Are increased rental prices getting you down? Do you want to own a home but are unsure how to start the process? Before diving into the uncharted waters of home ownership, join the Chicago Young Alumni Network on August 10 for its professional development program “The Real Deal With Real Estate.”

Learn about current real-estate trends in the Chicago area from experienced Redbird professionals Mark Schaeve ’02, of Schaeve Law Office; Alex Filin ’06, of Perl Mortgage; and Kim Howard ’09, of Dream Town Realty. The event is free to attend, and light refreshments will be provided.

When: Wednesday, August 10
7 p.m., check-in and light refreshments
7:30 p.m., presentation
Where: Illinois State University Chicago Office, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1590, Chicago

Space is limited, and advanced registration is required. Please register by August 4 at or by calling Alumni Relations at (309) 438-3204 or (800) 366-4478.