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  • CAR Speaks Out Against Racism

    The Colorado Association of REALTORS® does not condone violence or destruction of any kind. However, we absolutely stand peacefully, hand-in-hand with all those who seek and deserve respect, fairness, and the right to equality that America has promised for centuries and that, even now, has not been delivered to all citizens. We are an organization whose members and clients we......

  • CAR Remembers Gary Bauer

    It is with great sadness that I the share news of Gary Bauer’s passing on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. As most of you know, Gary diligently served our profession in countless roles through the Jefferson County Association of REALTORS® and then Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®. In addition, Gary was a key figure at the state and national level in......

  • Home Prices Still Rising, Albeit at Slower Pace

    The COVID-19 pandemic may be hitting the economy hard, bringing the highest national unemployment rate since the Great Depression, but median home prices defied the odds and jumped 3.1% year over year last week, according to realtor.com® housing data for the week ending May 23. That’s double the 1.5% annual increase for the previous week. The National Association of REALTORS®......

  • 30-Year Mortgage Rate Hits New Record Low

    Borrowing costs fell this week, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage setting a new record low for the third time in the last few months. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.15% this week, the lowest average in Freddie Mac’s records dating back nearly 50 years. “These unprecedented rates have certainly made an impact, as purchase demand rebounded from a 35% year-over-year......

  • What Motivates People to Choose Where They Live?

    Why do people decide to stay or leave a community? A new joint survey from the Urban Institute and the Knight Foundation seeks to find the true motivations behind Americans’ choices for places to live. The survey of more than 11,000 consumers was conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are a few highlights from their findings: Quality of life matters in people’s......

  • Denverite: CAR Foundation Funds Rent and Mortgage Assistance in Response to the Pandemic

    Last week, the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation donated $125,000 to three Colorado non-profit organizations to help those Coloradans in need of housing assistance as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We just knew that there were people needing assistance, and we wanted to get this done in a timely manner,” said Chris Djorup, Denver-area REALTOR® and Foundation Chair. “The......

  • CBS 4: Certain Aspects Of Colorado Housing Market Affected By Coronavirus

    “In spite of the inability to show homes and the stay-at-home order, our market remains strong,” Kelly Moye, a Boulder-area REALTOR®, told CBS 4. “We’re still a little bit early right now … everything looks just peachy as if nothing happened.” “I think a lot of folks were maybe expecting a larger shift than occurred when, in fact, it wasn’t......

  • From the CEO: What Will Your Business Look Like in the Aftermath?

    Tyrone Adams, CEO of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® For the most part, we have moved past the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic and the havoc it has caused.  No one has been immune to its devastation and no one knows what the narrative will be once it subsides.  Are you paralyzed with the fear of the unknown? Or are......

  • From the Chair: The World Is Watching

    By Janene Johnson, 2020 Chair of the Colorado Association of REALTORS® In these last few months, emotions have been all over the spectrum.  Ranging from the highs of watching people around the world doing extraordinary things in the face of this pandemic to the lows of seeing loved ones suffering illness and possible loss; we’re experiencing it all.  Add to......

  • Free Taxbot Webinar on Thursday, May 21

    Enhance Your Cash Flow with the Stimulus Package, Banking Relationships, and Other Tax-Slashing Tactics Free Webinar Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 12:00 PM MST My team and I literally dropped every-hing to put together this emergency presentation to talk to you about the small business stimulus package and what it means to you as a self-employed person… And I’ll also......

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