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Duplexes Are Becoming More Popular with Denver-Area Buyers

As Denver continues to see unprecedented growth, developers have struggled to meet increased demands for housing. One way to meet those demands has been to demolish single family homes and replace them with duplexes. Colorado REALTOR® Matthew Leprino told Denver Channel 7 that he's encountering many buyers who are attracted to duplexes, which are selling almost as fast as single-family homes. ...

Boulder County Housing Market Remained Sluggish in July

The Boulder County housing market is slowing down, according to the latest data for the month of July from the Colorado Association of REALTORS®. New listings keep popping up, but sales are hovering at the same numbers as last year and prices haven’t moved much, said Kelly Moye, a Broomfield-based RE/MAX Alliance REALTOR® and former president of the Boulder Area...

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Hot or Not? Depends on Local Market Down to the Neighborhood

July housing sales strongest in years for select local markets while falling interest rates can’t overcome long-term inventory issues Contact:  Marty Schechter for CAR marty@schechterpr.com https://www.coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/regional-and-statewide-statistics/ ENGLEWOOD, CO. – Aug 12, 2019 – With falling interest rates and less expensive mortgages, sales of single-family homes were strong in select local markets, including a record-setting month in Colorado Springs, but fell off overall from June to July in...

Interview with 2011 Good Neighbor Award Winner Judy Pitt

Boulderite Judy Pitt has been a Colorado REALTOR® for 40 years Amidst the demands that come with being a REALTOR® over the last 16 years, she has found the time and developed a passion for bringing rainwater harvesting systems and teaching hygiene and sanitary practices to the residents of Kenya.  Pitt was a recipient of the NAR Good Neighbor Award Winner in 2011...

REALTOR® a Victim of Attempted Robbery in Commerce City

Aug. 8, 2019 Update "If I didn't have my firearm, I wouldn't be here to talk to you." That's how REALTOR® Dawna Hetzler sums up how she survived an attacked during an open house on Sunday, Aug. 4. Hetzler spoke with 9 News on Wednesday in hopes that it would help lead to the capture of her assailant. Nothing seemed amiss when...

First CAR Foundation “REALTOR® Appreciation Day” a Success

On July 31, more than 300 REALTORS® gathered at Wings Over the Rockies Blue Sky Aviation Gallery at Centennial Airport to raise money for the CAR Foundation, award grants to organizations that provide safe and affordable housing for low-income Coloradans, and to celebrate the Foundation’s successes. Since it was established in 1991, the Foundation has helped raise over $7.8 million. The event helped raise...

Denver Makes the List of Most Popular Areas for Millennials to Move and Stay

NAR analyzed employment gains, population trends, income levels and housing conditions in the largest 100 metropolitan statistical areas across the country to identify the most popular areas for millennials. The top 10 metro areas were selected because of their high share of both present millennial residents and recent movers, as well as their favorable employment opportunities. Denver has already a large number...

BLM Headquarters Moving to Grand Junction, New Jobs Also Benefit Lakewood

Eighty-five federal jobs will move to Colorado as part of a Bureau of Land Management headquarters relocation, the agency told lawmakers Tuesday. In a letter to U.S. senators, BLM formally announced it will place its new headquarters in Grand Junction, but many of the new Colorado positions will be located at an existing Lakewood office. Grand Junction Mayor Rick Taggart said...

Habitat for Humanity’s Legislative Build Day

CAR was excited this year to be a sponsor of the Habitat for Humanity Legislative Build Day that sponsored building across the state on June 27, 2019. “CAR is thrilled to partner with Habitat for Humanity to build affordable housing,” says Vice President of Government Affairs, Elizabeth Peetz. “We know that 1 in 7 households spend more than half...

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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Safety Day at the Division of Real Estate: Realty Watch

Realty Watch ### This class presented by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department provides education on safety issues and concerns for real estate professionals, HOA board members, and the general public. ### Purpose of the Class ### Real estate professionals and homeowners are helping the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office to make neighborhoods safer as part of a partnership known as the Realty Watch program. ### It’s much easier to...