NW Illinois Realtor association merges with 2 other area groups

GALENA, Ill. — A local association of Realtors has joined two other area associations.

The Realtor Association of Northwestern Illinois, covering Jo Daviess, Carroll and Stephenson counties, joined Rockford Area Realtors and Belvidere Board of Realtors to form NorthWest Illinois Alliance of Realtors, according to a press release.

The new association represents $1.16 billion in home sales annually and covers six counties: Boone, Winnebago, Ogle, Stephenson, Jo Daviess and Carroll.