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Gunnison-Crested Butte Association of REALTORS® Hiring for Association Executive Position

Gunnison-Crested Butte Association of REALTORS® is hiring a full time Association Executive Officer (AE). The AE is responsible to the Board of Directors and participates in meeting the Association goals, objectives and mission. Responsibilities include attending all meetings of the Board of Directors (BOD), keeping the board informed on all items of importance, organizing and promoting events, maintaining sound organization...

2021 CAR Election Results

We would like to thank all the candidates who raised their hand to be a candidate for 2021-2022 CAR leadership positions. For those of you who were not elected, you are still a valued leader and member of the association. We strongly encourage and hope you stay involved in CAR. The following are the results for the 2021-2022 CAR Leadership Elections: Chair: Matthew Hintermeister - (was...

Jury Duty Scam Directed at Real Estate Brokers

The Division of Real Estate has been informed by the Denver Police Fraud Unit that a Jury Duty Scam is currently being directed at Colorado real estate brokers. Through the Fraud Unit’s investigations, the scam is designed to intimidate and sometimes use fear to extort money as well as Personal Identifying Information (PII) through fraud and deceit. In some instances the...

HUD Extends Housing Protections to LGBTQ Americans

The National Association of REALTORS® applauded an announcement Thursday by the Department of Housing and Urban Development that the agency will enforce the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. HUD’s move effectively expands civil rights protections to LGBTQ Americans seeking housing and housing-related services. The decision follows an executive order from the Biden...

Colorado Leaders Launch Road to Recovery

The Road to Recovery, a project developed by the Colorado Business Roundtable and Common Sense Institute, brings together dozens Colorado leaders from a wide range of industries and backgrounds to develop recommendations for getting Colorado back to work. “While COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges in terms of health and safety for Coloradans and the business community, the disruption has brought an opportunity to rethink...

2020 CYPN of the Year Kate Kelley

Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Kate Kelley as Young Professional of the Year Kate Kelley, broker at WK Real Estate in Boulder, Colo., was recently awarded the “Gus Williams Colorado Young Professional network REALTOR® of the Year” during the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) 2020 Virtual Fall Forum. This award honors an individual who exemplifies leadership and has a strong commitment to the Young Professional network, as well as raising...

Meet Your 2021 CAR Leadership Council

The Colorado Association of REALTORS'® new leadership council has officially assumed their new roles as of December 1, 2020. 2021 CAR Chair Robert Walkowicz CAR's 2021 Chair, Robert Walkowicz, Broker Associate/Partner with the Group in Fort Collins, has extensive experience with the Colorado Association of REALTORS® dating back to 1994. In his new position, Walkowicz will serve...

A Place to Call Home

REALTOR® and Veteran Mark Solomon Is On a Mission to Help Homeless Vets In August 2020, ground was broken on the Veterans Community Project Village, a tiny home village in Longmont that will provide temporary housing to veterans experiencing homelessness. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis was on hand, as were a host of local dignitaries and community leaders. Colorado REALTOR® and Navy...

CAR Opposes HUD Action to to Rescind the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is opposed to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s decision to rescind the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule, a 2015 regulation implementing the 1968 Fair Housing Act’s mandate that governments take affirmative steps to address segregation. In step with the National Association of REALTORS®, CAR agrees that eliminating this rule strips away a vital tool for fulfilling the original...

REALTOR Survey: 19% “Very Prepared” for Second Wave of COVID-19, 39% “Somewhat Prepared”

Nineteen percent of REALTORS® say they’re “very prepared” for a second wave of COVID-19 cases, and 39% say they’re “somewhat prepared,” according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ Market Recovery Survey, which is based on responses from about 2,300 members. Of those who believe there might be a second wave, 30% say they feel more prepared because they have a better...