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  • Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines

    Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines   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) was assigned by the Speaker of the House to the House State, Veteran’s and Military Affairs Committee after passing out......

  • Active Denver real estate listings fall 50 percent from last year

    Active Denver real estate listings fall 50 percent from last year Megan Arellano March 12, 2017     The number of homes available for sale keeps falling lower and lower, despite new construction.   This time, it’s Colorado Association of Realtors with the eye-popping statistic: The Denver metro area has 50 percent fewer active listings than one year ago.    We’ve......

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • Capitol Connection

    Senate Bill 17-156: Homeowner’s Association Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines   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) passed out of the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee on Monday, February 27th. The bill will......

  • Restrictions on the Supply of Affordable, Entry-Level Housing in Colorado

    Restrictions on the Supply of Affordable, Entry-Level Housing in Colorado   March 2, 2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   Over the last five years, home price increases in metro Denver have significantly outpaced price increases in the rental market. This has made it harder for potential buyers, particularly first-time buyers, to purchase homes. While demand for home ownership plummeted as a result......

  • 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......

  • Three More Down Payment Assistance Myths Debunked

    Three More Down Payment Assistance Myths Debunked   Can you qualify to buy a home now? Many renters actually have the income and credit qualifications to buy a home, and simply need to overcome the down payment hurdle. Too often, long held myths about homebuyer programs can hold you back.   We debunk three more surprisingly common myths about down payment assistance.......

  • Capitol Connection

    Don’t miss out on the CALL FOR ACTION: Construction Litigation Reform   Ask your state senator to support SB 156, which fixes problems in current state law that have essentially brought the construction of new owner-occupied, multi-family housing such as condos to a halt. SB 156 would fix problems in the current law by providing a common sense and balanced solution......

  • Colorado REALTOR® Kyle Malnati Named DBJ 40 Under 40 Winner

    KYLE MALNATI NAMED AS DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL 40 UNDER 40 WINNER   Denver, CO — February 22, 2017 – Calibrate Real Estate announces that Kyle Malnati has been selected to the Denver Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2017.   Malnati is broker/owner of Calibrate Real Estate, which he launched in December of 2016 with Greg Johnson to focus......

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