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REALTORS in the News

Fox 31: Which Communities Are Coloradans ‘Zillow Surfing’ the Most During the Pandemic?

“Our market is one fire,” Boulder-area REALTOR Kelly Moye told Fox 31. “But if you look at other areas of the state, like Telluride for example, prices have gone up 80% this year. And their sales are up 111%. So what it’s showing you is, people, if they’re working from home and schooling from home, they want to go where they want...

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...

Denver Post: Colorado Cities Make Four of Five Top Spots for Best Places to Live in the U.S.

U.S. News & World Report released its 2020-2021 Best Places to Live Rankings, and four Colorado cities scored in the Top Ten. They include: #1 Boulder, #2 Denver, #4 Colorado Springs, and #5 Fort Collins. “I’m thrilled but I’m not surprised,” Boulder-area REALTOR® Kelly Moye told the Denver Post. “What people are starting to see is that quality of life...

Boulder Daily Camera: Coronavirus Pandemic Challenging Boulder County Housing Market

Those looking to buy a home in the Boulder area are finding there's low inventory and rising prices. Some homeowners are reluctant to place their homes on the market in a pandemic, as REALTOR Kelly Moye has experienced. Moye told the Boulder Daily Camera that a potential client decided against selling her house over concern of exposure to COVID-19. Another...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Announces 2020-2021 Leadership; Robert Walkowicz Installed as Chairman

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) installed its 2020-2021 Leadership Council at the Association’s home office in Englewood, Colo. last week.    Robert Walkowicz, Broker Associate/Partner with the Group in Fort Collins, Colo. was inducted as chairman of the Colorado Association of REALTORS®, a role he will assume from Dec 1, 2020  through Nov. 30, 2021. Walkowicz has extensive experience with the Colorado Association of REALTORS® dating back to 1994. Of...

Summit REALTORS® Focus on Community Advocacy to Bring Positivity During Challenging Times

The REALTORS® of Summit, Park, and Lake Counties executed a Cookie Drop for all school district staff members, slash removal and trail maintenance. Dillon, CO — September 24, 2020 — Summit REALTORS®, the leading advocate of the local real estate industry consisting of members from Summit, Park and Lake Counties, are bringing positivity to their community by donating cookies to all staff members at local...

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Honors Evan Boenning as 2020 REALTOR® of the Year

Evan Boenning, senior broker for Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty in Aspen, Colo, has been named Colorado REALTOR® of the Year by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR).  The award is the most prestigious award given to a CAR member and is a culmination of a distinguished career within the REALTOR® organization— at the local, state, and national levels. In...

Douglas, Broomfield Counties Make NAR’s Top 10 “Work from Home” US Counties

WASHINGTON (September 1, 2020) – Forsyth County, Georgia, ranks as the top “Work from Home” county in the United States, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors® measuring several factors of increasing relevance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Two Colorado counties – Douglas and Broomfield – appear in the top 10 at second and ninth, respectively. NAR’s 2020 “Work...

CBS 4 Denver: Summit County Real Estate Prices Soar During Coronavirus Pandemic

“That trend of being able to move away from being right next to your job, to being in the mountains and something absolutely beautiful and being able to play and have fun and get your work done, it’s a great combo,” Dana Cottrell, a Summit County-area REALTOR, told CBS 4 Denver. “The single-family averages are pretty high here. A...

Post Independent: COVID Claustrophobia Causing Home Sale Boom in Garfield County

With technology allowing more people to work from home, an increasing number of buyers are purchasing homes that were once viewed by many as vacation destinations. Single family home sales in Garfield County were up 86% in July 2020 compared to July 2019. In New Castle, single family home sales were up 128.6% and 233% in Glenwood Springs in July. “They’ve...