Colorado Association of REALTORS | Consumer Awareness
258
archive,category,category-consumer-awareness,category-258,edgt-core-1.0,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,colorado association of realators-child-ver-1.0.0,hudson-ver-1.5, vertical_menu_with_scroll,smooth_scroll,blog_installed,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-4.11.2.1,vc_responsive,wpbdp-with-button-styles

Consumer Awareness

KRDO Series – Home Sweet Expensive Home

Home sweet, expensive home: The hot Colorado housing market   With an influx of people and not enough houses to go around, home prices are at a high, making a competitive market for buyers.   “I'm seeing that that market is actually kind of on fire right now,” Colorado Association of Realtors spokesperson, Kelly Moye said. Moye has been watching Colorado become a true...

REMI Partnership Releases “Building Gated Cities”

DENVER, CO – Today, the REMI Partnership, a consortium comprised of Common Sense Policy Roundtable, Colorado Concern, Colorado Association of REALTORS®, and Denver South Economic Development Partnership, released “Building Gated Cities,” a new study focused on the economic and fiscal impacts of “no growth” policies.   "Colorado is experiencing nearly-unprecedented economic growth, but that growth does bring real challenges. At the top...

A wildfire burns in a fir and aspen forest.

Wildfire Mitigation Consumer Awareness CE Course for REALTORS®

What: Bonnie Smith will be teaching a class about wildfire mitigation for property owners as part of Colorado Project Wildfire. The presentation will also feature a victim of the Estes Park fires sharing his experience with the class.   When: Tomorrow from 9:00am to Noon   Credits offered: 3 CE credits will be offered   Where: At the Estes Valley Board of REALTORS, 1200 Graves Avenue...

Cliffhanger’s Game

Everyone is expecting a cliff at the end of the market’s rise, but what appears to be occurring instead is a leveling off in the Denver real estate market   We all know the Bavarian Yodeler bit on ‘The Price is Right’ – where the little guy climbs higher and higher on the mountain as the audience’s hum turns to a rumble....

Typical fall slowdown or has Colorado housing market reached a plateau?

Answers may not be known until spring season http://www.coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Oct. 11, 2017 – While the first measurable snowfall of the season just hit Colorado’s front range, experts in Colorado’s real estate industry are already turning their attention to spring 2018 for potential answers to the growing list of questions surrounding the state’s residential real estate market. Traditional fall slowdowns are...

Denver Housing Market: A Tale of Two Cities

By CAR Spokesperson Matthew Leprino. Read the entire article on Colorado Biz Magazine.   Like Charles Dickens’ fabled tale, Denver’s housing market remains conflicted in its ‘Tale of Two Cities,’ a lopsided story of condos and single-family homes. It would seem that with every dollar the single-family home’s median price rises, the demand for the condo market – tantamount to “entry-level” ­– rises...

Amazon in Denver? A Look at Housing Implications

CAR spokesperson Kelly Moye spoke with Next on 9News to discuss housing implications of Amazon building a second headquarters in the metro area. See the full story on 9News.com.   DENVER - Gridlocked roads, high housing prices, crowded restaurants, disappearing beautiful scenery.   It sounds like Denver, but it’s a description of Seattle, Amazon’s current headquarters.   After Amazon announced it’s looking to build a second headquarters outside of Seattle...

Wildfire Mitigation Education at the State Capitol

CAR spreading the word to State lawmakers about wildfire education and mitigation.   While hurricanes and earthquakes have rightfully been the focus of attention for so many people in recent weeks, the path of smoke and hazy skies across a majority of the western United States reminds us all that the impact from current and future wildfires can be equally devastating.   With long-term...

Wire Fraud Alert From DORA

Colorado Bureau of Investigation warns of wire fraud with the email address aab14117@gmail.com.   The Division of Real Estate (Division), received an alert by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation regarding a specific email address (aab14117@gmail.com) being used compromise business transactions through a wiring instructions scam.   Changes in wiring instructions have been sent from the above email, posing as title company closers, from at...

Pueblo West Home Sales Nearing Pre-Recession Levels

The rise in Pueblo West real estate is a combination of several factors, said Dave Anderson, a broker associate at Remax of Pueblo West who is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Pueblo Association of REALTORS® as well as the Southeast housing spokeperson for Colorado Association of REALTORS®   "There is a lack of inventory," Anderson said, "as well...