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New Opportunity Zone Grant Available

The REALTOR® Party is launching a new grant program aimed at helping REALTOR® associations become the community leaders by hosting an informational and planning meeting about Opportunity Zones to highlight ways in which your community can make the most of them. NAR Grant applications will be accepted through Monday, September 9th and must be used and reimbursement applied for by December 15, 2019.  Grants are intended to fund...

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...

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HOME Survey: More Say Now Is a Good Time to Sell a Home

WASHINGTON (June 19, 2019) – The latest consumer findings from a National Association of REALTORS® survey reveal that many more Americans believe that now is a good time to sell a home.   The second quarter of 2019 saw a jump in optimism in selling, as 46% strongly held that belief, up from 37% in the first quarter.   NAR's chief economist Lawrence Yun...

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Marijuana Real Estate Expo Coming to Denver

Colorado voters decided to legalize recreational marijuana nearly seven years ago, but real estate agents as well as property owners (and would-be property owners) are still trying to figure out how it affects them. Some are scared, some are confused — but almost all of them need guidance, according to the Greater Denver Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management.   Whether...

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Colorado REALTORS® Go to Washington

Nearly 150 Colorado REALTORS® joined thousands of their colleagues for the National Association of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo held in Washington, DC, May 13-18, 2019.   [caption id="attachment_30931" align="aligncenter" width="300"] REALTORS® gathered in front of the U.S. Capitol for NAR Midyear Meetings.[/caption]   The week’s agenda included committee meetings, updates on public policy issues, and training sessions. However, the most important component...

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Denver Remains a Top Destination for Millennials, but a Shortage of Affordable Homes Could Make it Harder to Keep Them

Denver remains a magnet for millennials, but a lack of affordable homes could prevent many of them from sticking around for the long haul.   Out of 100 metros examined, Denver continues to rank in the top 10 for its ability to attract and retain millennials, the generation born between 1980 and 1998, according to a study from the National Association of...

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April is Fair Housing Month

###  April is Fair Housing Month. As stewards of the right to own, use, and transfer private property, REALTORS® understand that fair housing protects the real estate industry and our businesses. We depend on a free, open market that embraces equal opportunity. In short, fair housing makes us stronger.   "The Fair Housing Act was amended to prohibit discrimination based on gender, disability and...

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Colorado’s Siân Murphy Honored as REALTOR.com’s 30 Under 30

Congratulations to our own Siân Murphy at WK Real Estate for being named one of REALTOR® Magazine's 30 Under 30 Class of 2019. This is an esteemed honor!   Nearly 300 young real estate professionals applied for the honor this year. In early March, a panel of judges selected 50 finalists. Then, during the week-long Web Choice Award voting period from March 15–22, members of the...

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WOTUS Comment Period Open Through April 15, 2019

On December 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army proposed a new definition of the Waters of the United States rule (WOTUS). This proposal is now available for public comment.   The REALTORS® Land Institute and National Association of REALTORS® have been strong supporters of the review of the original WOTUS rule, as laid out by President Trump’s Executive...