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Professional Development

CAR’s D&I Committee Announces Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit for Associations and Brokerages

CAR’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee believes it is REALTORS’® collective responsibility to break down systemic racism while simultaneously building a more equitable community among our REALTOR® associations and for our clients. The toolkit linked below contains best practices, ideals, and framework to create a robust Diversity & Inclusion program within your Association or Brokerage. Content includes: Benefits for brokerages, associations, and single-owner agents Forming...

Congratulations to CAR’s 2023 Leadership Academy

The 2023 Leadership Academy is made up of 16 REALTORS® representing 13 local associations across Colorado. This cohort will begin a four-month series of classes to sharpen their leadership and presentation skills, including in-depth knowledge of association governance and real estate industry advocacy. 2023 Leadership Academy Members: Aspen Board of REALTORS®Kerry WeberDelta County Board of REALTORS®Carrie SotoDenver Metro Association of REALTORS®Aline PitneyDenver...

Colorado REALTOR® Diversity & Inclusion Committee Awards!

The Colorado REALTOR® Diversity and Inclusion Committee are honored to celebrate groups and individuals who strive to support every individual and community within the real estate industry. Applications are open, and the winners will be announced at the CAR Fall Forum 2022 – Inaugural Dinner on October 18. There are four applications - please read each application description,...

Congratulations to REALTOR’S® Who Completed NAR’s Fairhaven Challenge!

Congratulations to firms that had at least 75% participation rate, and in some cases 100% completion rate, for NAR’s Fairhaven Challenge during Fair Housing month! These single-, small-, and medium brokerages put their fair housing law knowledge to the test by completing the online simulation. These companies will earn some sweet Fair Housing merchandise. CAR’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee congratulates the following Firms Medium-Size Firms With 100%...

These REALTORS® Completed all Four CAR Fair Housing Month Events and Look What They Won!

CAR’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee would like to celebrate its Fair Housing Champions for completing ALL FOUR EVENTS in Fair Housing Month 2022. Congratulations! Adam Priestley, Aline Pitney, Amanda Edmondson, Brenda Hindmarsh, Brian Kinkade, Brittany Harrison, Carolyn Witt, Cathryn Stano, Cecilia Montalvo, Daniel Preshaw, Debora Miller, Derek Camunez, Donald Potter, Elizabeth Blevins, Hilary Priestley, Jason Witt, Jenelle Meyer, Jennifer Sanchez, Kay Watson,...

CAR Chair-Elect Gives First-Ever NAR Implicit Bias Training

In a first-of-its-kind education session in the nation, the Colorado Association REALTORS (CAR) Chair-Elect Natalie Davis presented the National Association of REALTOR’s (NAR) very first “Implicit Bias Training” on Tuesday, April 12, in honor of CAR’s Fair Housing Month. This training was the first of its kind given to Colorado REALTORS®. The training gave participants a toolkit to use to override...

Two CAR Leaders Interviewed on NAR Podcasts

Two of CAR’s 2021-22 leaders were featured on different NAR podcasts this week. CAR Chair-Elect Natalie Davis spoke about the association’s role in creating opportunities for diversity, race, and inclusion, while CAR Past President George Harvey, gave his thoughts about the future of short-term rentals in resort towns. As part of NAR’s Drive podcast on Spotify, Natalie Davis discussed both national...

Webinar: Colorado Water and Real Estate 2020

Hosted by WestWater Research Join us on Jan  14, 2020 as we bring together experts from the water and real estate sectors to discuss some of the major trends both sectors saw in Colorado in 2020.  Colorado, especially northern Colorado, is seeing increasingly restricted water supplies for agricultural and urban users, a trend made all the more fraught as out of...

Free Webinar: Discover the Painless Rules to Paying Less Tax

The vast majority of self-employed people are hoodwinked by the complicated tax system – a pricey mistake costing thousands per year… IRS expert Sandy Botkin, reveals the savings blueprint that'll lower taxes and increase cash… 100% guaranteed! Despite having some of the most business-friendly tax cuts in history, most self-employed people are still unknowingly paying too much in taxes. Don’t get me...

Code of Ethics Training Requirement Will Be Three Years After 2021

On Nov. 11, 2019, the National Association of REALTORS®’ Board of Directors approved a change to NAR’s Code of Ethics training requirement. Since 2001, REALTORS® have been required to take Code of Ethics training to retain their membership. Originally, the training was required every four years, but in 2017, NAR changed the requirement to every two years. A presidential advisory...