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Thank You – From Texas REALTORS

It has been nearly two months since Hurricane Harvey tore through Texas leaving devastation and destruction in it's path.  In this time of need, many organizations and individuals stepped forward to help in anyway possible.  The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) and the Colorado REALTOR® Foundation (CRF) teamed up to contribute $15,000 in relief assistance to help restore lives and communities...

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...

Social Benefits of Homeownership and Stable Housing

  Highlights from Nadia Evangelou, Research Economist Sourced from The National Association of REALTORS® - Economic Updates Original Article   Research has consistently shown the importance of the housing sector on the economy and the long-term social and financial benefits to individual homeowners. However, in recent years many have questioned the role of homeownership due to the housing downturn and foreclosure crisis. Thus, a related question...

Colorado Ranks Twice on Realtor.com Hottest ZIP Codes for 2017

Realtor.com third annual list of the Hottest ZIP Codes in America  BY JAVIER VIVAS REALTOR.COM DIRECTOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH   The hottest ZIP codes for 2017 illustrate the power of millennial gravitation toward affordable suburbs with local “it” factors. While low inventory is a challenge, millennials are the largest generation in U.S. history and they are flexing their muscle when it comes to the...

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...

October is RPAC Month!

  37% of Colorado REALTORS® invested in RPAC last year to protect your business and the real estate industry. Don't let the 37% carry the burden this year.     What business risks does RPAC help you mitigate?   PRESERVING INCENTIVES FOR HOMEOWNERSHIP Tax deductions for mortgage interest, state and local taxes are in the cross-hairs. Congress proposes tax reform financed by modifying or removing the Mortgage Interest...

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...

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...