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CO Legislator of Year

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Honors 2018 Legislator of the Year Mike Weissman

Representative Mike Weissman was awarded the 2018 Legislator of the Year Award by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) for his notable legislative efforts in support of the American dream of homeownership. This is the second year the Colorado Association of REALTORS® has recognized Colorado legislators for their commitment to homeownership and REALTOR® priority issues.   In the 2018 legislative session, Rep....

Cathedral Spires, Three Graces and Sleeping Giant rocks in Garden of the Gods, with Cheyenne Mountain in the background. Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs Named 2nd Best Place to Live in US; Denver Ranked 3rd

DENVER – Colorado’s two biggest metro areas are also some of the best places in the country in which to live, according to a new report.   U.S. News said it used a variety of government agencies and other data sources to determine things like quality of life, cost of living, the strength of the job market, desirability and migration rates.   1. Austin,...

Wildfire in Colorado

416 Fire in Durango: How to Help, Update from DAAR, How to Receive Assistance

Hello from smokey Durango, and thank you so much for your kind words, support, outreach, and concern for our precious community. We truly appreciate all the outreach.   I wanted to take a moment to update you all on how Durango is holding up through this crisis and what DAAR is doing to help.   It was an active week for the fire, with...

Colorado condos break record at $300,000 median price despite new listings rising nearly 16 percent from April to May

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – June 12, 2018 – The Merry Month of May delivered strong seasonal increases in new listings for single-family residences and condos in both the seven-county Denver metro area and the state. However, homebuyers continue to face the same scenario that has dominated the state’s housing markets throughout the past year. Strong sales and record-high median pricing of...

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.   That’s the conclusion of...

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...

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 monitor a...

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 Article Click HERE...

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 to be...