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New housing inventory delivers little help to buyers as strong sales continue to drive pricing to new record highs across Colorado

ENGLEWOOD, CO. – May 10, 2019 – The much-anticipated influx of new spring season listings in Colorado’s housing market has had a limited impact for buyers as strong sales and continued low inventory have driven median and average pricing to record levels in the seven-county Denver metro area, as well as markets across the state. Those high-water marks for pricing...

50-state research aims to identify nation’s most innovative housing solutions

The Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has completed a 50-state research analysis designed to identify the most innovative and successful programs being implemented to address the full spectrum of housing issues facing communities across the United States.   From affordability and product type to inventory needs, CAR’s research set out to help identify what state and local governments, public and private businesses,...

Safety Warning: Fake Clients Targeting REALTORS Working Alone

  A warning is going out to REALTORS® across Colorado to beware of fake clients targeting women working alone. But men should also take important safety precautions.   Larina McClain, managing partner of the noted Madison & Company Properties spoke with FOX31 about a mysterious client who asked her to show a property, exhibiting strange behavior and acting inappropriately.   McClain, who brought along an associate, says the man exhibited...

Colorado housing market

Colorado’s August housing numbers prove ‘all real estate is local’

August housing reports from across the state reflected the same levels of diversity and at times extreme fluctuations of our Colorado weather at this time of year. For buyers and sellers alike, the message remains the same: understand what the conditions will be like in your neighborhood.   While the market reflects springtime conditions in areas like Boulder and Broomfield counties, a...

CO Legislator of Year

Colorado Association of REALTORS® Honors 2018 Legislator of the Year Mike Weissman

Representative Mike Weissman was awarded the 2018 Legislator of the Year Award by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) for his notable legislative efforts in support of the American dream of homeownership. This is the second year the Colorado Association of REALTORS® has recognized Colorado legislators for their commitment to homeownership and REALTOR® priority issues.   In the 2018 legislative session, Rep....

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Colorado Measure Would Make Most of State Off Limits to Drillers

Come November Colorado voters will consider banning oil and gas drilling within 2,500 feet of homes, businesses and many green spaces, a move that would effectively prohibit it in most of the U.S.’s seventh largest oil-producing state. The Colorado Secretary of State’s office said Wednesday that antifracking activists had collected enough valid signatures from state voters to put the issue on...

A home under construction sits for sale in the Banning Lewis Ranch development on the east side of Colorado Springs. CHRISTIAN MURDOCK, THE GAZETTE file

Colorado Springs-area home supply hits 2-year high

The number of Colorado Springs-area homes for sale climbed to a two-year high last month, a sign that buyers finally might be in a better position in a housing market that’s favored sellers for the last few years, some real estate agents say.   In August, 2,416 single-family and patio homes were listed for sale, a nearly 6 percent increase over the...

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Local Realtors committed to providing fair, knowledgeable service

Local Realtors are dedicated to helping clients get the best deal and avoid costly delays or mistakes. One local Realtor, Janene Johnson, is so dedicated that she ran for and was elected to the positions of the 2019 chair-elect for the Colorado Association of Realtors.   "This is an industry that I love, for which I have the utmost respect," Johnson said....