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Colorado Association of REALTORS® Honors 2018 Legislators of the Year Bob Gardner and Terri Carver

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 8, 2018 Contact: Elizabeth Peetz – VP of Government Affairs (303) 790-7099 or epeetz@coloradorealtors.com   Colorado Association of REALTORS® Honors 2018 Legislators of the Year Bob Gardner and Terri Carver   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Senator Bob Gardner and Representative Terri Carver were honored with a 2018 Legislator of the Year Award by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) for their notable legislative efforts in...

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Tips from experts: How to figure out if a home you’re trying to buy was once a grow house

Probably one of the most surprising facts about pot grows and home buying is that a seller doesn't need to disclose that the house ever had marijuana growing inside of it - all because owning the plant is technically legal in the state.   The DEA says it's finding more illegal grow homes in the Denver Metro area since they started tracking...

Colorado homebuyers may be getting a touch of relief in seesaw housing markets

http://www.coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/regional-and-statewide-statistics/   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Oct. 10, 2018 – Colorado homebuyers may be feeling a little bit of relief as a combination of seasonal and market factors have helped to slow down the fast-paced, over asking price sales and hold steady or even drop the median sales price in many parts of the metro area and state. Yet, some of the state’s...

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Colorado Association of REALTORS® Announces 2018-19 Leadership; Justin Knoll Installed as Chairman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2018 Contact: Lisa Hansmeier, VP of Member Services (303) 790-7099 or lhansmeier@coloradorealtors.com     Colorado Association of REALTORS® Announces 2018-19 Leadership; Justin Knoll Installed as Chairman   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2018-2019 Leadership Council during the organization’s 98th annual State Conference in Broomfield, Colo. last week.   Justin Knoll, President of Madison & Company Properties and REALTOR® in Denver,...

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General Advisory: 2019 Commission Approved Contracts and Forms

The Division of Real Estate and the Colorado Real Estate Commission, working in conjunction with the Forms Committee, have adopted and finalized the 2019 mandatory contracts and forms.  Please visit the Division’s Contracts and Forms Web Page to review the red-line and clean drafts for educational purposes.   Contract and Forms Web Page   Contract Use Reminder The 2019 contracts and forms are posted for...

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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Move Over Denver, Colorado Springs Might Have The Hottest Housing Market

In the state’s second largest city, home prices have jumped 44 percent in the last 5 years. The Colorado Springs real estate market is the second most active in the country, according to Attom Data Solutions which tracks how many people are moving in an area.   “It is good to be an agent at this time. It’s always good to be...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Announces 2018 Legislator of the Year Matt Gray

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact: Elizabeth Peetz – VP of Government Affairs (303) 790-7099 or epeetz@coloradorealtors.com OCT. 2, 2018   Colorado Association of REALTORS® Announces 2018 Legislator of the Year Matt Gray   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) announced Representative Matt Gray as a 2018 Legislator of the Year Award recipient at its 2018 Fall Forum for his notable legislative efforts in support of...

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Colorado Project Wildfire and Insurance Guide for September 2018

REALTORS® JOIN FORCES WITH INSURANCE AND WILDFIRE SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS TO OFFER PREPAREDNESS GUIDE FOR RESIDENTS   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Sept. 25, 2018 – With one of the most destructive wildfire seasons in state history burning homes and endangering communities, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has teamed up with the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association (RMIIA) and other state wildfire prevention and...

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More people are moving out of Denver than into it, study says

About 20 percent want to stay in Colorado, but move to other cities around the state like Colorado Springs and Fort Collins.   DENVER — More people are looking to leave Denver than move in, according to a new report by real estate company Redfin.   "When our prices are going up at an average of 10 percent a year for single-family homes, we...