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Artists' Guide to Real Estate

Presented as part of the College Art Association Conference on February 13 at the Hilton Chicago

Thursday, February 13, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Please note that this event will take place at the CAA Conference held at the
Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue
Lower Level, Media Lounge, C-2

This is a FREE public event presented as part of the College Art Association (CAA) Conference in Chicago's Services to Artists Committee ARTspace programming, and in partnership with the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.

This panel conversation with real estate professionals aims to educate and empower artists to become property owners. Combining tactical knowledge of nuances of purchasing property/creative strategies for pursuing opportunities in residential, live-work, and commercial markets, this discussion will guide artists through processes of finding, funding, and purchasing property. Each panelist will bring professional expertise based on working directly with artists and will address individual questions from the audience.

We invite you to sign up for this event via CAC so that we can provide you with any additional information. This public event is free and open to all. You do not need to register for the CAA Conference in order to attend.

This program will be held at the conference in the Hilton hotel on the Lower Level, Media Lounge, Salon C-2. Please feel free to proceed directly to the lower level when you arrive at the Hilton.

With thanks to the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation for making this event possible!

And you can find out more about all the Free & Open public events as part of the CAA Conference here, and more about Services to Artists Committee free programs here.

More about the College Art Association Conference:
The CAA Annual Conference brings together over 5,000 art historians, artists, designers, and visual arts professionals in all stages of their careers. CAA 2020 includes a full program of workshops, distinguished speaker panels, opportunities to network, and a celebrated Book and Trade Fair.

More about the panelists:
Ben DeBoer - Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Molitor Financial
Ben is a residential lender who focuses on providing excellent service and education to all of his clients. Helping clients get into their dream home is only a portion of his job; he strives to ensure that each individual he works with obtains a mortgage that is tailored to meet their unique needs. This begins with educating people on the entire mortgage process, as it can appear complicated and overwhelming initially. At Molitor Financial Group, Ben meets with every client in person at the beginning of the purchase process to walk through each step of their mortgage. He is available 7 days a week to answer questions, provide guidance, and update our clients with each step of the process as it unfolds.

Elizabeth Dudek - Broker, LivingRoom Realty
Before finding her true calling as a real estate professional, Elizabeth collected a skill set uniquely designed to produce a very well-rounded RealtorĀ®. She combines experience as a computer consultant, education in interior design & an extensive background as a real estate assistant for a downtown law office. The result is a relationship-based RealtorĀ® able to bring knowledge, experience, resources & enthusiasm to her clients. She ably assists buyers & sellers in understanding the complexities of the real estate process at every step. In addition, Elizabeth never forgets that her clients lead active lives outside of real estate & is obliging & flexible to the ever-changing needs & schedules of her clients. Elizabeth considers herself to be a bit of a Renaissance woman who has enjoyed traveling since she was in the womb (literally). She has dabbled in many careers but her most memorable was as a singing waitress aboard a ship. She loves animals and has 2 cats and 1 dog as roommates and lives in a half duplex in West Bucktown in Chicago.

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