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Take CAR’s Member Survey for a Chance to Win $100

Here’s your chance to tell CAR about your member experience and you’ll be entered to win a $100 American Express gift card! CAR will be conducting a confidential member survey with the help of an independent research firm, American Strategies (www.amstrat.com). Your participation is optional, but we hope you’ll take a few minutes to respond and provide valuable feedback to CAR. Check...

CAR’s Liz Peetz Participates in Denver Business Journal’s Health Care Forum

CAR Vice President of Government Affairs Liz Peetz joined local business and industry leaders for the Denver Business Journal's "Health Care Forum" earlier this month. In regards to state officials considering a new public option for Coloradans, Peetz stated, "They seem to be moving fast but this is a really big idea and a huge sector of our economy....

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ELECTION DAY IS AROUND THE CORNER – BALLOTS DUE NOVEMBER 5

Please remember to participate in the voting process as this is a big year for local elections. If you have questions regarding their voter registration, you can visit GoVoteColorado.com. Colorado voters will also decide on two statewide ballot measures: Proposition CC: Referred by the Colorado legislature to the 2019 ballot, Proposition CC would remove revenue caps and allow the state to keep annual...

Brian Urdiales, Metro District Chair-Elect for CAR, Running for Fort Morgan City Council Seat

REALTOR and Metro District Chair-elect for CAR, Brian Urdiales is seeking the Fort Morgan City Council District #1 seat in next month's election. The Fort Morgan Times recently profiled Urdiales. Brian Urdiales sees his candidacy for the Ward 1 Fort Morgan City Council seat as a natural progression from his involvement in politics, particularly his time on the city’s...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Bob Fullerton as REALTOR® of the Year; Select members throughout state also honored for distinguished service

Bob Fullerton with family and friends after winning the 2019 REALTOR of the Year Award.   Bob Fullerton, managing broker for ERA New Age in Rifle, Colo., was named Colorado REALTOR® of the Year by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) at its 99th annual convention in Beaver Creek, Colo.   The award is the most prestigious award given to a CAR member and...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Announces 2019-2020 Leadership; Janene Johnson Installed as Chairman

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2019-2020 Leadership Council during the organization’s 99th annual State Conference in Beaver Creek, Colo. last week.      Janene Johnson, broker/owner of Real Estate of Winter Park in Winter Park, Colo. was inducted as chairman of the Colorado Association of REALTORS®, a role she will assume from Dec. 1, 2019 through Nov. 30, 2020.   Johnson...

Boulder Housing Market Stays Steady

Kelly Moye, a Broomfield-based RE/MAX Alliance Realtor and former president of the Boulder Area Realtor Association, told the Boulder Daily Camera, “It’s staying really steady. There are no huge dips or increases in home prices.” Only when prices go down more than 3% do people begin to take notice, Moye said. Sellers received almost 99% of the listed price for...

September Housing Market Trends: Home Sales Decline as Colorado Housing Markets Work to Find Their Sweet Spot Amid Seasonal Challenges

Regional and Statewide Statistics Contact:  Marty Schechter for CAR 303-882-4585 cell marty@schechterpr.com ENGLEWOOD, CO. – Oct. 10, 2019 – Single-family home sales across the state fell more than 14 percent from August to September but remain up 9.1 percent over September 2018 in the seven-county Denver metro area and 5.3 percent statewide, according to the latest monthly market data from the Colorado Association of...

As Illinois Legalizes Marijuana, CAR’s Scott Peterson and Liz Peetz Discuss Its Impact on Colorado Real Estate

On Jan. 1, 2020, Illinois will join a growing list of U.S. states where it is now legal to sell and consume marijuana. As the state moves towards implementation, REALTORS® in Illinois have been asking how legalization will affect the real estate industry in Illinois. CAR's General Counsel Scott Peterson and VP of Government Affairs Liz Peetz recently spoke with...