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  • Executive Order Issued in Response to COVID-19

    On March 20, 2020, Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued Executive Order D 2020 012, which, among other things,  temporarily limits evictions, foreclosures, and public utility disconnections, providing support to unemployed Coloradans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Coloradans in a variety of ways, including some Coloradan’s ability to meet the financial obligations related to housing. In......

  • Long-time Executive Director Pat Teck Passes Away

    It is with deep sadness that we lost Pat Teck, the long-time former Executive Director of the Grand Junction Board of REALTORS® and Greeley Area REALTOR® Association, this morning after a sustained illness. Pat will be missed dearly.  We send our condolences to her husband Ron Teck and the rest of her family and the members of the Grand Junction......

  • CARES Act for Colorado REALTORS®

    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed into law on March 27, 2020, provides relief to families, small businesses, and individuals who are self-employed and independent contractors, including REALTORS® and brokerages. Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Late on April 2, the SBA released its interim final rule on the SBA 7(a) Paycheck Protection Program loans, created by......

  • How COVID-19 Has Changed the World of Real Estate

    Grand Junction-area REALTOR® Marjorie Genova spoke to the The Daily Sentinel about the effects of COVID-19 on the Grand Valley. Genova, who has been working from home, said “I haven’t been anywhere in over a week, but I’m on the phone every day. That’s the new normal.” She says she and other REALTORS are still assisting clients who may have......

  • CAR COVID-19 Virtual Panel

    Monday, April 6, 2020 from 10:30-12:00 MST Join Scott Peterson, Damian Cox and Elizabeth Peetz for a live update on the COVID-19 virus and its implications on real estate transactions, the Colorado legislative session, federal initiatives to support REALTORS®, and the wide variety of risk management considerations that every REALTOR® needs to consider. Extensive Q&A opportunity after the panelists’ presentation......

  • State Announces Financial Support Resources for Colorado Businesses

    Support Resources for Colorado Businesses During COVID-19  COVID-19’s impact on Colorado has been widespread and its effects on the Colorado business community have been particularly profound. Many businesses are faced with finding ways to pay employees and expenses in the face of this major economic interruption.   Last week, the U.S. Congress passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus package called the......

  • REALTOR® Kelly Moye Speaks with 9News about the Impact of COVID-19 on Real Estate Industry

    “It’s challenging all of our regular rules,” Boulder-area REALTOR® Kelly Moye told Denver’s 9News. “There are buyers who are still willing and needing to buy but no they’re not looking at them. They’re looking at them online.”  “The people that didn’t need to buy, they’re holding off, they’re waiting,” said Moye.  “We’ll have this pent up demand that is going......

  • NAR Offers Members TeleHealth to REALTORS® at No Cost in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

    The National Association of Realtors® announced Wednesday that it will be expanding access to Members TeleHealth at no cost to its members for those who register before April 15. The program comes as part of NAR’s larger ‘Right Tools, Right Now’ initiative – relaunched on March 27 – which is making numerous valuable resources available to the association’s 1.4 million......

  • CAR Joins Stakeholder Group Asking Gov. Polis to Guarantee Emergency Mortgage Assistance for Households Making Up to 80% of Area Median Income

    The current Executive Order defines low-income households as under 50% of the AMI. HUD’s definition of low-income household is 80% AMI. We are asking that the current Executive Order be amended to align with the HUD definition and ensure Colorado’s vital workforce that are experiencing loss of income due to COVID-19 can maintain their homes. See Stakeholder Letter To Governor......

  • NAR Releases Transaction Guidance During COVID-19

    In deciding how to address new issues that may come up in your day-to-day business, we urge you to find answers that will ensure first-class services to your clients, while also demonstrating care for the health and well-being of clients, agents, and the greater public welfare in reducing the risk of exposure to and spread of COVID-19. Review NAR’s Transaction......

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