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Governor Hickenlooper Signs Sunset Bill 215

SB-215 – Sunset Licensed Real Estate Brokers & Subdivision Developers – Signed by Governor Hickenlooper

SB-215 – Sunset Licensed Real Estate Brokers & Subdivision Developers - Signed by Governor Hickenlooper     [caption id="attachment_23838" align="alignleft" width="300"] Governor Hickenlooper signs SB-215.[/caption] Every 10 years, the Division of Real Estate and the Real Estate Commission (Commission) are up for review at the Legislature. In 2017, CAR was actively involved from the very beginning to define the components of the legislation that will...

Capitol Connection: May 8, 2015

Sine Die! Wednesday, May 6th, the final gavel came down on the first session of the 70th General Assembly.  In total, 682 bills were introduced.  CAR tracked 71 bills this year and took a position on 36 of them.  A split Legislature this year with Republicans controlling the Senate and Democrats controlling the House meant every bill sent to the Governor...

Capitol Connection: February 20, 2015

REALTOR® Day was a success! Thank you so much to everyone who attended REALTOR® Day at the Capitol this past Tuesday.  We had over 200 attendees from across the state, and had a very successful day speaking with our legislators. We'd like to thank special guest US Senator Cory Gardner for being our speaker.   We would also like to extend...

Capitol Connection: May 30, 2014

Legislative Webcast Update You can’t afford to miss this update!  CAR’s Legislative Team provides a comprehensive review of legislative activity this year.  Topics include: Tax credits for natural disasters and wildfire mitigation, mineral estates, foreclosures, home inspector licensing, contractor retainage, affordable housing, construction defects and more!  Click here to view this webcast.   REALTOR® Party Convention and Trade Expo Thank you so much to those of...

Capitol Connection: March 21, 2014

Colorado Budget Forecast The quarterly economic forecast was released Tuesday.  CAR is tracking 11 bills that have been stalled in Appropriations waiting for the release of this forecast.  While this report is showing some growth, not every tax incentive bill that has been introduced in the Legislature will have funding.  It is still unclear how the Legislature will prioritize these bills;...

CAR Earns RPAC Triple Crown for First Time!

Way to go Colorado REALTORS®! For the first time, Colorado has been recognized as a Triple Crown Winner, achieving NAR Fair Share goal- Participation goal, Major Investor goal, and President's Circle goal! During the NAR Convention last week an un-named REALTOR® reminded everyone that “Technology is a cost of doing business.  Advocacy is the cost to stay in business!”  A...