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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...

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: May 1, 2015

CALL FOR ACTION- OPPOSE Senate Bill 284 The Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) OPPOSES SB15-284, Voter Approval TIF Payments Ag Land, by Senate President Bill Cadman (R-Colorado Springs), Senate Majority Leader Mark Scheffel (R-Parker), Representative Ed Vigil (D-San Luis) and Representative Paul Lundeen (R-Monument).  This legislation is designed specifically to kill the Gaylord Rockies Hotel and Conference Center. The late bill purports...

Capitol Connection: April 24, 2015

CALL FOR ACTION- Senate Bill 177 SB15-177, HOA Construction Defect Lawsuit Approval Timelines, has been scheduled for a hearing on Monday, April 27th, in the House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee.   This committee is known as the “kill” committee.  Now is the time to act by responding to our Call for Action!  Now is the time to convey to your...

Capitol Connection: April 10, 2015

HB 1343 HOA Manager Licensing Reform HB15-1343, Streamline HOA Manager Licensing Requirements, by Representative Angela Williams (D-Denver) and Senator Nancy Todd (D-Aurora), was SUPPORTED today by the Legislative Policy Committee (LPC).  The primary motivation for REALTORS® desiring to amend the HOA manager licensing law is to exclude from licensure any CEOs, managing brokers or other brokerage executives that do not perform...

Capitol Connection: March 6, 2015

Senate Bill 177- Construction Defects We expect CAR SUPPORTED SB 15-177 to be calendared within the next week or so in the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee.  Because of this, we urge you to continue to share the Call for Action.  Communicating our positions with our legislators is a vital component in representative democracy, and participating in this Call for Action is...

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: April 18, 2014

HB 1136 Signed by the Governor CAR initiated HB 14-1136, which effectively provides a state licensing agency, such as the Real Estate Commission, the authority to approve education programs from providers of CE toward its licensees without an additional layer of approval from the Department of Higher Education.  The legislation also removes the restriction of membership among trade associations offering education...

Proposed Rules for Community Association Managers

Community Association Manager Licensing Proposed Rules for Review and Comment As prescribed by the new HOA Manager Licensing Bill, HB13-1277, the Colorado Division of Real Estate has developed proposed rules for the licensing of community association managers. Currently, the Division of Real Estate is collecting comments from the public and industry groups on the proposed rules.   To provide comment on the proposed community association...

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;...