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Potential Change in GOP Tax Comes at a Cost

Changes in the tax code could have pricey implications for homeowners if the GOP Tax Proposal passes.  Cuts elsewhere are causing Congress to find other ways to make up the money.  One area they are looking to make up the money is taxes associated with real estate.   Currently, homeowners are encouraged to stay in their home for two years and are...

CAR Honors 2017 Legislators of the Year

2017 is the very first year the Colorado Association of REALTORS ® is awarding Legislator of the Year awards. CAR does not take this responsibility lightly and our legislative policy committee comprised of members throughout the state of Colorado has carefully considered their decisions. And we believe that the collective honorees are legislators who have been stalwart supporters of the real estate industry, and...

CAR Accepting Applications for Officers and Directors

Rising to the Challenge   The Colorado Association of REALTORS® is now accepting applications for its Officers and NAR Directors positions. CAR is looking for future leaders who are willing to “rise to the challenge” of leading the Association into the future!   “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill   This quote by Winston...

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...

New and Active Listings Continue to Decline in Colorado

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Dec. 12, 2017 – With a significant decline in new listings and active listings continuing to define a low inventory market across the metro area and the entire state, median home prices are holding their own, according to the latest housing report from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR).   With limited new housing starts, the record low inventory...

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...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Honors 2017 Legislator of the Year Alec Garnett

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Alec Garnett, House Assistant Majority Leader for District 2, was awarded the 2017 Legislator of the Year Award by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® on Monday. Rep. Garnett is one of the first recipients of the award, given to a Colorado legislator who has put considerable effort into legislative efforts that support the American dream of homeownership.   Alec...

Despite the Cooler Season, Colorado Housing Market still Remains Active with Indications of Leveling out for the Winter Months to Come

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Nov. 10, 2017 – From the continued roar of Denver’s urban core, Boulder and Broomfield County to the seasonal leveling off of markets across the state, Colorado REALTORS® continue to closely monitor market conditions detailed in the October 2017 statewide housing report from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR).   Key findings from the October 2017 research data   Denver metro...

Colorado Leads the List in Top States for Investment Properties

Colorado has many wonderful features that drive people to our state.  The views are breathtaking with the states varying terrain, residents are able to experience all four seasons, and of course the adventures that are offered with our great outdoors.  Colorado has a lot going for it.  But did you ever think investment property was one of them?  According to Markets Insider, Colorado...