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Sixteen Colorado REALTORS® graduate from State Association’s Leadership Academy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2017   Contact: Lisa Hansmeier 303-790-7099   Sixteen Colorado REALTORS® graduate from State Association’s Leadership Academy   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – The Colorado Association of REALTORS® celebrated the graduation of 16 REALTORS® from its 2017 Leadership Academy program, an exclusive four-month training and development program designed to nurture future association leaders through in-depth industry and association knowledge.   Working with CAR staff and professional mentors over...

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Tips to stay money smart after storm damage

NEWS RELEASE   For Immediate Release: May 8, 2017       Tips to stay money smart after storm damage   Division of Insurance reminds consumers to be wary of unscrupulous contractors.   DENVER - Springtime in Colorado and severe weather -- hail storms, heavy snowstorms, tornadoes and floods -- often go hand in hand. The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), encourages...

Median sales price of Colorado homes up 10 percent over last year while available listings dip 37 percent statewide

Key findings from the April 2017 research report include:   Following a dramatic increase in new listings in March 2017, April saw a small decline in the number of new listings for single-family and townhome/condos across the state. Median sales price for a single-family home in the Denver metro area hit another record high, $404,900. Statewide, the median sales price for...

2017 Leadership Academy Graduates

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® is celebrating 16 future leaders who graduated from their 2017 Leadership Academy program. The Leadership Academy is an exclusive four-month training and development program designed to nurture future association leaders. It is focused on developing participants’ industry and association knowledge.   Being apart of the Leadership Academy, the participants gained the skills to transform connections into involvement...

Forecast predicts drop in Denver-area home prices in 2019

Forecast predicts drop in Denver-area home prices in 2019 Research firm projects declines of more than 30%   Article and video content are from The Denver Channel and can be found by clicking here.   DENVER -- A real estate data company projects Denver's hot housing market will start to cool off in late 2019, with home prices in some areas dropping more than 30 percent.   Location, Inc., a...

Member Survey Prize Winners!

Member Survey Prize Winners!   CAR conducted a member survey from April 1-7, 2017 and winners were chosen at random from a pool of survey respondents.   We would like to thank everyone who participated in our member survey and also congratulate our prize winners!   Prize 1 Winner– 1 Year of CAR Dues– Denna Jackson (Glenwood Springs Association of REALTORS®, Silt, CO)   Prize 2 Winner -...

PPAR Member Robbed – Reminds of REALTOR Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Clarissa Arellano 633-7718 ext. 104 carellano@ppar.org   Michele Van Metre 633-7718 ext. 114 mvanmetre@ppar.org   MEMBER SAFETY ALERT: PPAR REALTOR® AND CLIENT ROBBED AT GUNPOINT   Colorado Springs, CO (April 1, 2017)- In an effort to promote the safety of its members and their clients, The Pikes Peak Association of REALTORS® (PPAR)  issues the following safety advisory.   Earlier this month, a PPAR Member and a client were robbed at...

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Record low inventory and consistent sales outweigh bump in new listings across Colorado’s housing market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Record low inventory and consistent sales outweigh bump in new listings across Colorado’s housing market   http://www.coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/   Key findings from the February 2017 research report include: 30 percent increase in new statewide listings offset by strong sales and record low inventory Statewide inventory down nearly 40 percent from one year ago Active listings down 8 percent across the state from January to...

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Capitol Connection – March 10, 2017

Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timeline. This week the Homeownership Opportunity Alliance initiated SB17-156, Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines sponsored by Senator Owen Hill (R-Colorado Springs) and Representative Cole Wist (R-Centennial), and Representative Lori Saine (R-Firestone) received bipartisan approval as it passed the Senate.  The bill will next go to the House for their consideration.   Thank you to all...

New ClosingCorp Survey Finds More Than 50 Percent of Homebuyers Are Still Surprised by Closing Costs

This article is written by ClosingCorp. To access this article on their website, please click here.   New ClosingCorp Survey Finds More Than 50 Percent of Homebuyers Are Still Surprised by Closing Costs   February 15, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ClosingCorp, a leading provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for the mortgage and real estate services industries, today released...