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The Beginnings and Mission of the Disaster Relief Program

The Beginnings and Mission of the Disaster Relief Program       Colorado is a wonderful state to live in. Between experiencing all four seasons, to the mountains and the forests, we are surrounded by beauty here. But no matter how great our state is, natural disasters don’t play favorites in deciding where they occur. Fortunately, REALTORS® have a program that is ready to...

Wildfire Mitigation Task Force Announcement

In September 2013, the Wildfire Insurance and Forest Health Task Force issued an 80 page report to Governor Hickenlooper outlining concerns and recommendations regarding how to best protect citizens who live in the Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI), and protect Colorado’s landscape, which is a critical element of the State’s economic health. Their findings also brought to light related issues of water...

Capitol Connection: January 24, 2014

Pre-Registration for REALTOR® Day closes February 7th Don't miss the 2014 REALTOR® Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, February 26th at the McNichols Building and the State Capitol. Based on feedback received from local leadership, we have revamped this event and are very excited for you to attend.  We are offering Capitol tours and meetings with Legislators as part of the...

DORA Waives Real Estate License Fees for Natural Disasters

The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) is waiving license fees of those impacted by natural disasters including wind, fire, or water to name a few.  “The last thing we want our licensees to worry about when they are evacuated or trying to rebuild their lives is paying a transfer fee so that they can continue working," said Marcia Waters, Division...

President Obama Declares Disaster for Colorado Fire

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Colorado to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by the Black Forest Wildfire during the period of June 11-21, 2013.  Federal funding is available for Crisis Counseling and Disaster Unemployment Assistance for affected...

Colorado Wildfire Victims Need our Help

It’s that time of the year and with our dry conditions it seems each passing day a new wildfire is springing up in Colorado.  Colorado wildfire victims need our help!  Donate today to CRF and help provide temporary housing assistance for moderate to low income families in need.  Also, let us know if there are other ways you are assisting...