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<br /> Volume 21 | Spring 2012<br /> PRSRT STD<br /> U.S. Postage<br /> PAID<br /> Permit No.1352<br /> Carol Stream, IL<br /> The Official Publication of the Chicago Association of REALTORS®<br /> <br /> 4 PRESIDENT'S<br /> PERSPECTIVE<br /> Recognizing Your Achievements!<br /> Bob Floss<br /> 201-2012 C.A.R. President<br /> 7 SALES AWARDS<br /> Celebrating Determination, Inspiration<br /> V o l u m e 2 1 | S p r i n g 2 0 1 2 The 2011 Sales Awards<br /> 8 PLATINUM ACHIEVERS<br /> Volume and Units; Individuals and Teams<br /> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=1"> Volume 21 | Spring 2012 </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=2"> </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=3"> </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=4"> PRESIDENT'S PERSPECTIVE Recognizing Your Achievem</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=5"> </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=6"> FROM THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF L ove </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=7"> Celebrating Determination, Inspiration THE2011SAL</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=8"> 2011 Platinum Level Achiever Residential Sales Ex</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=9"> 2011 Platinum Level Achiever Residential Sales Vo</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=10"> 2011 Gold Level Achiever Residential Sales betwee</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=11"> 2011 Gold Level Achiever Residential Sales Volume</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=12"> 2011 Silver Level Achiever Residential Sales betw</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; 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Magazine: Spring 2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=19"> </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=20"> Congratulations Top Producers of 2011 Residential</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=21"> Congratulations Top Producers of 2011 Residential</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=22"> Congratulations Top Producers of 2011 Residential</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=23"> </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=24"> Congratulations Top Producers of 2011 Residential</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=25"> Congratulations Top Producers of 2011 Residential</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=26"> Congratulations Top Producers of 2011 Residential</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=27"> </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=28"> 2011 Top Producers by Neighborhood Total Units So</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=29"> 2011 Top Producers by Neighborhood Dollar Volume </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=30"> </a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=31"> 31 www.ChicagoREALTOR.com</a> <a title="Chicago REALTOR&reg; Magazine: Spring 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/8ca0fb7d?page=32"> FROM THE EDITOR We SaluteYou! 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