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Hot or Not? Depends on Local Market Down to the Neighborhood

July housing sales strongest in years for select local markets while falling interest rates can’t overcome long-term inventory issues Contact:  Marty Schechter for CAR marty@schechterpr.com ENGLEWOOD, CO. – Aug 12, 2019 – With falling interest rates and less expensive mortgages, sales of single-family homes were strong in select local markets, including a record-setting month in Colorado Springs, but fell off...

First CAR Foundation “REALTOR® Appreciation Day” a Success

On July 31, more than 300 REALTORS® gathered at Wings Over the Rockies Blue Sky Aviation Gallery at Centennial Airport to raise money for the CAR Foundation, award grants to organizations that provide safe and affordable housing for low-income Coloradans, and to celebrate the Foundation’s successes. Since it was established in 1991, the Foundation has helped raise over $7.8 million....

Demand Devours Inventory Despite Record Number of New Listings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Marty Schechter for CAR 303-882-4585 cell marty@schechterpr.com    Demand devours inventory despite record number of new listings Record number of new listings across state can’t correct housing inventory and affordability challenges as prices continue climb   https://coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/regional-and-statewide-statistics/   ENGLEWOOD, CO. – June 12, 2019 – Despite a record number of new single-family (12,962) and condo/townhome...

2020-2021 CAR Leadership Election Results

First, we want to thank all the candidates who raised their hand and stepped out of their comfort zone to be a candidate for 2020-2021 CAR leadership positions.   We would also like to thank Heather Hankins and Janet Marlow for taking time out of their busy schedules to come to the CAR office and verify the results this morning....
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Capitol Connection: May 3, 2019

Colorado General Assembly Adjourns Sine Die   Today, Friday, May 3rd, the final gavel came down on the first regular session of the 72nd General Assembly. In total, 653 bills were introduced in the 2019 legislative session. The Colorado Association of RELATORS® (CAR) tracked 89 bills this year that would affect our industry and the Legislative Policy Committee (LPC) took...
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Capitol Connection: April 26, 2019

Senate Bill 19-107: Broadband Infrastructure Installation ### SB19-107, sponsored by Sen. Kerry Donovan (D-Vail) and Sen. Dylan Roberts (D-Avon), authorizes an electric utility that has an electric easement on real property or a commercial broadband supplier designated by the electric utility to act on the electric utility’s behalf, after having provided advanced notice to the owner of the real property and...
Wild flowers bloom along a trail in a colorful Colorado spring landscape on Arapahoe Pass in the Rocky Mountains

Spring Season Beginning to Emerge After Slow First Quarter

Epic winter snowfall, bomb cyclone create ripple effect on statewide housing markets Spring season beginning to emerge after slow first quarter https://coloradorealtors.com/market-trends/regional-and-statewide-statistics/   ENGLEWOOD, CO. – April 10, 2019 – An historic mid-March “bomb cyclone” weather event, coupled with epic Colorado snow totals, tempered the typical fast start to the spring housing market in Denver and across the state, according...
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Capitol Connection: April 5, 2019

Update: House Bill 19-1167: Remote Notaries Protect Privacy ### HB19-1167, sponsored by Rep. Monica Duran (D-Wheat Ridge), Rep. Terri Carver (R-Colorado Springs) and Sen. Robert Rodriguez (D-Denver), authorizes notaries public to perform a notarial act through use of audio-visual communication, commonly referred to as “remote notarization.” Existing law requires an individual to appear in-person in order to get a document...
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Capitol Connection: March 30, 2019

Update: House Bill 19-1006: Wildfire Mitigation Wildland-Urban Interface Areas   HB19-1006, sponsored by Rep. Barbara McLachlan (D-Durango), Rep. Terri Carver (R-Colorado Springs) and Sen. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora), creates a state grant program to fund proactive forest management and fuel reduction projects to reduce the impacts of wildfires to life, property and critical infrastructure. This is one of the Wildfire Matters...