in the MRED are eligible. You are not restricted strictly to "Chicago" properties.

How many properties must I have closed in order to qualify?
A: The levels will be set based upon the final figures pulled on Saturday, January 11.

When/Where will I be recognized?
A:Event Details will be coming soon.

What if my property is not in the system?
A:Residential property sales must appear in the MRED system in order to qualify. FSBOs do not qualify unless you listed the property prior to selling it.

What if the listing broker will not update the cooperating agent field to include my name?
A: Contact MRED Rules and Regulations at (630)955-0011. Adjustments will not be made to sales totals after the final list is pulled on Saturday, January 11, 2014.

How do I verify my data?
A: Click here for instructions on how to verify your data.


  • Listing Agent = LAG = your six digit MRED number (beginning with a 1)
  • Selling Agent = SAG = your six digit MRED number (beginning with a 1)
  • Closed_date: 1/1/13 – 12/31/13

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