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CAR Foundation

California Wildfire, CAR Foundation Disaster Relief Request 11/26/18

California Wildfire CAR Foundation Disaster Relief Request 11/26/18   [caption id="attachment_29023" align="aligncenter" width="488"] Charred truck in front of home burned to the ground in the recent wildfire fire storm in Redding, California. Smoke and ash in the air as the fire continues to burn several miles away.[/caption]   Dear REALTOR® Family,   The wildfires in California have caused massive destruction and destroyed the lives of many people. ...

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Colorado Gives Day: Tuesday, December 4th

COLORADO GIVES DAY ### Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 and donate to the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation. Over the span of 25 years, The CAR Foundation has invested $7.7 million to support Colorado nonprofits that encourage safe and...

Colorado Gives Day Banner for 2018

Colorado Gives Day and CAR Foundation Updates

COLORADO GIVES DAY Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 and donate to the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation. Over the span of 25 years, The CAR Foundation has invested $7.7 million to support Colorado nonprofits that encourage safe...

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Meet Colorado REALTOR Chet Choman: 2018 NAR Good Neighbor Award Winner

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” It is in moments when this type of generosity and servitude are displayed that recognition is in order. This type of philosophy is unmistakably present in the San Luis Valley of Colorado.   Earlier this month, Chet Choman,...

Good Neighbor Award Winners

A Nod of Appreciation to 2018 Good Neighbor Winners

If you’re wondering whether heroes still exist in a world where greed and power seemingly reign supreme, we found five.   The National Association of REALTORS®’ 2018 Good Neighbor Award winners have shown incomparable dedication to improving the lives of people in their communities and beyond, stepping in to provide aid in desperate situations when no one else could or would. They’ve...

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Vail Board of REALTORS® awards five scholarships to Eagle County students

VAIL — The Vail Board of REALTORS® Foundation will award its inaugural scholarships to five local students. The five were awarded $2,000 each to attend a college, university or accredited academic institution. The honorees include students applying to, or returning to college. "Our scholarship selection committee received a number of worthy applications," Erica Kirk, Vail Board of REALTORS® Association executive said. "We appreciate...

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Volunteers Help Seniors And People With Disabilities Protect Property From Wildfires

As a part of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Project Wildfire campaign, REALTOR® volunteers from Summit County spent Thursday helping local residents — specifically seniors and homeowners with physical disabilities — to clear slash from their properties and help protect these properties from future wildfire risk through mitigation and the creation of defensible space around their homes.   Officials throughout the state’s firefighting and public...

Wildfire in Colorado

416 Fire in Durango: How to Help, Update from DAAR, How to Receive Assistance

Hello from smokey Durango, and thank you so much for your kind words, support, outreach, and concern for our precious community. We truly appreciate all the outreach.   I wanted to take a moment to update you all on how Durango is holding up through this crisis and what DAAR is doing to help.   It was an active week for the fire, with...

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Real Estate Work Day

Yesterday was Real Estate Work Day and the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation partnered with Extreme Community Makeover to spend a day volunteering in the local community.   Stacey Brown, the Executive Director of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation, shared that the day consisted of meeting at a local church to gather the tools needed for the day and then they...

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Berthoud Homebuilder’s Mission: Affordability

Mission Homes Colorado to break ground in July on houses starting in mid-$200,000s By Craig Young Reporter-Herald Staff Writer   For several years, builders in the region have said that it's not possible to construct a detached single-family home that would sell for less than $300,000.   "On the Front Range, the conversation starts in the mid-$300,000s," he said. "But the days of homes in the...