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REALTOR® Leader Leanne Goff Loses Battle with Cancer

CAR's 2013 CYPN of the Year fondly remembered for enthusiasm and energy Boulder-area REALTOR® member Leanne Goff lost her 2 and ½ year battle against relentless Glioblastoma brain cancer on Sunday, December 1, 2019.  Leanne joined BARA in 2008 and quickly became a REALTOR® champion who gave, and gave, and gave.  Leanne served as the first Chair for BARA’s newly-formed YPN. ...

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...

Be Afraid! Your Misuse of the Transaction Brokerage Relationship

By CAR's General Counsel Scott Peterson Over the previous year, the Division of Real Estate has undertaken an exhaustive, line-by-line review of all existing Commission Rules and Regulations (“Commission Rules”) for Colorado licensees.  The Commission Rules (Rules A-K) comprise Chapter 2 of the Real Estate Commission Manual (which each of you, I am certain, have sitting immediately available on your desk). ...

REALTOR® a Victim of Attempted Robbery in Commerce City

Aug. 8, 2019 Update "If I didn't have my firearm, I wouldn't be here to talk to you." That's how REALTOR® Dawna Hetzler sums up how she survived an attacked during an open house on Sunday, Aug. 4. Hetzler spoke with 9 News on Wednesday in hopes that it would help lead to the capture of her assailant. Nothing seemed amiss when...

2020-2021 CAR Leadership Election Results

First, we want to thank all the candidates who raised their hand and stepped out of their comfort zone to be a candidate for 2020-2021 CAR leadership positions.   We would also like to thank Heather Hankins and Janet Marlow for taking time out of their busy schedules to come to the CAR office and verify the results this morning.   The following are...

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Rule Review for Real Estate Brokers: Stakeholder Feedback

The Division of Real Estate (“Division”) commenced a review of the administrative rules regarding real estate brokers last year. In compliance with Senate Bill 14-063 (§24-4-103.3, C.R.S.), the Division gave public notice of its review of the existing rules on its website and solicited feedback from interested parties. The statutory mandate for the review is to assess the continuing need...