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REALTORS in the News

Denver Post: Combining work and pleasure, buyers snapped up vacation homes in a big way during pandemic

Routt County was Colorado’s hottest vacation-home market, the National Association of REALTORS® found “As we enter the month of June, buyers and their agents are hopeful for more inventory — reminiscent of thoughts we have about snow — when it is going to come and how much we are going to get?” said Steamboat Springs-area REALTOR® Marci Valicenti, in...

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Legislation Unlocking the Doors to Homeownership Crosses the Finish Line

There is a lot to celebrate this year as CAR honors our 100 years of service to Colorado consumers and looks ahead at how to serve our clients and communities in the century ahead. Over the past several months, CAR and Habitat for Humanity worked to push forward four legislative solutions aimed at helping improve homeownership opportunities for all Coloradans....

Denver Post: Buyer burnout a big concern in metro Denver’s heated housing market

The highly competitive market is forcing agents and buyers alike to get creative in their approach, which is introducing new strategies, said Kelly Moye a REALTOR® , who heads The Kelly Moye Team at Compass Real Estate in Broomfield and is representing the Paynes. For example, some buyers try to force their offers to the top of the stack by putting a...

Estes Park Trail Gazette: Colorado housing markets have a demand problem

Estes Park average home price up 22% year-over-year “The average sale price for a single-family home has jumped 21.9% compared to last year, townhouse/condos also saw an increase of 29.6%. While this is not quite as rapid of growth as other areas of Colorado, it is an incredible increase to the overall pricing in an already tight market. New listings are down...

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...

The Colorado Sun: As Colorado’s older homeowners consider moving, a hot housing market often keeps them stuck where they are

Equity in their current homes doesn’t buy what it used to, so some figure the prudent move is to adapt what they have. That makes the market even tighter. For many older adult homeowners, the idea of downsizing or simply moving to a home where the design and layout — plus accompanying financial considerations — makes more sense has run up...

Gunnison REALTOR® Matt Robbins Wins Colorado’s Heart Award

Five REALTORS® across Colorado recognized as the REALTORS® with a HEART ENGLEWOOD, CO – May 27, 2021 – The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) Foundation has named Gunnison, CO REALTOR® Matt Robbins as the inaugural recipient of its Colorado’s Heart Award in recognition of REALTORS® serving their communities with distinction. In honor of his selection, the CAR Foundation will make a $3,000 donation to Robbins’ charity of...

Denver Post: Colorado’s housing market redefines Rocky Mountain high in April

Median price of a single-family home sold last month tops $500,000 The median of a single-family home sold in Colorado crossed above $500,000 for the first time ever in April and is running at an elevation 1.5 times higher than the U.S. median, according to a monthly update from the Colorado Association of Realtors. “For the short term, there is no calm in sight....