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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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Denver-Area Real Estate Agents Face Challenges From DIY Buyers and Sellers and Low-Cost Competitors

In 2017, 13 percent of buyers and 8 percent of sellers didn’t use a real estate agent when purchasing or selling their homes By ALICIA WALLACE | awallace@denverpost.com | The Denver Post   Kelly Moye, a REALTOR® with RE/MAX Alliance in Broomfield, has been a broker in Colorado for 27 years. She has ridden the undulations of the Front Range real estate market and witnessed the evolution...

NAR Fights for the Real Estate Industry

The National Association of REALTORS strives to influence and shape the real estate industry.  So it should be no surprise they put full force into the recent two public policy changes sweeping through Washington, D.C.   NAR worked tirelessly on tax reform and net neutrality, two policy changes that could have powerful impacts on the real estate world.   In regards to Tax...

Tax Reform Update

There have been a number of developments in Washington, DC to share with you.   TAX REFORM: Both the House and Senate have named the members of the conference committee.  The committee will begin meeting next week, its goal is to send a final bill to the President by December 15, 2017.  NAR will continue to run the Call for Action until the...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Announces 2017-18 Leadership; Ann Hayes Installed as Chairman

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2017-2018 Leadership Council during the organization’s 97th annual State Conference in Broomfield, Colo. last week. Ann Hayes, Broker Associate at Keller Williams Colorado West Realty in Grand Junction, Colo. was inducted as Chairman of the Colorado Association of REALTORS®, a role she will assume from Nov. 1, 2017 through Oct....

Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Bonnie Smith as REALTOR® of the Year

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Bonnie Smith, Owner and Managing Broker of Exclusive Mountain Retreats Real Estate in Breckenridge, Colo., was recognized as the Colorado REALTOR® of the Year by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) at its 97th Annual Conference.   The award is the most prestigious honor given to a CAR member and is a culmination of a distinguished career within the...

National Flood Insurance Program Extended

On Thursday, September 7, the Senate voted to pass a three-month extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The House of Representatives passed the legislation on Friday, September 8, 2017, and the President signed the bill into law later that day.   This legislation ensures that the NFIP will not lapse on September 30, 2017, and will be extended until December...

Ask Your Representatives to Pass The 21st Century Flood Reform Act

The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) needs your help to drive messages to Members of Congress urging them to support H.R. 2874, “The 21st Century Flood Reform Act."   H.R. 2874 reauthorizes the NFIP and makes a number of critical improvements to the NFIP including increased funds for mitigation activities, caps on overall premium increases, improved claim and mapping processes, as well...

Call for Action Coming Soon!

Ask your Representatives to pass H.R. 2874, “The 21st Century Flood Reform Act.”   NAR is launching a Call for Action (CFA) on Tuesday, August 22nd!  This CFA will be sent to all REALTOR® members and will be asking the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2874, “The 21st Century Flood Reform Act.” Click here for more information regarding the National Flood...

REALTORS® Choose Bob Goldberg as Next CEO

Bob Goldberg has been named CEO of the National Association of REALTORS®, officially taking over the largest trade association August 1, 2017. He currently serves as NAR senior vice president of Sales & Marketing, Business Development & Strategic Investments, Professional Development and Conventions. He's also senior vice president of administration for REALTOR® University and president and CEO of the REALTORS®...