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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Safety Day at the Division of Real Estate: Realty Watch

Realty Watch ### This class presented by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department provides education on safety issues and concerns for real estate professionals, HOA board members, and the general public. ### Purpose of the Class ### Real estate professionals and homeowners are helping the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office to make neighborhoods safer as part of a partnership known as the Realty Watch program. ### It’s much easier to...

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General Advisory: 2019 Commission Approved Contracts and Forms

The Division of Real Estate and the Colorado Real Estate Commission, working in conjunction with the Forms Committee, have adopted and finalized the 2019 mandatory contracts and forms.  Please visit the Division’s Contracts and Forms Web Page to review the red-line and clean drafts for educational purposes.   Contract and Forms Web Page   Contract Use Reminder The 2019 contracts and forms are posted for...

Division of Insurance launches new online system for consumers to submit insurance related complaints

DENVER - The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI) recently launched a new online system for consumers to submit their insurance complaints.   The mission of the DOI, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), is consumer protection. The DOI’s Consumer Complaint Portal enhances its customer service capabilities, and offers a fast, secure way for consumers to communicate their insurance-related complaints to...

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Your Friendly Neighborhood Regulator

Your Friendly Neighborhood Regulator   [caption id="attachment_22650" align="alignnone" width="245"] Scott Petersen, General Counsel, Colorado Association of REALTORS®[/caption]   In addition to fantastic looks and winning personalities, REALTORS® can always be counted on for a rapid fire string of acronyms. NAR, CAR, GRI, CCIM, CMA, FSBO, CRS, e-PRO, RELO, ABR, CNS, CPM, CBR, REO, LTV… Ok, I’ll stop.  At this point, most of you are...

Scam Alert: Emails with Fraudulent Wire Transfer Instructions

    Cybercriminals are targeting home buyers and sellers nationwide. DORA offers tips on how to protect yourself. DENVER --- The Colorado Division of Real Estate at the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) warns Colorado consumers to beware of a national cyber-scam currently taking place that steals money directly from home buyers and sellers. The Division continues to receive information about this cyber scam in which cybercriminals hack...

DORA Needs Your Feedback on the Current Licensing Structure

Colorado REALTOR®, The Colorado Real Estate Commission and the Colorado Division of Real Estate are undergoing a review mandated in Colorado law. A primary purpose of the review is to determine if the licensing of real estate brokers is necessary to protect public health, safety, and welfare. In conjunction with the analysis, DORA has launched a licensee survey asking those individuals...

Campaign Fights Roofing Fraud in Colorado

A group of nonprofit, government, and business organizations are working together to fight roofing contractor fraud in Colorado with a new public education campaign called No Roof Scams. The Colorado Division of Insurance, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), in conjunction with the Better Business Bureau of Denver / Boulder, the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management,...

Colorado Division of Real Estate Launches New ‘eLicense’

Online licensing management system cuts time and red tape for Colorado’s real estate industry professionals; database provides consumer information on licensees. This information was distributed by the Colorado Division of Real Estate, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA). If you have any information on the article below, please contact the Division of Real Estate   at 303-894-2424 or by visiting their...

Capitol Connection: January 30, 2015

SPOTS FILLING UP! REALTOR® Day at the Capitol: Tuesday, February 17th We are selling out quickly, and will most likely not have any on-site registration, so please don’t delay!  Don't miss the 2015 REALTOR® Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, February 17 at the McNichols Civic Center Building and the State Capitol. This year, we have Special Guest Speaker U.S....

DORA Adopts Rule on Community Association Manager Licensing

On January 2, 2015 the Director of the Division of Real Estate (Division) held an emergency rule-making hearing to take public testimony with regard to the community association manager emergency rules pertaining to the education, testing, licensing and insurance requirements needed for licensure.  As a result of the hearing and recommendations received, the Division has incorporated changes to the proposed...