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Colorado Association of REALTORS® Names 2020 Legislators of the Year

ENGLEWOOD, CO – The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR), the state's largest real estate trade association representing more than 26,500 members statewide, has identified four Colorado policymakers as “Legislators of the Year” for 2020. Senator Jeff Bridges, Senator Joann Ginal, Representative Bri Buentello, and Representative Kevin Van Winkle have all been recognized by CAR for their efforts to support the American dream of homeownership, including work...

Bipartisan American Dream Down Payment Act of 2020 Supported by CAR, NAR

Bipartisan bill would create savings accounts to allow prospective homebuyers to more easily save for down payments and other eligible costs associated with buying a home  Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Doug Jones (D-AL) today introduced the American Dream Down Payment Act of 2020. As Americans face unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the bipartisan legislation would help...

CAR Opposes HUD Action to to Rescind the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is opposed to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s decision to rescind the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule, a 2015 regulation implementing the 1968 Fair Housing Act’s mandate that governments take affirmative steps to address segregation. In step with the National Association of REALTORS®, CAR agrees that eliminating this rule strips away a vital tool for fulfilling the original...

Governor’s Office Releases FAQ About Mask Order

Governor Polis' recently-released FAQ clarifies that his statewide mask order includes cubicles in the workplace and has also called on employers to continue to allow employees work remotely as much as possible. Gov. Polis’ office has issued an FAQ to clarify the state’s mandatory mask order, including rules on when masks are required in the workplace. The FAQ document says employees can remove...

Colorado resort towns see flood of home buyers, burst in school enrollment

By Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun Urbanites fleeing cities for homes in the hills are pulling mountain resort real estate out of a pandemic slump. Inventories are dwindling, prices are soaring and resort-town schools are seeing enrollment climb as second-home owners and newcomers settle in places like Steamboat Springs, Vail, Crested Butte, Telluride and Aspen. Telluride REALTOR® George Harvey is working with more...

Remote Notarization During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Colorado Secretary of State’s Office Implements Remote Notarization After working closely with the Governor’s office, stakeholders, and the legal community, the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office has implemented a remote notarization process.  “We are committed to maintaining important services for Coloradans during this national health crisis,” said Secretary of State Jena Griswold.  “Remote notarization will enable Coloradans and businesses continued access...

With Gratitude…

The holiday season is a time of the year when many express gratitude. The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) Team wants to express our deep appreciation and thankfulness to all of our state association volunteers for helping pave the way to where we currently are and for a brighter future. You see, CAR was founded in 1921 by volunteers who in turn, worked hard to recruit...

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 County Housing Market Remained Sluggish in July

The Boulder County housing market is slowing down, according to the latest data for the month of July from the Colorado Association of REALTORS®. New listings keep popping up, but sales are hovering at the same numbers as last year and prices haven’t moved much, said Kelly Moye, a Broomfield-based RE/MAX Alliance REALTOR® and former president of the Boulder Area...

Interview with 2011 Good Neighbor Award Winner Judy Pitt

Boulderite Judy Pitt has been a Colorado REALTOR® for 40 years Amidst the demands that come with being a REALTOR® over the last 16 years, she has found the time and developed a passion for bringing rainwater harvesting systems and teaching hygiene and sanitary practices to the residents of Kenya.  Pitt was a recipient of the NAR Good Neighbor Award Winner in 2011...