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REALTORS in the News

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BREAKING NEWS: REALTOR® Lynn Myers Runs for House District 41

House District 41 Republican Nomination Committee has picked REALTOR® and former Arapahoe County Commissioner Lynn Myers (R) to challenge Representative Jovan Melton (D), who faces calls from leaders of the Democratic party to resign after his arrests on domestic violence charges were reported. As a current member, past REALTOR® of the Year award recipient and former Chair of the Aurora Association of...

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REALTORS® join forces with insurance companies, wildfire safety organizations to offer preparedness guide for Colorado residents

ENGLEWOOD — With one of the most destructive wildfire seasons in state history burning homes and endangering communities, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® has teamed up with the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association and other state wildfire prevention and insurance stakeholders to create a consumer-focused Colorado Property and Insurance Wildfire Preparedness Guide.   Digital and hard-copy guides featuring best practices in wildfire...

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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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Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Mary Ann Hinrichsen as REALTOR® of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2018 Contact: Lisa Hansmeier – VP Member Services (303) 790-7099 or lhansmeier@coloradorealtors.com   Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Mary Ann Hinrichsen as REALTOR® of the Year   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Mary Ann Hinrichsen, a high-producing REALTOR® with RE/MAX Masters Millennium in Greenwood Village, Colo., was recognized as the 2018 Colorado REALTOR® of the Year by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) at...

Siân Murphy Being Awarded as Young Professional of the Year

Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Siân Murphy as Young Professional of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 3, 2018 Contact: Lisa Hansmeier – VP Member Services (303) 790-7099 or lhansmeier@coloradorealtors.com     Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Siân Murphy as Young Professional of the Year   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. –Siân Murphy, broker associate at WK Real Estate in Boulder, Colo., was recently awarded the “Gus Williams Colorado Young Professional network REALTOR® of the Year” at the Colorado Association of REALTORS® 2018 Fall...

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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Triple nets on rise for commercial leases

Landlords can control the lease rates they charge for commercial properties, but one thing they can’t control is the triple nets.   And though commercial lease rates haven’t gone up significantly, triple nets have, meaning that while tenants are paying more for office, warehouse and retail space, their landlords aren’t generating more profits.   In the case of a gross lease, the landlord takes...

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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...