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Nominations Are Now Open for Colorado’s Heart Award

More than two-thirds of REALTORS® volunteer in their community. Are you or a REALTOR® you know making a difference? Nominate yourself or another REALTOR® for the Colorado’s Heart Award, presented by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® and REcolorado®. The winner will receive a $3,000 donation for their non-profit of choice! REALTORS® may nominate themselves or be nominated by other REALTORS®, their local...

CDC Extends Eviction Moratorium to June 30

On Monday, March 29, the CDC announced it is extending the federal eviction moratorium for an additional 3 months, through June 30, 2021. The moratorium prohibits housing providers from evicting a tenant who is unable to pay rent as a result of financial hardship due to COVID-19, but does not forgive the rent that is due. In addition to extending...

With Deep Grief

There is a saying in Tibetan, “tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.” No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s the real disaster. --Dalai Lama The Boulder Area REALTOR® Association Leadership, staff, as well as, we are sure, our members, would like to offer our condolences to the...

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Capitol Connection – March 19, 2021

Government Affairs Update Today marks a big legislative win for the Colorado Association of REALTORS®. Colorado's policymakers introduced a proposal that would allow inclusionary zoning practices and open the door to rent control at the local level. CAR successfully amended the bill to clarify that a local government cannot enact rent control policies on existing units. As REALTORS® know, our state...

Sellers Entrenched in Driver’s Seat as Scarce Housing Inventory Pushes Offers, Concessions and Median Prices to All-Time Highs Statewide

Buyers required to have patience, persistence, grit…and cash ENGLEWOOD, CO – March 10, 2021 – Colorado home sellers remain firmly entrenched in the driver’s seat as the inventory of homes available for purchase dropped to all-time lows across the Denver metro area and state, according to the February 2021 housing data from the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR). At the same...

Colorado Sun: In Colorado’s Uneven Coronavirus Economic Recovery, Some Thrive While Others Can’t Make Ends Meet

The pandemic has devastated some Coloradans, leaving them unable to pay rent after losing their jobs. For others, the past year has been a time for them to upgrade to a larger house or move out of that apartment and into a condo. The result has been a red hot housing market that is only limited by the available inventory. “The...

Fox 31: How Much Will a Second-Home Cost You in Colorado’s Mountain Towns?

Fox 31 spoke to Boulder-area REALTOR Kelly Moye about the lack of housing inventory and the increasing popularity of second-home purchases in Colorado's mountain towns. “The second home market really, really went crazy because of the pandemic,” Moye said. “When our market wasn’t quite as brisk as it is now, a lot of people sold their second homes because they...

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Capitol Connection – March 5, 2021

Government Affairs Update This week, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® is happy to announce that CAR's Century of Opportunity campaign is moving forward, and three of our four homeownership opportunity bills are introduced and will be discussed by the legislature. We will continue to update you on the progress of these bills and won't stop until homeownership is an opportunity...

Three Colorado REALTORS® Are 2021 30 Under 30 Finalists

This week, NAR named three Colorado REALTORS® as 2021 30 Under 30 Finalists. They include: Shelby Foster ERA New Age Real EstateDenver, Colo. Irving Gomez NovellaDenver, Colo. Joel Nath Keller Williams FreedomColorado Spring, Colo. Members of the public can help one of these finalists make it into the 30 Under 30 class of 2021. Online voting in the Web Choice Award contest starts Friday,...

Free Webinar: 10 Tax Tips for Real Estate Professionals

As a real estate professional, you have a whole list of tax deductions available to you. Ones that most people can’t claim. And hopefully you’re taking advantage of them! But even the most seasoned real estate professionals are usually missing out on thousands of dollars worth of deductions every year. Which means that you’re probably giving the IRS thousands of dollars every year for free. That’s...