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  • What if Colorado Schools were Number 1?

    Just-Released Economic Data Finds Improving Education in Colorado Would Generate Billions for the Economy   New statewide polling shows education is a top tier issue for Colorado voters and employers, alignment on improvement strategies   May 15, 2018 – Denver – If Colorado schools were the best in the nation, the state and its economy would receive a multi-billion-dollar boost.......

  • First-Time Home Buyers Learn to Move Quickly in Tight Markets

    With the competitive housing market first time home buyers are having to endure a tough fight to fulfill their dreams of becoming homeowners.  Jay Gupta a CAR spokesperson told the New York Times just how tight the current housing market is.   Gupta said that forty people attended an open house in Colorado Springs that was only open for three-hours long......

  • Squatter Prevention Bill on its Way to Hickenlooper

    A Colorado legislative measure born out of frustration with the process of evicting those who illegally take over someone’s home is on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper for signing.   Senate Bill 15 (SB18-015) will set up a faster process for getting “squatters” — people who move into a home without homeowner authorization — evicted from the premises. The new......

  • Capitol Connection – May 11, 2018

    Sine Die! Wednesday, May 9th, the final gavel came down on the second session of the 71st General Assembly.  In total, 784 bills were introduced.  The Colorado Association of RELATORS® (CAR) tracked 80 bills this year and the Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) took a position on 46 of them.  The split legislature this year with Republicans controlling the Senate and......

  • Colorado Housing Prices Continue to Break Records

    Record housing prices continue their pace across the state as homebuyers weigh a growing list of market factors   ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – May 10, 2018 – With a solid seasonal bump in the number of new listings both in the Denver metro area and many markets across the state, hungry homebuyers continued to gobble up properties while others sit and......

  • Housing prices, sales go up in Montezuma County

    The housing market is improving for Montezuma County as house sales have increased.  A good economy and high rental rates are pushing citizens of this area to consider buying a house versus renting.   “Rent is pretty tough around here, and rent amounts are high, and so buying is a much better option for people,”   To read the Full......

  • Constant Repetition Carries Conviction

    The Denver housing market is experiencing an uphill battle from cash buyers to appraiser shortages.  Current statistics reflect the struggle that is unfolding in the market.   “The story of homeownership is one of riding these waves – the highs and the lows – all the while knowing that the house always wins, no matter who’s dealing the cards…even if it needs......

  • Capitol Connection – May 4, 2018

    House Bill 18-1195: Tax Credit Contributions Organizations Affordable Housing HB18-1195, sponsored by Representative Pabon (D-Denver) and Senator Tate (R-Centennial), provides a state income tax credit for contributions to nonprofit organizations and Housing Authorities engaged in the new construction of affordable housing for homeownership of at least 120% Average Median Income. The donation by an individual or organization must be tied......

  • Drones can take your listings to new heights…

    Just Be Mindful of the Regulations Surrounding It As competitive as things are in Colorado, REALTORS® across the state are always discovering new and innovative ways to market their listings.  One of these marketing techniques is the use of drone technology to photograph homes and properties.  Those of you who haven’t dipped your toes into the world of drones may......

  • Fifteen REALTORS Graduate from CAR’s Leadership Academy

    The Colorado Association of REALTORS® celebrated the graduation of 15 REALTORS® from its 2018 Leadership Academy program, an exclusive four-month training and development program designed to nurture future association leaders through in-depth industry and association knowledge.   Working with CAR staff and professional mentors over the course of the past year, Leadership Academy participants developed a wide range of skills......

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